The main function of this position is to provide analytical, KYC and administrative support to the senior members of the leasing team. This individual will support associates and senior level officers in preparing credit applications, conducting regular credit reviews of accounts in the portfolio, providing research and analytics, obtaining and reviewing appraisals to assist in formulating residual calculations and other administrative tasks as required.
Conduct analysis and research on the performance of customers to assess historical performance and future projections; i.e. cash flow analysis, risk capital calculations, asset coverage/ residual risk.
Gather support documentation to structure deals, including 90% tests, liaise with middle and back office for KYC purposes, and assist in drafting pre screen memos for the Credit Department.
Conduct quarterly and annual reviews of portfolio and handle a variety of system and procedural issues related to the customers such as internal grading, monthly/quarterly reporting, and other ad hoc projects.
Assist with amendments, closings and funding, and other credit events that may impact the customer.
Undertake research and analytics related to specific sectors, regions or structures, and stay abreast of current market conditions.
Provide ad hoc reports for management.
Able to quickly learn and adapt to new processes and systems. Works well in a culturally diverse and team oriented environment. Demonstrates intellectual curiosity and an interest in continuous learning.
Strong analytical and critical thinking skills, ability to synthesize large amounts of information, analyze risk and identify mitigating factors.
Self-driven and motivated; takes personal ownership of specific assignments.
Highly collaborative and flexible in a team and client environment and ability to form good relationships internally and externally. Able to coordinate and communicate with various internal departments across the company and the bank (middle/back office, global counterparts.)
Ability to organize thoughts and clearly articulate points and provide summaries and explanations of transactions, verbally or in writing to management or other internal departments.
Experience in preparing credit applications, performing cash flow analysis, ability to read and interpret financial statements, and strong accounting skills. Must be proficient in the use of MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
Demonstrates a high degree of attention to detail and an ability to complete work accurately and in a timely manner against strict deadlines.
Experience in or familiarity with lease financing or asset based financing a plus.
2 Years comparable or relevant experience with minimum of 1 year of experience working as an analyst at a bank or financial institution mandatory. Highly proficient MS Excel skills