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Capital Markets Analyst/Associate

Website Rabobank

Dutch multinational banking and financial services company

Our Organization:

Rabobank Wholesale Banking North America is a premier corporate and investment bank to the food, agribusiness, commodities and renewable energy industries, providing sector expertise, strategic advisory and tailored financial solutions to our clients. We thrive on building long-term relationships with clients and stakeholders in the fastest-growing food and agribusiness region of the world.


Job Overview/Purpose:

The Capital Markets professional will engage in supporting the origination, structuring, and execution of Debt Capital Markets activity, particularly loans, in the marketing regions for Rabobank’s North American wholesale offices, with a focus on clients in the Trade and Commodity Finance business, including soft commodities, energy and metals.


Responsibilities will include maintaining/updating comparable deals database; preparing marketing materials with systematically updated information and also thoughtfully tailored analysis, preparing offering memoranda for investors, internal underwriting and syndication memoranda; supporting team members in winning mandates, syndicating to investor clients and supporting closing process of debt transactions, and interfacing with middle office and financial control personnel. The role requires attention to detail to ensure accuracy of data. As an integral part of a growing team, the candidate will need to be a self-starter.


Context of Job:

In supporting the Capital Markets team, the candidate will enhance the Bank’s ability to more efficiently structure, pitch and win mandates for clients primarily in the Trade and Commodity Finance sector of soft commodities, energy and metals. It is important that the candidate have a strong analytical and writing skills and be team-oriented.


Job Requirements:

The candidate would ideally have at least two years of experience in either capital structuring, financial modelling or credit analysis, preferably with experience in Trade and Commodity Finance markets and deal structures.  In addition, ability to construct PowerPoint presentations is needed.  Strong organizational and communication skills and a proven ability to function well in a team environment are also extremely important.


Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

Draft pitch books, proposals, term sheets                                    35%

Create offering memos and lender presentations                          20%

Update and maintain comps and market info                               20%

Write and present underwriting and syndication memos               15%

Track and maintain periodic business performance reports            10%


Key Relationships:

Internal: Sector Bankers, Relationship Managers, Credit and Risk, Capital Markets and other internal advisory and product groups (e.g. Trade and Commodity Finance and M&A), RaboResearch, Senior Management

External: CFO’s, Treasurers, Bank and Institutional Investors, Attorneys, consultants and other service providers related to financing transactions


Job Skills and Knowledge:

Knowledge and experience in credit analysis.  Familiar with procedures and facts relevant to a loan syndication professional within Rabobank.  Will be required to complete NASD Series 79 and 63 licensing. Essential: Thorough understanding of all relevant banking regulations, Bank policies and limits, and Bank products.


Job Skills and Knowledge:

Plans and organizes own work, uses time effectively, sets appropriate priorities, and anticipates business needs. Essential: Reliably organizes work, works effectively and efficiently, prioritizes work and anticipates business need.  Proactive and assertive when dealing with business issues.  Juggles multiple responsibilities/projects simultaneously.


Job Skills and Knowledge:

Communicates all matters of importance to colleagues and clients.  Has skill in transmitting and receiving information orally and in writing with groups or individuals. Essential:

Influences the undertaking of business worthy deals by verbal and written means to internal counterparts, as well as clients.  Reports all relevant information to internal counterparts and clients.


Job Skills and Knowledge:

Effectively represents the Bank in developing and maintaining viable relationships with the desired customer base. Essential: Assists with client relationships and supports efforts to obtain the mandate to execute/structure financial transactions.  Ensures successful conclusion of transactions, including as necessary the negotiation and documentation.



Minimum BS/BA (preferably Business/Finance/Acctg major).
Completion of bank lending and/or credit training program is a plus.
Experience as credit analyst is a plus.
We Offer:

With healthcare and insurance costs on the rise, Rabobank employees enjoy a first-class benefits package, featuring a selection of medical coverage and investment options to meet your personal needs. Our benefits program includes:

Health care spending account
Dependent care spending account
Basic life insurance plus AD&D insurance
Optional life insurance
Short-term disability
Long-term disability
401(k) program
Health and wellness seminars
Tuition reimbursement
Salary Expectations

Target Hiring Range:
$95,000 – $185,000


This position is subject to the terms of Rabobank’s compensation plans and policies.  It is anticipated that the position will pay within the target hiring range.  The range is reflective of the desired primary physical work location and may be adjusted outside of the projected range based on geographical differentiation if the actual work location of the hired candidate differs from the desired primary location, or for other lawful reasons.  Further, the position includes all other benefits provided to Rabobank employees, including healthcare benefits, 401k matching, vacation, sick leave, parental leave, possible discretionary bonuses and all other benefits that are all governed by and subject to ERISA plan documents and eligibility.


Rabo provides equal opportunity in employment to all employees and applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity gender expression, marital status, genetic information, medical condition, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, military service or veteran status, victims of domestic violence, or any other basis protected by applicable law.  Rabo also prohibits harassment of any individuals on any of the bases listed above.


At Rabobank, we strive to grow a better world together.  In order to achieve that, we have to have the right people in the right jobs.  Are you ready to join our team?

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