Associates in Corporate Credit Structuring (“CCS”) work with Coverage Bankers to originate, structure, and negotiate facilities (including syndicated and bilateral loans, bridge, acquisition and structured financing across an IG, HY and Financial Sponsor client base as well as trade management solutions) for existing and prospective clients. An Associate is expected to manage and monitor a sector credit portfolio, providing strategic direction in framing client opportunities and structuring transactions with a balanced focus on risk-return parameters, lead initiatives to drive client responsiveness and productivity. Working closely with Coverage and other product and risk management partners around the globe, Banking Americas utilizes its expertise to deliver creative ideas and tailor-made solutions to clients.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
As part of credit application process, prepare:
Front Sheets, Collateral and Guarantee Registrations, Facility Rating Simulations
Coordinate/Manage all compliance requirements (Conflict of Interest, Reputational Risk, KYC, etc.)
Ensure all related internal policies and procedures are followed, including sector/industry risk limits
Work seamlessly with Credit Risk counterparts to coordinate completion of credit assessment, assisting with any required due diligence needed to finalize the credit opinion/approvals.
Assist in financing structuring, underwriting transaction evaluation, preparation, due diligence and execution. Review and/or prepare legal documents in conjunction with in-house or outside counsel.
Prepare, analyze and review transaction proposals, focusing on structure, terms and conditions and profitability
Engage with Customer, Agent Bank, Bank Participants, Legal, Compliance and Operations to ensure seamless deal execution for the Client.
Conduct in depth review of all legal documentation, in addition to commitment letters, NDAs, and LOIs, etc. (working with the Legal Department or Outside Counsel, as required)
Engage Portfolio Management Team to optimize portfolio via risk mitigation measures (CDS, loan sales, CRI), assess appetite/returns and to monitor the portfolio
Make recommendations on action/plan to Credit Risk (and senior management, when necessary) as it relates to credit issues/restructuring/exposure management.
As part of first line of defense, act as credit steward monitoring client performance trends / market movements in coordination with risk and make recommendations for action plans as it relates to client credit issues/restructuring/exposure management. Monitor market movements and news in coordination with Credit Risk – submitting Form 19, when applicable.
Manage credit issues with the clients – including assessment of requests/changes and restructuring balancing need to support client with protection of the Bank’s balance sheet.
Assist with regulatory related requests/meetings/presentations, as needed.
Assist with audit related requests/meetings/presentations, as needed.
The expected base salary ranges from $87K - $120k. Salary offers are based on a wide range of factors including relevant skills, training, experience, education, and, where applicable, certifications and licenses obtained. Market and organizational factors are also considered. In addition to salary and a generous employee benefits package, successful candidates are eligible to receive a discretionary bonus.
Mizuho has in place a remote working program, with varying opportunities for remote work depending on the nature of the role, needs of your department, as well as local laws and regulatory obligations.
Mizuho Americas is a leading financial institution comprising several legal entities, which together offer clients corporate and investment banking, financing, securities, treasury services, asset management, research and more. Mizuho’s operations in the Americas connect a broad client base of major corporations, financial institutions and public sector groups to local markets and a vast global network. Mizuho Americas is an integral part of the Japan-based Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: MFG), which is comprised of offices in nearly 40 countries, approximately 60,000 employees, and assets of more than USD 1.8 trillion. Learn more at mizuhoamericas.com.
Mizuho Bank Ltd. offers a competitive total rewards package.
We are an EEO/AA Employer - M/F/Disability/Veteran.
We participate in the E-Verify program.
We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
Child care subsidies
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