Citi Associate, Energy, Corporate Banking in Houston, Texas

  • Primary Location: United States,Texas,Houston

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree

  • Job Function: Institutional Banking

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Travel Time: Yes, 10 % of the Time

  • Job ID: 17057091


About Citi:

Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. Our core activities are safeguarding assets, lending money, making payments and accessing the capital markets on behalf of our clients.

Citi’s Mission and Value Proposition at explains what we do and Citi Leadership Standards at explain how we do it. Our mission is to serve as a trusted partner to our clients by responsibly providing financial services that enable growth and economic progress. We strive to earn and maintain our clients’ and the public’s trust by constantly adhering to the highest ethical standards and making a positive impact on the communities we serve. Our Leadership Standards is a common set of skills and expected behaviors that illustrate how our employees should work every day to be successful and strengthens our ability to execute against our strategic priorities.

Diversity is a key business imperative and a source of strength at Citi. We serve clients from every walk of life, every background and every origin. Our goal is to have our workforce reflect this same diversity at all levels. Citi has made it a priority to foster a culture where the best people want to work, where individuals are promoted based on merit, where we value and demand respect for others and where opportunities to develop to are widely available to all.


The Corporate and Investment Banking division is seeking a Corporate Banker at the Associate level to join the Energy Team. In this role, the individual will support Senior Coverage Officers and partner with product specialists to provide a full array of corporate banking solutions to clients ranging from cash management, foreign exchange, trade finance, custody, loans, capital markets, derivatives, and structured products. The individual will also partner closely with the risk organization to manage all aspects of the credit approval process.


  • Work closely with senior bankers to provide overall relationship management support. This includes providing a wide range of treasury and corporate finance solutions such as: day to day cash management, trade, vendor finance, foreign exchange, loans, debt capital markets (fixed income and bank), share repurchase, and interest rate and equity derivatives

  • Support bankers in cross-selling Citi’s full spectrum of products and services noted above to generate revenue by identifying and responding to customers’ financial, advisory, transactional, and other needs

  • Drive marketing and execution in coordination with Bankers, Relationship Analysts and Associates, Citi’s international offices, and product/investment banking partners

  • Responsible for understanding all credit, transactional and franchise risks in coordination with senior coverage officers to facilitate deal execution and risk mitigation processes. This includes actively managing and overseeing the preparation of credit approvals, obtaining Capital and Risk approvals, and supervising transaction return calculations

  • Responsible for evaluating public filings, research reports, operations, business plans, and financial forecasts to produce strategic and financial analyses

  • Responsible for staying abreast of market and industry trends, “best practices” and competitive landscape


  • Strong credit skills, credit background and knowledge of Citi’s credit policies is a requirement

  • 2-3 years of proven and progressive related lending/credit experience or equivalent product experience

  • Sound understanding of the Corporate Banking business and its related products, pertinent regulations affecting it and the lending and credit approval process

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Strong planning, negotiation, organizational and analytical skills

  • Experience with large corporate clients, capital markets products, derivatives, credit, cash management, trade, finance and securities products is highly desirable.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or closely related areas of Business Administration

  • Master's degree a plus