Crédit Agricole CIB

Investment banking

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Agency and middle office analyst

07 September England - Greater London, Londres Volunteering

Crédit Agricole CIB is the Corporate and Investment Banking arm of the Crédit Agricole Group, the world's n°13 bank measured by Tier One Capital (The Banker, July 2017)



Crédit Agricole CIB offers its clients a large range of products and services in capital markets, investment banking, structured finance and corporate banking.

The Corporate and Investment Bank is structured around six major divisions:

* Client Coverage & International Network,
* International Trade & Transaction Banking,
* Global Investment Banking,
* Structured Finance,
* Fixed Income Markets,
* Debt Optimisation and Distribution.

The Bank provides support to clients in large international markets through its network with a presence in major countries in Europe, America, Asia Pacific and the Middle East.

Your key missions will be providing the middle office support requirement for the business conducted by the Project Finance Department or other SFI Front Office Department, for both Agency and non-Agency related transactions.

Key Responsibilities:
- Review and comment on 'draft' documentation for new transactions to check for operational fit with the agency & middle office requirements, highlighting any areas for further discussion with and/or review by the Front Office as necessary ;
- Liaise with Data Management Unit on the opening of accounts ;
- Ensure the necessary approvals are in place ;
- Check (CA-CIB as agent) or obtain confirmation (CA-CIB as participant) that Conditions Precedents have been met and advise Credit Risk and Loans Administration and confirm guarantee documentation is in line with the facility documentation, under the supervision of a senior analyst ;
- Confirm/agree treatment of fees (up front vs. spread) with Finance and advise Loans Admin ;
- Obtain all original documentation, create the files for the deals and ensure that copies of all the appropriate documentation is provided to Risk and the Loans Admin ;
- Liaise with the Risk and Loans Admin for all deals ;
- Manage relations with the borrower and the bank pool ;
- Monitor the syndication process for updating Smac as and when needed and be aware of potential overholds ;
- Monitor and report outstanding covenants (with a specific focus on financial covenants), monitor the upkeep of securities and the sign-off of technical and financial milestones ;
- Manage cash flows for the portfolio including managing drawdown's and repayments, liaising with Loans Administration ;
- Give the Front Office, representing CA-CIB as a participant, the necessary information for the FO to take all necessary actions (including receiving appropriate authorisations) to reply in due time to the agent (CA-CIB or other bank) ;
- Book and maintain trades in SMAC, based on AMO standards.

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