Senior Associate – Real Estate Lending – French Speaker -London

Ref: (Ref: U21K631B )
Salary: £ 65,000 - 85,000 + Benefits
Specialist Area: Other
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

OUR CLIENT are an established international real estate lender who are looking to recruit a Senior Associate of lending which will lead to a Director role.

THE ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES for the Senior Associate – Real Estate Lending for French division:

  • Responsible for the underwriting of new loans.
  • Analysing of new lending opportunities.
  • Financial modelling of structured debt.
  • Managing loan closing process with the Managing Director.
  • Preparing presentations and presenting them to the Investment Committee.
  • Undertaking AML/KYC assessments.
  • Overseeing and reviewing drafting of facility agreements.
  • Producing and issuing indicative Heads of Terms.
  • Preparing credit papers.
  • Reviewing reports from 3rd parties, including report on title; valuation; project monitor reports.
  • Assisting in portfolio management including covenant testing & loan monitoring.
  • Assisting in the management of ongoing borrowers, including interim drawdowns.
  • Monitoring and flagging early warning signs of deteriorating customer credit profiles.


  • 3 – 6 years' experience in the property finance / banking industry with a history of underwriting loans.
  • · Fluent / Native French speaker.
  • Working towards or have the CFA qualification.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and influencing skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure with a heavy workload.
  • Have a positive outlook, be client focused and self-motivated.


  • Competitive Bonus.
  • Health care.
  • Life assurance.
  • · Application for those looking to relocate to London will be accepted.

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