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Counterparty Credit Risk Speciialist, AVP

Salary Competitive
Type Permanent
Location Paris
Sector Credit & Risk Management
Job Reference T55/AXB/30304
Contact Amy Brown
Date posted 19-11-2018

Globally renowned Bank seeking a Counterparty Credit Risk specialist (AVP) 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.)
• Ability to evaluate market risk sensitivity of the portfolio in accordance with the bank’s risk framework, including price risk, basis risk, option risk and market liquidity risk, etc.
• Deep understanding of other risks including, reputational, compliance, and regulatory
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