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FIG Credit Analyst

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Salary £100k
Type Permanent
Location London
Sector Credit & Risk Management
Job Reference T55/SIMR/31226
Contact Simeon Randell
Date posted 02-04-2019

This role will support the successful portfolio management of credit and counterparty risks across Corporate and Financial sectors. Main responsibilities include monitoring, credit analysis and reporting on a day to day basis.

Responsibilities:
• Support the successful portfolio management of credit and counterparty risk
• Perform fundamental credit analysis on financial institutions to which the firm have investment and/or counterparty exposures, including derivatives, longevity swaps, or investments in fixed income securities. Sector coverage mainly includes banks, life and non-life (re)insurance companies, and money market funds.
• Provide day-to-day support to the senior credit analyst and preparation of materials for consideration by the Credit and Investment Committee(s).
• Develop and maintain a good knowledge of FIG names, including their business and financial risk profiles, and understand the impacts of their credit profiles based on new developments.
• On a daily basis monitor rating actions, company announcements and news flow of FIG names within the investment and counterparty portfolio.
• Contribute to or conduct periodic credit reviews of a single name or a sector to help re-caliberate risk appetite for exposures, working closely with the First line stakeholders.
• Assess the appropriateness of external credit ratings and provide support in assigning internal credit ratings, where relevant. In doing so, documenting their views in the relevant Risk/Investment Committee(s) memos.
• Provide support to day-to-day investment and counterparty risk management activities from a Credit risk perspective, such as responding to requests/queries from other teams or verifying details of new investments
• Aggregate information from a variety of sources to create detailed and accurate reports to monitor limit compliance for counterparty or investment risks on a regular basis, ensuring a strong and robust risk control environment

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