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What You’ll Be Doing
CIBC Innovation Banking provides strategic advice and funding to North American innovation clients at each stage of their business cycle, from start up to IPO and beyond.
As an Associate, Underwriting you will be involved with all aspects of underwriting, managing and reporting on client accounts. Your role will include, regular monitoring of a portfolio of Innovation Banking loan accounts to ensure compliance with all agreed terms, analyzing due diligence results to validate lending eligibility, preparing credit applications and other credit correspondence, analyzing borrowers’ financial condition and account status, actively assisting with the negotiating of legal documentation. You will also maintain ongoing relationships with an assigned portfolio of accounts. You will work closely with the sales team to develop your skills for a career path in business development.
How You’ll Succeed
Client First – Proactively assess your clients’ needs and propose solutions to deliver to meet those needs. Provide continued partnership and support to your clients through understanding there goals and objectives. Appropriately address borrowers’ requests in a timely manner and ensure that any related credit applications are completed accurately and in a timely manner.
Credit Management – Assist the relationship manager to prepare strong financing proposals (structuring terms and conditions including security, covenants and pricing) that properly reflect and compensate CIBC for assessed risk. Prepare draft recommendations on credit submissions and investment proposals to present to senior management and take point on answering any questions or addressing comments. Lead comprehensive due diligence on all transactions, including negotiating credit legal documentation and preparing credit memoranda and other credit correspondence in a well thought out, thorough and efficient manner. Work with the Business Development team throughout the underwriting process for new transactions, complete credit correspondence, review documentation, set up reporting, etc.
Portfolio Management – Manage a portfolio of loan accounts while ensuring reporting requirements are met, financial covenant tests are completed, and comprehensive credit reviews are prepared and submitted to the risk group. Approve loan advances based on appropriate review and compliance of documents submitted by borrowers.
Management Reporting – Provide management with information on accounts, proactively report on problems or issues, complete reviews and present analysis on borrowers’ financial condition.
Who You Are
You demonstrate experience in commercial lending or adjudication and, strong knowledge of marketplace and loan structuring. This is experience may have been gained through working in technology lending, venture capital, commercial banking.
You give meaning to financial data. You enjoy investigating complex problems, and making sense of information. You have a good understanding of corporate finance and ability to evaluate and understand complex capital structures.
Education You've Completed. You have a Bachelors or equivalent degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Technology or related field. You have an advanced business degree or professional designation (MBA/CFA/CA/CGA/CMA) or equivalent work experience.
Values matter to you. You bring your real self to work and you live our values – trust, teamwork and accountability.
What CIBC Offers
At CIBC, our people are our greatest asset. You’ll become part of a diverse community that acknowledges everyone’s unique talents, and empowers teams to do what’s right for the client, and to do it well. As part of our team, you will:
Thrive: Benefit from an open and approachable culture that provides the flexibility and support you need to integrate your life at work and at home
Connect : Work in a place where the right technology and infrastructure fosters innovation, collaboration and creativity
Develop: Grow your skills and career through our best-in-class onboarding experience, ongoing learning opportunities, individual development planning, and comprehensive product training
Prosper: Share in our collective success with a competitive salary, incentive pay, banking benefits, health benefits program, and employee share purchase plan
What You Need to Know
CIBC is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all team members and clients feel like they belong. We seek applicants with a wide range of abilities and we provide an accessible candidate experience. If you need accommodation during the application or interview process, please contact Mailbox.email@example.com
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