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Vice President, Corporate Banking- Project & Energy Transition Finance

Posted 3 days ago

Job Description

Application Deadline:


100 King Street West

Job Family Group:

Capital Mrkts Sales & Service

Additional Job Description

BMO Capital Markets is a leading, full-service financial services provider. We offer corporate and investment banking, treasury management, as well as research and advisory services to clients around the world. #bmocapitalmarkets


Supports the origination and structuring of project finance lending and advisory transactions across a variety of industries and asset classes including power generation, utilities, infrastructure, energy and energy transition. The position requires an individual who thrives in a fast-paced, collaborative environment and has a proven track record of coordinating internal and external teams to meet transaction deadlines. The individual will ultimately be responsible for hand-on transaction execution and supporting senior professionals in business development. The ability to lead transaction execution and manage junior deal team deal members with minimal guidance under time constraints will be a key differentiator of success.

Origination and Execution:
  • Understanding the construction, operational, and financing inputs to the project financial model including investing significant time in preparing and explaining credit scenarios and sensitivities, key metrics, and summary outputs
  • End-to-end transaction execution leadership, including but not limited to the following:
    • Credit analysis
    • Risk and return analysis
    • Due diligence (contract reviews, legal memoranda, etc.)
    • Third-party consultant reports (independent engineer, market, insurance, environmental consultants, etc.)
    • Credit documentation (review, comment and negotiate financing agreements, term sheets, etc.)
    • Financial closing coordination
    • AML/KYC and client onboarding activities and coordination
    • Virtual data room management
  • Preparing credit documentation (i.e., applications, memoranda, presentations, etc.) for internal (investment and risk committees) and external stakeholders (clients, investors, lenders, developers)
  • Summarize diligence materials to develop and produce coherent recommendations and identify key risks and mitigants
  • Run internal return models
  • Identify cross-sell opportunities and effectively engagement and liaise with internal product partners
  • Coordinate with credit and operations teams from origination through close and funding
  • Coordinate transaction executive with clients, third party consultants and other lenders
  • Considers risk, internal controls and compliance as part of day-to-day accountabilities and adheres to policies and procedures, including the identification of exceptions/escalations
  • Undergraduate degree in business, finance/accounting, economics with outstanding academic achievement
  • Strong financial modelling skills are critical and will be tested during the interview process
  • Minimum of 5 years of project finance lending and origination experience, with proven experience negotiating and closing project finance transactions
  • North American sector, market and asset class knowledge across power, utilities, infrastructure, energy and energy transition will be an asset
  • Effective organizational and time-management skills with exceptional attention to detail
  • Outstanding communication (written, oral, listening) and interpersonal skills with ability to present complex information succinctly to internal and external audiences
  • Self-starter with ability to learn quickly and work independently while also being able to work effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to manage and delegation both downward and upward effectively and proactively anticipate team needs
  • High level of self-awareness and humility, with excitement about confronting uncomfortable situations or new challenges
  • Creative problem-solver with intellectual agility and curiosity
  • Highly proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, Word
Compensation and Benefits:

Pay Type:


The above represents BMO Financial Group's pay range and type.

Salaries will vary based on factors such as location, skills, experience, education, and qualifications for the role, and may include a commission structure. Salaries for part-time roles will be pro-rated based on number of hours regularly worked. For commission roles, the salary listed above represents BMO Financial Group's expected target for the first year in this position.

BMO Financial Group's total compensation package will vary based on the pay type of the position and may include performance-based incentives, discretionary bonuses, as well as other perks and rewards. BMO also offers health insurance, tuition reimbursement, accident and life insurance, and retirement savings plans. To view more details of our benefits, please visit:

We're here to help

At BMO we are driven by a shared Purpose: Boldly Grow the Good in business and life. It calls on us to create lasting, positive change for our customers, our communities and our people. By working together, innovating and pushing boundaries, we transform lives and businesses, and power economic growth around the world.

As a member of the BMO team you are valued, respected and heard, and you have more ways to grow and make an impact. We strive to help you make an impact from day one - for yourself and our customers. We'll support you with the tools and resources you need to reach new milestones, as you help our customers reach theirs. From in-depth training and coaching, to manager support and network-building opportunities, we'll help you gain valuable experience, and broaden your skillset.

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BMO is committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible workplace. By learning from each other's differences, we gain strength through our people and our perspectives. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. To request accommodation, please contact your recruiter.

Note to Recruiters: BMO does not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to BMO, directly or indirectly, will be considered BMO property. BMO will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. A recruiting agency must first have a valid, written and fully executed agency agreement contract for service to submit resumes.

About BMO

THERE’S NEVER BEEN A BETTER TIME TO BE PART OF BMO. We’ve set our sights on being the bank that defines great customer experience. Our customers’ needs are changing and so are we. Everyone who works here has a role to play in making a difference for our customers. Every day. It’s an amazing feeling when you know you’re making a customer’s life better, and you can do it at BMO – whether you’re imagining a new product, designing a customer experience, streamlining an application, launching a marketing campaign or just being there in a very human way with the right answer.


Banking & Finance

Company Size

10,000+ employees

Application closing date is 2024-07-13

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