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VP Corporate Finance - Communications

Citizens Bank

Citizens Bank

Marketing & Communications, Accounting & Finance
Charlotte, NC, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Job Description

At Citizens, we are partners from a diverse set of backgrounds who truly listen — to understand where our clients are trying to go and bring the tools, data and strategic insights to help them get there. Citizens Capital Markets & Advisory (“CCMA”) is currently seeking a Vice President, Corporate Finance candidate focused on the Digital Infrastructure and Communications Technology industry verticals. The ideal candidate possesses an established investment banking pedigree and skill set including capital structure advisory (debt & equity financing), strategic advisory (sell-side, buy-side, structured transactions) and other corporate finance and industry-specific financial analysis. You would serve as a key resource in client discussions and presentations, alongside Citizens product partners, while participating in the origination and execution of debt, equity and M&A transactions. This is an attractive opportunity for a junior VP seeking greater client exposure, transaction experience and career advancement opportunities within an entrepreneurial, fast growing organization with competitive pay and benefits.. In this role at Citizens, you’re made ready for a fulfilling career with exciting new challenges and opportunities to stretch yourself!

Primary responsibilities include

  • Play a leadership role in transactions including mergers and acquisitions, syndicated loans, high yield, initial public offerings, and other capital markets activities within the Communications sector
  • Develop relevant and actionable strategic and financing ideas, create thematic pitch content and analyze relevant industry trends in the delivery of presentations to existing and prospective clients
  • Help establish and cultivate long-term relationships with key decision makers at the C-suite level within middle market and mid-corporate companies and financial sponsors
  • Prepare and present offering materials / CIMs / LPs to potential investors and rating agencies, negotiate critical structural elements and act as a quarterback in all phases of transaction execution with both clients and counterparties
  • Attend industry conventions and conferences to bolster industry knowledge, establish new relationships and support existing client relationships
  • Oversee financial modeling and due diligence activities that support analytical decision making
  • Liaise with risk management teams to ensure that appropriate credit and market risks are identified and addressed
  • Mentor and train analysts and associates
  • Collaborate on cross-selling efforts with Citizens Commercial Bankers

Qualifications, Education, Certifications and/or Other Professional Credentials

  • Minimum of 5+ years of relevant experience in investment banking and / or capital markets
  • Preference for industry knowledge and transaction experience within the broader Communications and / or Technology sub-verticals
  • Proven capital markets and M&A experience with strong capital structure acumen and credit knowledge
  • 4 year degree from an accredited university; Master's degree preferred, but not required
  • Series 79 & 63 licenses
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills with ability to interact with clients and internal decision makers
  • Very strong quantitative and analytical skills
  • Ability to manage projects independently and assume a high level of responsibility

Hours & Work Schedule

  • Hours per Week: 40 +
  • Work Schedule: Monday to Friday