Finance Specialist

Banking, Corporate Finance, Equity Research, Financial Services, Fintech, M&A, Real Estate Services, Risk Management
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Finance specialist

At a glance:

Financing Solutions (FS) is the Lending unit of ABN AMRO Corporate Banking (CB) where all Lending offerings and expertise are clustered. FS is responsible for the origination, structuring, execution and portfolio management of a variety of lending products for all sectors and segments. The Lending department within FS can be divided into two units, namely Corporate Lending Europe and Specialised sectors. The Associate Shipping Lender is positioned in the Shipping & Intermodal Lending Europe department and reports to the Head of Lending Shipping & Intermodal. ABN AMRO CB has a client base of approximately 3,000 commercial clients. Corporate Lending provides (structured) lending products to new and existing large corporate clients domestically and internationally. In close collaboration with other product-teams of FS and Risk Management, Lending is responsible for structuring complex tailor-made bilateral- and syndicated financing solutions for clients and is the ‘first-line of defence’ in the assessment credit risk based on (credit) experience and specific client- and sector knowledge. After obtaining credit risk approval from Risk Management, Corporate Lending negotiates the credit documentation with the client. In addition, Corporate Lending is responsible for monitoring the existing portfolio of (debt) transactions and the execution of deals, including coordination with external advisors (legal, technical, insurance, markets). 

Your job

As an Associate in the Shipping & Intermodal Lending Team you will work in close cooperation with senior lenders in managing the portfolio of Shipping & Intermodal related lending transactions in Europe. You will be part of Client Service Teams (CST) which are multiple product teams that are coordinated by the coverage banker to tackle client questions and develop commercial propositions. Together with senior lenders, you will be involved in the origination and execution of deals including pitching to clients, writing credit applications, structuring transactions, reviewing and negotiating credit documentation, and coordination with external advisors (legal, technical, insurance, markets) and a variety of internal stakeholders. In addition, the function includes the monitoring of the existing portfolio of (debt) transactions and contribution to internal a wide variety of projects.

Working environment

At ABN AMRO we have a clear purpose: Banking for better, for generations to come. The shift towards sustainability is one of the most important challenges of our time. Supporting our clients at times that matter has always been our role and our responsibility. Together, we aim high and work towards lasting relationships that are relevant and responsible, both now and in the future. We want to be the bank that leads the way.
Our strategy goes far beyond financial value: we want to accelerate the transition to sustainability. We do this by supporting and advising our clients in order to facilitate their sustainability shift. Our commitment to clients, employees, investors and society calls for clear direction, focus and dedication.
We concentrate on our three strategic pillars:
•    Support our clients’ transition to sustainability
•    Reinvent the customer experience
•    Build a future-proof bank
Our strategy requires a culture of working together and permanent learning. It’s only with this mindset that we unleash the best in ourselves to deliver a high standard of performance. ABN AMRO’s culture is the catalyst for the evolution in which we find ourselves: our people are imaginative, trust each other and do just that little bit extra to help clients.
You will be working with ~10 professionals working within Lending focussing on Shipping & Intermodal clients. We work closely together ensuring that our portfolio has a balanced credit profile and grows in a sustainable way. We ensure our clients are serviced optimally within set internal/external parameters. Part of your job is to coach and develop Team members including trainees and interns.
You shall be working primarily in Amsterdam (albeit working from home is supported). We work in an open floor space on the Gustav Mahlerlaan, where we have all stakeholders in our vicinity (Coverage, Risk, Products, Sustainability etc).

Your profile

We are looking for an finance specialist with former client facing, risk management experience, or credit structuring experience. Check your profile:
•    Education: Finalised Master Degree or comparable.
•    Up to 5 years of experience in a client facing type of role.
•    A good energy and can-do mentality. Focus on results, fun and teamwork. Commercial nature.
•    Knowledge of international credit process (incl. credit application/processing/ monitoring).
•    Knowledge of Shipping and Intermodal markets is a plus.
•    Solid knowledge of ICT applications which support the commercial process.
•    Excellent in speaking, writing and reading of English and preferably control multiple other languages.
•    Accurate attention to detail and consistently strives for the highest quality output in all work. 
•    Self-motivated with a willingness to learn and contribute to the performance and development of the team.
•    Willingness and ability to travel up to 75% of the time to the Head Office in Amsterdam.

We are offering

  • The opportunity to be the best you can be, work flexible hours and lots of room to grow both personally and professionally
  • The opportunity to pro-actively work on your vitality and fitness
  • A competitive salary, including ao supplementary benefit budget of 11%, which you can spend on additional fringe benefits
  • A personal development budget of EUR 1.000 per year
  • An annual public transportation pass or travel budget, depending on the function
  • A solid pension plan


Does this sound like something you'd be interested in? Send us your application as soon as possible. To find out more, contact Florin Boros ( We very much look forward meeting you.

Equal opportunities for all

The success of our organisation depends on the quality of our people and the ideas that they have. Truly surprising insights and innovative solutions for our clients result from an interplay of cultures, knowledge and experience. Diversity is therefore extremely important to our organisation. To ensure that everyone at ABN AMRO can develop their talents, we encourage an inclusive culture in which all colleagues feel engaged and appreciated.

Disclaimer external recruitment agencies

External recruitment agencies need to have a signed agreement with ABN AMRO BANK N.V., executed by a Talent Acquisition Specialist, when submitting a resume to a vacancy. In addition, a recruitment agency can only submit a resume when invited by a Talent Acquisition Specialist to join the search for a right candidate. All unsolicited resumes sent to us will be considered property of ABN AMRO BANK N.V. In this case, ABN AMRO will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

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