Corporate Banking Officer
To £55,000 + Bonus + Benefits including 15% non-contributory pension
Central London (hybrid working model)
Growing London operation of international banking group with global assets $50billion. The business comprises private banking, commercial and wholesale banking together with retail activities. They have a truly international culture and very cosmopolitan as well as collegiate culture.
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
Minimum 3-4 years middle office or operational experience within corporate banking with a London-based bank.
Ideally good university degree (minimum UK 2:2 or equivalent).
Good working knowledge of banking and securities market products.
Good awareness of market developments (including financial markets, industry sectors, macro political and economic issues).
High level of accuracy and attention to detail.
A self-starter and keen team player with the ability to learn quickly.
Ability to interact successfully with other departments.
Accuracy and high level of numeracy in relation to financial analysis. Highly skilled at spreadsheets; ideally with some financial modelling experience.
Quality and customer focused.
The role is to support the Head of Corporate Banking and the Head of Financial Institutions and Trade Finance to develop and manage on a day-to-day basis both existing customers and a certain number of new customers to meet assigned financial and non-financial targets, in compliance with the bank' s policies and procedures, regulations and prevailing best practices. Activities will largely be of a "middle office" nature.
Deal with and resolve customer problems and requirements, in coordination with appropriate in house and external support functions, to ensure timely, friendly and accurate delivery of the bank's products and services.
Support the Head of Corporate Banking and the Head of Financial Institutions and Trade Finance in documenting loan, bond and guarantee facilities for clients. mely, accurate and rigorous written analysis of Corporate, Financial Institutions and Trade Finance applications in support of new transactions and annual reviews. Answering questions from London Credit Risk and International Credit.
Manage the administrative aspects, documentation and regulatory/accounting issues pertaining to the sourcing, execution and ongoing monitoring of relationships and transactions, including managing the related requirements of the credit approval process, account opening and KYC.
Completing regular and one off internal and external reports.
To prepare internal reports required by the bank and International Credit.
To do KYC and AML on new account openings.
To interact with Credit, Loans Administration, Trade Services and Retail Operations on operation of accounts.
To open new customer accounts and manage correct logging of accounts on the bank's systems.
To handle all senior management, credit and operational queries about accounts.
To handle administration relating to payments (including customer call backs) and related interaction with Retail Operations.
To do regular filing of papers onto Corporate Banking's files and make sure that the filing is current and up to date.
Managing the archiving of Corporate Banking files.
As a client facing department, Corporate Banking contains the first line of defence to prevent the bank being used to facilitate money laundering, terrorist financing and sanctions breaking (collectively known as "Financial Crime").