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RBS is looking for an Assistant Director, Structured Finance in Aberdeen, UK

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Post time10:33 19-11-2014

High quality individual sought to provide proactive support to deliver the highest quality transaction execution in support of Commercial & Private Banking’s financial sponsor and complex corporate and commercial deal activity. A technical role demanding strong credit and financial analysis skills, growing debt structuring skills, together with the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.  


Job Description


  • To assist in the relationship management of private equity houses and key financial introducers locally in order to maximise deal origination
  • Working alongside a deal leader, deliver transactions through the Bank’s credit process, including the production of sighting/credit papers and high quality financial analysis and cash flow modelling
  • Contribute to the effective project management of deal processes, interfacing effectively with internal and external stakeholders

    Technical Requirements


  • Demonstrate a sound understanding of credit risk and debt structuring and an ability to identify appropriate transaction structures on a deal-by-deal basis
  • Commission, scope and critically review all types of transaction due diligence, evidencing an ability to interact effectively with due diligence providers to ensure that reports are fit for purpose
  • Demonstrate a detailed understanding of RAROE, RWA & IoRWA
  • Prepare a range of credit materials for internal approval processes that consistently present a balanced risk assessment of deal opportunities together with a compelling case to support proposed transactions
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of financial statements, an ability to analyse often complex financial information, and strong financial modelling skills

    People Management


  • Gain the respect of fellow team members through the consistent application of strong deal execution skills and the confidence and capability to interact effectively both internally and externally with key stakeholders

    Financial Management


  • Contribute to the achievement of Structured Finance Scotland financial targets through high quality deal execution
  • Contribute to the maintenance of the quality and performance of the asset portfolios through high quality deal execution in line with asset class strategies
  • Identify all product partner cross-sell opportunities early in deal processes and engage with product specialists effectively in order to deliver attractive funding solutions to customers while achieving optimum capital efficiency/returns for the Bank



  • Contribute to the achievement of Structured Finance Scotland financial targets through high quality deal execution, and by identifying all product partner cross-sell opportunities early in deal processes and engaging effectively with product specialists
  • Provide an outstanding customer experience during the deal process through prompt and effective responses to customers, deal intermediaries and financial sponsors
  • Prepare high quality credit materials that present a balanced assessment of transaction opportunities
  • Deliver high quality financial analysis and cash flow modelling
  • Manage transaction processes effectively, both with internal and external stakeholders, and work effectively as part of a team



  • Good/excellent knowledge of credit processes and policy and strong credit experience
  • Good/excellent knowledge and application of financial modelling techniques, financial analysis skills and debt structuring principles. Ideally possessing an accountancy qualification
  • Good interpersonal, negotiation and networking skills
  • Proven ability to work as a member of a team
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