Credit Risk Manager ' Trade Finance

Employer
Barbara Houghton Associates
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Jan 08, 2021
Closes
Feb 14, 2021
Ref
1923894120
Job Role
Credit Control
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Qualified
On behalf of our client, London based Bank, we are looking for a Credit Risk Manager to join their Credit Risk Analysis team, asap ideally with proved skills within Trade Finance and soft Commodities Companies/Brokers to work in a small team.
You will be responsible for performing in-depth credit analyses and making recommendations to Senior Management and the relevant Credit Committees based on financial statements and other sources of information for existing and prospective customers. You will assist in some, but limited, credit monitoring of your portfolio and take suitable action based on the positions of existing customers. You will contribute to the development and improvement of existing systems and processes. You will liaise with and provide support to Business Development and other stakeholders to ensure the Bank's risk appetite and credit policies and procedures are always adhered to. You will undertake any other duties as may be requested by Head of Credit Risk Analysis from time to time.
Professional/Academic Qualifications:
* Bachelor's degree, preferably Commerce, Banking, Finance, Economics, Business or related field
* Post-graduate or professional certification would be desirable
Experience/Knowledge
* A minimum of 7 years credit risk experience gained within a banking environment. Knowledge of Soft Commodities and Trade Finance would be an added advantage
* A proven ability in credit risk identification and control
* Good organisational skills with ability to meet deadlines
* Exposure to frontier and emerging markets, would be an added advantage but not essential. However, a strong interest for these markets must be evident
* Due to the breadth of the role, this would appeal to candidates who are interested in job enrichment opportunities and must be able to sufficiently demonstrate this
Technical skills:
* Excellent Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook skills
* Experience of using Credit Risk Management systems/packages

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