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Senior Associate Acquisition and Syndicated Finance

  • Primary Location: Australia,New South Wales,Sydney
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Job Function: Institutional Banking
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Travel Time: No
  • Job ID: 19003354


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 Proposition  explains what we do and Citi Leadership Standards explain 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.

The Capital Markets Origination (CMO) group works with our financial sponsor and corporate clients to develop, structure, and implement financing packages to meet their capital needs. This includes structuring and distributing issuances of equity, debt and hybrid capital products as well as syndicated/leveraged loans and bonds and asset-backed/securitized products.

As part of CMO, we are plugged-in to both the short-term dynamics of the market and the long-term strategic vision of investment banking. Our work involves daily interaction with bankers, debt market players and there is a high level of contact with our clients – to whom we talk frequently about the markets and continually look to create solutions for them. We work under pressure and with very short deadlines which results in a dynamic and stimulating working environment.

We are looking for a Senior Associate to be a part of the Australia/NZ Acquisition & Syndicated Finance team which originates, structures, executes and distributes acquisition financing and syndicated debt transactions across industry sectors.  Acquisition & Syndicated Finance is part of Citi’s Capital Markets Origination (CMO) group which also includes Debt Capital Markets and Equity Capital Markets. 

Transactions cover acquisition financings, leveraged financings (domestic and offshore execution including Term Loan B and High Yield Bonds), bridges to capital markets, cross-border financings, refinancings and debt advisory.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide deal execution and transaction support including assisting with due diligence, preparation of LBO models, credit/underwriting analysis and finance documentation
  • Work closely with Investment Banking/M&A, Corporate Banking, Risk, Markets and also Citi’s global teams on cross-border acquisitions and issuance in the offshore leveraged markets
  • Manage deal execution and help with distribution including preparation of syndication materials, dataroom / Q&A, bank/investor meetings & roadshows
  • Prepare client presentation and marketing materials including pitch books
  • Maintain and develop relationships with corporate clients, financial sponsors as well as banks, funds and other debt investors active in the broader APAC market


  • Strong tertiary qualifications with 3-5 years’ experience in acquisition / leveraged finance loan syndications or related roles
  • Proficient in financial / credit analysis and financial modelling
  • Experience in the Term Loan B and High Yield Bond markets
  • Proactive in managing competing tasks and deadlines
  • Work well with both internal and external stakeholders of varying levels
  • Possess strong attention to detail

When you work at Citi, you will be working for an organisation that truly has a global footprint and a powerful network that spans the globe. We celebrate individual ingenuity and use the diversity of our people in order to drive high performance. Through dedicated support, training and resources, we promote our talent and future leaders to bring about lasting and positive impact. Citi Australia is an Employer of Choice for Women and supports a flexible work environment.

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