Structured Finance Middle Office Associate

Permanent contract|Singapore|Banking operations processing

Structured Finance Middle Office Associate

Singapore Permanent contract Banking operations processing

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for middle office functions supporting Project Finance business lines covering energy, metals and mining, and infrastructure.
  • Review of legal documentation for transaction execution.
  • Work closely with internal stakeholders (such as front office, risk and compliance, back office and finance) to ensure transactions are smooth during deal closing.
  • Process amendments, waivers and consents for assigned transactions by preparing credit memo and obtaining all required internal credit approvals.
  • Prepare annual credit reviews (including financial analysis, financial model projections, rating assessment and proposal/recommendation) for assigned transactions.
  • Follow the risks of the counterparties (covenants follow up, collateral valuation, Unlikely To Pay events management, etc)
  • Responsible for credit monitoring and reporting including Watch List Triggers and Early Earning Indicators.
  • Perform quarterly watchlist and default reviews and present the same in meetings with the Business Line and the Risk department.
  • Contribution towards various portfolio management reporting tasks (ad hoc client requests, specific request for internal partners, scarce resource management).

Profile required

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably with a financial background
  • 3-5 years banking experience, preferably with project finance experience
  • Candidates from a risk management background familiar with project finance transactions will also be considered.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication in English
  • Experience in Project Finance
  • Strong financial and credit analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong problem solving and organisation skills, ability to prioritise and multitask
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, deadline-focused environment
  • Ability to work independently
  • Comfortable working with legal documentation
  • Knowledge of cash flow modelling and analysis and valuation skills developed in a financial services environment

Behavioural Skills

  • 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 - Simplification: I make things & ideas simple
  • Responsibility - Courage: I express my convictions and make decisions with courage and respect.
  • Responsibility - Risk awareness: I am constantly on the lookout for risks
  • Commitment - Sustainability: I strive to develop my skills and knowledge

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

Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking is a part of Global Banking & Investor Solutions (GBIS). The Middle Office team works on the middle office activities for the structure finance transactions within the Global Banking & Advisory business (GLBA). Structured Finance covers various sectors including energy, metals and mining, infrastructure, shipping and real estate. The Middle Office team in Asia covers the full APAC scope including Australia/New Zealand, Hong Kong/China, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, Singapore, India, and other South-East Asia locations.

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: 22000MC7
Entity: Societe Generale Singapore Branch
Starting date: 2022/08/22
Publication date: 2022/07/22
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