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Senior Associate, Acquisition Finance - London


Senior Associate, Acquisition Finance - London

London | England | United Kingdom

Global Acquisition Finance is a core business within the larger Bank of Ireland group, with offices in Dublin, London, Paris, Frankfurt, Stamford and Chicago. Global Acquisition Finance`s mandate is to originate, arrange and structure acquisition debt facilities in support of key private equity clients. The business has a substantial loan book with assets sourced across the UK, European and the US leveraged loan markets.

Bank of Ireland is one of the more active Lead Arrangers in the European and US leveraged finance markets and we are now looking to strengthen the London team with a Senior Associate.

Key Responsibilities

As a Senior Associate, you will be involved in start-to-end deal execution including the following:

  • Review, interpret and challenge third party due diligence reports;
  • Evaluation and presentation of credit risk;
  • Effective project management of each deal:

- Central coordination and support of deal team;

- Responsibility for preparation of the credit application including credit paper and financial model;

- Assist with negotiation of legal documentation including loan agreements and security documentation;

- Manage junior deal team member and review their work;

- Coordination of deal completion process and handover to the portfolio team.

  • Proactive networking and relationship building with external advisors and targeted private equity firms;
  • Represent the Bank at customer and advisor meetings.

Your profile:

  • 4 years + post-graduate finance / banking / credit experience preferably in a Leveraged Finance context;
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting / interpretation of accounts;
  • Credit risk evaluation and analytical skills;
  • Strong Excel and financial modelling skills;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Project management experience working within tight deadlines;
  • Selling skills / sales focus.

An established and entrepreneurial Global Acquisition Finance team is seeking interested candidates with the ability to function in a flexible environment. The position offers excellent development potential across all aspects of leverage finance. An attractive remuneration package will apply to the position.

Where Agency assistance is required Bank of Ireland Recruitment Team will engage directly with suppliers. Unsolicited CVs / profiles supplied to Bank of Ireland by Recruitment Agencies will not be accepted for this role.

Bank of Ireland Group is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to fostering an inclusive workplace which values and benefits from the diversity of our workforce.

Closing date: Aug 19, 2018
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