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Agency & Middle Office Analyst

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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

Agency & Middle Office Analyst

Contract type

Permanent Contract

Job summary

Provide the middle office support requirement for the business conducted by the Project Finance Department or other SFI Front Office Department, for both Agency and non-Agency related transactions.

Key Responsibilities
·       Review and comment on ‘draft’ documentation for new transactions to check for operational fit with the agency & middle office requirements, highlighting any areas for further discussion with and/or review by the Front Office as necessary.
·       Liaise with Client Liaison UK on the opening of accounts.
·       Ensure the necessary approvals are in place.
·       Check (CA-CIB as agent) or obtain confirmation (CA-CIB as participant) that Conditions Precedents have been met and advise Credit Risk and Loans Administration and confirm guarantee documentation is in line with the facility documentation, under the supervision of a senior analyst.
·       Confirm/agree treatment of fees (up front vs. spread) with Finance and advise Loans Admin.
·       Obtain all original documentation, create the files for the deals and ensure that copies of all the appropriate documentation is provided to Risk and the Loans Admin.
·       Liaise with the Risk and Loans Admin for all deals.
·       Manage relations with the borrower and the bank pool.
·       Monitor the syndication process for updating SMAC as and when needed and be aware of potential overholds
·       Monitor and report outstanding covenants (with a specific focus on financial covenants), monitor the upkeep of securities and the sign-off of technical and financial milestones.
·       Manage cash flows for the portfolio including managing drawdown’s and repayments, liaising with Loans Administration.
·       Give the Front Office, representing CA-CIB as a participant, the necessary information for the FO to take all necessary actions (including receiving appropriate authorisations) to reply in due time to the agent (CA-CIB or other bank).
·       Book and maintain trades in SMAC, based on AMO standards.
·       Maintain diary systems to ensure all actions on the portfolio are monitored.
·       Provide information on the portfolio to the Front Office, as reasonably requested, e.g. for inclusion in annual reviews.'
·       Review the NBI, RWA and CWA numbers provided by Finance, provide comments and additional analysis as reasonably required by the Front Office.'
·       Review Basle II LGDs on a monthly basis.
·       Prepare audit responses.
·       Where CA-CIB is Agent on a deal, and taking into consideration the segregation of duties between FO and MO, under the supervision of a senior analyst:
o   Provide input into and agree the agency fee with Front Office
o   Coordinate between the borrower, legal (as necessary) and all other syndicate members
o   Liaise with the borrowers to ensure they fulfil their responsibilities
o   Oversee and manage the establishment of the contacts list and Intralinks sites

Position location

Geographical area

Europe, United Kingdom



Candidate criteria

Minimal education level

Bachelor Degree / BSc Degree or equivalent

Academic qualification / Speciality


Level of minimal experience

0-2 years



Experience in providing  support   to a Front Office in the area of Project Finance or other SFI Department


Experience of reviewing  Loan Agreements from an operational perspective



Experience of any commercial sector and/ or corporate risk

Required skills




Time Management





Technical skills required


Technical financial knowledge and skills