6 months ago
Analyst, Banking & Corporate Finance Multinationals Team
Analyst, Banking & Corporate Finance Multinationals Team
The role sits within the Banking & Corporate Finance Coverage team within Santander Corporate & Investment Banking (SCIB) in the UK.
The Banking & Corporate Finance team’s main objective is to manage and support the bank’s SCIB client base in connection with all Santander banking products.
The Banking and Corporate Finance Multinationals Team is a high performing, integrated team where you will gain experience by performing a wide range of tasks, and gain to different client sectors and countries; giving you continuous learning and development opportunities.
As an Analyst of the Banking & Corporate Finance Multinationals Team, you will be responsible for supporting the Associates, VPs and MDs in the team in preparing Business Plans, helping and coordinating CMS in carrying out KYC processes, preparing credit committee papers, arranging meetings with clients, preparing client materials & business opportunities analysis, as well as internal analyses of clients and income earned against budget. You will also help the Multinationals Team with internal tasks as and when requested.
• MI & reporting
• Pipeline management
• PIB / client pack creation
• Client meetings
• General applications for facilities – e.g. credit papers, CTF papers etc.
• Other general responsibilities
The role will include producing client facing documents and pitch books, it may also involve working on deals, in conjunction with senior stakeholders within Banking & Corporate Finance, across the full suite of SCIB products. The role may also necessitate face to face interaction with clients.
Also may be involved in deal tree situations.
The role requires me to hold Certification for Santander London Branch (SLB) as you will be completing regulated activity which requires certification under the Senior Managers & Certification Regime. The activity is documented within either the referral agreement or MSLA and booking model policy, agreed between Santander UK and SLB. In carrying out activities you will operate within regulatory guidelines, including in relation to banking reform legislation and adhere to both Santander UK and SLB policies as appropriate.
• Responsible for contributing to overall client satisfaction and revenue targets by supporting the Multinational Team, the Head of B&CF UK and Global Head of Multinationals as required.
• Analysts in the Multinational Team will be expected to help generate business ideas to drive revenue and growth.
• Analysts in the Multinational Team will play a pivotal role in supporting the execution of client assignments, ensuring deliverables are made with high quality standards and strong attention to detail.
• Budget preparation for the Multinational Team (as part of BAU assignments), working with Product Groups and Countries, and on-going Pipeline updates
• Credit Lines: preparation of business plans in conjunction with credit proposals
• Prepare Banking & Corporate Finance / CIB internal management information reporting
• Marketing and overall activity co-ordination for all Multinational clients, including developing a thorough understanding of clients and their individual needs.
• Monitor CeR / REC consumption of clients in portfolio
• Monitor any other risks and report through the appropriate channels with particular focus on operational and conduct risk
• Guide CMS and involve them early to ensure completion of all KYC forms (including CIF, EMIR, MiFID,etc) is done on a timely manner. Help CMS in obtaining relevant documentation when such information is not publicly available prior to transaction execution.
• For clients with a KYC, support CMS and other Onboarding teams in KYC refresh as required.
Summary of Key Responsibilities
Takes personal responsibility to Identify, Assess, Manage and Report risks. Priorities activities to mitigate risk as appropriate and takes accountability to resolve issues. Ensures awareness of and adherence to the internal policies of the bank and legislative/regulatory guidelines of relevant external authorities. Regularly reviews and challenges procedures or risk management practice and initiates actions to resolve issues.
The role has no direct reports, however, the successful candidate may be required to work with, support and train any interns and newly appointed junior members of Multinational Team.
Santander is focused on helping people and businesses prosper, therefore keeping our customers at the heart of everything we do is strategic to Santander.
Understand our customers’ needs and consistently strive to provide the highest standards of service, deliver on promises and exceed customer expectations.
Takes initiative to add longer term value for the customer. Ensures internal / external customers feel valued.
Summary of Key Competencies
Works to create a compelling vision that is shared both internally throughout the Group and externally
Develops and communicates Santander values through their activities and every day behaviour
Acts as a reference point and role model for Group values within the organisation and externally with customers and the market
Supports the decisions that benefit the entire organisation even where these are unpopular or in conflict with the best short term interests of their own work setting.
Innovation & Results
Anticipates and creates new perspectives and ideas that resolve problems and take advantage of opportunities in the mid term
Applies learning around methods and concepts regarding markets, products or services
Thinks big in establishing stretching and ambitious goals around performance excellence
Commits significant resources, effort and time to activities that increase goals.
Sets high expectations and generates enthusiasm and commitment to team goals and activities
Enhances team cohesion and confidence in respect of the team goals and activities
Promotes corporate initiatives and practices that develop and retain talent and that cover key positions within the Group
Promotes the exchange and development of knowledge and experience within the Group; encouraging others to act as a coach, mentor, trainer or project tutor.
Demonstrates awareness and understanding of the wider business, economic and market environment in which the firm operates
Anticipates future market trends and uses to inform strategy.
Identifies, assesses, manages and reports risks within own business area and across Santander
Demonstrates an awareness and understanding of the main risks facing business area and their role in managing them
Carries out appropriate contingency planning and balances risk impact with delivery of business as usual
Promotes and embeds risk awareness within area of responsibility and wider organisation
Specific Risk and Control Function Roles (Roles in Line 2)
Regarded as expert and source of risk management excellence within their area of responsibility
Shapes risk frameworks and/ policies using external knowledge and benchmarking.
Qualifications/Accreditations/Professional Membership & Level
Strong analytical, numerical, modelling skills are essential and required.
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills with specific ability to communicate concepts and ideas concisely and defend their validity.
Ability to comfortably interact with people in a professional and mature manner.
High levels of attention to detail, diligence and conscientiousness, ensuring quality of client deliverables.
Self-motivated, tenacious and able to work with high degree of independence.
Excellent technology skills with superior Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills, and ability to quickly learn new software applications.
Creativity, problem solving skills, flexibility in approach and the ability to work with members of multiple product groups at the same time. Ability to analyse complex client financial objectives.
Broad experience of the main product areas of SCIB, namely; Corporate Finance, GTB, FS&A, RSG and DCM is preferred.
Strong organizational skills are required
Ability to comfortably interact and present to internal meetings including committees in a professional and mature manner.
Fluency in English is essential. Spanish / Portuguese / Others is a plus.
Ability to develop logical and well-reasoned argument to influence and motivate others.
A Degree (or equivalent), preferably in a numerical discipline such as economics or finance, is preferred but we will consider talented individuals with relevant experience or skills for roles.