Analyst/Associate, APAC Project Finance

February 6, 2024

Analyst/Associate, APAC Project Finance

ReferenceINV000762

  • Standard / Permanent
  • SG-06-Singapore
  • SALES DEVELOPMENT
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Position Purpose: 

Analyst role within the Project Finance-LSF department, to support the origination and execution of project finance opportunities. 

LSF originates loans from plain vanilla to complex/ structured transactions (including project finance loans, syndicated corporate loans, corporate acquisition loans, leveraged loans, bridge loans, share financings). Within LSF, the Project Finance team originates, executes and manages cashflow based financings (with or without recourse) and financial advisory mandates across power and renewables, Oil & gas, 
infrastructure and other sectors in Asia-Pacific (excluding Australia). 

Responsibilities
Direct Responsibilities

  • Origination: Support LSF senior originators (VPs, Directors and Managing Directors) in the origination of loans across Asia-Pacific, including idea generation, prospect identification, initial debt sizing (incl. financial modelling) and pitch book preparation, in coordination with various internal teams
  • Execution of financing and advisory mandates: 
    – Draft initial screening memos, credit applications and other internal papers on the transactions, running of pricing models under the supervision of senior team members
    – Undertake detailed financial modelling and assist in preparation of information memorandum and bankability studies for advisory and arranging transactions
    – Support in loan structuring, term sheet drafting/ negotiations and financing documentation reviews/negotiations.
    – Responsible for and coordinate all closing and funding related tasks and liaise with other internal teams e.g. KYC on boarding and Coverage/RM’s on completing the internal administrative process for credit application/approval and procedures for funding
  • Monitoring: Lead and support transaction monitoring including preparing annual reviews and process waiver requests working with the senior members of the team
  • Ensure compliance with Bank’s policies/procedures and regulatory requirements, in particular with regard to the KYC responsibilities and duties, as per relevant policies and procedures
  • Assist the team in preparation of annual budgets and periodic reporting 
  • Other tasks as required or defined from time to time. 

Contributing responsibilities:

  • Liaison with clients/ external parties and other CMG teams /Corporate Coverage as and when required
  • Support on cross selling other banking services to client
  • Contribute to maintain up to date and accurate data bases, systems, portfolio, pipeline, meeting and other reports as well as financial/income forecasts, budget preparation, etc
  • Contribute directly/indirectly to the achievement of PF and LSF’s yearly budget
  • Contribute to strict compliance of LSF will all compliance, conduct and other policies
  • Support other teams within LSF, on a selective basis (as determined by the manager) incl. Energy and Natural Resources, Loan Capital Markets and other industries (incl. TMT).

Technical & Behavioral Competencies

  • Strong presentation and communication skills
  • Strong proficiency in financial modeling incl. knowledge of accounting
  • Strong work ethic with good team / interpersonal skills
  • Analytical approach to problem solving
  • Strong commitment, ability to work flexible hours and travel
  • Attention to detail with ability to take responsibility for certain aspects of the transaction including monitoring of allocated portfolio as required by the team

Specific Qualifications (if required)

  • 3-5 years of experience in project finance/ corporate finance, preferably with exposure to transactions in the Power, Renewable, Oil and Gas and Infrastructure sectors;
  • University educated with strong academic background
  • Strong financial modeling and analytical skills

About BNP PARIBAS

As the leading European Union bank, and one of the world’s largest financial institutions with an uninterrupted presence in the region since 1860, BNP Paribas offers a wide range of financial services for corporate, institutional and private investors spanning corporate and institutional banking, wealth management, asset management and insurance. 

We passionately embrace diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace where all employees are valued and encourage applicants of all backgrounds, including diversity of origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion applicants who may be living with a disability. We have a number of internal employee networks in place to empower our staff to act and challenge the status quo.

BNP Paribas PRIDE is highly active in favour of the LGBTQIA+ community
BNP Paribas MixCity which fosters better representation of women at all levels of the organization
Ability, the mutual aid network for employees with a disability or a disabling or chronic illness
BNP Paribas CulturAll which celebrates diverse backgrounds

BNP is committed to financing a carbon-neutral economy by 2050. The Group is a founding member of the Net-Zero Banking Alliance and has set up its own Low Carbon Transition Group to support its clients through their energy transitions.

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More information 
BNP Paribas – Diversity & Inclusion Journey 
BNP Paribas – The Bank Of Green Changes 

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