Leveraged Finance Credit Officer

  • Negotiable
  • Manhattan, NY, USA Manhattan NY US
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Deutsche Bank - US
  • 12 Sep 18 2018-09-12

Analyze leveraged finance transactions including LBOs, M&A financing, best efforts, buy and holds, re-pricings, FX/IR/commodity derivatives, etc.

Job Title: Leveraged Finance Credit Officer
Corporate Title: Vice President
Location: New York, NY

About Deutsche Bank

We are Germany's leading bank with strong positions in Europe and significant presence in the Americas and Asia Pacific. We're driving growth through our strong client franchise, investing heavily in digital technologies, prioritizing long-term success over short-term gains, and serving society with ambition and integrity. We serve our clients' real economic needs in commercial and investment banking, retail banking and transaction banking, and provide ground-breaking products and services in asset and wealth management. That means a career packed with opportunities to grow and the chance to shape the future of our clients.

Job Description:

  • Analyze leveraged finance transactions including LBOs, M&A financing, best efforts, buy and holds, re-pricings, FX/IR/commodity derivatives, transaction banking, etc
  • Lead individual transactions and manage deal process within respective industry under the overall guidance of a sector head and provide credit recommendations / present to CRM underwriters
  • Build relationships with front office colleagues communicating point of view and offering solutions
  • Portfolio management: ongoing quarterly portfolio monitoring for assigned counterparties, analysis of limit framework, industry sectors, and overall portfolio performance
  • Maintain data integrity for all names / transactions in IT systems
  • Management of and participation in diverse internal projects that improve efficiencies
  • Provide guidance and training to junior CRM colleagues
  • When required defend credit rationale and ratings to internal and / or external regulators


  • Previous relevant credit analysis experience with at least part in non-investment grade credit lending
  • Strong accounting and credit risk analysis skills including leveraged loan and high yield structures, financial modeling/forecasting, and understanding of derivative structures
  • History of managing deal processes with accelerated timelines and teams comprised of individuals from different groups combined with ability to multi task across multiple simultaneous live transactions
  • Strong understanding of market and regulatory standards with an ability to assess credit structures and documentation and suggest appropriate changes
  • Good knowledge of a range of commercial banking products and associated documentation, such as IRS, FX, Cash management, and Trade finance products
  • Business line structuring and/or workout experience as well as debt capital markets knowledge a plus but not required
  • Strong written and oral communication skills