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Credit Officer

Salary £65k to £80k
Type Permanent
Location London
Sector Credit & Risk Management
Job Reference T55/ASN/29147
Contact Arjaree Shackleton
Date posted 25-06-2018

Leading Banking Organisation seeking a Credit Officer to join their Funds team based in London

Key responsibilities

• Manage a portfolio of broad Financial Institutions (FI) counterparties, covering Private Equity Funds, Asset Managers, FX Brokers, Central Clearing Counterparties and Pension, Wealth & Stock Brokers.
• Support annual credit reviews, dynamic and proactive risk management and new business origination as part of the FI sustainable growth strategy.
• Set credit risk appetite in the context of risk / return parameters, ensuring credit strategies and risk appetite are clearly defined and communicated to stakeholders.
• Embrace new principles and processes for credit risk management in Commercial Banking Risk.
• Proactively manage various stakeholders, including Sector Head, credit sanctioners, relationship team and product partners; ensuring the high credit quality of the portfolio is consistently maintained.

Skills/ Experience required

• In-depth product knowledge is essential including lending products as well as derivatives (Interest Rate Swaps, Cross Currency Swaps, FX, Repos) and associated derivatives documentation such as ISDA, CSA, GMRA.
• Knowledge of financial regulation, such as Basel, MIFID and EMIR is also required.
• You will also possess a keen interest and competent understanding of current economic and political developments.
• The successful candidate should be curious, energetic, driven and a self-starter with excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
• Knowledge of Corporate credit and other FI sectors, such as Banks, Insurance, Securitisation would be advantageous.

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