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Capital Markets Analyst

Website Rabobank

Dutch multinational banking and financial services company

Our Organization:

Rabobank Wholesale Banking North America is part of Rabobank, a global financial services leader providing wholesale, rural and retail banking services in more than 40 countries worldwide. Founded by Dutch farmers over a century ago, Rabobank remains true to our core mission: to create value for our customers, our employees, and the local communities where we do business. Rabobank today is one of the world’s largest banks with over $650 billion in assets. In North America, Rabobank is a premier financial institution providing services across the food and agriculture value chain. RDS’s support functions champion over 1,300 employees throughout Rabo AgriFinance and Rabobank North America Wholesale, companion Rabobank subsidiaries.


Job Overview/Purpose:

The Capital Markets professional will be expected to engage in supporting the origination, structuring, and execution of Debt Capital Markets activity, particularly senior secured leveraged loans in the marketing regions for Rabobank’s North American wholesale offices, including with clients in the Trade and Commodity Finance and Project Finance business.

Responsibilities include maintaining/updating comparable deals database; preparing pitch books, offering memoranda, internal underwriting and syndication memoranda; supporting team members in winning mandates, syndicating to investor clients and closing 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.


Job Requirements:

The candidate will ideally have some experience in either capital structuring, financial modelling or credit analysis.  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. M&A), RaboResearch, Senior Management

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


Essential Job Skills and Knowledge:

Prefer 1-2 years work experience in a financial services environment.
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. Thorough understanding of all relevant banking regulations, Bank policies and limits, and Bank products.
Minimum BS/BA with business (preferably Finance/Acctg) major.
Completion of bank lending and/or credit training program would be a plus.
Plans and organizes own work, uses time effectively, sets appropriate priorities, and anticipates business needs. 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.
Communicates all matters of importance to colleagues and clients.  Has skill in transmitting and receiving information orally and in writing with groups or individuals. 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.
Effectively represents the Bank in developing and maintaining viable relationships with the desired customer base. 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.
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
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.

Consistent with this policy, Rabo embraces diversity and welcomes employees and applicants of all backgrounds.  Our goal is to create an environment that is inclusive, drawing upon the strengths of the diversity of our workforce to exceed the expectations of our clients and customers.

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