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Director, Capital Markets, Structured Finance and FX

Company: Fortune Brands
Location: Deerfield
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

TheDirector, Capital Markets, Structured Finance and Foreign Exchange develops strategies and rationalizes the company s capital structure, looks for structured finance opportunities, provides oversight of pension and 401(k) management. The position also maintains relationships with the company s relationship bank group, bond holders and rating agencies.

This role can be hybrid with an average of 2-3 days per week spent working in the Deerfield office.


  • Communicate with and maintain relationships with bond holders, commercial banks, investment banks, and three rating agencies.
  • Provide ad hoc analysis for senior management as needed i.e. debt refinancing, foreign exchange, share repurchases, capital allocation and downside liquidity
  • Assess and implement structured finance opportunities including interest swap and net investment hedging
  • Monitor pension performance and assess effectiveness of pension management outsource.
  • Monitor 401(k) asset performance and work closely with HR Benefits team to optimize employee experiences
  • Work closely with the finance staff within FBIN to assure proper risk management, adherence to policies, and optimal financing.
  • Assess currency exposures and risks and develop strategies that mitigate those risks for the corporation.
  • Assess capital structure of company and subsidiaries to develop strategies to optimize the capital structure to best meet FBIN s financial goals and objectives.
  • Development of the company s downside liquidity risks and plans to mitigate those risks
  • Responsible for maintaining the company s guarantees and letters of credit
  • Manage and work with FBIN business units to optimize capital contribution requirements
  • Responsible for managing the company s bond indentures, bank ISDA s and counterparty risks
  • Responsible for managing and implementing the companies share repurchase strategy and work with legal regarding reporting and compliance requirements
  • Special projects and M&A transition management
  • Responsible for all asset leasing transactions
  • Coach, mentor and develop staff, including overseeingnew employee onboarding andproviding career development planningand opportunities.
  • Empower employees to take responsibility for their jobs and goals.Delegate responsibilityand expect accountability and provide regular feedback.


    • BS in Business, Finance or related field required. Masters Degree preferred.
    • 10+ years experience in finance, treasury or related area.
    • Strong analytic skills, including knowledge of accounting principles related to capital markets transactions and global pensions.
    • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint and Bloomberg

      Additional Information

      Fortune Brands Innovation (FBIN) is built on industry-leading brands and innovation within our operating segments: Plumbing, Doors and Security. We have an impressive track record of strong financial results, market outperformance and growth, which translates into career and professional growth opportunities for associates. Please visit our website at to learn more.

      Equal Employment Opportunity

      FBIN is an equal opportunity employer. FBIN evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability/handicap status, marital status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic history or information, or any other legally protected characteristic.

      Reasonable Accommodations

      FBIN is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please contact us at and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.

Keywords: Fortune Brands, Arlington Heights , Director, Capital Markets, Structured Finance and FX, Executive , Deerfield, Illinois

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