CIT Group Inc.

  • Associate, Underwriting - Energy Finance

    Location US-NY-New York
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    Originations Support - Underwriting
  • Overview

    Founded in 1908, CIT (NYSE: CIT) is a leading national bank empowering businesses and personal savers with the financial agility to navigate their goals. We believe in helping customers turn their ideas into outcomes. Whether those customers are building a business or building their savings, CIT has the experience and agility to empower them to achieve their goals. At CIT, how we do business is just as important as what we do. Our social responsibility programs focus on driving financial and personal empowerment, supporting the environment and advancing wellness. CIT contributes to communities where we live, work and do business through charitable donations, community investments and employee volunteerism.


    The Energy Finance Underwriting Associate will:


    • Support new business efforts by assisting relationship managers with client related marketing activities
    • Participate in the internal credit approval process with the preparation and presentation of credit approval materials
    • As a member of the deal underwriting team, support the loan closing and deal execution process
    • Assist with the due diligence process to review loan documentation and consultant’s reports and participate in related discussions with the borrower/client
    • Build pro-forma cash flow models to evaluate projected financial results
    • Evaluating financial statements, historical trends, projections, management experience, industry performance, capital structure and collateral analysis
    • Work with capital markets to facilitate distribution of broadly syndicated project finance transactions
    • Monitor portfolio accounts, including tracking reporting requirements, testing financial covenants, and preparing quarterly and annual portfolio review memos
    • Performing various departmental functions, including financial statement spreading, risk rating, and audit preparation
    • Perform special projects as requested by senior management


    • 2+ years credit underwriting or portfolio experience in Project Finance
    • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Engineering, Accounting, Economics, or related field highly preferred
    • Highly proficient in MS Excel (including financial modeling), Word, and PowerPoint
    • Confident and effective communicator (both verbal and written)
    • Ability to work both individually and within a team environment
    • Ability to meet deadlines, strong multi-tasking and organizational skills
    • Completion of a formal credit training program a plus


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