MUFG Associate, Financial Modelling, Project Finance in London, United Kingdom
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MUFG offers comprehensive advisory and debt arrangement for the non-recourse and limited recourse financing of long-term, capital intensive projects. Our specialist teams focus on a range of sectors, including power & renewables, infrastructure, natural resources, and housing finance.
We have been providing project finance solutions for over 20 years. During this time, we have been consistently ranked at the top of Project Finance League tables globally over the last 10 years.
Our Structured Project Finance team consists of more than 320 individuals worldwide and uses MUFG's financial strength and global reach to implement innovative, bespoke and effective finance arrangements for our clients.
NUMBER OF DIRECT REPORTS
MAIN PURPOSE OF THE ROLE
Providing modelling support to enable the development, execution and management of the project finance across all sectors within ESFO.
Design and build intermediate/complex models in respect of project/structured finance transactions.
Respond to day-to-day queries raised by client/other banks in respect of the financial model and attend client meetings.
Review models prepared by clients and other financial institutions, applying appropriate stress tests in conjunction with the originating deal team.
Develop and train juniors within the team.
Work with colleagues in the Credit function to co-ordinate the production of cash flow analysis papers to inform investment decisions.
Liaise with clients at a counterpart level to relay specific information and respond to routine queries ensuring a high level of customer service.
Build relationships throughout MUFG to establish a peer network, gather relevant information and help to ensure effective inter-departmental collaboration.
Produce RORA calculations and swap line calculations at various stages of the transaction cycle.
Develop a practical understanding of all core systems and procedures within ESFO and how they link into standard systems in order to respond to enquiries.
2-5 years of project finance model building experience.
Previous experience of financial modelling in a big four firm, sponsor, bank or similar financial institution.
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Functional / Technical Competencies:
Strong financial modelling experience and excel skills
Able to build Project Finance models from scratch
Good experience of managing project finance model build and launch process and expeience of managing the various stakeholders with respect to the model
Good grasp of financial accounting combined with a level of business awareness and a strong understanding of the kind of factors that can drive the financial performance of a project financing.
Sound IT knowledge and skills.
Good communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to build credible relationships at all levels.
Accurate with excellent attention to detail
Ability to work on own and prioritise without direction
- Language skills. German/French/Spanish/Italian/Arabic desirable (but not required)
Education / Qualifications:
Degree level educated or equivalent
Accountancy Qualifications desirable
Finance Qualifications desirable
Engineering Qualifications desirable
Excellent communication skills
Results driven, with a strong sense of accountability
A proactive, motivated approach.
The ability to operate with urgency and prioritise work accordingly
Strong decision making skills, the ability to demonstrate sound judgement
A structured and logical approach to work
Strong problem solving skills
A creative and innovative approach to work
Excellent interpersonal skills
The ability to manage large workloads and tight deadlines
Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
A calm approach, with the ability to perform well in a pressurised environment
Strong numerical skills
Excellent Microsoft Excel skills
We are open to considering flexible working requests in line with organisational requirements.
MUFG is committed to embracing diversity and building an inclusive culture where all employees are valued, respected and their opinions count. We support the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion in recruitment and employment, and oppose all forms of discrimination on the grounds of age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy and maternity, race, gender reassignment, religion or belief and marriage or civil partnership.
We make our recruitment decisions in a non-discriminatory manner in accordance with our commitment to identifying the right skills for the right role and our obligations under the law.
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