Loans Agency Assistant Manager - AVP Loans Agency Assistant Manager - AVP …

in London, United Kingdom
Temporary, Full time
Last application, 09 Jan 22
in London, United Kingdom
Temporary, Full time
Last application, 09 Jan 22
Posted by:
Kim Carmona • Recruiter
Posted by:
Kim Carmona

Loans Agency AVP 

Main duties

  • To undertake assigned day-to-day tasks & responsibilities including acting as primary contact for and perform agent functions on a portfolio of syndicated loan transactions
  • Support Team Leader to execute their roles & responsibilities
  • Assist in development of team & group members as required

Daily Responsibilities and Duties 

  • To be a primary contact and undertake agency roles & responsibilities in accordance with the finance documents and internal procedures & controls on a portfolio of deals covering a range of sectors
  • Arrange and attend calls, meetings and site visits as required
  • Provide absence cover for colleagues or assistance during busy periods as and when required
  • On-board new lender records using the Banks systems and participate in ongoing KYC reviews and static data maintenance as required
  • Ensure procedures and controls are observed at all times escalating issues in a timely manner
  • Attend and contribute constructively to team and group meetings
  • Escalate any issues or concerns in a timely manner
  • Assist team development by providing training & support when required
  • Help maintain good levels of morale within own team and wider group by being supportive, approachable and respectful at all times
  • Maintain good relationships both internally and externally ensuring the highest levels of professionalism and service at all times
  • Review new agency documents from an agent's perspective and provide relevant feedback to the originating department or external legal counsel
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of initiatives and projects
  • Participate in system testing as required

Skills, Experience & Qualifications Required

  • Good understanding of general banking operations/practices including loan administration, payments, treasury funding, static data control, document management and safe keeping
  • 5 + years experienced in the loan admin field to include Agency, syndicated and bilateral loans within an international bank and UK regulatory environment 
  • Understanding of legal and compliance matters relating to agent functions
  • Understanding of primary syndication and secondary trading processes
  • Basic understanding of accounting practices including provision of tax in relation to advisor and lender payments  
  • Understanding of finance documents including facility agreements, security trust & intercreditor agreements, common term agreements & account bank agreements
  • Basic understanding of general market and best practices relating to loans
  • Good communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Organised and accurate with the ability to work under pressure to tight timelines

Please note this is a temporary role for immediate hire; however this will be extended past the initial term and likely to roll on in keeping with business requirements. You should be available on no more than 6 weeks notice maximum from offer to start.

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