Associate Director, Shipping FInance

Standard Chartered Bank
Singapore, Singapore
18 Sep 2022
18 Oct 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Role Responsibilities
  • Support the team in maximizing customer profitability from CCIB relationship by providing innovative and value-added ship financing analysis while at the same time reducing the risk to the bank.
  • Supporting deal team leads in end-to-end origination (new and existing clients) to execution including pitching, due diligence (analysis on transaction background, structure and creditworthiness of relevant counterparties), financial modelling, preparation and presentation of information memoranda, business credit applications, supporting documentation and execution of transactions to reach financial close.
  • Transactions could include advisory and industry analytics where work scope would extend to industry research, analysis of company financials, preparation of pitchbooks and coordinating investor feedback, managing third party consultants, etc.
  • Assist in the generation of ideas to addressing internal or client challenges.
  • Support the strategic development of the business which includes management and execution of ad-hoc projects. This could include the development of sustainable shipping finance and supporting analytics on risk framework.
  • Maintain industry and transaction stakeholders network as well as close partnerships with internal stakeholders such as Credit, Legal, Compliance, other business teams (coverage, financial markets, debt capital markets) to assist deal team leads to enhance cross sell.

Our Ideal Candidate
  • 5 Years of experience in executing shipping transactions
  • Experience in Credit Analysis and Financial Modelling
  • University graduate with excellent command of written and spoken English, any other language widely spoken in ASEAN / South Asia or an additional language ability.
  • Strong analytical problem solving and communications skill.
  • Experience working on ship / asset financing transactions and strong credit analysis.
  • Financial analysis and modelling aptitude.
  • Ability to handle tight deadlines and work under pressure.
  • Ability to work effectively at all levels of the organization.
  • Imaginative and creative mindset, but also an analytical and practical attitude.
  • Comfortable to work in a relatively unstructured, project-based, multi-product and multi-cultural environment.
Role Specific Technical Competencies
  • Financial Modelling
  • Credit Analysis
  • Financing Execution (e.g. documentation, etc)
  • Industry (Shipping and Offshore Energy)

About Standard Chartered
We're an international bank, nimble enough to act, big enough for impact. For more than 160 years, we've worked to make a positive difference for our clients, communities, and each other. We question the status quo, love a challenge and enjoy finding new opportunities to grow and do better than before. If you're looking for a career with purpose and you want to work for a bank making a difference, we want to hear from you. You can count on us to celebrate your unique talents. And we can't wait to see the talents you can bring us.

Our purpose, to drive commerce and prosperity through our unique diversity , together with our brand promise, to be here for good are achieved by how we each live our valued behaviours . When you work with us, you'll see how we value difference and advocate inclusion. Together we:
  • Do the right thing and are assertive, challenge one another, and live with integrity, while putting the client at the heart of what we do
  • Never settle, continuously striving to improve and innovate, keeping things simple and learning from doing well, and not so well
  • Be better together, we can be ourselves, be inclusive, see more good in others, and work collectively to build for the long term
In line with our Fair Pay Charter, we offer a competitive salary and benefits to support your mental, physical, financial and social wellbeing.
  • Core bank funding for retirement savings, medical and life insurance, with flexible and voluntary benefits available in some locations
  • Time-off including annual, parental/maternity (20 weeks), sabbatical (12 weeks maximum) and volunteering leave (3 days), along with with minimum global standards for annual and public holiday, which is combined to 30 days minimum
  • Flexible working options based around home and office locations, with flexible working patterns
  • Proactive wellbeing support through Unmind, a market-leading digital wellbeing platform, development courses for resilience and other human skills, global Employee Assistance Programme, sick leave, mental health first-aiders and all sorts of self-help toolkits
  • A continuous learning culture to support your growth, with opportunities to reskill and upskill and access to physical, virtual and digital learning
  • Being part of an inclusive and values driven organisation, one that embraces and celebrates our unique diversity, across our teams, business functions and geographies - everyone feels respected and can realise their full potential.
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