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Senior Analyst/Junior Associate FIG Banker

Company/ Firm Name



London, UK

Published Date

14 December 2021

About the job:

Financial Institutions Group

FIG is one of the largest teams in Investment Banking and executes high profile deals, providing analysts with unparalleled deal execution experience. Insurance as a subsector of FIG is a highly dynamic and an in-demand specialism where the right candidate will be able to grow a rewarding career. FIG as a whole is a dominant revenue contributor in the EMEA Investment Banking Division. Insurance operate EMEA-wide coverage alongside other sectors including banks, asset and wealth managers, specialty finance (consumer finance, leasing, etc.). The team is closely integrated with key product teams across Global Finance (Equity Advisory and Debt Capital Markets, Acquisition & Leveraged Finance, Insurance and Risk Solutions Group).

Key objectives critical to success:

  • Assisting in execution of on-going deals within the group, e.g. M&A transactions, strategic advisory

  • Supporting senior bankers delivering strategic advice to clients

  • Strategic idea generation and sector coverage

  • Preparation of pitch book and discussion materials

  • Data analysis

  • Financial modelling and valuation

  • Project management and client handling

Skills, experience, qualifications and knowledge required:


  • Experience / strong interest in FIG sector

  • Experience of working within Investment Banking, Transaction Services/Corporate Finance Group of ‘Big 4’ Accountancy Firm or boutique advisory firm

  • Mastery of complex modelling and financial analysis

  • Detail orientated and accurate

  • Ability to identify key issues, draw conclusions and raise questions about results

  • Takes ownership and drives processes forward

  • Prioritises and coordinates projects effectively

  • Judgement


  • Prior experience working within the Insurance subsector of FIG

  • Fluency in a European language

Nomura competencies:

Trusted Partner

  • Understand clients’ needs and issues, and respond with high-quality proposals

  • Acquire capabilities to perform one’s responsibilities and contribute to being a Trusted Partner

Entrepreneurial leadership

  • Produce new ideas that might challenge the status-quo or oneself


  • Seek advice from senior colleagues and utilize it for improved results

  • Collaborate with members from relevant departments


  • Contribute to the success of the organization both quantitatively and qualitatively, and act with awareness of the impact on others

  • Serve as role model and provide guidance to junior employees


  • Have a good understanding of corporate philosophy, professional ethics, compliance, risk management, and code of conduct, and make decisions and take actions accordingly

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