Advisory & Financing Group Associate

Permanent contract|Singapore|Corporate & Investment banking

Advisory & Financing Group Associate

Singapore Permanent contract Corporate & Investment banking

Responsibilities

  • Assist the seniors in managing and growing AFG’s business in the region, working with other AFG teams in Asia-Pacific
  • Provide integrated financing and debt advisory services to clients with an emphasis on structured lending (corporate, leveraged, TMT and event-driven)
  • Originate and execute business in accordance with SG’s policies and guidelines
  • Become part of the core team leading the credit process (preparing formal requests, comprehensive financial models, term sheets and transaction docs) and structure transactions in liaison with the help of external advisors, within agreed credit risk limits
  • Monitor deals throughout their life cycle and provide critical input as and when required (through credit reviews and periodic reporting)
  • Train junior members of the staff

Profile required

Academic Background And Certifications, Experience

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s in accounting, business or finance
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience, with good knowledge of structured financing and lending on a recourse and non-recourse basis
  • Strong skills in debt structuring & advisory, ideally some knowledge of rating methodologies
  • Strong skills in credit risk assessment, including modelling, financial analysis and legal documentation
  • Fluent in English language

The principles and commitments set out in the Group’s Code of Conduct must always be respected. It is essential for each staff member to act in accordance with the regulations, rules, and procedures at all times.

Behavioral Skills

  • Please select 6 skills from the leadership model
  • Client - Client  focus: I put long term relationship with our clients at the center of my actions, whatever my position
  • Client - Risk: I strive to satisfy clients while taking into account risks for the company
  • Team Spirit - Synergies: I make cooperation with colleagues in and outside my team a priority
  • Innovation - Thinking out of the box/Creativity: I propose new ideas and solutions
  • Responsibility - Accountability: I make decisions in my scope of responsibilities
  • Commitment - Exemplarity: I embody the Group’s values

Business insight

Company Description

Societe Generale is one of the leading European financial services groups. Founded in 1864, we have been playing a vital role in the economy for over 150 years. With more than 148,000 employees based in 76 countries worldwide, we accompany 32 million clients throughout the world on a daily basis. Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Group combines financial strength with a strategy of sustainable growth.

Our expertise in the Asia Pacific region ranges from Corporate & Investment Banking (Advisory, Financing and Global Markets) to Asset Management, Securities Services, Trade Finance and Cash Management Services. Leveraging on our formidable global footprint, we serve corporates, financial institutions and the public sector. With our regional headquarters in Hong Kong, we operate in 11 countries across Asia Pacific, employing over 6,600 employees. You can find us in Beijing, Seoul, Tokyo, Singapore, Mumbai, Sydney and other locations in the region.

For more information, follow us on LinkedIn @Société Générale or visit our website www.societegenerale.asia.

Department Description

Part of the Investment Banking Division of Société Générale, Advisory & Financing Group (“AFG”) is at the forefront of serving SG’s clients across Asia-Pacific.

With offices in Europe, Americas and Asia, the business unit supports companies and entities on their strategic financing (event-driven) and debt advisory requirement.

Within Asia, AFG supports key clients in the region and serves our large European client base on cross border transactions and looks after a newly created TMT Financing segment as part of SG’s global franchise. This includes providing corporate structured and leveraged finance solutions to entities across a variety of industries.

The team also delivers rating advisory solutions to support SG’s debt capital markets franchise.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 22000J1X
Entity: Societe Generale Singapore Branch
Starting date: 2022/07/14
Publication date: 2022/06/16
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