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Credit Risk (Counterparty Risk)

Salary Competitive
Type Permanent
Job Reference EU01/NXW/34316
Contact Nick White
Date posted 31-07-2020

The Role Includes The Following Primary Responsibilities

• Credit analysis, credit rating assignment and risk management for financial institutions, in particular performing credit due diligence and internal rating assignment as well as setting and monitoring of credit risk limits
• Monitoring and understanding how macro-economic, industry or company-specific trends impact the credit quality of counterparties or group of counterparties
• Transaction analysis and credit approval, including review and approval of credit risk mitigation and documentation requirements
• Monitoring and analysis of credit risk and credit exposure sensitivities in the counterparty portfolio
• Close coordination with other departments including Legal and Compliance, Operations, Regulatory Controllers and Capital Groups
Skills Required (essential)

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, ideally in Finance, Economics or similar; Master’s degree or professional qualification (CFA or equivalent) is a plus
• Proven experience in risk management or similar roles with strong analytical skills, particularly related to fundamental credit analysis of financial institutions
• Strong understanding of financial risks in traded products and the credit approval process. The candidate should be familiar with assessing the credit risk in derivative and secured financing transactions as well as the legal agreements covering those transactions
• Strong organization skills with the ability to multitask, prioritise and work to tight deadlines
• Strong command of English, both written and verbal, including ability to summarize key messages for senior management
• Highly motivated, energetic and proactive individual who takes ownership of his/her tasks and projects

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Associate, Consultant