Law Firm Finance Transactor - Citi

  • Primary Location: United States,California,San Francisco

    • Other Location: United States,California,Los Angeles

    • Education: Bachelor's Degree

    • Job Function: Private Client Product Mgmt

    • Schedule: Full-time

    • Shift: Day Job

    • Employee Status: Regular

    • Travel Time: No

    • Job ID: 19019176


About Citi

Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. Our core activities are safeguarding assets, lending money, making payments and accessing the capital markets on behalf of our clients.

Citi’s Mission and Value Propositionexplains what we do and Citi Leadership Standardsexplain how we do it. Our mission is to serve as a trusted partner to our clients by responsibly providing financial services that enable growth and economic progress. We strive to earn and maintain our clients’ and the public’s trust by constantly adhering to the highest ethical standards and making a positive impact on the communities we serve. Our Leadership Standards is a common set of skills and expected behaviors that illustrate how our employees should work every day to be successful and strengthens our ability to execute against our strategic priorities.

Diversity is a key business imperative and a source of strength at Citi. We serve clients from every walk of life, every background and every origin. Our goal is to have our workforce reflect this same diversity at all levels. Citi has made it a priority to foster a culture where the best people want to work, where individuals are promoted based on merit, where we value and demand respect for others and where opportunities to develop to are widely available to all.

Brief Description of the Organization

CBNA is the primary legal entity for Citi, providing products and services to consumers, financial institutions and corporate clients around the world.In the past, Citi has provided most of its internal reporting on a business by business basis.With the changes in the regulatory environment, strong legal entity reporting and governance has become essential.This team is responsible for ensuring that CBNA has the appropriate governance and control infrastructure to meet the demand for legal entity planning, execution, information management and the ever-evolving regulatory environment.

Description of the Position

An Investment Finance (IF) Transactor is a Lending Product Specialist within the Investment Finance business whose primary responsibility is to perform the analysis required for the credit approval of Citi Private Bank’s core product range and to work alongside Senior IF Transactors on more tailored or complex solutions.  An IF Transactor is expected to pursue the required career development and training in order to achieve the status of Business Credit Officer and ultimately Business Senior Credit Officer.


  • ·Assisting in the marketing and sale of the full IF Product range through preparation of materials and maintenance of databases

    • ·Assist in the preparation of EDAC and Greenlight memos (as applicable)

    • ·In partnership with the Senior IF Transactors, assist with the structuring and execution of more complex or tailored transactions, meeting Risk Acceptance Criteria

    • ·Full loan underwriting with appropriate risk return characteristics of Citi Private Bank’s standard product range, ensuring appropriate compliance with Credit Policy and Risk Acceptance standards

    • ·Preparation of Credit Applications ensuring accuracy and completeness of data

    • ·Financial Analysis including cash flow statements

    • ·Collateral Evaluation covering Marketable Securities, Property and other asset classes

    • ·Preparing and negotiating credit documentation for facilities, including liaison with external counsel as required as well as undertaking the annual review of documentation

    • ·Preparing and reviewing facility covenants 

    • ·CA Annual reviews

    • ·Problem Recognition and assisting with classified loans remedial management

    • ·Lead the origination and execution of investment finance opportunities including analyzing the credit worthiness, underwriting, structuring and closing transactions.

    • ·Presenting new deals to Risk

    • ·Establish, develop and maintain relationships with CFO’s, ED’s and MP’s.


In summary this is a demanding role that provides the right individual with the opportunity to season credit and marketing skills and over time gain a full understanding of Citibank’s Credit Policies and Procedures.  It requires a strong mix of analytical and process skills and the ability to influence stakeholders, including Private Bankers, Risk, auditors or other areas of the Bank and to ensure processes meet the Bank’s highest standards.


  • ·Knowledge of financial markets, investments, banking and loan products

  • ·Financial and cash flow modelling

  • ·Advanced Excel, Word and PowerPoint

  • ·Excellent communication (written and verbal)

  • ·Strong interpersonal skills

  • ·Strong organizational skills

  • ·Good attention to detail

  • ·Ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines

  • ·Demonstrates initiative with an interactive approach to problem solving

  • ·Team player

  • ·Excellent Presentation Skills

  • ·10+ years Financial Services Experience



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