Credit Analyst - Permanent


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Dave Hassett


Credit Analyst
Salary circa £35,000

Our client based in London, are urgently seeking an Credit Analyst with a strong commodities knowledge to join their team on a permanent basis.

If you have the relevant experience then please contact David Hassett straight away. 

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

  • Quantitative and qualitative assessment of (new and existing) counterparties, including: Corporates, Banks and brokers. 
  • Aptitude to analyse and interpret financial statements (income statements, balance sheets, cash flow statements) and calculate financial ratios, in order to make recommendations on credit limits.
  • The timely preparation of credit papers for new counterparties and guaranteeing the credit departments objective of reviewing all existing customers within a strict 12 months’ annual review cycle is preserved.
  • Proactive monitoring of the portfolio and management of higher risk exposures on a daily basis
  • Supporting the credit department in preparation for Credit Committee: agenda, delivery of credit proposals, limit maintenance and liaison with other department where obligatory.
  • Chasing of financials in line with yearly review deadlines, either directly from the customer or via the Front office. 
  • Preparation of management information and ad-hoc reports on a periodic basis.

Have you got the below essential requirements?

  • Acquaintance of commodity markets (in particular base metals) and experience with commodity derivatives is wanted but no essential. Alternatively, good knowledge of financial markets is desirable.
  • Fluent in English, other language skills would beneficial, particularly Mandarin, but are not essential.
  • Assurance in presenting credit reports at to senior management at Credit Committee; interaction with the Front office.
  • Ability to create accurate credit reports with coherent recommendations, sometimes within tight deadlines.
  • Excel skills necessary, Strong VBA preferred.
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Consultant's Name
Dave Hassett

Industry Experience
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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