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Credit Risk Analyst

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Salary £60k
Type Permanent
Location London
Sector Credit & Risk Management
Job Reference T55/AXB/29914
Contact Amy Brown
Date posted 27-09-2018

Leading International Asset Manager seeking a Credit Risk Analyst to join their London office.
Key responsibilities
• Support the Group Head of Credit Risk and Credit Risk Managers by assessing and recommending appropriate Credit Risk appetite/limits and active monitoring against such limits.
• Approve credit applications in a timely manner, within the discretion advised by Head of Group Credit Risk &/or in accordance with discretion as detailed in Credit Policies.
• Understanding the Credit Risks in various products and financial instruments including derivative contracts related to various client and counterparties.
• Monitor the aggregation of all sources of Agency Credit Risk and produce suitable management information and reporting to allow management of all identified Credit Risks.
• Assess any material sources of Agency Credit Risk in new products requiring group approval.
• Identify and report to Group Head of Credit Risk when escalation may be required to the Group Head of Risk, CFO and GMC members when potential credit risk exposures may exceed or have exceeded risk appetite.

Skills/ Experience required
• University degree in Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics or equivalent subject relevant to financial services sector.
• CFA, ACA, ACT MSI or Banking/Investment Management Certificate a plus
• Strong knowledge of the banking industry
• Good understanding of complex financial instruments and associated analysis
• 2-4 years experience in credit risk management within the financial services industry a plus
• Excellent numerical and financial analytical skills
• Good Credit Risk analysis skills, in particular across financial institutions and private individuals
• Strong working knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications (word, excel, powerpoint, etc…)
• Working knowledge of regulatory landscape for banks and financial services
For applications or enquiries, email Aaron.Crowley@BRUINFinancial.com

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