Fifth Third Bank Analyst I, DCM Origination. in Chicago, Illinois
Fifth Third Bank is one of the top-performing banks in the country, with a heritage that spans more than 150 years. We've staked our claim on looking at things differently to making banking a Fifth Third Better. This applies to our relationships with customers and employees alike.
We employ about 18,000 people, and what we offer is:
# A chance for employees to build their future, with supportive career development and financial wellness programs.
# An environment where we win together. We celebrate achievement and work collaboratively. We're also a three-time Gallup Great Workplace honoree.
# An invitation to impact lives in a positive and lasting way. Everything we do is geared toward improving lives. That's fun and exciting.
It comes down to the fact that Fifth Third is a warm and caring place to with which to grow # as a customer or as a team member.
Fifth Third Bank's Wholesale division offers banking, cash management, and financial services to large and middle market businesses, government, and specialized industries. In addition to traditional lending and depository offerings, our commercial products and services include global cash management, foreign exchange and international trade finance, derivatives and capital markets services, asset-based lending, real estate finance, commercial leasing, and syndicated finance. We are a team of professionals focused on delivering innovative and client-specific solutions that leverage the Bank's expertise in treasury management, capital markets, and international products and services. Our sales process drives the delivery of financial solutions through a relationship team consisting of subject-matter experts who ensure all aspects of our client's needs are assessed and met.
Performs a wide range of complex financial analysis, financial modeling, and transaction due diligence in support of the underwriting, execution, and idea generation of capital markets financing solutions across the spectrum ofdebtproductalternativesincluding, but not limited to loan products (pro rata and institutional), investment grade and high yield bond products. Our qualified candidates will work in roles that include underwriting, execution and portfolio managementwhileworkingclosely withall capital market teams, industry verticals, middle market and large-corporate teams. Requires highly skilled analytical and communication skills, along with the ability to work well under pressure and with tight deadlines.Requirestheability tosynthesize large amounts of information to help senior members of the deal team develop innovative client solutions.
Responsible and accountable for risk by openly exchanging ideas and opinions, elevating concerns, and personally following policies and procedures as defined. Accountable for always doing the right thing for customers and colleagues,andensuresthatactions and behaviors drive a positive customer experience. While operating within the Bank's risk appetite, achieves results by consistently identifying, assessing, managing, monitoring, and reporting risks of all types.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
. Successfully complete training program and receive Series 79 and Series 63 Licenses within policy guidelines
. Develop the concepts of capital markets, corporate finance, and accounting/credit needed to support capital markets transactions
. Build detailed financial models to analyze performance and credit trends as well as structure financing for complex transactions including acquisitions and dividend recaps for public/private companies and financial sponsors
. Perform initial transaction due diligence, credit research, comparable debt and ratings analysis, assist in assessing strategic capital structure alternatives for existing and new clients
. Assist in preparation of high quality presentation materials for use in client meetings and internal deal approvals covering topics such as strategic alternatives, capital markets activity (M&A, dividend recaps, etc.) and general corporate finance
. Manage multiple, competing priorities while working on a number of high priority opportunities simultaneously with oversight from associates and other senior bankers
. Gain familiarity with legal documentation involved in underwriting leveraged and investment grade transactions (commitment letters, fee letters, credit agreements, intercreditor agreements, merger agreements, indentures, etc.)
. Develop good working relationships with peers and seniors in Capital Markets and other divisions of the bank. Additionally maintain close ties with credit partners to understand the bank's risk appetite and underwriting standards
. Prepare and distribute market commentary/economic updates and pricing information to external clients and internal departments
. Gain exposure to the full spectrum of capital market solutions and how they apply to specific client situations and changing market conditions
. Ability to excel in both team and self-directing settings
. Communicate effectively with deal team members on status and prioritization of projects
. Develop proficiency in Bloomberg, Capital IQ, S&P Leveraged Commentary, and Microsoft Office
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None
MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED:
. Bachelor's degree with strong financial or business background and minimum 3.5 GPA
. Undergraduate level financial and managerial accounting course work required
. Strong analytical skills and an interest in financial analysis, corporate finance, and financial markets
. Strong presentation and organization skills
. Series 79 and Series 63 license required (within 6 months of employment)
Fifth Third Bank is proud to have an engaged and inclusive culture and to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity in all employment decisions regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military status, veteran status or any other legally protected status.