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Business Officer (Banking)

  • Up to £45k (depending on experience)
  • Permanent
  • Central London
  • Ref: 19372

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Your New Job Title: Business Officer (Banking)
Your New Salary: Up to £45k (depending on experience); candidate with less experience could be considered as more junior position, offering up to £30k depending on experience
Job status: Permanent
Location: Central London


Our client is looking for a Business Officer for Business Development Department (Syndication & Corporate Lending), with salary up to £45k depending on experience.
Also, candidate with less experience could be considered as Lending Associate / Assistant Business Officer, offering up to £30k, depending on experience.

What You'll be Doing Each Day:

·To perform analysis on target companies relating to business and financials
·To assist Business Manager to develop new business opportunities and contacts;
·To monitor and control designated account portfolio for managing the overall credit risks and any irregular performance in accordance with Credit Manual.
·To perform due diligence including KYC and AML on corporate customers in accordance with the Compliance Policy and AML Manual;
·To liaise with customers and counterparties with a view to gathering customer and market information to fulfil ‘Know Your Customer’ (KYC) requirements & Account Opening requirements and solicit business opportunities for the Bank.
·To submit customer’s credit facility proposal in a timely manner and coordinate the facility drawdown process with all concerned parties.
·To interact with internal and external parties including treasury, lawyers, valuers, syndication arrangers, and agents.
·To prepare status reports and credit reviews periodically; and
·To promote and enhance the Bank’s reputation.
·To monitor and control designated account’s irregular performance in accordance to the bank’s guideline.
·To perform analysis on target companies relating to business, industry, strategy and financials.
·To prepare financial model including developing and assessing financial projections.
·To submit credit facility proposals and related reports in a timely manner and coordinate loan documentation and facility drawdown with all concerned parties.
·To write credit proposal/reviews and reports for risk assessment/control.
·To keep abreast of the latest banking regulations, the Bank’s lending policies, internal rating models and other market developments.
·To monitor designated accounts’ performance and any irregularity in accordance to the Bank’s guidelines.
·To provide administrative supports (e.g. KYC, account opening, ALM compliance check) and cover to the Business Manager or other senior staff if necessary

The Skills You'll Need to Succeed:

·Proficient in spoken and written English; Mandarin / Cantonese as an advantage .
·University graduate in Economics, Business, Finance or related disciplines.
·Bank credit and marketing experience in a financial services organisation.
·Ability to analyse data, information and write credit proposals.
·Proficient in MS Office (i.e. Excel, Word and PowerPoint) and Bloomberg.
·Proficient in Moody’s Analytics an advantage.
·Knowledge in relation to general banking law and regulation, deposit, loan and other financial products an advantage.
·Familiar with loan syndication and UK property markets an advantage.
·Candidate with less experience could be considered as Lending Associate / Assistant Business Officer, depending on experience.

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