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Deal Maker Leverage Finance

Employer
FirstRand
Location
Randburg Randburg West Johannesburg, South Africa
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Mar 14, 2024

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Job Role
Other
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description

To initiate and lead deal origination and structuring, implementation and client engagement in allocated sector or product to enable improved profitability, market share and competitive positioning

Hello Future Deal Maker: Leveraged Finance

Welcome to FNB, the home of the #changeables. We design for the shapeshifters and deliver products and services that make us incredibly proud of people that make it happen.

As part of our team in FNB Commercial Structured Finance Solutions you will be surrounded by unique talents, diverse minds, and an adaptable environment that lives up to the promise of staying curious. Now's the time to imagine your potential in a team where experts come together and ignite effective change.

Are you someone who can:

Collaborate closely with relevant coverage teams and FNB product houses to identify funding opportunities?
Understand and stay close to the needs, demands, perceptions and lending behaviours of a client portfolio to ensure successful deal origination?
Understand key competitors, global trends, sector dynamics and key macro environmental forces to analyse and identify Bank-wide opportunities and challenges? This includes participation and involvement with industry/regulatory forums (where relevant)
Understand the critical micro-environmental impacts and relationships i.e., client performance trends, financial data, debt profile, gearing, projected cash flows, operations to identify and persuade stakeholders to adopt differentiated funding solutions e.g., acquisition and empowerment financing?
Analyse financial statements in depth and calculate debt carrying capacity and optimal funding structures?
Understand the Bank's credit policies and lending criteria and be confident to present to a national credit committee and to debate sustainable levels of debt and debt carrying capacity for prospective clients with the committee?
Formulate solutioning approaches where considerations will include client requirements, regulations, internal risk frameworks, pricing, term and funding mechanisms?
Have strategic discussions about business and industry at group CFO and CEO level?

You will be an ideal candidate if you:

Have a minimum of a relevant BCom Degree in Law, Accounting, Commerce, Finance or related (Qualified CA preferred)
Have a minimum of 5 years leveraged finance and dealmaking experience, with an existing network in the private equity industry
Can interpret financial statements and financial ratios
Can build complex financial forecast models in Excel

You will have access to:

An innovative work environment
Opportunities for personal and professional growth
Collaborative teams

We can be a match if you are:

Outgoing
Confident
Attentive to detail
A strong communicator and negotiator

Apply now if you are interested in taking the next step. We look forward to engaging with you!

All appointments will be made in line with FirstRand Group's Employment Equity plan. The bank supports the recruitment and advancement of individuals with disabilities. In order for us to fulfill this purpose, candidates can disclose their disability information on a voluntary basis. The Bank will keep this information confidential unless we are required by law to disclose this information to other parties.

Job Details

Application Closing Date

20/02/24

All appointments will be made in line with FirstRand Group's Employment Equity plan. The Bank supports the recruitment and advancement of individuals with disabilities. In order for us to fulfill this purpose, candidates can disclose their disability information on a voluntary basis. The Bank will keep this information confidential unless we are required by law to disclose this information to other parties.

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