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Associate/Senior Associate

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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 Crédit Agricole Group, the 10th largest banking group worldwide in terms of balance sheet size (The Banker, July 2022).
8,600 employees in more than 30 countries across Europe, the Americas, Asia-Pacific, the Middle-East and North 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 market 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/Senior Associate

Contract type

Permanent Contract

Job summary

EIG LatAm is the regional platform for the Energy & Infrastructure Group (within SFI) in Latin America. As such, the team covers all sectors for EIG, notably: Power, Infrastructure, Mining and Oil & Gas (RBL, midstream and downstream). The Team acts in several roles within these sectors, including project finance arranging, advisory and from time to time undertakes some coverage responsibilities. Key markets for the team are Mexico, Colombia, Peru, Chile and Brazil. The team is responsible for originating and executing transactions within this platform, as well as monitoring our portfolio of assets and managing exposures. Work is generally conducted in deal teams and the deal teams change with each transaction, enabling team members to learn from one another and gain experience from a variety of sectors and geographies, as well as from the more senior members of the team. We also work closely with other areas of the bank such as DOD, CIB, GIB, Securitisation and GMD with the goal of serving our customers with the best solutions and maximising cross-sales within the bank.

Main Responsibilities:

·Direct involvement in the structuring, distribution and monitoring of project finance transactions in Latin America (including advisory mandates occasionally): portfolio analysis, annual reviews and waivers, review and creation of financial models, preparation of pitch books, review of due diligence in coordination with lawyers, independent engineers, insurance advisor, accounting and tax advisors, including ensuring consistency with financial model, assistance in negotiation of term sheets / transaction documents.  
·Produce annual reviews for loan monitoring assignments within the existing project finance portfolio. Process waiver requests on existing transactions.
·Process credit applications for approval of transactions including preparation of a summary of transaction, description of main participants and detailed risk analysis, as well as financial modeling and forecasting project outcomes.  
·Communication with clients, on aspects of the transaction that the Associate / Senior Associate is responsible for (e.g. timetables, financial model etc.).
·Participation in marketing efforts and sector research and other commercial or administrative duties.
·Responsibility for certain segments of a transaction as delegated by the deal team leader. Usually most focus in financial modelling.
·Demonstrated team player. Each task requires a strong interaction with the other members of the group; work will generally be within transaction teams.
·Conversational level in Spanish is a requirement. Portuguese is a plus. Knowledge of Latin America is a definite advantage.
·Strong analytical skills and experience in structured credits
·Ability to work under time pressure/multi-task

-Knowledge of Credit Agricole systems such as KIWIS, PHIDIAS, SMAC, Fides, etc. is preferable

Position location

Geographical area

America, United States Of America



Candidate criteria

Minimal education level

Bachelor Degree / BSc Degree or equivalent

Academic qualification / Speciality


-Bachelor's degree



-MBA or Masters


Base Salary Range $ 130,000- $175,000


Associate: 2-3+ years

Senior Associate: 5+ years

Required skills


  • Financial modelling
  • Analytical skills
  • Financial Modelling
  • Team player
  • Initiative
  • Fluent in English and Intermediate to Proficient in Spanish
  • Microsoft office products 
  • Available for travelling when required



  • French and Portuguese
  • Project Finance knowledge
  • Structured credit knowledge
  • Ability to work directly with clients, particularly (under supervision) in advisory assignments