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Lease Pricing Specialist II

Chicago, Illinois

Job Description:

At Bank of America, we are guided by a common purpose to help make financial lives better through the power of every connection. Responsible Growth is how we run our company and how we deliver for our clients, teammates, communities and shareholders every day. One of the keys to driving Responsible Growth is being a great place to work for our teammates around the world. We’re devoted to being a diverse and inclusive workplace for everyone. We hire individuals with a broad range of backgrounds and experiences and invest heavily in our teammates and their families by offering competitive benefits to support their physical, emotional, and financial well-being. Bank of America believes both in the importance of working together and offering flexibility to our employees. We use a multi-faceted approach for flexibility, depending on the various roles in our organization. Working at Bank of America will give you a great career with opportunities to learn, grow and make an impact, along with the power to make a difference. Join us!

Job Description:
Provides analytical support to Global Leasing client teams (including Global Vendor Finance) throughout the sales process for a broad range of structured asset-finance transactions (including US True Leases, finance leases and loans) across a broad range of asset classes and markets.  Responsible for integrating tax, accounting, credit, and other financial constraints in lease optimization models. Prepares pricing and other economic analyses for clients and coordinates with internal functional groups to finalize client pricing for funding and booking. Works independently with limited direction.  May also be required to work on occasional strategic analytic assignments and/or the development of analytical tools to support the Global Leasing business.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate transaction economics (using a number of pre-tax and after-tax analytical metrics), price new transactions for both hold and sell, and model transactions around internal metrics and/or syndication market; use creativity to optimize cash flows / structures; advise on tax and other technical aspects of lease structuring and analysis; prepare presentation materials for internal and external presentation; prepare associated document schedules and pricing exhibits; and review / develop documentation as needed.
  • Act as an analytical consultant and provide economic expertise and structuring solutions to the Leasing team, external clients, and management (both informally, and within formal transaction review / approval forums); provide support in identifying, analyzing and working through commercial, structural, tax and accounting issues; and be point of contact for Credit, Risk, Finance, Tax, and Operations on economic / tax / structural / accounting questions or issues. 
  • Develop and maintain analytical models as needed.

Required Qualifications:

  • 3 + years of experience with complex financial analysis and/or financial modeling.
  • Strong analytical / financial analysis skills with strong business acumen in the commercial banking industry.
  • Expertise in use of Excel and/or specialized tools for cash flow optimization and analysis. 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Lease or Structured Asset Finance related work experience preferred.
  • A good understanding of leasing or related asset finance products and technical expertise in associated lease taxation, accounting, or regulatory capital calculations is strongly preferred.
  • Proficiency in Ivory SuperTrump and/or Warren & Selbert ABC, or similar is preferred.
  • Coding skills.
  • Demonstrated experience working with Accounting, Tax, Credit, Operations and Documentation functions in the Leasing / Structured Asset Finance / Project Finance or similar sector.
  • Confidence to challenge inefficient solutions and pro-actively escalate any concerns to the team.

Skills:

  • Attention to Detail
  • Issue Management
  • Lease Structuring
  • Prioritization
  • Written Communications
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Collaboration
  • Financial Forecasting and Modeling
  • Oral Communications
  • Problem Solving
  • Advisory
  • Business Acumen
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Innovative Thinking
  • Reporting

Minimum Education Requirement:  Bachelor's Degree – Mathematics, Theoretical Science, Economics, Accounting, Finance, or other business concentration with Mathematical/Computational bias preferred.

Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: 

40

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Full time

JR-24018593

Manages People: No

Travel: Yes, 10% of the time

Street Address

Primary Location:
110 N Wacker Dr, IL, Chicago, 60606