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Associate, Corporate Banking - Specialised Finance, London

Job ID 109906 Aug. 13, 2021 London, United Kingdom

Join the Global Community of Scotiabankers to help customers become financially better off.

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Scotiabank is Canada’s international bank and a leading financial services provider in North America, Latin America, the Caribbean and Central America, and parts of Asia. We are dedicated to helping our 21 million customers become better off through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management, corporate and investment banking.

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Contributes to the overall success of the Specialized Finance team in Europeensuring specific individual goals, plans, initiatives are executed / delivered in support of the team’s business strategies and objectives.Ensures all activities conducted are in compliance with governing regulations, internal policies and procedures.


Champions a customer focused culture to deepen client relationships and leverage broader Bank relationships, systems and knowledge.

Responsible for completion of high-quality credit presentations, starting to identify lending and cross-sell opportunities, and understanding loan structures and documentation

Demonstrates solid knowledge of products with a credit risk component through effective analysis and beginning to identify opportunities

Assists in management of portfolio of accounts including completion of annual credit reviews, monitoring of loan compliance and industry/client trends, all with a consistently high level of attention to detail

Develops relationships with colleagues in GRM and other product areas; partners well with these areas when working on a transaction

Coordinate with various product groups within Corporate & Investment Banking, GBP and Capital Markets product partners, as well as throughout various geographies, given the global nature of our clients

Works closely with Investment Banking and other sector teams within Corporate Banking to support debt advisory by providing structuring of complex/bespoke capital structure / financing solutions, and supporting the teams in developing a pipeline driven by Sponsor clients

Demonstrates ability to effectively manage multiple transactions and priorities at any given time, proactively managing workflow and delivering high quality work from each coverage / deal team

Ability to effectively run with a transaction from writing the credit presentation, interactions with GRM and with GWO to manage funding, with minimal direction required

Understands our Bank strategy by following investor relations quarterly reporting, CEO updates and other enterprise communications; applies context to work output

Proactively takes accountability for own development through deliberate steps to improve technical and leadership skills and strategically seeking out diverse experiences

With overview from the D/MD, assists in managing a portfolio of clients in Specialized Finance

Participates in marketing efforts with D/MDs including delivery of marketing pitches

Assist the Execution team on an ad-hoc basis when they request additional execution resources

Understand how the Bank’s risk appetite and risk culture should be considered in day-to-day activities and decisions.

Actively pursues effective and efficient operations of his/her respective areas in accordance with Scotiabank’s Values, its Code of Conduct and the Global Sales Principles, while ensuring the adequacy, adherence to and effectiveness of day-to-day business controls to meet obligations with respect to operational, compliance, AML/ATF/sanctions and conduct risk.

Champions a high-performance environment and contributes to an inclusive work environment


Client Coverage & Execution

Knowledge of all lending products and credit processes to facilitate prompt execution of transactions

Knowledge of non-lending products (i.e. IB, DCM, DPG, FX, GTB, Commodities, Other)

Working knowledge of legal documentation requirements, industry trends, and credit presentations

Maintains a professional approach in any client interaction

Demonstrates solid financial accounting knowledge

Ensures credit presentations follow Bank standards, are accurate, concise and complete as well as the adjudication process is effectively managed

Provides concise rationale supporting actions and recommendations

Conducts thorough due diligence

Connection to Revenue

Strong time management skills and driven to achieve timeline and goals

Process transactions in a timely manner with limited to no oversight required

Strong analytical skills, and aids in driving holistic client coverage and total revenue growth


Flexible to demands of work and viewed as a valuable team resource

Promotes cooperation, teamwork, and professional internal and external relationships

Demonstrates a strong personal commitment to individual development

Follows internal compliance


Self-motivated, results focused, team player with strong learning ability

University Degree, CFA or CA designation encouraged but not required

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Previous corporate banking or credit analysis experience

Previous experience with leverage finance and infrastructure deals

Strong accounting knowledge and financial modelling skills

Advanced Microsoft Suite skills (i.e. Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Scotiabank is committed to providing an inclusive and accessible candidate experience. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. If you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. We will work with you to meet your needs.

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