U.S. Bank Loan Agency Operations Analyst in London, United Kingdom
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Job DescriptionThe Loan Agency Group is a well-established team within the Global Corporate Trust Services business in London.
We are looking for someone with direct Loan Agency Operations experience to join the team who can bring strong client service, communication and time management skills.
This role will provide support for a portfolio of syndicated and bilateral loan transactions where U.S. Bank is appointed as Facility Agent and/or Security Agent.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Act as a point of contact for Lenders and Borrowers. Processing drawdowns, rollovers, rate fixing, transfers, interest and principal payments for a varied portfolio of deals included leverage finance, real estate, club deals and others. Process Waterfall transactions. Liaise with Relationship Managers in the review and negotiation of draft loan documentation from an operational perspective where the company is named as Facility Agent and Security Agent. Manage the funding process for new transactions, ensure system set-up and new deal checks are completed. Manage the workflow for secondary market transfers, including signing transfer certificates, collecting transfer fees, updating loan systems. Work with the analytics team to build out waterfall calculations for Credit Real Estate and Index Lined transactions, and other bespoke agreements. Review waivers and amendments from an operational perspective and update systems as necessary. Attend meetings with Relationship Managers to ensure understanding of the responsibilities of the Agent for individual transactions. Manage receipt and distribution of any financial information for allocated portfolio. Prepare deal summary document for each transaction highlighting deal specific nuances. Provide relevant data to maintain an accurate record of all transactions in the system database. Communication with Borrower, Lenders and other relevant parties in day-to-day issues / queries. Liaise with systems vendors to resolve issues. Prepare / check outgoing payments. Managing external bank account set up, online access and administration rights in respect of required Borrower accounts. Work with internal teams, collaborating with managers and project teams to streamline process and provide continuous improvements.
Excellent communication, time management, and customer service skills; in-depth knowledge of loan agency and syndicated loans. Strong excel skills, ability to manage own workflow and to cope with complex transactions; ability to multi-task and manage multiple demands whilst maintaining attention to detail. Experience with Credit Real Estate transactions including waterfall calculations, reporting and liaising with Servicers would be an advantage.
Benefits: We offer an exciting, fast-paced and diverse working environment with employees of many different nationalities. We provide benefits to help you protect your health and financial security; and give you peace of mind. We also invest in your career growth with development resources that give you the opportunity to stretch and shine.
U.S. Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.