Director, Investment Banking / Corporate Finance & M&A

  • Attractive Tax Free Package
  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Non-disclosed
  • 11 Dec 17 2017-12-11

Our client a leading Financial Institution in the Middle East with global cross-border geographical coverage is seeking to appoint an experienced banker to join the Corporate Finance & M&A team with the aim to make a tangible & meaningful contribution to directly growing the business area.

Reporting into the Executive Director, you will be integral to the division, by supporting & occasionally leading with the day-to-day activities involved across all aspects of Corporate Finance transaction execution, including;

  • the execution of buy-side & sell-side M&A transactions
  • Identifying new business opportunities
  • Building client relationships & participating in key proposals & presentations for new business
  • Acting as the key point of contact for clients


  • Bachelor’s degree in (Accounting, Math’s, Statistics, Economics, Finance) or related subject
  • Additionally;
    • A Masters in (Accounting, Math’s, Statistics, Economics, Finance) or related subject or
    • CFA or
    • MBA qualification
  • Background from a bulge bracket investment bank, operating within their Corporate Finance / M&A team supporting corporate advisory / equity capital market teams in execution of buy-side and sell-side M&A transactions
  • Strong quantitative analysis skills & advanced excel modelling and valuation skills to perform in-depth market & financial analysis
  • ECM & M&A Corporate Advisory execution & origination supporting all aspects of Corporate Finance transaction execution (financial modelling, financial analysis, company valuations)
  • Origination - Prepare client presentations, teasers, pitches, reports and other related documentation marketing materials to help win mandates
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English (Arabic a bonus) coupled with excellent client facing skills which enables you to act as key point of contact for clients and deliver quality presentations/materials internally and externally
  • Will consider a current Senior Manager / Associate Director looking to step into a Director role