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Title:  Corporate & Investment Banking Associate, Chemicals




Requisition ID: 108499  


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Corporate & Investment Banking Associate 2021 – Chemicals (Houston or New York)

Scotiabank is one of the leading foreign banks serving large national and multinational corporations in the U.S. through its Global Banking and Markets, Global Transaction Banking and Wealth Management business lines. Through our Global Banking and Markets division, we provide corporate and investment Banking and capital markets products and services to corporate, institutional and government clients around the world.
Scotiabank is building on its existing presence in the chemical industry that includes companies producing petrochemicals, specialty chemicals, paints, adhesives, industrial gasses and agricultural chemicals.  Chemicals is part of the broader Energy Group that has a dedicated team of over 100 energy experts supporting our clients globally, through offices in Calgary, Houston, New Orleans and London. Our experienced professionals are involved in all facets of the energy sector, including E&P, midstream, refining, oilfield services, royalty trusts, as well as chemicals.


Is this role right for you? 
As an Associate, you will play an important role in contributing to the overall success of the Global Corporate & Investment Banking Chemical team. You will be a valued member of a cohesive team that executes / delivers on individual and team goals, plans, and initiatives in support of the overall team’s business strategies and objectives. Responsibilities and activities will include:
•    Executing a range of corporate finance related tasks including: financial analysis, building and analyzing advanced financial models (including standalone, DCF, and  LBO models) industry research, due diligence, etc.;
•    Creating marketing materials and presentations;
•    Maintaining / designing Excel spreadsheets and PowerPoint slides on the corporate finance, strategic investment and industry related trends for comparative analysis and presentation;
•    Interacting with other departments of the firm such as Debt Capital Markets, Equity Capital Markets, Derivatives, FX and Trade Finance to market the firm’s capabilities and deliver client solutions;
•    Supporting transaction structuring and execution efforts, with increasing levels of responsibility and accountability over time ;
•    Analyzing lending opportunities, preparing credit presentations and recommendations for internal approval; liaising directly with Global Risk Management;
•    Ensuring the adequacy, adherence to and effectiveness of day-to-day business controls to meet obligations with respect to operational risk, regulatory compliance risk, AML/ATF risk and conduct risk, including but not limited to responsibilities under the Operational Risk Management Framework, Regulatory Compliance Risk Management Framework, AML/ATF Global Handbook and the Guidelines for Business Conduct;
•    Be part of a high-performance environment that fosters an inclusive work environment; communicating vision/values/business strategy and managing succession and development planning for the team;


Do you have the skills you need to succeed? We'd love to work with you, if you have:
•    Undergraduate or Graduate Degree in Business, Science, Engineering, Economics or Mathematics discipline 
•    2-3 years as an investment or corporate banking analyst
•    Strong work ethic, attention to detail and positive ‘can-do’ attitude
•    Knowledge in the financial markets and business
•    Interpersonal skills and ability to work in a collaborative environment
•    Strong communication skills; ability to distill key messaging, themes, and concepts from large amounts of information for different levels of audiences across the organization
•    Ability to adapt to oncoming challenges presented by a constantly changing work environment
•    Prioritize amongst many competing deliverables at any given time
•    An aptitude to perform activities using influence through developing deep relationships with stakeholders across business and functional groups
•    A strong culture, risk, and controls mindset
•    Team player that is responsive, holds themselves to high standards, and is of the highest integrity
•    Self-motivated, eager to learn, takes initiative, and is able to operate with minimal supervision
•    Strong facility with numbers and computer skills with excellent knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint and Word
•    Analytical mind with the curiosity to dig deeper

While prior experience in the chemical industry is valued, it is not a prerequisite


Location(s):  United States : New York : New York City 

Scotiabank is a leading bank in the Americas. Guided by our purpose: "for every future", we help our customers, their families and their communities achieve success through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets.  

At Scotiabank, we value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. If you require technical assistance, please click here. Candidates must apply directly online to be considered for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Scotiabank; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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