About the job
This role sits within the Loans & Specialized Finance (LSF) department, to support the origination and execution of project finance opportunities.
LSF originates loans from plain vanilla to complex/ structured transactions (including syndicated corporate loans, corporate acquisition loans, project finance loans, leveraged loans, bridge loans, share financings). Within LSF, the Project Finance team originates and executes no/ limited recourse project financing and financial advisory across power and renewables, Oil & Gas, infrastructure and other sectors in Asia-Pacific (excluding Australia).
You will be involved in Origination: Supporting LSF senior originators (VPs, Directors and Managing Directors) in the origination of loans across Asia-Pacific, including idea generation, prospect identification, initial debt sizing (incl. financial modelling) and pitch book preparation, in coordination with various internal teams.
In Execution, you will draft initial screening memos, credit applications and other internal papers on the transactions, running of pricing models under the supervision of senior team members. You will coordinate the appointment of lender advisors and conduct lender due diligence and risk assessment. You will lead the financial modelling oversight and will support in loan structuring, term sheet drafting/ negotiations and financing documentation reviews/ negotiations.
You will be responsible for and will coordinate all closing and funding related tasks and liaise with other internal teams e.g. KYC on boarding and Coverage/ RM’s on completing the internal administrative process for credit application/ approval and procedures for funding.
In Monitoring, you will lead and support transaction monitoring including preparing the annual reviews and process waiver requests, ensure compliance with Bank’s policies/ procedures and regulatory requirements, in particular with regard to the KYC responsibilities and duties, as per relevant policies and procedures.
You will be the Liaison with clients/ external parties and other CMG teams/ Corporate Coverage as and when required. You will support on cross selling other banking services to client and will contribute to maintain up-to-date and accurate databases, systems, portfolio, pipeline, meeting and other reports as well as financial/ income forecasts, budget preparation, etc.
You will contribute directly/ indirectly to the achievement of LSF’s yearly budget and will contribute to the strict compliance of LSF will all compliance, conduct and other policies. You will also support other teams within LSF, on a need basis (in addition to Project Finance) incl. Energy and Natural Resources, Loan Capital Markets and other industries (incl. TMT).
- University educated with a strong academic background
- 3 to 5 years of experience in project finance/ corporate finance, preferably with exposure to transactions in the Power, Renewable, Oil and Gas and Infrastructure sectors
- Strong presentation and communication skills
- Strong proficiency in financial modeling including knowledge of accounting
- Strong work ethics with good team/ interpersonal skills
- Analytical approach to problem solving
- Strong commitment, ability to work flexible hours and travel
Your interest will be treated in strict confidence.