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Minimum USD Salary: 95,000
Maximum USD Salary: 105,000

Industry: OB


About the Bank

Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited was established through the merger of The Sumitomo Trust and Banking Co., Ltd with Chuo Mitsui Trust and Banking, Ltd. on April 1, 2012. We are one of the largest asset managers in Asia and number one among Japanese financial institutions by AUM, with approximately $850 Billion USD in AUM. The Bank provides an assortment of financial solutions and manages a broad spectrum of financial products across its global branches.

Department Overview

The Americas Division (“AD”) was established in the Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited, New York Branch) (“SMTBNY”) to perform corporate functions and supervise U.S. entities. Established under the AD are the “Global Banking Unit (“GBU”), Americas Division” and “Global Markets Unit (“GMU”), Americas Division” which performs business functions. The Credit Investment Management Department (“CIM”) is responsible for the booking and administering of (i) leveraged loan assets and (ii) structured product assets including CLOs (note investments and warehousing facilities) and MML Senior Financing through maturity or refinancing in accordance with the Branch’s lending policy.

Position Overview:

This is a junior credit analyst position to support the bank’s U.S. leveraged loans investment platform. The junior credit analyst will work with portfolio managers, senior credit analysts and closing staff in the analysis, monitoring, management, and closing of leveraged loan transactions. The ideal candidate should be self-motivated with strong interest in investment management and fundamental analysis, has solid foundation in finance and accounting, able to handle multiple assignments and deadlines in a detailed-oriented and team-based environment.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Supports Senior Credit Analyst and/or Credit Analyst with primary coverage responsibility in (i) the review of potential assets in assigned products/industries and (ii) the preparation of credit applications and reports.
  2. Ensures compliance with applicable investment guidelines and directives from Head Office and Branch Management.
  3. Monitors assigned assets/products/industries to maintain credit quality through asset/product/industry appropriate measures, i.e., financial analysis and trends, cross-sectional analysis, cashflow analysis and market value/liquidity.
  4. Coordinates with internal and third parties to effect bookings, amendments and funding as assigned.
  5. Responsible for all Head Office and Branch monitoring and reporting requirements, including rating review, business review of documentation, regulatory review, booking and financial and portfolio review requirements, with support from Operations Analyst as designated.
  6. Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by management.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Economics or equivalent with 2+ years related experience.
  2. Solid knowledge of corporate finance and accounting princples.
  3. Good knowledge of commonly used research resources, including Bloomberg, EDGAR, and rating agencies.
  4. Good basic knowledge of loan markets.
  5. Proficient in Microsoft 365 (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, and Access) and some modeling capabilities.
  6. Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  7. Comfortable working under a regulated banking environment with strict investment guideline and reporting requirement.

This posting is for an Assistant Officer level.

Why you should join SuMi Trust:

SuMi Trust embraces flexible ways of working when the business and role permits. We provide employees with a hybrid working model, allowing for in-office work and work from home. Our diverse and inclusive environment along with our global presence enables us to collaborate and communicate to meet our business needs. We believe that efficient teams need truth, loyalty, and a strong sense of purpose to balance risk and their targets. We make sustainable business decisions to improve our society and the world. We believe that each person brings a unique value that drives the business though their creativity and passion.

  • The Employee Benefits package includes: Paid Time Off, medical, HSA, vision, dental, FSA, 401(k), profit sharing, legal plan, cancer indemnity plan, disability insurance, life insurance, employee assistance program, commuter benefits, business travel accident, paid volunteer day, paid memberships, paid seminars, and tuition assistance.
  • We offer many socialization opportunities for wellness, financial wellbeing, runs/walks, team building, happy hours, and activities to support the Sustainable Developmental Goals.
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We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. SuMi Trust provides reasonable accommodations for employees and applicants with disabilities consistent with applicable law. If you need a reasonable accommodation during the application process, please let us know when the Human Resources staff reaches out to you for an interview.

The anticipated salary range for this role is listed above. The specific salary offered to an employment applicant is based on the individual’s qualifications, experiences, the job responsibilities, an analysis of the current compensation paid for similar roles in the local geographic area, and key distinctions of the job as compared to current jobs in the Branch. The role may also be eligible for an annual discretionary bonus.

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