Project Finance Analyst

Posted 14 June 2024
Salary £50000 - £60000 per annum + Hybrid + Bonus + Benefits
LocationCity of London
Job type Permanent
Discipline Banking Operations
Contact NamePaul Butterfill

Job description

London based Bank who offer Hybrid working and excellent benefits currently seek a Project Finance Analyst

As the Project Finance Analyst you will be responsible for assisting in the successful origination, execution and ongoing management of project finance transactions across a portfolio of natural resources, power / utilities and infrastructure / transportation sub-sectors supporting the team as it develops and expands its business in the Europe / Middle-East / African (EMEA) market.


  • To assist the team in identifying and evaluating potential deal opportunities and with the subsequent origination process (establishing dialogue with the client and / or arranger of the transaction, pitching and securing the mandate, as appropriate)
  • To assist in reviewing and analysing the key terms and conditions of deals and the associated credit risks and mitigants. Based on such understanding, assist with the preparation of internal requests for credit approval.
  • To assist with all aspects of the deal execution process, including reviewing and commenting on documentation, analysing financial aspects (including creation and/or manipulation of cashflow models, as appropriate), checking the correct incorporation of deal security and other credit mitigants, etc.
  • To assist with the ongoing credit risk and compliance monitoring of the deal portfolio, including annual reviews and responsibility for material waivers, "close monitoring" of problem scenarios etc, as appropriate.
  • To assist with periodic reviews of the team's strategy with respect to the project finance market's sub-sectors, specific clients, terms of financing products, etc
  • To assist the team to broaden and strengthen its range of personal relationships with target clients across the industry.
  • To carry out such other duties as may be requested from time to time by the General Manager / Assistant General Manager.

Essential Experience Required

  • Good educational background, preferably ACIB/Degree qualified.
  • Minimum 2 years experience as part of a dynamic front-office project finance team with regular interaction with corporate clients.
  • Proven credit analysis skills
  • Strong numeracy and familiarity with cashflow-based financial analysis, including computer modelling.