Corporate Banking Portfolio Management – Associate

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

Job title:

Corporate Banking Portfolio Management – Associate


Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

Job description

SMBC Group is a top-tier global financial group. Headquartered in Tokyo and with a 400-year history, SMBC Group offers a diverse range of financial services, including banking, leasing, securities, credit cards, and consumer finance. The Group has more than 130 offices and 80,000 employees worldwide in nearly 40 countries. Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. (SMFG) is the holding company of SMBC Group, which is one of the three largest banking groups in Japan. SMFG’s shares trade on the Tokyo, Nagoya, and New York (NYSE: SMFG) stock exchanges.In the Americas, SMBC Group has a presence in the US, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, and Peru. Backed by the capital strength of SMBC Group and the value of its relationships in Asia, the Group offers a range of commercial and investment banking services to its corporate, institutional, and municipal clients. It connects a diverse client base to local markets and the organization’s extensive global network. The Group’s operating companies in the Americas include Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp. (SMBC), SMBC Nikko Securities America, Inc., SMBC Capital Markets, Inc., SMBC Rail Services LLC, Manufacturers Bank, JRI America, Inc., SMBC Leasing and Finance, Inc., Banco Sumitomo Mitsui Brasileiro S.A., and Sumitomo Mitsui Finance and Leasing Co., Ltd.The anticipated salary range for this role is between $150,000.00 and $200,000.00. The specific salary offered to an applicant will be based on their individual qualifications, experiences, and an analysis of the current compensation paid in their geography and the market for similar roles at the time of hire. The role may also be eligible for an annual discretionary incentive award. In addition to cash compensation, SMBC offers a competitive portfolio of benefits to its employees.Role DescriptionSMBC is hiring an Associate within the Sponsor Finance- Portfolio Management and Origination team. This position is responsible for managing a mid market and large cap portfolio of Private Equity backed Leveraged loans that are primarily rated singe B (or equivalent). This role is responsible for credit monitoring as well as new business underwriting from within the portfolio (upsizes, M&A add-ons, refinances, extensions, etc.). The position will interact with senior members of SMBC management including credit and risk professionals, and is responsible for managing the relationship with borrowers as well as with Private Equity Sponsors in connection with SMBC sponsor coverage.Role Objectives: Delivery

  • Assist in Underwriting increases to total facility, M&A transactions, dividends, refinancing and re-pricing transactions that arise from existing portfolio
  • Analyze, negotiate and prepare credit applications and amendments
  • Act as direct account manager for assigned portfolio of accounts
  • Prepare credit analysis for quarterly and annual reviews
  • Assist Head of Portfoli MAnagement in various reporting and presentations to senior management as well as support the overall monitoring and management of the portfolio
  • Prepare financial projection models including Base Case and development of Stress Case scenario
  • Review of projections and budget achievement
  • Utilize various IT systems including customer setup, compliance and portfolio management systems

Qualifications and Skills

  • Minimum of 3 years of credit and lending background preferred
  • Good accounting and financial analysis skills
  • Experience in review and interpretation of historical and projected statements
  • Strong credit background with the ability to independently evaluate capital structures, leverage, cash flows, repayment capacity, industry trends, competitive landscape, and customer issues as well as other risks and mitigants
  • Exposure to bank regulatory policies and reviews
  • Knowledge of bank grading systems
  • Strong communication skills and team orientation

SMBC’s employees participate in a hybrid workforce model that provides employees with an opportunity to work from home, as well as, from an SMBC office. SMBC requires that employees live within a reasonable commuting distance of their office location. Prospective candidates will learn more about their specific hybrid work schedule during their interview process.We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. SMBC provides reasonable accommodations for employees and applicants with disabilities consistent with applicable law. If you need a reasonable accommodation during the application process, please let us know at [email protected].

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New York City, NY

Job date

Tue, 23 Apr 2024 04:11:49 GMT

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