Associate, Credit Analyst

Standard Chartered Bank Ltd
China Raman Cherla, IN
Oct 21, 2019
Oct 23, 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Newly qualified, Qualified
About Standard Chartered We are a leading international bank focused on helping people and companies prosper across Asia, Africa and the Middle East. To us, good performance is about much more than turning a profit. It's about showing how you embody our valued behaviours - do the right thing, better together and never settle - as well as our brand promise, Here for good. We're committed to promoting equality in the workplace and creating an inclusive and flexible culture - one where everyone can realise their full potential and make a positive contribution to our organisation. This in turn helps us to provide better support to our broad client base. Scope of Job To provide insightful, relevant, succinct and timely credit analysis of a portfolio of SCBs CB clients, including managing the credit risk associated with the portfolio and ensuring high quality of the assigned portfolio. To have overall accountability for consistency and coherence of the complete BCA package submitted to Risk. This includes responsibility for proposing counterparty credit grades via the relevant scorecard, and ongoing monitoring for credit-material events. While the portfolio will be industry / geography specific in focus, the role extends to analysing other clients as may from time to time be required. To work as a team with the Relationship Manager (RM) on a specified portfolio and facilitate revenue growth in the portfolio. Responsibilities/Challenges Credit Analysis Interact with the client including onsite client visit/factory visit on needed base, gather deal requirements, financial statements and other inputs for performing quality analysis and due diligence. Conduct market, industry and client research, e.g. reference check/market check - buyers, suppliers, competitors and lenders on best effort. Assessment of the Clients competitive positioning within its industry, including key risk aspects. Work with RM and product partners in structuring credit solutions for the clients and ensuring the appropriateness of the products, including a) Obtaining all pre clearances like in the credit pre-screening session b) Preparing & presenting name clearance and BCAs; c) Expediting approvals. Responsible for end-to-end BCA process for fast credit approval, including a) Preparation all the tools like Raptor, Scorecard, Spreads, ESRA, BCA Checklist, RoRWA etc.; b) Assessment of Clients strategy (e.g. funding, treasury, liquidity, etc.), management strength, experience and track record and corporate governance; c) Assessment of balance sheet strength, alongside cashflow and profitability vulnerability via ratio analysis and/or stress testing and working out current/forward year base forecast performance expectation, as well as proposed Covenants and Risk Triggers; d) Completion of Group Mandate/BCA Part 1, Part 2 (including term sheet whenever needed) in alignment with Credit Policy and local CPS. Liaise with Credit/GAM/FAM on BCA and other credit issues and ensure quick turnaround on queries. Ensure compliance of all regulatory credit requirements. Credit Review and Post Monitoring Monitor quality of the portfolio by tracking daily excess / past due and strictly complying with necessary reporting procedures. Lead the post monitoring process, including risk triggers, covenants and other credit conditions and ensure to report appropriately, e.g. timely submission of quality PBOC Quarterly Credit Review Reports. Assist CA Team Leader/Head to ensure zero BCA overdue. Work with RM to ensure the proper maintenance of credit files and ensure audit readiness whenever necessary and work with RM to follow up audit issues. In partnership with the RM, ensure timely identification of accounts to be put in ASTAR/EAR as per the banks policies and guidelines, including attend EAR/MTM calls along with the RM. Preparing the Initial Downgrade Report (IDR) for transferring accounts to GSAM. Work with RM to monitor overall RoRWA at account level. Coordinate and prepare for credit discussion meetings, and conduct portfolio review /credit stress testing/specific industry reviews whenever required, and etc. Handle any ad hoc projects, duties or assignments as determined by LM from time to time Stakeholder Partnership To partner the teams two key stakeholder communities, RMs and Risk, supporting the former in developing and executing their client strategies and both in respect of credit analysis-relevant matters. Maintaining integrity in analysis at all times is critical. Team Development To assist CA Team Leaders/Heads in improving and enhancing the experiences of the team, as well as the quality of credit analysis produced, includes on-job coaching and supporting the development of newer and less experienced members of the team. Selection Criteria Key Requirements Analytical strength to spot emerging risks, in particular forward-looking industry trends. Gravitas to engage with Relationship Managers and Clients alike, have the ability to challenge in a constructive manner. Collaborative to work in partnership with stakeholders to get things done, fulfilling the Job Purpose Experience and Skills Minimum of 2-3 years relevant experience gained either in banking, treasury or accounting environment. Strong analytical ability, focused on the assessment and calibration of credit risk. Strong verbal and written communication skills (in English), with proven ability to work across cultures and within a dynamic environment. Able to hold credible dialogue at all levels of the organisation, as well as with clients. Well organized, able to multi-task and balance competing demands. Educational Qualifications University graduate preferably with related experience in corporate banking. MBA or CFA qualifications advantageous, but not required. Sound knowledge of accounting and financial principles gained by experience or qualification. CRC-CB credit certification (or approved equivalent) within 12 months of start date. Apply now to join the Bank for those with big career ambitions.