New – Banking & Finance Associate, 1-5 PQE, Large International Firm, London or Remote
This large international firm are looking to recruit a bright and personable Banking & Finance associate to join their impressive London team. The option to work remotely is also available.
Purpose of role
To carry out a broad range of finance work as part of an ambitious, motivated and growing team. Acting for lenders and borrowers, you will work on a variety of lending transactions. We act for a wide range of funders including banks, insurers and debt funds. We also have a significant borrower side practice acting for specialist finds, private equity sponsors and large corporates. The practice areas covered by the team include real estate finance, corporate lending, acquisition finance, restructuring and global loans. Many of the transactions we work on are cross-border due to the nature of the firm and so you will have the opportunity to work with an unparalleled network of offices around the world.
We are focused on supporting and developing members of our team, providing them with the opportunity to stretch themselves whilst ensuring they have the necessary tools at hand in the form of precedents and know-how resources second to none. In addition, you will be encouraged and empowered to get involved in marketing and business development initiatives. To support you in this role, you will have the benefit of our award winning learning and development programmes.
We are looking for candidates from 1 to 5 years post qualifying experience in general banking to work. We are happy to consider candidates either for a London based role or a location agnostic role working with the London team.
Required experience, skills and attributes
Between 1 and 5 years’ post qualifying experience in general banking work
Enthusiastic about keeping up with the latest trends in the areas we cover
Proven ability to communicate well at all levels
Proven ability to organise and prioritise effectively
Proven ability to work as part of a team whilst also using initiative
Able to demonstrate flexibility and ability to adapt to change
Proven ability to build effective client relationships
Proven ability to solve problems and deal with client matters
Strong aspirations to succeed
Evidence to support keen interest in business development
Teamwork - Maintains productive and harmonious relationships within own team and across the firm to achieve objectives. Promotes team based working and shares knowledge
Communication - Communicates clearly, concisely and effectively, both verbally and in writing
Adaptability to change - Is receptive to changing requirements in the job and the firm. Adapts approach to meet new priorities and able to promote new ideas and improvements
Customer focus - Proactive in identifying and addressing the needs of clients and internal customers to ensure the delivery of valuable and efficient services
Problem Solving - Analyses problems and information, evaluates options and risks in order to identify the most appropriate solutions. Bases decisions on sound judgement and initiative
Achievement - Displays a high degree of commitment and purpose in pursuing objectives. Prioritises plans and organises workload. Focused and energetic in ensuring tasks are carried through to successful completion
Personal Effectiveness - Projects confidence, self-motivation and enthusiasm. Displays a positive attitude and demonstrates self-control when under pressure