New York, New York

Position Overview

Job Title: Leverage and Structured Finance Credit Risk Officer

Corporate Title: Vice President

Location: New York, NY

Overview

As a leveraged finance credit officer in credit risk management you'll play an integral role in contributing to the success of Deutsche Bank's leveraged lending franchise. You will partner with front office colleagues to analyze leveraged transactions, manage a portfolio of leveraged counterparties, and participate in regulatory audits. You will also play a critical role in ensuring adherence to all credit policies, associated governance, internal data quality, and regulatory reporting.

What We Offer You:
  • We offer competitive health and wellness benefits, empowering you to value life in and out of the office
  • Retirement savings plans, parental leave, and other family-friendly programs
  • An environment that encourages networking and collaboration across functions and businesses
  • Active engagement with the local community through Deutsche Bank's specialized employee groups


Return to Office:

At this time, all individuals present in the location must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19
  • It is the Bank's expectation that employees hired into this role will work in the New York office in accordance with the Bank's hybrid working model
  • Deutsche Bank provides reasonable accommodations to candidates and employees with a substantiated need based on disability and/or religion


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Your Key Responsibilities:
  • Analyze leveraged finance transactions including leverage buy outs (LBOs), mergers and acquisitions (M&A) financing, best efforts, buy and holds, re-pricings, FX/IR/commodity derivatives, transaction banking, etc., and provide credit recommendations/present to CRM senior management and/or underwriters
  • Build relationships with front office colleagues communicating point of view and offering solutions
  • Assist in interactions with and associated on-going reporting requirements for internal/external auditors and regulatory authorities
  • Ensure credit approval documentation is consistent with leveraged lending policies and applicable regulations
  • Portfolio management (in conjunction with credit and front office colleagues): responsible for ongoing quarterly and annual portfolio monitoring for assigned counterparties as well as limit review including oversight of data integrity in credit systems
  • Management of and participation in diverse internal projects


Your Skills and Experience:
  • Extensive experience working with leveraged finance transactions in a credit risk or similar role at the vice president level or relevant equivalent
  • A strong credit or leveraged finance background with experience in corporate analysis and financial modelling skills to evaluate credit quality of non-investment grade borrowers
  • Demonstrated ability to make and defend credit decisions under scrutiny from senior risk and front office management and external regulators
  • Solid understanding of leveraged loan and high yield markets as well as related structures, documentation terms and related regulatory standards
  • Must be able to work under time pressure, independently drive the underwriting process and develop transaction approval recommendations


How You'll Lead:
  • Lead professional transactions and manage deal process within respective industry under the overall guidance of a sector head
  • Provide training and guidance to junior credit officers particularly with respect to transaction diligence, credit analysis as well as policy and regulatory adherence


Our values define the working environment we strive to create - diverse, supportive and welcoming of different views. We embrace a culture reflecting a variety of perspectives, insights and backgrounds to drive innovation. We build talented and diverse teams to drive business results and encourage our people to develop to their full potential. Talk to us about flexible work arrangements and other initiatives we offer.
We promote good working relationships and encourage high standards of conduct and work performance. We welcome applications from talented people from all cultures, countries, races, genders, sexual orientations, disabilities, beliefs and generations and are committed to providing a working environment free from harassment, discrimination and retaliation.

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New York, New York

Our vision

We aspire to be the leading client-centric global universal bank

We serve shareholders best by putting our clients first and by building a global network of balanced businesses underpinned by strong capital and liquidity.

We value our German roots and remain dedicated to our global presence.

We commit to a culture that aligns risks and rewards, attracts and develops talented individuals, fosters teamwork and partnership and is sensitive to the society in which we operate.

Our values and beliefs

Integrity

  • We live by the highest standards of integrity in everything we say and do
  • We will do what is right – not just what is allowed
  • We communicate openly; we invite, provide and respect challenging views

Sustainable Performance

  • We drive value for shareholders by putting long-term success over short-term gain
  • We encourage entrepreneurial spirit which responsibly balances risk and returns
  • We pursue lasting performance by developing, nurturing and investing in the best talent and by managing based on merit

Client Centricity

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  • We deliver true value by understanding and serving our clients’ needs best
  • We strive to pursue mutually beneficial client relationships in which the value created is shared fairly

Innovation

  • We foster innovation by valuing intellectual curiosity in our people
  • We enable our clients’ success by constantly seeking suitable solutions to their problems
  • We continuously improve our processes and platforms by embracing new and better ways of doing things

Discipline

  • We protect the firm’s resources by always thinking and acting like owners
  • We live by the rules and hold ourselves accountable to deliver on our promises – no excuses
  • We achieve operational excellence by striving to ‘get it right the first time’

Partnership

  • We build diverse teams to generate better ideas and reach more balanced decisions
  • We put the common goals of the firm before ‘silo’ loyalty by trusting, respecting and working with each other
  • We act as responsible partners with all our stakeholders and regulators, and in serving the wider interests of society

Our brand

Deutsche is clear: we are here to perform – in business and beyond. We do this with a unique mix of passion and precision. This measured approach gives us the confidence to enable agile minds to look beyond the obvious, gaining advantage for everyone we work with.