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East West Bank Credit Analyst - Specialty Finance in New York, New York

For more than 40 years, East West Bank has served as a pathway to success. With over 125 locations across the U.S. and Greater China, we are the premier financial bridge between the East and West. Our teams of experienced, multi - cultural professionals help guide businesses and community members on both sides of the Pacific looking to explore new markets and create new opportunities, and our sustained growth and expertise in industries like real estate, entertainment and media, private equity and venture capital, and high-tech help build sustainable businesses and expand our employees' potential for career advancement.

Headquartered in California, East West Bank (Nasdaq: EWBC) is a top performing commercial bank with an exclusive focus on the U.S. and Greater China markets. With assets of $44.2 billion, we've ranked among the 30 largest banks in the United States. And since 2010, we have been recognized by Forbes as one of the top 15 best banks in America. With a strong foundation, and enterprising spirit and a commitment to absolute integrity, East West Bank gives people the confidence to reach further.

East West Bank is currently seeking an Analyst in our growing Structured Finance group to support a team of Portfolio Managers. Primary responsibilities will include assisting in transaction underwriting, credit approval process, documentation and execution, monitoring, surveillance and reporting of Commercial Banking relationships.

  • Assisting Portfolio Managers in underwriting and managing the Project Finance and Structured Finance portfolio.

  • Owning the internal loan execution functions, requirements and procedures, including credit submissions, loan closing, and servicing functions.

  • Interact with third party service providers associated with the transactions including servicers, custodians/trustees, field examiners, attorneys, etc.

  • Assist in evaluating numerous transaction types across a broad array of commercial asset classes, conducting analysis of the collateral, originator, servicer and developing cash flow models and loss coverage analyses.

  • Monitoring of transaction level performance and financial statement covenant compliance.

  • Working with Relationship Mangers and Portfolio Managers to analyze and create requisite loan memoranda to generate new loans, amendments, modifications, renewals, extensions, and waivers.

  • Working with the team to ensure the portfolio administration and risk management of each client relationship is in compliance with established EWB credit and regulatory policy, procedure and business strategy as well as commercial and regulatory guidelines.

  • Assisting with due diligence/analysis with new client relationships, opportunity memos as appropriate.

  • Promptly coordinating with Relationship Managers and Portfolio Managers to respond to borrower requests

  • Performing other administrative duties required for the maintenance of a portfolio of clients.

  • Performing other duties and special projects as needed.

  • Bachelor's degree or combination of education and directly related experience.

  • 1-3 years Commercial Credit experience and/or background in Accounting is highly preferred.

  • Knowledge of Structured Finance including Asset Backed transactions, Securitization, Commercial and Industrial Loans, and/or Project Finance is a plus.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, etc.), and able to adapt and learn bank technology platforms.

  • Able to work on multiple projects simultaneously, taking ownership of discreet tasks while working as part of a team.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills to interact with senior management as well as clients, with focus on quality and integrity.

Requisition ID: 2020-7901

Street: 485 Madison Ave