Acquisition & Leveraged Finance – Analyst/Associate

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Société Générale - UK
  • 13 Feb 18 2018-02-13

Acquisition & Leveraged Finance – Analyst/Associate

People join for the impact they can have on us. They stay for the impact we have on them. A flatter structure offers visibility and exposure beyond that of our competitors, so you know our names, and we know yours. It's personable, human, and inspires success through passion. By encouraging open mindedness and a willingness to share ideas, we have adapted to market changes and thrived through innovation. Bringing words like “hard work” and “dedication” together with “community” and “respect” has enabled us to work collaboratively and build our future together. We call this Team Spirit and it's what makes us different. It's what makes you different.

* To contribute to originating debt financing and advisory mandates in the LBO sector

* Specific focus on The UK, The Netherlands and Scandinavia for Leveraged Finance loans and high yield bonds across all relevant currencies.  

* To contribute to developing and maintaining a track record of winning mandates in addressing clients' borrowing needs 

* To assist the team in meeting London's fee and NBI budget  

* To contribute to the effective and responsible execution of mandates  

* To ensure compliance practices are observed, KYC processes completed, due diligence reports comprehensively analysed and key elements reflected in the credit applications and financial models.  To ensure also that the permanent supervision requirements are completed when due.

* To support the development of advisory and product offering in line with LBO's strategy and priorities 

* To the best of abilities, to take an innovative and creative approach to new product / service development with a view to identifying improved customer service and product portfolio. 

* To support the development of the LBO client base in line with GLFI's and SG Group's strategy and priorities

* To focus on developing an internal network across product disciplines with a view to deepening  relationship across business lines and joint product synergy release.  Developing client relationships at the appropriate level to ensure close client relationships throughout the hierarchy. 

* To support LBO in internal dialogues with colleagues to provide best-in-class advisory to the client base

* To focus on internal relationships with SYN / CORI / MARK / Compliance /  KYC / OPER / RISQ in order that the client receives a comprehensive service taking  into account the intellectual property held within adjacent business lines. 


* Technical:
* Understanding of capital markets and loan financing, the dynamics and the related instruments, including credit and rates derivatives to propose relevant financing solutions and advisory
* Capacity to generate pitch material that is clear, structured, compelling, and comprehensive in addressing clients' needs
* Responsibility – awareness and understanding of risks (conduct, reputational, financial, etc.) for CMK, GLFI, and SG Group, and act responsibly in line with SG Group Values, Code of Conduct, and other applicable rules & regulations 

* Client orientation – ability to contribute to the team's efforts to build and maintain trusted client relationships in a lead role
* Client orientation – consistency and rigour in following up on clients' needs
* Client orientation – demonstrate initiative and team collaboration to develop business adapted to clients' and markets' needs
* Innovation – ability to contribute to the team's efforts to the development of new client base, advisory, and products
* Team spirit – ability to work with people with diverse, international backgrounds
* Commitment – ability to prioritise tasks and manage competing deadlines, and to deliver on team's priorities

Communication skills – including language skills (as relevant)