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Associate - Chicago Coverage

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About Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank (Crédit Agricole CIB)

Crédit Agricole CIB is the corporate and investment banking arm of Credit Agricole Group, the 12th largest banking group worldwide in terms of tier 1 capital (The Banker, July 2020). Nearly 8,400 employees across Europe, the Americas, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Africa support the Bank's clients, meeting their financial needs throughout the world. Crédit Agricole CIB offers its large corporate and institutional clients a range of products and services in capital markets activities, investment banking, structured finance, commercial banking and international trade. The Bank is a pioneer in the area of climate finance, and is currently a market leader in this segment with a complete offer for all its clients.

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Job description

Business type

Types of Jobs - Corporate & Investment Banking

Job title

Associate - Chicago Coverage

Contract type

Permanent Contract

Management position


Job summary

Key Responsibilities 

· Provide Origination/Client Coverage support to Senior and Junior Bankers.

· Develop an in-depth understanding of the Credit Agricole Group’s product offering and network as well as an understanding of how the Bank’s products and network apply to the Team’s clients and prospects.

· Prepare pitch books for client and internal presentations.

· Prepare briefing memos for client visits and for internal presentations/committees.

· Prepare financial models and pro forma capital structures for idea generation and client visits.

· Learn the fundamentals of financial and strategic analysis.

· Maintain global control over revenue budgets for each primary coverage client and support Senior Bankers in managing revenue budgets for all other Team clients.

· Develop an in-depth understanding of clients’ and prospects’ strategies and business models.

· Manage credit request and approval process for new transactions, amendments and annual reviews.

·Liaise with product groups and international counterparts to ensure approvals are received in a timely manner.

· Monitor and ensure compliance with all Know Your Customer requirements, internal monitoring requirements, portfolio reviews, etc.

·  Analyze risk/return metrics on all stand-alone transactions and client relationships.

· Cultivate and upgrade prospect list for future client development.

Position localisation

Geographical area

America, United States Of America



Candidate criteria

Minimal education level

Bachelor Degree / BSc Degree or equivalent

Academic qualification / Speciality

BA/BS degree

Some accounting/finance/economics coursework

Level of minimal experience

3-5 years


2 years of sector experience

Familiarity with banking and capital markets

Required skills

Strong interpersonal skills and ability to multi-task

Technical skills required

Strong computer skills including use of Excel, PowerPoint, Word
Developed oral and written presentation skills

Basic grasp of risk/return analysis concepts and tools

Financial modeling skills