Senior Credit Analyst

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Operations & Middle Office

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  • Salary:

    £60000 - £65000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Scott Duerden

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

As a Senior Credit Analyst you will be responsible for:

  • Assessing the credit risks and financial strength of new and existing counterparties.
  • Attending client meetings in the UK and Overseas.
  • To negotiate and administer the exchange of corporate/bank guarantees, netting agreements, Standby Letters of Credit and other credit support documentation used to mitigate counterparty risk.
  • Involvement in the credit risk mitigation aspects of account documentation including terms of business/trading and client agreements.
  • Monitoring and managing both counterparty credit and country credit risk limits to ensure compliance with established credit limits, policies and procedures.
  • Working towards streamlining and making more efficient credit risk procedures and processes.
  • Engaging in credit risk management projects.

As a Senior Credit Analyst you will need:

  • Strong numeracy and background experience in credit and/or financial statement analysis, preferably within the trading/capital markets or with a financial institution for at least 5 years.
  • Strong credit analyst skills with an ability to quickly assess a great variety of different corporates and financial institutions from across the globe.
  • An understanding of commodities futures and options, LME forwards, OTC precious metals products, including market infrastructure.
  • Experience with credit risk management tools and techniques.
  • Microsoft outlook, excel, word
  • Bloomberg, Reuters
  • Perform under pressure in a dynamic environment, with the ability to handle numerous tasks simultaneously, and prioritise.
  • Strong organisational, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills.

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