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Analyst, Banking

Posting Date: 10-May-2022

Location: Istanbul, TR

Company: EBRD

Requisition ID 28309
Office Country Turkey
Office City Istanbul
Division Banking Countries of Operations  
Contract Type Regular 
Contract Length  

 

 

 

 

Purpose of Job

 

The Analyst contributes to all phases of the project cycle, especially concentrating on project implementation and the monitoring. The Analyst will take responsibility for those tasks assigned to him/her by the operation leader or more senior members of the project team, or more senior bankers, which may include undertaking comprehensive due diligence, including financial, market, integrity and EBRD policy compliance, as well as effective post-signing implementation and monitoring. The Analyst carries out these tasks as part of a project team under the guidance of an operation leader or under the supervision/guidance of more senior bankers or Associate Director, Corporates (Turkey) (“AD”) or Regional Portfolio Associate Directors (“PADs”).

 

The Analyst role may also include elements of business/pipeline development, client management and policy dialogue.

 

Accountabilities & Responsibilities

 

Portfolio Monitoring, Value Creation and Reporting

 

Under the POLs, or AD, or PADs, and in coordination with the terms of reference for the POL, the Analyst’s main tasks will include, inter alia:

 

  • Taking responsibility as a team member for the day-to-day implementation and monitoring of all projects to which the Analyst is assigned, including compliance with project agreements and Bank procedures related to disbursement; monitoring of progress of the project implementation and financial performance of the client; assessing evolving risk factors and monitoring and assessing covenant compliance;
  • Detecting and resolving early signs of distress through proactive client engagement, planning and executing client visits and reporting promptly on potential breaches or issues. The Analyst may participate in restructurings of portfolio transactions.
  • Preparing timely and comprehensive monitoring reports and include recommendations for corrective actions where required and ensure these proposed corrective actions and recommendations are brought to the attention of more senior team members; perform timely processing of waivers, amendments and consents and conduct self-evaluation of projects and provide feedback to origination teams.
  • Be alert about new financing opportunities with portfolio clients, and if and when such opportunities are detected, seek immediate guidance from the POL, AD and/or PAD, who will duly inform relevant Head of RO/Sector Director. On a case-by-case basis, participate on new operations with portfolio clients in cooperation with the sector teams;
  • Undertaking regular surveillance of local economic, political, regulatory and sector environments in the country and region that could affect credit standing of the clients as well as the Bank’s internal reporting.
  • Ensuring that all tasks within his/her are completed within the specified time frames to a high standard and in line with the policies, procedures and objectives of the Bank.
  • Ensure effective implementation and monitoring of TC assignments to ensure their compliance with donor reporting requirements, operational objectives and that all reports are of a high quality;

 

Whilst a more senior banker will be the POL of a project and will provide oversight and guidance; the responsibilities of the Analyst are designed to allow for the development of transaction expertise and expansion of responsibilities.

 

Qualifications & Skills / Experience & Knowledge

 

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Relevant degree or equivalent experience in the areas of expertise.
  • Professional qualification such as ACA, CFA, ACCA, or CIMA desirable.
  • Strong quantitative/numerical skills.
  • Thorough understanding of accounting concepts, including accruals vs cashflow accounting, the role of auditors and IFRS, and the ability to read and interpret company accounts.
  • Experience and competence in the design, building and use financial models as part of due diligence for loan investments.
  • Knowledge and experience in assessing company performance against key financial performance indicators.
  • Credit analysis skills, with the ability to interpret accounts, understanding local and international accounting principles and practice of credit analysis.
  • Computer literacy, conversant with Microsoft Office and spread sheet packages including financial analysis and modelling modules.
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member and to deadlines and under time pressure.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Turkish.

What is it like to work at the EBRD?

 

Our agile and innovative approach is what makes life at the EBRD a unique experience! You will be part of a pioneering and diverse international organisation, and use your talents to make a real difference to people's lives and help shape the future of the regions we invest in. 

 

The EBRD environment provides you with:

  • Varied, stimulating and engaging work that gives you an opportunity to interact with a wide range of experts in the financial, political, public and private sectors across the regions we invest in;
  • A working culture that embraces inclusion and celebrates diversity;
  • An environment that places sustainability, equality and digital  transformation at the heart of what we do.

 

Diversity is one of the Bank’s core values which are at the heart of everything it does.  A diverse workforce with the right knowledge and skills enables connection with our clients, brings pioneering ideas, energy and innovation. The EBRD staff is characterised by its rich diversity of nationalities, cultures and opinions and we aim to sustain and build on this strength. As such, the EBRD seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities and works in an inclusive environment. The EBRD encourages all qualified candidates who are nationals of the EBRD member countries to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities.  As an inclusive employer, we promote flexible working.


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