Associate Project Finance Advisory

  • Upon Application
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Walker Hamill
  • 16 Oct 18

Our client a major Bank seeks and Associate to join its Project Finance Team in London

Main Purpose of the Role :

Providing support to enable the development, execution and management of the project finance product from an advisory perspective in the power & renewables, infrastructure, natural resources sectors. 

Key Responsibilities:

Assisting in most aspects of the execution of an advisory mandate, including: negotiation of the mandate letter, development of information memoranda, financial structuring and analysis, negotiations with funders, managing financial aspects of the due diligence process, development of key documentation and managing the overall funding process through to financial close.

Assisting in devising, refining and implementing the financial advisory strategy.

Conduct product and market research from a range of generalised and specialist sources, extracting relevant information and summarising data to inform decision making at more senior levels.

Use existing models to analyse product performance, identifying simple patterns and trends to support decisions relating to product development or marketing.

Where applicable, work with colleagues in the debt team and credit function to assist with the production of credit applications from an advisory perspective.

Liaise with clients at a counterpart level to relay specific information and respond to routine queries ensuring a high level of customer service.

Build relationships throughout the Bank to establish a peer network, gather relevant information and help to ensure effective inter-departmental collaboration.

Conduct initial compliance checks in line with internal and external processes and procedures.

Provide guidance and review work of more junior colleagues to ensure accuracy and timeliness.

Work closely with and support the financial modeller on a deal team and interrogate the financial model.

Assist in the preparation of marketing materials.

Assist in the preparation of Business Screening Memos.

Skills and Experience:

Functional / Technical Competencies:

Knowledge of credit, risk management, market and legal aspects of project finance.

Desirable to have a level of project finance modelling experience.

Analytical skills including the ability to run simple financial models.

Foreign language skills, in particular German, preferable but not essential.