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Specialized Industries Coverage Associate- Financial Services Industries Group

Regions Bank

Regions Bank

Accounting & Finance
Atlanta, GA, USA
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024

Thank you for your interest in a career at Regions. At Regions, we believe associates deserve more than just a job. We believe in offering performance-driven individuals a place where they can build a career --- a place to expect more opportunities. If you are focused on results, dedicated to quality, strength and integrity, and possess the drive to succeed, then we are your employer of choice.

Regions is dedicated to taking appropriate steps to safeguard and protect private and personally identifiable information you submit. The information that you submit will be collected and reviewed by associates, consultants, and vendors of Regions in order to evaluate your qualifications and experience for job opportunities and will not be used for marketing purposes, sold, or shared outside of Regions unless required by law. Such information will be stored in accordance with regulatory requirements and in conjunction with Regions’ Retention Schedule for a minimum of three years. You may review, modify, or update your information by visiting and logging into the careers section of the system.

Job Description:

This position is within the specialized industries bank client coverage/origination for Regions Bank and Regions Securities LLC. Specialized Industries Associates are directly involved in the design, origination, structuring, and execution of financial advisory assignments, loan syndications, and capital markets products and services for existing and prospective clients. Associates also assist in the cultivation of client relationships by conducting research, staying abreast of client and industry trends, and participating in industry and client related strategic and tactical planning. Associates participate in client meetings, due diligence visits, and other client interactions during which they gain exposure to key executives and senior bankers. Associates provide these services as part of a client team that also consists of Analysts, Vice Presidents, and Directors/Managing Directors. Incumbents are expected to obtain the Series 79 & 63 licenses within six months of employment.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Supports senior bankers in their relationship responsibilities, including idea generation and interaction with current and prospective clients

  • Understands client needs and identifies Regions products and services, or other unique, actionable ideas that can help clients achieve their goals

  • Develops and maintains detailed financial models to value companies and depict projected financial results

  • Ensures high quality of client deliverables by having strong written and verbal communication skills and attention to detail

  • Leads the preparation of written material, including pitches, proposals, client materials and associated supporting analyses

  • Conducts extensive financial and industry due diligence to evaluate the risk/return parameters of a transaction

  • Participates in the recruitment, development, training, and oversight of junior resources

Successful candidates will be expected to assume a substantial amount of responsibility, including mentoring and developing Analysts. The Associate will be required to work in multiple roles and on multiple projects, both independently and as part of a team.

This position is exempt from timekeeping requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act and is not eligible for overtime pay.

Associates typically work a minimum of 3 years before having the opportunity to advance to the Vice President position.


  • Bachelor’s degree with proven record of high achievement, MBA preferred

  • Three (3) years of relevant work experience

  • Prior completion of a credit training program


  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)

  • Knowledge of capital markets, M&A, or leveraged finance

Skills and Competencies

  • Advanced user of Excel, PowerPoint, and Word

  • Energetic and creative self-starter with willingness to work long hours, and take on and successfully manage significant and multiple responsibilities

  • Strong sense of personal accountability with a results orientation as part of a collaborative team environment

Position Type

Full time

Compensation Details

Pay ranges are job specific and are provided as a point-of-market reference for compensation decisions. Other factors which directly impact pay for individual associates include: experience, skills, knowledge, contribution, job location and, most importantly, performance in the job role. As these factors vary by individuals, pay will also vary among individual associates within the same job.

The target information listed below is based on the Metropolitan Statistical Area Market Range for where the position is located and level of the position.

Job Range Target:


$114,319.20 USD


$160,540.00 USD

Incentive Pay Plans:

This role is eligible to participate in a discretionary incentive plan. Employees have the potential to receive a discretionary award based on performance against defined metrics and goals.

Benefits Information

Regions offers a benefits package that is flexible, comprehensive and recognizes that "one size does not fit all" for benefits-eligible associates. Listed below is a synopsis of the benefits offered by Regions for informational purposes, which is not intended to be a complete summary of plan terms and conditions.

  • Paid Vacation/Sick Time
  • 401K with Company Match
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits
  • Disability Benefits
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Life Insurance
  • Parental Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Associate Volunteer Program

Please note, benefits and plans may be changed, amended, or terminated with respect to all or any class of associate at any time. To learn more about Regions’ benefits, please click or copy the link below to your browser.

Location Details

Atlanta Midtown


Atlanta, Georgia

Bring Your Whole Self to Work

We have a passion for creating an inclusive environment that promotes and values diversity of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sex, pregnancy, and many other primary and secondary dimensions that make each of us unique as individuals and provide valuable perspective that makes us a better company and employer. More importantly, we recognize that creating a workplace where everyone, regardless of background, can do their best work is the right thing to do.

OFCCP Disclosure: Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans

Job applications at Regions are accepted electronically through our career site for a minimum of five business days from the date of posting. Job postings for higher-volume positions may remain active for longer than the minimum period due to business need and may be closed at any time thereafter at the discretion of the company.