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Citizens Bank Managing Director - Transitional Finance in New York, New York


Establish, build and maintain relationships with senior leaders at distressed-focus private equity funds as well as large/mid-tier investment banks and other intermediaries to source senior secured Asset Based financing opportunities greater than $20 million. Experience with lead-left financings to support mergers & acquisitions, recapitalizations, debtor-in-possession (DIP), plan-of-reorganization (POR) and out-of-court (OOC) transactions.

Ability to serve as a deal captain to fully originate and execute syndicated loan transactions. As a result, the following tasks and skills are highly desired:

  • Established productive relationships with distressed-focused private equity funds. Relationships with restructuring professionals at large/mid-size investment banks and the operating advisors are highly valued

  • Experience in structuring, negotiating and closing OOC, DIP & POR as well as leverage loan financings greater than $20 million

  • Ability to properly and expeditiously pre-screen financing opportunities

  • Direct credit underwriting focused on completing acquisitions, recapitalization, restructurings, leveraged buyouts and refinancing transactions for new and existing customers.

  • Complete and managing process of implementation

  • Understand the market and industry comps, pricing and structural recommendations of the leverage and distressed markets

  • Oversee and take ownership of the preparation of confidential market memorandum, lender presentation and bank meeting

  • Ability and willingness to effectively coordinate with capital markets, underwriting and risk teams across the commercial bank

  • Utilize the Bank’s CRM system to ensure timely and sufficient coverage of customers

  • Mentor junior staff on the nuances of the respective financing and sales skills

  • Understanding and willingness to promote and cross-sell non-credit bank products


  • Minimum 10 years experience in corporate finance, including asset based, leverage finance, distressed and capital markets

  • Proven expertise in senior debt as well as working knowledge of mezzanine, second, securitizations, and interest rate derivative products

  • Master’s degree or equivalent experience

  • Demonstrated burning desire to succeed and drive business

  • Effective communications and influencing skill

  • Ability and willingness to travel on short notice and work weekends as dictated by the financing opportunity

  • Strong credit acumen, superior relationship management skills & non-yielding integrity

Hours and Work Schedule

Hours per Week: 40

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday

Why Work for Us

At Citizens, you'll find a customer-centric culture built around helping our customers and giving back to our local communities. When you join our team, you are part of a supportive and collaborative workforce, with access to training and tools to accelerate your potential and maximize your career growth.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of Citizens to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy/childbirth, colleague or a dependent’s reproductive health decision making, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or perceived disability, genetic information, genetic characteristic, citizenship, veteran or military status, marital or domestic partner status, family status/parenthood, victim of domestic violence, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws.

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