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Analyst - (COMPANY NAME) Sustainable Investments

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Netherlands  Amsterdam, Netherlands
Internship, Finance/Accounting, English, Dutch

Job Description:

The Opportunity:
Are you passionate about investing and environmental sustainability? Do you believe that sustainable business is the future? A growing number of scale-ups and established companies firmly believe this, demonstrated by their sustainable innovations aimed at meaningfully contributing to society and ensuring their own long term profitability. Often new business models and innovative technologies require customized financing solutions that look beyond the initial challenges. From a financing or investment perspective, such exciting opportunities require a solid and multi-faceted analysis, combined with a constructive approach to support the development of new sustainable business.
The team is the center of expertise for all risk-bearing capital instruments related to sustainable businesses; ranging from subordinated debt to minority stakes. Sustainable Investments is an essential part of (COMPANY NAME)'s strategy to enable our clients to realize their sustainable transition - and you can be part of this!
We are looking for a proactive and enthusiastic individual who is ready to work in a dynamic commercial environment. Do you have the relevant experience, a commercial antenna, excellent presentation and in depth sustainability knowledge?

Job description:
In this role you will play a key role in the structuring and execution of complex investments and debt transaction for sustainable scale-ups. The job involves:
* Assessing investment opportunities including (i) validation of business models or (partially) proven technologies, (ii) financial modelling, (iii) writing investment proposals and (iv) coordinating approval processes;
* Contributing to execution of transactions by (i) preparing investment/credit proposals and complex models as well as (ii) assisting with due diligence and transaction documentation efforts;
* Frequent contact with (prospective) clients, external advisors (e.g. CF/debt advisors, lawyers, consultants) and co-investors in respect of execution and origination of transactions;
* Strengthening our external network, as well as internal relationships within Wholesale Banking (i.e. Strategic Products, Sectors and Lending) and (COMPANY NAME)'s Grootzakelijk & international offices;
* Supporting the team's origination efforts in identified areas like circular economy, energy transition and water management;
* Monitoring our portfolio;
* Enhancing our internal & external visibility by putting the Sustainable Investments initiative on the map for employees, clients, peers, and other stakeholders; and
* Act as technical expert in supporting knowledge and expertise building on new technologies across (COMPANY NAME)'s global network.

Who we are looking for?
A candidate who can support us in expanding Sustainable Investments
* A postgraduate (Master/MSc) degree in (chemical) Engineering/Science or Finance from a top-tier university;
* Intrinsic motivation to "dig deep" and truly understand companies;
* Affinity with sustainability;
* Strong planning, time management and organizational skills;
* A commercial, pro-active and entrepreneurial mind-set, willing to go the extra mile;
* A team player who through collaboration within the team and across (COMPANY NAME) departments will help improve the client offering;
* Ideally some work experience or relevant internships. Preferably in 'scaling' businesses/plants or in a transaction driven environment like Corporate Finance, Consultancy;
* Solid experience with Excel
* Preferably execution power including a track record of delivering high-quality output under time-pressure; and
* Fluency in both Dutch and English with excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Who are we?
(COMPANY NAME) Sustainable Investments supports scale-ups with a proven concept that have a positive environmental impact. The initiative forms part of (COMPANY NAME)'s wider sustainability strategy, which aims to accelerate sustainable businesses in areas including the energy transition and the circular economy. In order to create a diversified portfolio, we received a EUR100 million commitment from (COMPANY NAME) that will be gradually invested over time. Sustainable Investments is part of Wholesale Banking.

What do we offer ?
Sustainable Investments offers a high-performance environment in which talented, energetic, self-starting and ambitious individuals will thrive. The Analyst position will be based in Amsterdam.
The benefits of working with us include:
* The team is unique in offering a wide variety of financial products, providing the opportunity to develop a solid understanding of both equity and debt
* The chance to really have an impact and help sustainable innovative companies get through the initial challenging stages
* Exposure to a highly professional, international environment
* Next to learning on the job, a large selection of trainings through the (COMPANY NAME) Academy
* Competitive remuneration package tailored to your qualities and experience, incl. pension scheme, 13th month, holiday allowance and Individual Savings Contribution
* 24-27 vacation days depending on contract
* Balance between working from home/ office

Want to apply directly? Please upload your CV and motivation letter by clicking the "Apply" button.
Please note, multiple interview steps involving various business stakeholders will be part of the selection process.
You can also Lennart Kleibergen (Lxxxxxx.xxxxxxxxxx@xxx.xxm) for more information

Source: Company website
Posted on: 19 Nov 2021
Type of job: Internship
Industry: Banking / Finance
Languages: English, Dutch
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