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Posting Date:  14-Oct-2021
Location: 

Raffles Place, Singapore, SG

Company:  United Overseas Bank Limited

About UOB

United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) is a leading bank in Asia with a global network of more than 500 branches and offices in 19 countries and territories in Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. In Asia, we operate through our head office in Singapore and banking subsidiaries in China, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, as well as branches and offices.

Our history spans more than 80 years. Over this time, we have been guided by our values — Honorable, Enterprising, United and Committed. This means we always strive to do what is right, build for the future, work as one team and pursue long-term success. It is how we work, consistently, be it towards the company, our colleagues or our customers.

About the Department

The Wholesale Bank function operates a dynamic business model that provides financial services and solutions to help our clients achieve their strategic business objectives. Our mission is to become the premier-provider of banking services and solutions for Asia-based commercial banking companies (small medium enterprises), large corporations, financial institutions as well as multinational corporations. Our coverage teams work in full alignment with specialised teams across Transaction Banking, Investment Banking, Global Markets and Group Retail to deliver seamless solutions to our clients.

Job Responsibilities

  • Act as deal team leader in all phases of transaction origination and execution, from research, idea generation, pitch book preparation, analysis and modelling, transaction structuring through to execution, documentation and deal closing
  • Origination: Ability to identify, structure and lead deal origination/pitches, demonstrating knowledge and understanding of multiple IB products to win client mandates
  • Execution: Experience in execution of complex structured credit, leveraged finance and/or acquisition finance is critical
  • Manage and interface with senior clients externally, by collaborating with UOB colleagues and other senior internal stakeholders
  • Conduct / manage juniors in valuation analysis, trading comparable and precedent transaction analysis
  • Conduct / manage juniors in credit analysis and process for credit approvals
  • Lead and coordinate due diligence workstreams with independent third parties
  • Build detailed financial models for valuation and benchmark purposes as well as financial performance measurement

Job Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree from a recognized university
  • Prior experience (9-13 years) in investment banking (debt / leveraged finance / structured credit background is particularly valued)
  • Experience in and familiarity with structured credit / leveraged finance / acquisition finance, across credit structuring origination work, termsheet negotiation, internal credit approvals process, and negotiate and close leveraged finance loan documentation
  • Ability to think outside of the box so as to originate and pitch multiple IB products (across loans, bonds, equity, advisory, etc.) in addition to structured credit execution, will be highly valued
  • Possesses high level of drive, initiative and deal follow-through, with ability to originate and lead deal execution, as well as to spot opportunities in IB deals origination
  • Possess strong valuation/credit analysis skills and proficient in financial modeling
  • Advanced proficiency with Bloomberg and Microsoft Office, particularly in Powerpoint and Excel
  • Ability to multitask and thrive under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Meticulous, strong team player with an inquisitive mind, excellent people skills, driven, independent, reliable and highly adaptable to changes
  • Possess strong communication skills in written and spoken English and an Asian language (eg.Mandarin, Bahasa) for handling Asian markets

Be a part of UOB Family

UOB is an equal opportunity employer. UOB does not discriminate on the basis of a candidate's age, race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or other non-merit factors. All employment decisions at UOB are based on business needs, job requirements and qualifications. If you require any assistance or accommodations to be made for the recruitment process, please inform us when you submit your online application.

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