Fifth Third Bank Director, Asset Based Lending. in Chicago, Illinois


Fifth Third Bank is one of the top-performing banks in the country, with a heritage that spans more than 150 years. We've staked our claim on looking at things differently to making banking a Fifth Third Better. This applies to our relationships with customers and employees alike.

We employ about 18,000 people, and what we offer is:

# A chance for employees to build their future, with supportive career development and financial wellness programs.

# An environment where we win together. We celebrate achievement and work collaboratively. We're also a three-time Gallup Great Workplace honoree.

# An invitation to impact lives in a positive and lasting way. Everything we do is geared toward improving lives. That's fun and exciting.

It comes down to the fact that Fifth Third is a warm and caring place to with which to grow # as a customer or as a team member.

Fifth Third Bank's Wholesale division offers banking, cash management, and financial services to large and middle market businesses, government, and specialized industries. In addition to traditional lending and depository offerings, our commercial products and services include global cash management, foreign exchange and international trade finance, derivatives and capital markets services, asset-based lending, real estate finance, commercial leasing, and syndicated finance. We are a team of professionals focused on delivering innovative and client-specific solutions that leverage the Bank's expertise in treasury management, capital markets, and international products and services. Our sales process drives the delivery of financial solutions through a relationship team consisting of subject-matter experts who ensure all aspects of our client's needs are assessed and met.

Focused on underwriting and managing a credit portfolio of middle-market account relationships specifically in Asset Based Lending. Transaction structures will include conventional asset-based lending products. General responsibilities include preliminary deal screens. Underwrite deals related to accepted proposals. and managing the resulting portfolio.

General Function

The Director of ABL works with primary responsibility for leading a team of dedicated ABL professionals on behalf of Fifth Third Bank. In this capacity, the Director will initially work with other leaders in the Bank to form a new ABLteamofdedicatedspecialists. This team will be primarily comprised of existing ABL professionals within Fifth Third. The ABL team with be responsible for pitching, structuring, and executing ABL solutions across the entire Fifth Third Commercial Bank platform.

The Director is a strategic leader, and will play a key role in appropriately and effectively positioning Fifth Third's personnel, capabilities and expertise to develop and up tier the firm's relationships with both existing andnewABLclients.Additionally the Director will continually assess and prioritize relationships to ensure optimal deployment of the bank's human and financial capital toward high-value strategic relationships.

Responsible and accountable for risk by openly exchanging ideas and opinions, elevating concerns, and personally following policies and procedures as defined. Accountable for always doing the right thing for customers and colleagues, and ensures thatactions and behaviors drive a positive customer experience. While operating within the Bank's risk appetite, achieves results by consistently identifying, assessing, managing, monitoring, and reporting risks of all types.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

# The team will be responsible for pitching, structuring, and executing ABL transactions to targeted Fifth Third clients

# Support existing relationships with covered Sponsors

# Responsible for carrying out day-to-day coverage, origination, and transaction management responsibilities for coveted Sponsors

# Develop effective calling and business development practices that optimize time and resource management, and ensure sustainable delivery of strategic ideas I solutions for Sponsor clients

# Establish strong working partnerships and routines with key internal partners Manage and prioritize a pipeline of financing and advisory I M&A opportunities

# Leverage extensive knowledge of financing and M&A solutions and relevant M&A and capital markets activity

Supervisory Responsibilities

. May include direct or indirect supervision and direction of the day-to-day activities of junior ABL professionals

. Provide employees and key internal partners with timely, candid, and constructive performance feedback Develop employees to fullest potential and provide challenging opportunities that enhance career growth

Minimum Knowledge & Skills Required

. 8+ years Asset-Based Lending, Private Equity, Investment Banking, or related financial services

. Extensive knowledge of private equity, capital markets, merger and acquisition structures, and understanding I experience with credit analysis is required

. Through knowledge of credit policies, procedures, and terminology

. Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills

. Demonstrable success originating and executing complex financial transactions

. Bachelor's degree required (MBA Preferred), ideally with concentration in Business, Finance/Accounting

. FINRA Series 7 AND 63 licenses preferred

Fifth Third Bank is proud to have an engaged and inclusive culture and to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity in all employment decisions regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military status, veteran status or any other legally protected status.