Structured Finance Specialist

Madrid Permanente EUR60,000 - EUR70,000

Added 15/03/2021

  • Minimum of 5 years' work experience in Project Finance industry
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English

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Global infrastructure company.


You will be responsible to manage the entire process of financial structuring of an infrastructure project in an emerging market. This includes, but not limited to:

  • Thoroughly examine the issues and nuances of a transaction and assess how various factors could affect its bankability
  • Attend structuring calls and meetings with internal and external stakeholders
  • Interact frequently and cooperate with other internal departments within the Company such as Legal and Risk Management, Compliance, Sustainability, Engineering and Cost Estimation, Treasury and Operations
  • Drive the delivery of the strategic financial solution of the projects, including preparing pitch book presentations, financing plans, delivery methodology, cash flows, export content spreadsheets, marketing materials and credit applications to address financing requirements
  • Work on Excel modelling to calculate discounted cash flows, internal rate of return, projections and overall financing modelling when necessary
  • Negotiate term sheets and Letters of Interest with banks and financial institutions;
  • Liaise with outsourced financial advisors retained by the company as well as providing technical support and expertise to all projects managed when required
  • Prepare internal transaction greenlight memos for management decisions
  • Proactively highlight projects pitfalls and carry out project audits to ensure strategic projects stay on course
  • Monitor the evolution of the financial structuring with the involved financial institutions, targeting optimised timelines for financial close
  • Once the deal structuring is completed, provide support to the operations teams in implementing the project requirements agreed with the financial institutions
  • Manage and monitor the existing portfolio, which includes preparing periodic reports and reviews to financial institutions, disbursement requirements, among others
  • Support management in preparing corporate and business plans to key business decisions
  • Create and keep up to date project´s evolution reports
  • Support the Structured & Export Finance Division in defining material aspects, indicators, KPIs as well as company-wide reporting requirements
  • Identify areas for improvements and implement them in the day to day processes
  • Any additional duties and responsibilities that may reasonably be expected to be undertaken in accordance with the role

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Skills and qualifications for this job:

  • A Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Economics, Mathematics or closely related field;
  • Knowledge of Project Finance industry including ECA´s Buyer Credit Schemes
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint): outstanding excel and power point skills and be able to build financial models
  • Experience with financial modelling and a strong, fundamental grounding in Finance disciplines, including discounted cash flow analysis
  • Understanding of core financial documents (Income Statement, Cash Flow Statement and Balance Sheet)
  • Minimum of five (5) years' work experience in a related field preferable
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English. Advanced level of Spanish and/or Portuguese languages is desired (although not mandatory) and will be considered a plus
  • Problem-solving oriented, strong negotiation, communication and analytical skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and adept at interacting with individuals at all levels in the organisation, including senior management in the Parent Company in Spain and in all related projects
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting and therefore knowledge of the workings of the main segments of the export finance markets and the participants in major regions
  • Ability to meet, discuss and negotiate the financial structuring of projects with senior officials of banks, corporates and, in specific cases, governments
  • Efficient multi-tasking capacity and work well under pressure meeting deadlines
  • Availability to travel across Europe, Africa and Latin America

Qué ofrecemos

Opportunity to grow and work in a multinational with a mix of cultures and nationalities.

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