Vice President - Leveraged Finance

Permanent contract|New York|Corporate & Investment banking

Vice President - Leveraged Finance

New York, United States Permanent contract Corporate & Investment banking


Candidate will be a member of the Leveraged Finance group, which originates, structures, and executes syndicated loan transactions for non-investment grade companies across a variety of industries to support leveraged buyouts, acquisition financings, refinancing’s and restructurings.

  • Responsible for the full execution of a transaction, including developing commercial proposals and capital structuring, due diligence, preparation of credit papers, obtaining necessary credit approvals, negotiation of term sheets, commitment/support letters and credit documentation, the subsequent syndication phase, and closing and funding. Ensure all relevant risks are identified and addressed. Manage the Associates and Analysts within a deal team to ensure that a high quality of output is produced within the deadlines established.
  • Maintain a proper collaboration and coordination with other activities of the bank with a view towards offering and providing the best financing solutions and execution to our client base.
  • Monitor the credit risks inherent within the new business activity and the existing portfolio for which primary responsibility is given; proactively generate new business opportunities as appropriate
  • Become a productive member of the group senior leadership team by contributing to the development of the necessary strategies and actions that address the evolving market and competitive challenges and opportunities in both the nearer and longer-terms, to include anticipation of potential business opportunities and preparation of pitches to clients
  • Maximize the cross-selling and ancillary revenue contribution from the portfolio companies assigned.
  • Promote team cohesiveness and morale within a high-pressure, work-intensive, and deadline-sensitive work environment; be an advocate of the bank and a positive role model for our junior bankers; assist with the training and development of junior bankers

Profile required

  • Strong understanding and competency of all aspects of the leveraged finance and capital markets businesses, from origination to structuring to execution to distribution, and including the evolving regulatory framework and capital treatment and formation trends. 
  • Solid communication skills: ability to get ideas across and present views in a clear, concise, and persuasive manner
  • Strong marketing and negotiation skills. 
  • Strong technical and risk analysis skills; keen ability to identify the key risk and credit factors and events.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • 5-6+ years of relevant experience

Business insight

At Société Générale, we live by our 4 core values of commitment, responsibility, team spirit and innovation. We are engaged and demonstrate consideration for others. We act ethically and with courage. We focus our talent and energy on collective success. We experiment and propose new ideas. This way, we maximize our ability to serve client needs and anticipate market changes. Société Générale is committed to strengthening bonds with colleagues, communities and the world in which we live, because relationships are at the heart of how we operate.


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: 21000RUA
Entity: SG Americas Securities
Starting date: immediate
Publication date: 2022/07/27