Analyst, Corporate Financing Solutions East Africa
To support the origination, structuring and execution of CFS debt solutions by delivering outputs to the standard necessary to support the product solution.
Establish internal stakeholder relationships across Corporate and Investment Banking to support the transaction process
Develop a network of external stakeholders to build own knowledge, understanding and insights of trends and market developments
Stay abreast of developments and trends in the market, industry and client base by conducting research to support existing deals and new opportunities.
Work closely as part of the deal team to define and draft content for proposals, pitchbooks and other content and ensuring it is readily available and delivered in a timely and quality manner that can be used in client engagements.
Support the origination process by working closely with the deal team to prepare relevant content and attend client engagements where required
Risk, Regulatory, Prudential & Compliance
Complete pipeline information on Salesforce Dot Com (SFDC) timeously and accurately to maintain pipeline relevance.
Develop an understanding of pricing model, FTP, capital regulations and risk frameworks to support the deal process
Adhere to applicable internal and external policies, systems, processes and procedures to ensure compliance with all relevant Corporate and Investment Banking risk, regulatory and business control requirements.
Contribute towards realising the IB and Corporate and Investment Banking desired culture by modelling and displaying appropriate behaviours, collaborating across the business and promoting teamwork.
Provide support and guidance to new analyst, graduates and interns to enhance their understanding and application of processes and standards to enable improved performance.
Coordinate internal and external stakeholders, support the legal and distribution process and drive the CP and deal closing memo to ensure successful deal execution
Coordinate internal stakeholders and processes, conduct due diligence and prepare documents required to support the approval process
Prepare all relevant deal negotiation information to assist with deal negotiations and where required attend negotiations
Interpret and understand financial information and prepare financial models (e.g. Debt capacity models) to assess financial covenants and risk.
Post disbursement work closely with Coverage, Transaction Management Unit (TMU), Credit and other relevant business teams to track and monitor allocated deals to provide support in managing exposure while ensuring ongoing governance and business performance during the life cycle of the deal.
Collate information for the purpose of tracking performance metrics (e.g., price benchmarking, liquidity, market and client trends) to support the deal pipeline and grow the IB business.
Contribute and provide relevant information, data input, and financial reports to team members to support the monitoring and tracking of financial performance.
1-2 Years basic client facing experience with a foundational understanding of CIB’s Lending value proposition. Understanding and knowledge of local and global Lending products / solutions to effectively develop and present innovative client solutions, ’Building simple financial models, conducting research, and analysing large amounts of data and information to develop and present reports to key stakeholders
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About Standard Bank Group
Standard Bank Group is the largest African banking group by assets offering a full range of banking and related financial services. "Africa is our home, we drive her growth” Our vision is to be the leading financial services organisation in, for and across Africa, delivering exceptional client experiences and superior value. This sets the primary goals and standard of excellence we intend to achieve in the medium term. With a heritage of over 150 years, we have an on-the-ground presence in 20 countries in subâ€‘Saharan Africa; fit-for-purpose representation outside Africa; and a strategic partnership with the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC). In line with the realities of risk, regulation, technology and competition that characterise our operating context, we continue to invest significantly in our diversified operations; our people and culture; our systems and infrastructure; and our brand. In doing so, we understand that our commercial success and social relevance over the long term depends on placing our clients at the centre of everything we do, and ensures that the outcomes of our activities are a catalyst for growth on this continent we call home. The long-term foreign currency ratings for The Standard Bank of South Africa, the single largest operating entity within the Standard Bank Group, are: Fitch Ratings BBB- (negative), Moody’s Baa2 (negative) and Standard & Poor’s BBB- (negative). The group is listed on the JSE Limited, share code SBK, and the Namibian Stock Exchange, share code SNB. The largest bank in the world, ICBC, is a 20.1% shareholder in the group. Other than the 20.1% ICBC shareholding, 32.9% of Standard Bank’s shareholder base is foreign. We subscribe to the Code of Banking Practice, a set of principles governing banking in South Africa and ensuring the highest standards of professionalism, integrity and fairness.