Global Markets Sustainable Finance Summer Analyst - Singapore - 2023

Bank of America Corporation
Singapore, Singapore
23 Sep 2022
23 Oct 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Are you bullish or bearish about a career with our Global Markets team?

What we're looking for:
  • Penultimate year Undergraduate/Master's student with outstanding academic achievement
  • Mathematics, engineering, statistics, or programming background would be advantageous
  • Strong interest in global financial markets and factors that impact them
  • Extensive Excel and modeling skills
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills
  • Effective verbal and written communication
  • Comfortable with change and adjust to changing demands and requirements
  • A strong team player and client focused
  • Demonstrates energy and drive
  • Creative thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrate a keen interest in the business you are applying to
  • Fluency in English is essential, appropriate Asian language skills are also essential for some roles and countries
Why Us?
Global Markets provides banking products and services through Bank of America and trading and other broker-dealer products and services, including research through BofA Securities. Our institutional clients are across fixed-income credit, commodity and equity businesses. Global Markets product coverage includes securities and derivative products in both the primary and secondary markets. We also work with our commercial and corporate clients to provide risk management products using interest rate, equity, credit and commodity derivatives, fixed-income and mortgage-related products.
To support our institutional investor clients globally in their investing and trading activities, the Global Markets team provides financing, securities clearing, settlement and custody services. We also work with our commercial and corporate clients to provide foreign exchange products.

About Global Sustainable Finance Group
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
  • What you'll do (Key Responsibilities):
    • Assist on sales, trading, and hedging activities
    • Assess market trends and provide quantitative data for clients
    • Perform market and quantitative research analysis
    • Help originate, structure, and model transactions
    • Assist in structuring, pricing, and executing trades
    • Assist in building knowledge of clients' investment needs, assess market trends and macroeconomic themes, and help create appropriate solutions to meet clients' needs
    • Assist in providing quantitative data and succinct, comprehensive explanations of complex concepts to clients
    • Work with teams to develop marketing presentations that create interest in fixed income and Equity products and develop new business
    • Assist in developing new products and bringing them to market
    • Assist in educating clients about complex structures and technical products
    Program Overview
    The Summer program is a 10-week program designed to provide Summer Analysts with a unique opportunity to gain an exposure to life at Bank of America and also make significant contributions to the team. The Summer Program begins with an orientation and induction to the firm. Summer Analysts are given a true associate experience, as assignments mirror full-time responsibility and include goal-setting and a formal review process.
    • Access to the bank's learning hub containing a variety of learning resources, ranging from banking fundamentals to communication skills
    • Structured and on-the-job training
    • Networking and social opportunities
    • Speaker series with senior management across all lines of business
    • Corporate Social Responsibility project/learning
    • Involvement in Diversity and Inclusion training/events
    • Consideration for full-time employment upon graduation
    About Bank of America
    Our purpose as a firm is to make financial lives better, through the power of every connection. Across the world, we partner with leading corporate and institutional investors through our offices in more than 35 countries. In the U.S. alone, we serve almost all of the Fortune 500 companies and approximately 67 million consumer and small-business clients. We provide a full suite of financial products and services, from banking and investments to asset and risk management. We cover a broad range of asset classes, making us a global leader in corporate and investment banking, sales and trading.

    Connecting Asia Pacific to the World
    Our Asia Pacific team is spread across 19 cities in 12 markets. We are focused on connecting Asia to the world and the world to Asia, using our global expertise to ensure success is shared between us, our clients and our communities. Our regional footprint covers 12 currencies, more than a dozen languages and five time zones, placing us firmly among the region's leading financial services companies.

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