Commodity Finance Structurer

  • Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, Germany
  • Competitive
  • Full time
  • Permanent, Full time
  • VTB Capital
  • 21 Aug 18

We are looking for a Commodity Finance Structurer, based in Moscow/ Zug/ Frankfurt. The candidate would be expected to develop financing solutions and structures for clients with primary focus on commodities including physical offtakes. The position involves working with a range of other product areas in particular derivatives, physical operations and trading (physical and credit). The Structurer will be involved in negotiation of transactions from an early stage and is expected to lead the deal from due diligence/inception to execution/closing.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Develop optimal commodity financing structures
  • Assume a leading role in negotiating and executing deal structures with clients and internal stakeholders
  • Creation of Term Sheet (financing and offtakes); review and finalisation of financing documents and offtake contracts,
  • Drive and project manage deal approval and execution
  • Structure and implement capital optimisation transactions within the Group
  • Mentor junior team members

Key Competencies & Qualifications

  • Sound understanding of various types of commodity financing structures across commodity class
  • Knowledge of physical commodity trades
  • Deep understanding of legal framework, tax, and accounting matters is essential
  • Ability to write term sheets for financing and offtake arrangements and legal documentation is vital
  • Strong team working and management skills
  • 5+ years of structured commodity financing experience
  • CFA or ACA/ACCA qualifications are highly desirable
  • Industry network to promote VTB business in Russia and internationally (advantage)
  • Fluent Russian (advantage)



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