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Counterparty Credit Risk Specialist, VP

Salary £90k
Type Permanent
Location Paris
Sector Credit & Risk Management
Job Reference T55/AXB/30303
Contact Amy Brown
Date posted 19-11-2018

Globally renowned Bank seeking a Counterparty Credit Risk specialist (VP) to join their office in Paris
Key responsibilities
•Responsible for monitoring and investigating any issuer exceptions related to exposure
•Perform fundamental credit analysis and assess trading strategies for any limit exceptions
•Monitor the portfolio, looking at concentration risks, country risk, trends; as well as single name issuer risk
•Issuer risk contributions to various regulatory, senior risk management committees, and ad hoc presentations/dashboards
•Interact on a regular basis with trading desks bookings
•Reviewing various transactions, which could include large secondary loan portfolio acquisitions, non-performing loan portfolios or receivables, new money requests, or loan arranging/structuring
•Provide recommendation for approvals and write-ups/rationales for limit exceptions
•Understand downstream feeds to other credit risk systems in the context of approving more complex non-standard transactions
Skills/ Experience required
•Bachelors’ Degree, with preferred majors in Business, Finance or Accounting, or equivalent experience
•Corporate Credit Analyst experience
•Basic understanding of credit markets and fixed income securities (e.g. bonds, loans, CDS)
•Experience in performing credit analysis (formal credit-training preferred but not required depending on experience)
•Solid analytical skills
•Highly proficient in Excel (models, pivots, etc.)
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
•Comfortable working with systems (e.g. Bloomberg, risk systems, etc.)
•Good interpersonal skills
•A curious nature
•Deep understanding of other risks including, reputational, compliance, and regulatory
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