Corporate Finance Intern
October

October

Corporate Finance Intern

  • Internship (6 month(s))
  • Starting date:  
  • Amsterdam
  • Occasional remote authorized

The company

October

October

  • FinTech / InsurTech
  • From 50 to 250 employees

The job

Corporate Finance Intern

  • Internship (6 month(s))
  • Starting date:  
  • Amsterdam
  • Occasional remote authorized

Who are they?

October (www.october.eu) is a leading European data-driven FinTech company. Our mission is to finance businesses better. We change the way SMEs finance themselves, reduce their dependency on banks and deliver faster and better value than traditional players. We are passionate about making SMEs grow and have provided hundreds of millions of euros to thousands of European companies.

With October Connect, October is now bringing its digital lending expertise to financial institutions to better monitor their portfolio performance and enrich their risk analysis.

Our team currently consists of 100+ people in Paris, Madrid, Milan, Amsterdam and Munich. And we have the ambition of recruiting 50 more by 2022.

At October we believe that a great culture is fundamental to our success and therefore we put a strong emphasis on our company values.

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Job description

What you will be doing

As a Corporate Finance intern, based in Amsterdam, you are a full member of the team. Your role is to analyse companies on all aspects; from the study of the company’s financials to the analysis of its management, strategy, market trends, environment and its industry and sector.

The information compiled in form of a report at the end of the analysis, enables the investment managers to make informed investment decisions on funds entrusted to them. This is an exceptional chance to join an extremely high growth start-up company at an early stage.

Under the responsibility of the Head of Sales and the Senior Credit Analyst and/or the Credit Risk Director you will be trained to quickly become autonomous and be responsible for the underwriting analysis and portfolio monitoring of SMEs:

  • Origination of financing requests including taking up and maintaining direct contact with clients.
  • Assessment of the borrowers’ credit risk through analysis of the financial information, compilation of market information, review of financial and legal audits, client interviews and compliance checks.
  • Credit underwriting (after approval of the credit committee): preparation of the project description for publication and key figures, implementation of documentation.
  • Outstanding monitoring (execution of post closings operations, archiving, reporting, implementation of statistical tools, etc.).
  • Development, improvement and innovation of financing products and existing processes/tools using October’s technology and data modelling.
  • Financial data market watch and research using specialized sources of financial information.

Preferred experience

  • Fluency in Dutch is essential
  • Academic students with above average results and in the final phase of your bachelors or master.
  • Preferably a financial economic study.
  • Have a demonstrated interest in corporate finance; being able to read a company Balance Sheet and P&L, good knowledge of Corporate finance
  • Academic Finance, Accounting and Economics courses completed at university
  • Good ability to translate complex analytical outputs into clear, simple and actionable stories
  • Good communication (oral and written) skills
  • Good energy level and stamina
  • You are curious, eager to learn, got a good sense of responsibility, you are determined and committed
  • Hands-on, results-oriented approach to business with a “can-do” attitude.
  • You have the ability to operate independently and work in a team-oriented and fast paced environment with a digital mindset
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