Fifth Third Bank Principal, Investment Banking in CLEVELAND, Ohio

JOB DESCRIPTION:

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.

GENERAL FUNCTION: Provide leadership in the pitching and execution of M&A and Strategic Advisory engagements while providing support to IB's Sr. Managing Director in the day to day management of the team's Associates and Analyststoensurethatjuniorresources are allocated appropriately across the groups projects and that the high-priority projects are getting the appropriate attention. The Principal, Investment Banking, will play a leadership role in the evolution anddevelopmentofthegroupsmodeling and analytical capabilities with limited supervision will be responsible for ensuring that the team is creating and delivering high-quality analysis and materials. For IB M&A and Strategic Advisoryengagements,thePrincipal,InvestmentBanking, will be the point person in the creation of high-impact pitch materials and will run the execution process including the creation of financial models, writing of the CIM and other materials, and the regularcontact withourclient andthe listof qualified buyers.

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, and ensures thatactions 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:

. Understand and evaluate complex financial models.

. Perform complex financial analysis.

. Create high-impact presentation materials using PowerPoint, Excel, Word, and other relevant software programs.

. Work well as part of a team in a high stress environment.

. Develop good working relationships with peers and seniors in Capital Markets and the rest of the organization.

. Manage priorities while working on a number of high-priority opportunities simultaneously.

. A strong background in credit and corporate finance and the ability to apply that knowledge to IB projects.

. Serve as support to the Managing Directors and be capable of making internal and external IB presentations to support the efforts of the Managing Directors on the team.

. Interact independently with all important constituencies in the course of the execution of an M&A or Strategic Advisory assignment

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Direct day to day supervision of the IB Associates and Analysts. Responsible for providing employees timely, candid and constructive performance feedback; developing employees to theirfullestpotentialandprovidingchallenging opportunities that enhance employee career growth; identifying and developing appropriate talent pool to ensure adequate bench strength and succession planning; recognizing and rewarding employees foraccomplishments.

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED:

. 7 - 10 years of experience in Banking, Investment Banking, or Capital Markets.Strong corporate finance and credit skills.

. Proven track record of success in working as a part of a team to originate, and close complex financial transactions.

. Proven ability to pitch, win and execute M&A engagements.

. Excellent presentation skills, both oral and written.

. Strong relationship building skills.

. The ability to interact effectively with senior executives inside and outside our organization.

. Expertise in one or more industries.

. BA/BS in Finance/Accounting/Economics (MBA strongly preferred)

. Series 79 license required.

. Series 63 license required.

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.