City of London based International Investment Bank
AVP - Leveraged Finance Portfolio Management
Actively engage in the internal rating process for up to 50 Leveraged Finance Borrowers, including: i) analyzing financial audited/management accounts received from Borrowers ii) conducting both annual and ad-hoc Credit Monitoring of the Bank's existing European Leverage Finance Borrowers iii) preparing the required Credit Monitoring papers to support submissions.
Collaborate with existing Account Officers across Portfolio Management to ensure the timely submission of Credit Monitoring papers to the Credit Department for both existing and new transactions.
Conduct in-depth financial analysis of Borrowers' financial information to i) assign an internal rating using the Bank's ratings model and support models relevant to Leveraged Finance borrowers (Master Grading Template, Enterprise Valuation Calculation, Self-Assessment Tools, etc.) and ii) identify key drivers and trends in financial metrics behind the resulting internal rating.
Present ratings recommendations to Management and the Credit Department, including liaising with all relevant stakeholders
Awareness and knowledge of the European Leveraged Finance market.
Ability to analyze and interpret Audited/Unaudited Historic Financial Statements, Financial Due Diligence, forward-looking financial data (Budgets, Forecasts, Projections, etc.), and other financial information.
Strong knowledge of Excel for organizing multiple financial data across various models and for use in initiatives to enhance team efficiency.
Effective communication skills, both written and verbal, to engage with internal and external stakeholders and present Leveraged Finance transactions clearly and concisely.