The Associate will work closely with the CEEMEA franchise group to contribute to managing client relationships and executing transactions by:
Working on relationships within various institutions, assisting Senior Bankers in business origination across Citi's product set
Maintaining the strength of the client franchise by assisting on the maintenance of diverse and important relationships
Developing an understanding of the dynamics of the business and the major clients with the aim of identifying appropriate marketing opportunities
The role of the CEEEMEA Associate is to provide financial advisory services on a wide range of strategic transactions and capital-raising projects and debt financing projects, for corporate clients, financial institutions and governments worldwide. CEEMEA bankers work closely with other business units to ensure client access to the full range of products and expertise within the organisation
CEEMEA bankers are the Relationship Manager Financiers who build and grow our long-term relationship with clients in the region. They orchestrate the delivery of Citi's vast global product platform and develop integrated financing strategies, by acting as a primary point of contact through which our clients utilize our extensive capabilities around the world.
The CEEMEA Associate will support the team in:
Maintaining regular and frequent dialogue with product partners
Assisting in managing the Investment Banking relationship infrastructure, including approvals and documentation
Producing and updating client plans in conjunction with product partners and bankers
Monitoring calling plans to ensure business development is pursued across the client base and that deals are replicated
Executing M and A, Capital raising or debt financing mandates on behalf of the client
Investment Banking experience
Specific experience executing Mergers and Acquisitions, Acquisition and Corporate Financing transactions including High Yield debt, Leveraged Loans, Equity, Convertible Bonds, Investment Grade Debt and Investment Grade Loans in both Public and Private markets
Educational or work experience related to financial services organisations
Knowledge of accounting and finance concepts
Ability to conduct comparative and pro-forma financial analysis
Experience of analysing financial data and financial modelling
Knowledge or experience in CEEMEA coverage or region would be advantageous
Strong academic background
Degree in related discipline would be advantageous
Planning and Organisation
Influencing and Persuasiveness
Candidates applying for this role must be aware that it is a Certified Role, subject to the Certification Regime.
The Certification Regime is one element of the Individual Accountability Regime which has come into effect on 7 March 2016.
Under the Certification Regime, certain Citi entities must ensure that employees working in certain roles categorised as specified significant harm functions (Certified Roles) are assessed as fit and proper to carry out their role.
Under the guidance provided by the FCA and PRA, firms should have regard to the following when assessing fitness and propriety:
Honesty, integrity and reputation
Competence and capability
In order to comply with the requirements of the Certification Regime, certain Citi entities must take reasonable care to ensure that an employee does not perform a Certified Role without first being certified as Fit and Proper. For this reason, you will be assessed for this role against the Fit and Proper requirements, as described above.
This assessment will be carried out through extensive interviews, self-disclosures, permitted criminal record checks, reference checks, credit checks and other background checks. If hired for this role, you will also be required to complete an annual declaration regarding your Fitness and Propriety.
By submitting your application, you acknowledge that you have read the information above and that you are applying for a Certified Role. You also agree to Citi carrying out any additional screening required, including permitted criminal record checks, reference checks, credit checks and any other background checks.
Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience.
Valuing Diversity: Demonstrates an appreciation of a diverse workforce. Appreciates differences in style or perspective and uses differences to add values to decisions or actions and organisational success.
Citi is an Equal Opportunities Employer
Closing Date: March 12, 2019
Internal Number: 5501317
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