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Analyst - AFS / Power, Infrastructure & Project Finance (“PIPF”)

Apply REF: GLO003055

About BNP Paribas:

BNP Paribas is a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. It has a presence in 72 countries, with more than 202,600 employees, of which almost 155,000 in Europe. The Group has key positions in its three main activities: Domestic Markets and International Financial Services (whose retail-banking networks and financial services are covered by Retail Banking & Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking, which serves two client franchises: corporate clients and institutional investors. The Group helps all its clients (individuals, community associations, entrepreneurs, SMEs, corporates and institutional clients) to realize their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance. 

In Europe, the Group has four domestic markets (Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg) and BNP Paribas Personal Finance is the European leader in consumer lending.

BNP Paribas is rolling out its integrated retail-banking model in Mediterranean countries, in Turkey, in Eastern Europe and a large network in the western part of the United States. In its Corporate& Institutional Banking and International Financial Services activities, BNP Paribas also enjoys top positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas as well as a solid and fast-growing business in Asia-Pacific.

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Business Overview:


As part of the Asset Finance & Securitization division, Power, Infrastructure & Project Finance (“PIPF”) provides innovative debt financing solutions to its clients in the power (including renewables), oil & gas midstream and infrastructure sectors. PIPF’s mission is to be a market leader in the Americas and a solution provider for value-added structured debt advice and transaction execution. PIPF focuses on various transaction types in those sectors, including green-field or brownfield developments, refinancing and acquisitions for single assets or portfolio of assets.


PIPF advises, arranges and/or structures loans, project bonds or multilateral financings that are suitable to client activities in sectors as diverse as renewable or thermal power; transmission lines; oil & gas midstream (including pipelines, petrochemical plants and refineries); and infrastructure projects, (including toll roads, mass transportation ports, airports, water-related infrastructure, etc). PIPF primarily benefits from longstanding involvement and experience in both advisory and arranging, enabling the team to structure complex limited-recourse or other financings through a combination of various funding outlets - such as debt capital markets, commercial banks, multilateral or development agencies, export credit, etc.


PIPF’s primary revenue sources are fees (advisory, structuring, underwriting and upfront) and margin revenues. The team also provides BNPP with cross-sell opportunities focused on Global Markets, M&A, Export Finance and Commodity Trading with whom it regularly executes joint assignments.


Responsibilities:

  • As an Analyst in PIPF Latin America, responsibilities include supporting:
  • Work on financial modeling including complex models, entirely building financial models and running multiple sensitivities
  • Execution & origination of project finance deals in Latin America in the Power, Infra & Energy space

  • Project and financing documentation & closing process, interfacing with counsels

  • Project due diligence liaising with consultants (legal, technical, environmental, insurance, tax, etc)

  • Structuring and Advice on best structures and products to achieve the clients’ goals

  • Use of the full resources of the Bank to bring to bear the best solutions and structures for the client

  • Structuring and closing of bank, project bond, private placement and Term Loan A or B project finance and related structured debt transactions primarily in the Power, Infra and Energy sectors

  • Execution of lead arranged (bond or bank) or advisory limited recourse or structured financings

  • Work with Coverage, Syndications, Global Markets (debt capital market & derivatives), M&A, etc.

  • Marketing to potential clients (pitches, proposals and presentations)

  • Execution and supervision of credit approvals and due diligence process

  • Ability to perform the above-mentioned tasks and deliverables in both English and Spanish



Minimum Required Qualifications

 

  • Undergraduate degree in related field of study

  • Minimum [1-3] years of project or structured finance experience at a major financial institution, corporation or rating agency including credit, modeling, due diligence and documentation.

  • Strong credit, financial analysis, quantitative, and modelling skills

  • Experience with full credit analysis and preparation of credit application for internal risk approvals

  • Sound understanding of financial statements & accounting and financial terminology

  • Experience handling complex project financing or corporate accounts

  • Ability to work well with multiple teams across product and geographical lines

  • Communication and presentation skills (verbal & written)

  • Attention to detail & organizational skills (including the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and deliver results under tight deadlines)

  • Strong ethics & integrity

  • Solution-driven, proactive and innovative. Eagerness to learn and take on more responsibilities

  • Fluency in both English and Spanish required

  • Cultural and business knowledge of the Latin America and the US        

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA
  • Energy and/or Infrastructure sector knowledge

  • Knowledge of project finance including understanding of key credit parameters & decision metrics

  • Formal credit training

  • Experience in internal processes and requirements of a leading international financial institutions

  • Knowledge of loan & capital markets and project finance credit & legal documentation

  • Knowledge of Portuguese


FINRA Registrations Required: 

  • Series 63 & 79 required

BNP Paribas is committed to providing a work environment that fosters diversity, inclusion, and equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, age, creed, sex, religion, national origin, disability (physical or mental), marital status, citizenship, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, or any other legally protected status. 

Primary Location: US-New YorkJob Type: Standard / PermanentJob: FINANCIAL AND TECHNICAL EXPERTISEEducation Level: Bachelor Degree or equivalent (>= 3 years)Experience Level: At least 1 yearSchedule: Full-time Behavioural competency: Ability to deliver / Results drivenTransversal competency: Analytical AbilityReference: GLO003055