VP - Credit Risk - Loans & Derivatives VP - Credit Risk - Loans & Derivatives …

Greenwich Atlantic Associates
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 19 Feb 20
Competitive
Greenwich Atlantic Associates
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 19 Feb 20
Competitive
My client, a top tier investment bank, are seeking an experienced credit risk specialist for their credit risk team in London.

The Role

As part of your responsibilities, you will:  

  • Analyse counterparties, identify and quantify risk drivers in transaction structures, prepare credit memos, make recommendations and manage exposure. 
  • Analyse credit risks in corporate loan transactions and derivative trade requests to recommend accurate credit risk ratings and appropriate risk appetite.
  • Assume primary role for loan transaction execution, from deal inception to financial close, including presentation at credit committee and to senior management.
  • Liaise with clients and internal business units on credit requirements (assisting structuring new transactions), approvals and ongoing relationship management.
  • Manage portfolio of corporate loan and derivative counterparties, including underperforming and work-out cases, annual and quarterly reviews and ad-hoc waiver requests. 
  • Analyse economic and market events and their impact on the portfolio of counterparties managed. 
  • Mentor and train junior team members.

 The Candidate

The ideal candidate will have the following skills & experience:  

  • Extensive experience in corporate credit analysis and financial forecasting, assigning ratings and sizing risk appetite.
  • Experience in work-out / capital structure restructuring and leveraged finance transactions.
  • Familiar with financial markets, financing and risk mitigating structures.
  • Product knowledge e.g. leveraged loans, swaps, equities.
  • Familiarity with legal documentation and risk issues, including LMA and bond documentation, ISDAs, CSAs, netting, and credit mitigating features. 
  • Extensive working knowledge of computer applications, particularly Excel (financial modeling), Powerpoint and Word. 
  •  Fluency in English plus one European language would be an advantage.

 

 

 

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