Analyst, Infrastructure Financing, Structured Finance & Special Situations

Company/ Firm Name

Nomura

Location

London, UK

Published Date

2 November 2022

About the job:

Department: Global Markets


Company overview


Nomura is an Asia-based financial services group with an integrated global network spanning over 30 countries. By connecting markets East & West, Nomura services the needs of individuals, institutions, corporates and governments through its three business divisions: Retail, Asset Management, and Wholesale (Global Markets and Investment Banking). Founded in 1925, the firm is built on a tradition of disciplined entrepreneurship, serving clients with creative solutions and considered thought leadership. For further information about Nomura, visit www.nomura.com



Department overview:


The Structured Finance and Special Situations desk is active in the structured illiquid credit space, providing flexible capital solutions to support a variety of situations, including infrastructure financing, portfolio financing, and credit-linked notes. The team acts as principal and distributes risk on an ad-hoc basis. The team is involved across the origination, screening, diligence, structuring, execution, syndication and monitoring phases of the transaction lifecycle. The desk seeks to hire a Senior Analyst to continue capitalising on the team’s strong momentum in EMEA and to support its growth across its client franchise. This role will mainly cover infrastructure financing, with significant focus on sustainable infrastructure, in line with Nomura’s strong commitment to ESG and sustainability.


Key objectives critical to success:



The successful candidate will:


  • contribute to develop financial models, prepare credit memos and prepare internal presentations.

  • have exposure to all the activities required to execute financing transactions – due diligence, credit analysis, term sheet and legal documentation negotiation, risk/return assessment, preparation of distribution material, booking of the transactions, and management of the existing positions in the desk’s portfolio.

  • manage relationships with colleagues within the Infrastructure Financing team and other internal and external stakeholders.

  • develop structuring, trading and risk management capabilities.

  • contribute to grow further the bank’s infrastructure financing platform.



Skills, experience, qualifications and knowledge required:


  • At least 2 years of professional experience working for banks, advisory firms or Big4, in any of their financing, corporate finance, transaction services or investment banking teams. Experience in infrastructure investment or financing is a plus

  • Strong financial modelling, valuation, credit analysis and presentation skills

  • Strong communication skills and ability to multitask

  • Strong numerical and problem solving skills

  • Good understanding of risk

  • Ability to manage own time and responsibilities

  • Proactive in investigating and resolving issues

  • Proactive in looking for ways to improve processes and controls



Nomura competencies


Trusted Partner


  • Acquire professional behaviours and foundational skills

  • Communicate to others with respect

  • Acquire basic knowledge and skills necessary for the role

  • Continue to engage in self-improvement activities as a financial service professional



Entrepreneurial leadership


  • Perform all tasks proactively with a sense of ownership



Teamwork

Collaboration


  • Acquire professional behaviours and communication skills

  • Seek advice from senior colleagues and act accordingly



Influence


  • Understand the role, responsibilities and business strategy and act accordingly



Integrity


  • Understand the significance and importance of corporate philosophy, professional ethics, compliance risk management and code of conduct.



Right to Work


The UK Government have taken steps to reduce net migration to the UK by limiting the number of overseas workers coming to the UK for employment. Please note that whilst we are able to consider applications from overseas workers from outside the UK (who require a Tier 2 Skilled Worker visa) we can only employ them if we can provide evidence that this is a genuine vacancy for a qualified role



Diversity & Inclusion


Nomura is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and are committed to ensuring we best reflect the diversity of the communities we serve creating an inclusive environment for all our employees. We welcome all applications and do not discriminate on the basis of age, disability, gender identity and gender expression, pregnancy and maternity, marriage and civil partnership, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

If you require any assistance or reasonable adjustments due to a disability or long-term health condition, please do not hesitate to contact us.



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