Credit Risk Analyst

  • £35,000-£45,000
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • MERJE Ltd
  • 23 May 19

My client is a well-established Financial Services firm based in London. Reporting into the Head of Risk and as a member of the risk management team, the Credit Risk Analyst is tasked to deliver front‐to‐end risk management solutions following the guidelines of the Risk Department.

Your main responsibilities will involve;

Evaluate and analyse proposed transactions in the context of risk appetite constraints, taking into account potential impacts on the regulatory and liquidity position of the company

Research of client financial position by carrying out macro‐economic and financial statements analysis

Preparation of Credit Facility proposals for consideration by the client and management

Preparation and review of any risk related documentations, including collateral agreements, ISDAs, guarantee agreements etc

Calculating the Mark to Market value of an open position; Whether or not clients are inside the parameters set with or without a credit facility

Escalating limit excesses appropriately to management

Understand and implement risk policy framework in the context of the company’s overall risk appetite

Co‐ordinate stress analysis on the company’s open positions profile; provide guidance to front office traders accordingly

Producing data, analysis and reports and documentation when required with regards to risk management matters

Provide management with timely information with respect to changing market conditions with material implications for securities risk

Provide support to junior members of the team

Develop strong working relationships with various constituents within the company

Prepare and take part in the Risk Committee

Skill set;

A solid background in Counterparty Credit Risk Management with a focus on corporate clients

Strong written and oral communication skills

Have strong experience in financial markets of traded products including derivatives

Have a detailed knowledge of the ISDA agreement and terms within

Graduate with finance, economic or mathematics focus or equivalent professional experience 

Accountancy, Charter Financial Analyst (CFA) or Financial Risk Manager (FRM) designations a plus

Strong Excel skills

To discuss the role in greater detail please contact Periklis on 0203 637 1605 or send through your CV to