Impact Finance - Environmental Finance Asset Manager

at U.S. Bank in Springfield, Illinois, United States

Job Description

At U.S. Bank, we’re on a journey to do our best. Helping the customers and businesses we serve to make better and smarter financial decisions and enabling the communities we support to grow and succeed. We believe it takes all of us to bring our shared ambition to life, and each person is unique in their potential. A career with U.S. Bank gives you a wide, ever-growing range of opportunities to discover what makes you thrive at every stage of your career. Try new things, learn new skills and discover what you excel at-all from Day One.

Job Description

This role has multiple levels, open to candidates with 5 years related experience. The successful candidate will be hired for the level of the position that aligns with their experience.

The Environmental Finance Asset Manager works under limited direction of Assistant Director of Asset Management. Accountable for the ongoing performance, credit monitoring and risk mitigation of a portfolio of tax credit equity investments and loans which could include more complex investments and/or a larger portfolio. Maintains relationships with internal partners and external customers within the investments. Monitors project construction and development milestones, for purposes of compliance and monthly financial forecast preparation.

Responsible for review of equity funding requests in coordination with external customers and USB counsel (if necessary). Analyze project performance to ensure adherence to programmatic compliance. Continually monitor risk profile of the investment and recommend risk rating adjustments as needed. Review and negotiate post-closing deal amendments, modifications or restructures and prepare credit memo for presentation to Assistant Director and other members of management and credit administration. Apprises manager, credit administration and other appropriate parties of ongoing asset quality performance in accordance with credit policy.

Works closely with Environmental Finance Production and Syndications teams to focus on collaboration and meeting customer expectations.


1. Ability to analyze and evaluate operating agreements, other legal documents, and financial statements relating to investments.

2. Research and resolve errors in data from financial reporting systems to protect accuracy in investment booking.

3. Perform reviews of budgets, financial statements, guarantor statements, audits, tax returns and annual compliance reports to assess investment quality and risk.

4. Perform monthly forecasting regarding tax credit delivery, benefits, fees and equity contributions.

5. Monitor portfolio to include timely completion of quarterly risk assessments, quarterly portfolio reviews, both internal and credit approved problem credit reviews and key relationship reviews.

6. Complete site inspections and/or meetings with partners as necessary to ensure program compliance and asset quality.

7. Prepare underwriting packages in support of the restructuring or modification of proposed complex investments, identifying the strengths, weaknesses, risks and mitigants. Advocate for credit approval while leading a balanced discussion with Credit Administration. Uphold credit policy and underwriting guidelines and explain any deviations.

8. Manage transactions in accordance with credit standards, adhering to required policies and procedures, while managing the expectations of customers and furthering USBCDC’s relationships.

9. Engage third party professionals (attorneys, accountants, construction consultants) as needed to coordinate the drafting, review, and collection of documents necessary to manage the investments and mitigate any risks presented.

10. Responsible for funding commitments, ensuring that conditions to funding are met or appropriately mitigated if being waived.

11. Coordinate with other USBCDC and USB departments to ensure that investments are appropriately booked, construction monitored, and documented.

12. Participate in the establishment of policies and procedures necessary for accomplishing the group’s tasks, and in special projects assigned.

13. Responsible for verbal and written presentations to senior level management and Credit Officers to articulate investment status, workout strategies, or modifications.

14. Actively ensure compliance with the U.S. Bank Code of Ethics and all Anti-Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy Act, information security and suspicious activity reporting requirements, policies and procedures.

Basic Qualifications

- Typically Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent work experience

- Typically five or more years of related experience

Preferred Skills/Experience

- Thorough understanding of tax credit investment management

- Knowledge of/experience with renewable energy tax credit program and industry

- Knowledge of construction finance lending, legal documentation and requirements

- Well-developed analytical and problem-solving skills

- Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

- Highly motivated, able to work independently, and possess acute attention to detail

- Interest in promoting diversity in the workplace and maximizing equitable access to the benefits of renewable energy.

U.S. Bancorp Community Development Corporation is now operating as U.S. Bancorp Impact Finance. All job postings under U.S. Bancorp Impact Finance reside within the USBCDC organization.

If there’s anything we can do to accommodate a disability during any portion of the application or hiring process, please refer to our disability accommodations for applicants ( .

Learn how the way we work at U.S. Bank ( drives meaningful relationships with our customers and collaboration across the company.


Our approach to benefits and total rewards considers our team members’ whole selves and what may be needed to thrive in and outside work. That’s why our benefits are designed to help you and your family boost your health, protect your financial security and give you peace of mind. Our benefits include the following (some may vary based on role, location or hours):

+ Healthcare (medical, dental, vision)

+ Basic term and optional term life insurance

+ Short-term and long-term disability

+ Pregnancy disability and parental leave

+ 401(k) and employer-funded retirement plan

+ Paid vacation (from two to five weeks depending on salary grade and tenure)

+ Up to 11 paid holiday opportunities

+ Adoption assistance

+ Sick and Safe Leave accruals of one hour for every 30 worked, up to 80 hours per calendar year unless otherwise provided by law

EEO is the Law

U.S. Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors. Applicants can learn more about the company’s status as an equal opportunity employer by viewing the federal KNOW YOUR RIGHTS (\KnowYourRights\screen\_reader\10\20.pdf) EEO poster.


U.S. Bank participates in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security E-Verify program in all facilities located in the United States and certain U.S. territories. The E-Verify program is an Internet-based employment eligibility verification system operated by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Learn more about the E-Verify program ( .

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Job Posting: JC241280105

Posted On: Jun 02, 2023

Updated On: Jun 15, 2023

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