FBNQuest is the unified brand name for the Merchant Banking and Asset Management businesses of FBN Holdings Plc, one of the strongest and most dependable financial service groups in sub-Saharan Africa.

Job Position: Financial Advisory Officer
Location: Lagos
Department: Financial Advisory

Job Objectives

  • The candidate shall be responsible for supporting the Team Lead in executing mergers and acquisitions and restructuring transactions.
  • The candidate is expected to possess core financial analysis and financial modelling skills as well as a keen understanding of transaction structuring.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Collate and analyze relevant financial and non-financial information from clients and various sources to support a potential or ongoing transaction.
  • Identify and determine the feasibility of possible mergers and acquisitions, privatisation projects and contribute to negotiations.
  • Prepare and/or analyze business plans and articulate clients’ business objectives for the purpose of presenting in the context of buy-side or sell-side discussions with counter-parties
  • Prepare advanced financial models in the context of M&As, leveraged buy-outs, restructurings, recapitalisations and independent valuation opinions.
  • Conduct detailed financial and commercial due diligence to support M&As, restructurings and recapitalisation transactions
  • Conduct detailed and complex valuation exercises to support M&As, restructurings and recapitalisations
  • Manage individual workstreams within the context of the large multi-faceted transaction
  • Prepare confidential information memorandums, management/investor presentations, technical bids, post-acquisition plans and other presentations as applicable
  • Manage/coordinate virtual and physical data room due to diligence exercises in conjunction with other members of the team and working closely with external advisers
  • Keep abreast of new regulations or policies that may affect various industries and consistently monitor local and international economies
  • Build and maintain client base, keeping current client plans up to date and engaging new clients on an ongoing basis
  • Prepare, analyze and explain financial information of a given company and related companies within the respective industry
  • Conduct relevant industry research and update database accordingly
  • Participate in the management and development of the department by carrying out marketing and proposal efforts
  • Manage and supervise financial advisory analysts in the execution of the above responsibilities

Educational Qualification

  • Minimum of a First Degree (Second Class Upper)
  • Master’s Degree and/or Professional Qualification (ACA, ACCA, CFA) will be an added advantage.


  • 3 to 5 years of core investment banking and financial advisory experience in a leading investment bank
  • Experience with an international investment bank will be an added advantage
  • Experience in Oil & Gas and/or Power sector will be an advantage

Key Competency Requirements:

  • Advanced financial modelling skills
  • Advanced business writing, presentation and communication skills
  • Strong research and learning skills
  • Good knowledge of financial reporting, taxation and applied Corporate Finance techniques
  • Good appreciation of the major industry and regulatory trends and challenges
  • Entrepreneurial skills, creativity and people management skills
  • Strong analytical abilities, self-confidence, persistence, initiative and persuasiveness
  • Quality of work: financial models, management presentations and information memorandums among others
  • Timeliness in meeting client requests/turnaround time.

Closing Date
15th May 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] with the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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