Ship & Aviation Finance Officer

  • Location

    City of London, London, England

  • Sector:

    Operations & Middle Office

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  • Salary:

    £58000 - £60000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Scott Duerden

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

City based International Bank are looking to hire an Officer to join their expanding Ship & Aviation Finance Department. In Incumbent will assist the team with the successful origination, execution and ongoing management of asset-backed and unsecured finance transactions in the Aviation sector and to assist in expanding the Department's business with clients in the Europe / Middle-East / African (EMEA) market.

Main Responsibilities will include;

  • To assist the team in identifying and evaluating potential deal opportunities, including researching market developments and participants, pinpointing specific opportunities and supporting the subsequent origination process (establishing dialogue with the client and / or arranger of the transaction, pitching and securing the mandate, as appropriate).
  • To assist colleagues 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 and any subsequent Q&A or other discussions with the Credit Supervision Department.
  • To assist colleagues with all aspects of the deal execution process, including reviewing and commenting on documentation, analysing financial aspects (including creation and/or manipulation of cash flow models, as appropriate), checking the correct incorporation of deal security and other credit mitigants, etc.
  • To support the ongoing credit risk and compliance monitoring of the deal portfolio, including carrying out annual reviews and taking responsibility for processing material waivers, conducting "close monitoring" of problem scenario etc, as appropriate.
  • To assist with periodic reviews of the team's strategy with respect to industry 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 or other members of the Senior Management.

To be considered for this position, ideal candidates must have the following experience/skills;

  • Good educational background, preferably ACIB/Degree qualified.
  • Minimum 1-2 years' experience in banking and credit analysis in the aviation sector.
  • Strong numeracy and familiarity with financial and credit analysis techniques, including computer modelling.

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