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Power Finance Associate (Project Finance) - El Segundo

Corporate Job Titles
California Bank & Trust
053749 Requisition #

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing and servicing a portfolio of existing credits, including monitoring borrower reporting requirements and credit/financial performance, providing portfolio profitability measures and updating risk grades.
  • Responsible for financial modeling and analysis, identifying key risks, assisting senior bankers with loan structuring and pricing, preparing extensive written credit analysis, and assisting with credit presentations.
  • Provides analytical, underwriting and marketing support during the origination and execution of new lending opportunities.
  • Responsible for reviewing loan documentation and due diligence materials.
  • Keeps informed of financial and market trends in the power and energy industry and the impact this has on new opportunities as well as the existing portfolio.
  • Applies all applicable credit policies and internal processes for the execution and funding of new transactions.
  • Develops relationships and credibility with key internal constituents.
  • Develops external relationships with clients including junior members of client companies and serve as a backup contact for clients when primary relationship managers are unavailable.
  • Acts as primary account officer on assigned transactions within the portfolio, including maintaining accurate risk ratings, executing amendments, preparing monitoring materials and other tasks and administrative items.
  • May assist with the training, development and work review of other analysts and associates.
  • Some travel is required.
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Requires a Bachelor's degree in finance, business, accounting or a related field and 4+ years of experience in years commercial lending, investment banking, project finance advisory or relevant buy-side experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may meet qualifications.
  • Advanced knowledge of project finance, power generation, project development, structured finance, leveraged finance, investment banking or private equity investing.
  • Proven ability to organize multiple demands on time and assist with the oversight, training and development of junior bankers.
  • Strong attention to detail and high-degree of proficiency producing written analysis of financial statements, modeling outputs and key risks and mitigating factors.
  • Strong analysis and Excel-based financial modeling skills.
  • Strong verbal communication skills with the ability to quickly establish credibility with new people and cultivate relationships (internally and externally).

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Zions Bancorporation and its affiliates and divisions (“Zions”) is an equal opportunity employer which prohibits all forms of discrimination and harassment. Zions is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and employment candidates and to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Zions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, age, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Zions will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Zions encourages applicants of all ages.


It is Zions’ policy not to discriminate because of a person’s relationship or association with a protected veteran. This includes spouses and other family members. Also, Zions will safeguard the fair and equitable treatment of protected veteran spouses and family members with regard to all employment actions and prohibit harassment of applicants and employees because of their relationship or association with a protected veteran.


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