Global Markets Sustainable Finance Summer 2023 Analyst - London

Bank of America Corporation
London, United Kingdom
20 Nov 2022
20 Dec 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Global Markets Sustainable Finance Summer Analyst
London, United Kingdom

Job Description & Program Overview
Our Global Markets business offers sales and trading services, including research, to institutional clients across fixed-income, credit, currency, and commodity and equity businesses. Global Markets product coverage includes securities and derivative products in both the primary and secondary markets.

The Global Sustainable Finance Group (GSFG) implements the strategy set by the Sustainable Markets Committee and works alongside Bank of America's eight lines of business to mobilize and scale capital deployment that is aligned with the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs). The two main pillars of our business focus are as follows:
Environmental Transition : Address climate change and promote the circular economy including solutions for renewable energy, energy efficiency, clean transportation, water & sanitation, sustainable agriculture, and carbon capture & sequestration
Inclusive Development : Advance community development, affordable housing, healthcare, education, financial and digital inclusion, access to basic services, racial and gender equality, and promote environmental justice

To drive the effective implementation of our firm-wide sustainable finance strategy and accomplish our capital deployment target of $1.5T by 2030, our Sustainable Finance team operates across the following 4 focus areas:
Asset Finance: Drive global asset financing, tax equity investments, and distribution solutions within Sustainable Finance
Innovative Structuring : Develop innovative financing solutions within new sustainable asset classes and emerging technologies
Advisory: Advise clients on strategies to successfully meet their sustainability goals including Net Zero and Carbon Neutrality, and Social & Inclusive Development
Data, Strategy, & Governance: Develop and implement firm-wide sustainable finance strategy and track real time progress with clients in financing, investment, advisory, and distribution activities

Our GSFG program includes formal training and assignments in Global Markets product areas. As a summer analyst your responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
  • Helping to originate, structure, and model transactions
  • Assessing market trends and provide quantitative data for the team
  • Performing market analysis on Energy Transition, Social Inclusion and UN SDG linked projects with a focus on late-stage development
  • Assessing legislation especially in the EU which can support the development of the Energy Transition sector
  • Assisting in structuring financing proposals to clients
  • Handling day-to-day transaction needs, including transaction monitoring and deal preparation
  • Assisting in educating clients about their financing options and go to market valuations
  • Candidates are required to be pursuing a degree from an accredited college or university with a graduation year of 2024
  • On track for a minimum 2:1 degree classification (or equivalent)
  • Mathematics, engineering, statistics, or programming background a plus
  • Extensive Excel and modeling skills
  • Strong quantitative and qualitative skills
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills and willingness to ask tough questions
  • Solid leadership, team, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Can multitask and prioritize in a demanding environment
  • Able to generate complex solutions across multiple product platforms
  • Strong interest in global financial markets
  • Highly motivated with a drive to succeed
  • Keen interest in complex structures
  • Adapts easily to constantly changing environment
  • A track record of superior performance in extracurricular and professional activities
  • Assertiveness, initiative, leadership, strong work ethic, team focus
  • Ability to learn quickly and take on new responsibilities
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