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AVP Corporate Finance - Investment Banking

Minato, Japan

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Minato, Tokyo

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Date live: Jun. 27, 2024

Business Area: Barclays International

Area of Expertise: Investment Banking

Reference Code: 90387689

Contract: Permanent

Assistant Vice President Corporate Finance, Investment Banking


This role is deemed as a Certified role under the [Japan Securities Dealers Association (JSDA)] and may require the role holder to hold mandatory regulatory qualifications or the minimum qualifications to meet internal company benchmarks

As a Barclays Assistant Vice President (AVP) Corporate Finance - Investment Banking, you will be supporting the Japan Banking franchise in day to day transaction execution and management, assisting in coverage of core clients together with senior staff and maintaining connectivity with the two main hubs of the US and EME Investment Banking teams. The team takes an integrated approach to client coverage, providing the client with access to bankers who have industry and geography specific expertise across all investment banking products.

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, established in 1690, with a legacy of success, quality, and innovation. We offer careers that provide endless opportunity – helping millions of individuals and businesses thrive and creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted.

Colleagues who have applied for 'onsite' roles are expected to work four or five days a week at the selected workplace, contingent upon their specific role and business area requirements. If you're applying for a position, please discuss the working pattern specifics with the hiring manager. It's important to note that we are constantly adapting our working environment, and as a result, working arrangements can be adjusted with reasonable notice to align with our business needs.

What will you be doing?

  • Building effective working relationships with individuals, organizations and clients
  • Monitoring and directing Analysts, new grads and interns work schedules and assisting in their overall development
  • Working with senior sector bankers, country coverage, and M&A colleagues to generate origination leads, and contribute toward the origination and execution of deal mandates
  • Involving in project management in a multi-tasking environment
  • Assisting in deal set up, compliance checks and account opening for new clients run on in-house systems
  • Undertaking research on required sectors and prepare material for client presentations and attend client meetings, presentations, and pitches

What we’re looking for:

  • College, post-graduate degree, and/or experience at an investment bank’s Banking division or equivalent qualifications
  • Native Japanese speaker, business level English
  • Knowledge of the following products: M&A, DCM, ECM, Leveraged Finance, and Risk Management

Skills that will help you in the role:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Honest, reliable and an effective relationship builder
  • Results driven and focused on internal service quality
  • Ability to work effectively with staff from a diverse mix of backgrounds and cultures

Where will you be working?

Our office is located in the Roppongi Hills building complex, one of the largest property developments in Japan, with modern and secure offices. The surroundings are known to be highly commercial, with restaurants, shops, gyms, and places to relax.


More about working at Barclays

Barclays has been in Asia Pacific for over 50 years, supporting corporations and financial institutions across the Asia Pacific region and connecting them to the capital markets of UK, Europe and the Americas. For more information click here.

At Barclays, we offer a hybrid working experience that blends the positives of working alongside colleagues at our onsite locations, together with working from home. We have a structured approach where colleagues work at an onsite location on fixed, ‘anchor’, days of the week, for a minimum of two days a week or more, as set by the business area (or nearest equivalent if working part-time hours). Please discuss the working pattern requirements for the role you are applying for with the hiring manager. Please note that as we continue to embed our hybrid working environment, we remain in a test and learn phase, which means that working arrangements may be subject to change on reasonable notice to ensure we meet the needs of our business.

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Providing the opportunity for all our employees, globally to work flexibly empowers each of us to work in a way that suits our lives as well as enabling us to better service our customers’ and clients’ needs. Whether you have family commitments or you’re a Carer, or whether you need study time or wish to pursue personal interests, our approach to working flexibly is designed to help you balance your life. If you would like some flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager.

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