M&A / Equity Capital Markets / Structured Debt / Loan Markets

Treasury Manager

Our client is an ASX top 50 company, active in the transport and infrastructure sector. They invest heavily into offering flexible work arrangements, having a fun culture and ensuring they are a great place to work.

You will be part of a small team and report to the Group Treasurer. Key duties and responsibilities will include: assisting in structuring, documentation and execution of capital market strategy; managing debt and guarantee facilities; reporting, analysis and forecasting; and assisting with debt, hedging/derivative and risk management strategies.

You will have 2-5+ years experience gained in Institutional/Investment Banking, Capital Markets, or Corporate Treasury, coupled with a genuine desire to work in Treasury. It is expected you will also have a high attention to detail, excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills, strong financial modelling and analysis skills, and work well in a team environment.

All applicants must have full working rights in Australia to be considered for this role.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Daniel Yee: (02) 9235 9420 / dyee@jmichel.com.au


VP – Structured Working Capital Solutions / Trade Finance

  • Global Alternative Financier
  • Part of Origination team
  • Asia Pacific transactions

Opportunity to join a global financial services firm in their Sydney office as part of their Originations and Structuring team. This firm is a leading, non-bank provider of supply chain finance and structured working capital solutions who are able to provide clients with efficient financing arrangements, regardless of the business’ size. Using technology and financial innovation, this business works to provide clients with efficient and effective solutions. Working directly with the senior Managing Directors, you will be part of a dynamic team and will assume varied responsibility across client origination and relationship management, deal structuring and execution and will help to oversee the more junior members of the team and ensure term sheets, documentation and financial modelling are executed effectively.

Successful applicants will be tertiary qualified and will likely have gained 6-8 years experience in trade finance / working capital solutions, capital structuring or debt advisory from within a bank. You will have gained specific product knowledge and will have solid credit writing and financial analysis skills. You must have strong relationship management and communication skills and will be able to work autonomously. Occasional overseas travel may be involved in the role and applicants with additional language skills (eg. Mandarin, Korean, Japanese) will be well regarded.

Applicants must have full Australian working rights in place to be considered for this opportunity.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Ali Roger: aroger@jmichel.com.au or 02 9235 9450.


Senior Analyst and Vice President, Global Investment Bank

  • Strong deal flow and track record across with general industrials and sponsors coverage
  • Access a global platform and high quality cross-border transactions
  • Genuine opportunity to fast track career with promotion in the new year

Highly regarded, global investment bank is seeking an experienced Senior Analyst and a Senior Associate/Vice President to join their Sydney team. As a platform this bank continues to deliver strong results and will provide the successful applicant with the opportunity to work on key deals and interact with clients across the general industrials and sponsors sectors. With a seasoned senior team in place, successful applicants will be able to work closely with experienced bankers and gain access to clients and product partners across the bank.

You will help execute and lead key transactions for the team and will experience the opportunity to build their career in a successful and global business. Candidates should have a proven track record of working within M&A / corporate finance from either an investment bank, independent corporate advisory firm or top tier CA firm. Complimenting your technical skills and strong academic track record will be a genuine interest in working in a deal environment as part of a global investment bank and you will display a high level of attention to detail, client management skills and strong communication skills.

All must have full working rights for Australia to be considered for this role.

For further information, please contact Daniel Yee: (02) 9235 9420 / dyee@jmichel.com.au


Institutional Structured Lending

  • Global Investment Bank
  • Institutional, Sponsor & Acquisition Finance
  • Associate / Vice President level

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Credit Opportunities business within a leading global bank. The team operates with an on-balance sheet institutional fund-like nature, and is responsible for building and managing a loan book with positions across the financing spectrum of investment and sub-investment grade transactions in Australia and New Zealand.

Reporting to the local Head of, you will be responsible for assessing and managing financing transactions linked to multiple asset classes across a broad range of sectors. You will be responsible for assessing, structuring and executing a range of products across senior secured debt, stretch senior debt and mezzanine secured debt; including but not limited to, equity linked products generated from either an underwrite and syndicate strategy, or a pure take-and-hold basis.

You will hold a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Accounting or other finance related field, and have 5-10 years’ relevant experience – with an in-depth knowledge of the specifics of Structured Finance, Capital Markets, Leveraged and Acquisition finance. In addition, it is expected that you have strong credit and financial analysis skills, a thorough understanding and preparation of detailed cash flow models and in-depth analysis of corporate capital structures; with a proven track record of running and executing transactions. This role will suit those who work well in a fast paced environment, is highly analytical, self-motivated and keen to be part of a growing business.

All applicants must have full working rights in Australia to be considered for this role.

For further information, please contact: Rob Hockedy (02) 9235 9470 or rhockedy@jmichel.com.au


In House Corporate Finance Analyst

  • Listed Real Estate Investment Firm
  • Small, dynamic team
  • CBD based

Opportunity to join a listed real estate business in their corporate finance team and lead the execution of acquisitions and divestments whilst also providing analysis of developments and M&A analysis where required. As part of a growth focused, listed business, this team will play a key role in the delivery of valuations and forecasts for the retail property sector and will be involved in the preparation of Board and Management strategy offsites. With a continued growth agenda this team expects to be an active player across both divestments and acquisitions and will therefore suit a candidate who enjoys working in a fast paced execution environment. Successful applicants will have likely gained 2-4 years experience in either corporate finance / valuations in an independent corporate advisory firm or CA firm or will have gained experience working for a real estate investment firm. You will be confident in producing valuations and financial analysis and will be comfortable working to deadlines and as part of a small team. Working as part of flat structure you will enjoy direct access to the senior leadership team including the CFO and will gain access to strategic dialogue and decision making. This business enjoys a fast paced and dynamic culture and will provide the successful applicant with the opportunity to be part of a collegiate and growing business.

Please note you must have full working rights for Australia in place to be considered for this opportunity.

For a confidential discussion please contact: Ali Roger on (02) 9235 9450 or aroger@jmichel.com.au


Corporate Advisory Director

  • Value-driven boutique corporate advisory firm
  • Partner with senior industry professionals
  • Lead and execute transactions

Unique opportunity to utilise your background corporate finance / M&A experience in a boutique firm that returns fees and revenue to its not for profit charitable arm. Working with a top tier, highly credentialed non-executive advisory committee, this firm offers a unique value-driven proposition and provides independent advice to corporate clients on transactions, strategy and complex commercial financial problems. As the Corporate Advisory Director, you will work closely on each transaction with a dedicated, industry experienced panel member whilst also taking the lead in executing the transaction and interacting with the clients. With a team of analysts to support you, the Director has the ability to take a lead role in client relationships and project management of deals whilst also helping to mentor and train the team. Together with the CEO, the role holder will have the opportunity to be involved with business development activity and assisting in developing new client relationships.

Successful applicants will likely have 7+ years of transactional corporate finance experience gained in either an investment bank, corporate advisory firm or big 4 CA firm. Complementing your technical experience will be a clear desire to work in a value-driven environment whilst also continuing to deliver top tier corporate advice and work with a seasoned and highly experienced advisory committee.

You will have excellent communication and stakeholder management skills and will be commercially, operationally and analytically astute.

Applicants must have full working rights for Australia in place to be considered for this opportunity.

For further details please contact:

Ali Roger
02 9235 9450


Head of Credit & Underwriting

  • High Growth Alternative Financier
  • Credit Risk & Underwriting
  • Structured Debt Finance

This high growth alternative finance group differentiates itself with a progressive agenda and a unique approach. Due to increased market activity the firm is seeking to hire a Head of Credit Risk & Underwriting, team lead a focused and dedicated team providing in-depth credit analysis and execution on a wide range of transactions and investments across a variety of asset classes and industry sectors styles.

Reporting to the Chief Risk Officer, you will work closely with the various specialist product businesses, partnering them through the transaction lifecycle, conducting due diligence, and assisting in structuring and execution across the relevant transaction areas – including hi-yield debt, structured asset, and corporate debt finance. You will be charged with the oversight and analysis of counterparties and transactions, effectively communicating the risk perspective to internal stakeholders. In addition, you will also review existing limits associated with counterparties and portfolio risks as market conditions change, and ensure adequate frameworks are in place to support the launch of new products.

Tertiary qualified with a business, accounting or finance related degree and be an experienced credit risk or structured finance professional (10-15+ years) within the disciplines above and requisite specialisations. It is expected that you have gained your skills within a corporate or investment bank, non-bank financier, or debt advisor or debt fund. Your strong knowledge of credit risk and underwriting – covering ratings, investment and sub-investment grade credit – loan management systems, industry practices, lending products, parameters, and documentation will be critical to your success in building and managing this growth initiative.

All applicants must have full working rights in Australia to be considered for this role.

For a confidential discussion:

Patrick Everest
02 9235 9440


Investment Director – Corporate Debt

  • Private Equity & Debt Investor
  • Corporate Debt Investments
  • Mid-market structured corporate transactions

Our client is a specialist investment manager that has been successfully and profitably growing for over 10 years. They proactively manage both operating companies and individual private equity and debt investments. They generate value by being both operator and investor and manage a number of public and private funds on behalf of investors and employees across Special Situations including Venture Capital, Equities, and Debt Investments. The Debt Investments team provides borrowers with bespoke funding solutions to complete projects or finance businesses whilst offering investors structured, secured and strong risk adjusted returns.

You will be part of a broader Private Equity and Corporate Debt investment team, and cover business development and deal sourcing across the corporate market as well as end to end execution from origination through to deal completion. This will involve conducting commercial negotiation and deal structuring including credit risk analysis and review, as well as transaction due diligence and preparation & presentation of investment committee approval papers.
You will hold tertiary qualifications in Business, Commerce, Finance or Accounting, and preferably 8-10 years+ corporate lending/structured finance experience gained in a major commercial bank, investment bank, private equity firm or from a debt fund or advisory firm.

You are expected to have a track record of originating, analysing and executing structured corporate loan transactions, with strong relationship building and deal management skills including a deep client network. You will have a diverse technical skill base including: strong credit risk skills; ability to prepare & present investment committee papers; review and negotiate term sheets and execute formal legal documentation. In addition, you will have developed strong commercial skills and the ability to ‘think outside the box’ when analysing and structuring transactions, whilst demonstrating the ability to work on your own initiative.

All applicants must have full working rights in Australia to be considered for this role.

For a confidential discussion:

Patrick Everest
02 9235 9440


Private Bank Lending – UHNW

  • Global Banking Group
  • Ultra-High Net Worth Client Portfolio
  • Structured Lending Product Role

Unique opportunity to join this global investment banking group in a newly created role to support the firm’s Ultra High Net Worth client portfolio with the provision of bespoke, structured lending products.

Reporting to the local Managing Director and Asia Head of Private Bank Lending, you will work closely with the Private Bank Relationship Managers, and interacting directly with the client portfolio, you will help to grow the bank’s business and revenue by utilizing the extensive product set that can be tailored and delivered to your client portfolio. You will be responsible for ascertaining client needs and subsequent credit structuring and will be able to execute the delivery of a variety of lending products within the risk and credit parameters of the bank.

You will have at least 10+ years relevant experience working in an UHNW Private Banking capacity and will have a strong track record of delivering lending products across mortgages and ideally broader structured lending including margin loans. It is also expected that you will have extensive client facing / relationship management experience and will have first class communication and presentation skills.

Complementing your technical product knowledge and structuring / risk management skill set will be the ability to provide thoughtful and sound commercial guidance to your clients and be able to build meaningful long term relationships with both with your internal and external client base.

This represents a unique opportunity to utilise your extensive product knowledge and relationship management skills to help this global platform grow its UHNW Private Banking business.

Applicants must have full working rights in place for Australia to be eligible for this role.

Ali Roger
02 9235 9450


Analyst – Corporate Finance / ECM

  • Well established platform
  • Mid market focus
  • Work for experienced senior team

Opportunity exists for an Analyst to join this well established and successful corporate advisory platform. With a strong track record of supporting clients across the emerging and mid markets across Australia, the team continues to grow and expand and have a strong pipeline of deal activity. As an Analyst you will work closely with the senior team across a variety of corporate finance activity including equity and debt raisings, merger and acquisition advisory, execution and pitching and will enjoy access to a wide variety of sectors.

You will gain client contact and experience of the execution of all elements of a deal including preparing investment papers, road show materials and conducting due diligence and financial modelling and analysis. You will have likely gained 2+ years of working in either an ECM or broader corporate finance role and will have a working knowledge of the capital raising deal process, valuations experience and first class written and verbal communication skills.

Candidates must have full working rights for Australia in place to be considered for this opportunity.

Ali Roger
02 9235 9450