Credit Risk Analyst - Real Estate Debt Fund

  • c£60k + bonus
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Caravel Search
  • 20 Nov 18

Credit Risk Analyst - Real Estate Debt Fund

Our client is a well established real estate debt fund. They provide senior and mezz loans for commercial and residential UK real estate projects.

They are looking for a Credit Risk Analyst

Key responsibilities:

  • Own the production of Risk MI such as the weekly dashboard and produce ad-hoc portfolio level reports • Challenge the data points as captured by the broader team 
  • Own Risk’s operational tasks to ensure that senior team members operate efficiently and can focus on Risk matters 
  • Routinely review the transactional progress of schemes at a detailed level in our operational IT platforms
  • Support Head of Risk by undertaking a first check on underwriting calculations on Credit materials submitted for approval 
  • Coordinate the weekly funding forecast based upon loans closing and monthly draw downs
  • Organise the once a day requests for approval and signing to funding partner 
  • Provide second level system validation to ensure Risk MI is accurate, challenging deal teams as necessary
  • Follow up searches across various public monitoring platforms weekly and uploading results to Risk MI systems 


  • 2+ years’ experience in a credit risk / operations role, ideally within real estate
  • Degree level educated
  • Numerate and capable  within Excel, ideally have experience of determining modelling project cash flows and determining IRR and Money Multiples
  • Self-motivated, ambitious, organised, resilient and accurate with exceptional attention to detail • Likely to have worked in a banking, asset management or accounting environment and keen to join a fast-growing entrepreneurial team
  • Scope for the role holder to become proficient in credit risk as it pertains to property development, especially development financing and portfolio management