Job Details

Counsel Commercial Banking

Company name

Citizens Financial Group.

Organization Type


Job Type


Date Last Verified

Oct 16,2018

Posted on

Aug 04,2018

Years of Experience

4-8 yrs required


Cranston, RI
Practice Area
Finance >> Finance - Banking
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Counsel Commercial Banking The Candidate will be responsible for Advising and counseling on on-going transactional activity. Reviewing and drafting transaction documentation. Creation and maintenance of standard commercial lending forms. Partnering with Commercial Banking, Legal, Risk, Credit, Compliance, Finance and Internal Audit colleagues to proactively and timely resolve business issues. Actively participating in relevant trade associations, such as the LSTA.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have JD from a top tier law school with 4 to 8 years of experience working for a lending practice group at a large bank or law firm leading a range of commercial lending transactions (e.g. secured and unsecured financing, cash flow and asset-based financing, sponsor-backed acquisition financing, cross-border financing, etc.). Transactional experience should include representation of commercial lending clients in connection with both single lender and syndicated credit facilities. Documentation experience should include primary drafting responsibilities for credit agreements, guaranties, security and pledge agreements, commitment letters, fee letters and term sheets, deposit account control agreements and confidentiality agreements. Firm grasp of Uniform Commercial Code Article 9 and rules relating to security interest attachment, perfection and priority. Familiarity with commercial lending market practices and legal standards, best practices and model forms developed by relevant trade associations (e.g. LSTA) and relevant banking regulations. Experience in dealing with senior banking executives and credit risk officers. Experience in counseling.advising both senior and junior commercial bankers. Highly developed communication skills. Ability to understand financial statements and transaction documents. Senior-level presentation skills. Team player who collaborates and coordinates with lines of business and functional-support areas with a transparent work style. Highly developed professional ethics.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Citizens Financial Group.
100 Sockanosset Crossroads
Cranston, RI 02920