Coverage Analyst

Date: 11 May 2024

Location: Frankfurt, DE

Company: Mizuho

We are currently recruiting for a Coverage Analyst / Associate Corporate Banking (m/f/d) for the Transport & Automotive team in Frankfurt a. Main, Germany


Mizuho Financial Group, with its Head Office in Tokyo, Japan, is one of the largest financial institutions in the world, offering financial and strategic services through its group companies, which include Mizuho Bank and Mizuho Securities. As the largest financial institution in the Mizuho Financial Group, Mizuho Bank works globally by providing an effective and multifaceted range of comprehensive financial services. The extensive global footprint encompasses nearly 120 offices in nearly 40 countries and territories in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Asia and the Americas.


Mizuho Bank’s extensive corporate finance solution is primarily geared towards meeting our client's long-term and short-term financial planning and the implementation of financial strategies. In collaboration with several Mizuho Group companies, we provide a wide range of corporate financing services to major international corporations, financial sponsors, public sector entities or other companies. At the same time, our global reach gives clients access to integrated capital markets and lending capabilities for more flexibility, efficiency and funding sources.


The European Corporate Finance Department, which comprises client coverage and origination teams for Mizuho’s clients, is organized across six industry verticals. Two industry verticals, Transport & Automotive and Industrials, are headed out of our Frankfurt office with responsibility for the EMEA region.


Job Responsibilities:


The Transport & Automotive team provides services tailored to meet the needs of our client base in the EMEA region. Working within the team means offering expert industry insight to our clients ranging from Automotive OEM to Suppliers, Logistics, Shipping and Mobility Service Provider. Team members are responsible to deliver Mizuho’s global Corporate Banking platform to clients, working together with product partners across the globe.


The Coverage Analyst / Associate Corporate Banking within the Transport & Automotive Coverage Team will need to:


  • Proactively participate in client relationship management and origination, working closely with the Global Relationship Managers
  • Prepare internal briefing memos, maintain client relationship overviews, conduct financial analysis and support credit applications for new transactions
  • Support business idea generation by providing in-depth analysis and forecasting, financial modelling and company research
  • Create high quality presentation materials and pitch books for client meetings
  • Compile industry-specific information and provide valuable insights for clients as well as internal stakeholders across the covered sectors
  • Assist in the coordination and execution of cross-selling opportunities (including Debt & Equity Capital Markets, FX & Derivatives, Trade Finance and others)
  • Collaborate with key product partners, business functions and other stakeholders across international offices and divisions of the bank in support of client relationships
  • Develop an understanding of key industry themes and developments across the covered sectors
  • Develop and maintain a strong network across Mizuho



Your Profile:

  • University Degree (Master degree preferred, but not required)
  • Preferably prior experience within a top tier Corporate & Investment Bank in a client-facing role, either in a full-time position or via relevant internships
  • Good understanding of Corporate Finance principles
  • Excellent mathematical and analytical skills
  • Self-motivated and passionate with a track record of achieving the best possible outcomes
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build lasting relationships
  • Excellent time management, organizational skills and an eye for detail
  • Computer Literacy: MS Office Suite with emphasis on Excel and PowerPoint
  • Language Skills: English and German required, further European or Asian languages beneficial


Our Offer:

  • 1 day remote work per week
  • Transportation allowance
  • Meal allowance
  • 40 EUR capital accumulation benefits
  • Company pension
  • 30 days of annual leave + 2 additional free days
  • Wide range of tasks in a sustainable, growth-oriented foreign bank with an international environment


We offer a work environment in an international company with a very solid financial basis and ambitious growth targets. Mizuho Financial Group firmly believes that the personal development of individual employees contributes to the stable and sustainable growth of Mizuho as a whole. Mizuho encourages employees who differ in terms of gender, country of origin, cultural background, and values to understand, respect, and inspire each other. Mizuho works with its employees to create a corporate culture that encourages people to be passionate about their work.


If you would like to contribute to Mizuho Bank please send your application documents including your salary expectations in English language and only with pdf attachments to




Mizuho Bank provides financial and strategic solutions for the increasingly diverse and sophisticated needs of international clients, focusing its efforts on serving major corporations, financial institutions, individuals and public sector entities. A relationship management approach to serving clients enables Mizuho Bank, together with group companies including Mizuho Trust & Banking and Mizuho Securities, to develop customised solutions in areas such as corporate, structured and project finance, transaction banking and risk management. 

With 81 offices outside Japan, Mizuho Bank offers both local experience and the ability to progress careers across its global business network. Mizuho Bank is a subsidiary of the Japan-based Mizuho Financial Group, Inc, one of the largest financial services companies in the world, with total assets of approximately US $1.8 trillion (as of March, 2016). Mizuho London Branch has over 850 employees, Mizuho Bank employs over 27,000 employees and is part of the Mizuho Financial 
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