Credit Analyst - Permanent


Contract Type:

£65,000 - £75,000

Recruiter Name:
Dave Hassett


Credit Analyst

Corporate Bank based in London are urgently seeking a Credit Analyst to join their busy team on a permanent basis, with the role paying £65k-75k per annum. 

If you have the correct skills / experience that is relevant to this role, then please contact me today.

Responsibilities of the Credit Analyst will include but not limited to: 

  • Supporting team members when less busy by readily taking work, particularly in times of strong work flow and absences, in order to donate to the optimal performance of the team. 
  • Using a structured and systemic approach to determine each transaction with its key risks and mitigations clearly identified, presented in a succinct and accurate paper supported by a well-articulated recommendation. 
  • Managing the credit process in a timely manner from start to finish including interaction and communication with relevant stakeholders and challenging the front office if required. 
  • Overseeing a portfolio of mainly Project Finance assets, Problem Credits, including undertaking ad hoc reporting / assignments at short notice. 
  • Attending meetings with marketing officers, articulating credit department’s risk perception and appetite on a transaction / counterparty that is consistent with our credit strategy. 
  • Working collaboratively with other risk disciplines of the Bank where suitable (eg, research, market risk, operational risk) to confirm business-wide view of risk is considered for a counterparty, asset class, portfolio etc. 
  • Updating and preserving various internal risk analytical tools and systems to ensure data accuracy. 
  • Co-operation with relevant departments including Tokyo Head Office

Have you got the essential requirements below?

  • A detailed understanding of the fundamental credit principles, financial statements and key documentation terms. 
  • A degree holder and/or other acceptable professional qualification(s). 
  • Experience of Project Finance / Structured Finance preferred, mainly in a credit-related role in a major banking environment. 
  • High level of IT literacy, particularly in Windows Excel. 
  • Ready to participate in ad hoc assignments and having an open mind and attitude for problem-solving and change. 
  • Proven experience in using credit risk metrics and various market indicators in evaluating counterparty and sovereign risk. 
  • Decent knowledge of cash flow analysis. 
  • Demonstrated written ability to formulate a succinct and well-argued credit analysis. 
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Dave Hassett

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I specialise in Operations and Middle Office recruitment. Prior to this I worked as a Corporate Action clerk within Northern Trust for nine years. I am able to provide detailed and comprehensive market knowledge for both my clients and candidates alike.

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