Project Finance Analyst

International Volunteer Program|Milano|Corporate & Investment banking

Project Finance Analyst

Milano, Italy International Volunteer Program Corporate & Investment banking


You will work in a team which is highly regarded both within the organization and in the Italian market, having arranged a series of first class transactions both in the renewable and infrastructure sectors.
You will benefit from a sustained workflow and a friendly team spirit which creates a perfect atmosphere for an individual who is willing to learn and grow.

Your main missions are :

  • Supporting the team through all phases of the origination and marketing phases (reputational checks, conflict clearance, preparation of pitching / marketing material, etc.)
  • Financial modeling: working on and analyzing cash flow models and running sensitivities
  • Reviewing due diligence materials (market, technical, insurance, legal, tax)
  • Support in the structuring of the transactions: drafting/reviewing the term sheet and reviewing the key features of the financing documentation
  • Supporting the team with respect to all aspects of the credit process, including preparation of credit applications, internal rating and profitability tools etc.
  • Portfolio management activities (waiver, amendments, annual reviews etc.)
  • Update of all the internal monitoring tools
  • Tracking and monitoring the business unit’s results
  •  New client on-boarding and periodic KYC check

Profile required

  •   Master Degree in economics
  • English fluency and an intermediate level in Italian
  • Other languages, such as French, would be considered a plus
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel is mandatory due to modelling activity
  • Advanced knowledge of PowerPoint is mandatory due to Client Presentation activity
  • Reliability and being quality-oriented
  • Tenacity and being results oriented

To facilitate the examination of your application by our English-speaking managers, we thank you for applying in English.

The VIE assignment in a nutshell
This VIE in Milan is to begin as soon as possible but you need to plan 3 months between your application date and the beginning of your VIE assignment. It will last 12 months.
The VIE is a specific contract, under Business France’s eligibility criteria, opened to candidates under 28 and from the member states of the European Economic Space. For further information (including your financial indemnities), please see Mon VIE-VIA Business France.

We would like to draw your attention to the fact there that your VIE mission could potentially get postponed, depending on the evolution of the health crisis and subjects to the decision made by the Crisis and Support Centre of the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEAE). In addition, the selected candidate will only be paid upon confirmation from Business France and arrival in the country of assignment.

Why join us

As soon as you arrive, you will be integrated into our teams and will learn every day alongside our experts, who will support you in your tasks. Gradually, you will become more independent in your projects, making this experience a real career accelerator. You will also discover all the diversity of our businesses, in a sector that is constantly evolving and innovating.

At the end of your VIE, various opportunities could be offered to you, in France and abroad.

Business insight

At Societe Generale, we are convinced that people are drivers of change, and that the world of tomorrow will be shaped by all their initiatives, from the smallest to the most ambitious. 
Whether you’re joining us for a period of months, years or your entire career, together we can have a positive impact on the future. Creating, daring, innovating and taking action are part of our DNA. 
If you too want to be directly involved, grow in a stimulating and caring environment, feel useful on a daily basis and develop or strengthen your expertise, you will feel right at home with us!

Still hesitating? 
You should know that our employees can dedicate several days per year to solidarity actions during their working hours, including sponsoring people struggling with their orientation or professional integration, participating in the financial education of young apprentices, and sharing their skills with charities. There are many ways to get involved.

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: 22000FGO
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2022/07/01
Publication date: 2022/05/10