Local Knowledge Global Resources Specialist Consultants

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SME Credit Officer - Asset Management

Location: London, England, United Kingdom

Salary: £Excellent Base + Benefits + Bonus

The Platform is an exciting new initiative focused on SME lending on a pan European basis. The platform’s Credit Team will play a key role in the end to ends credit process of the Platform including Credit analysis and approval. The team will be supported by innovative automation and IT tools including proprietary credit scoring models and the use of Big Data. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious and agile UK credit professional that holds experience in traditional SME credit assessment/approval techniques along with a keen interest in helping to develop the proprietary credit models and automated use of data within the credit process.

The CO will be tasked with the review of the credit application submitted by SME lenders and forwarded by third party business partners. The review will encompass the checks to ensure relevant information required to determine the credit decision is provided, the check of the consistency of the information provided vs external data information sources, the run of the scoring model and according to the outcome of the scoring process and procedures in place, the assessment of information and projections and approval of the credit request, the rejection of the request or the escalation of the request to the Platform’s Credit Committee.

Key skills:

Proven experience in UK SME/Mid Corp lending and credit analysis. European lending experience also advantageous.

Interest/experience or openness and academic ability to relate to new technologies and to the interaction between IT and risk decisions.

Good communication skills.

Possesses a critical mind with the ability to constructively challenge assumptions.

High attention to detail and good risk acumen.