Credit Analyst - Trade Finance

Recruiter
Meredith Brown Associates
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
£Exc + Bens
Posted
08 Jun 2019
Closes
08 Jul 2019
Ref
5959943
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Role & Responsibilities
  • Credit and risk assessment of trade finance related exposures from a range of counterparties.
  • Monitoring of trade finance exposures/assets and on-going maintenance of relationships with counterparties as part of the process.
  • Assisting the Trade Finance Senior Portfolio Manager in the origination of trade and commodity finance transactions, both from primary and from secondary markets
  • Performing counterparty and borrower's risk analysis (bank and corporate), as well as analysis on relevant country and industry sectors; reviewing of legal documentation, deal structures etc.
  • Preparing the credit application for the transaction approval, recommending the transaction to the Trade Finance Senior Portfolio Manager
  • Monitoring the trade finance portfolio including updating and maintaining credit files, monitoring of credit limits, covenants, collateral and reviewing any waiver and amendment requests, in conjunction with Operations.
  • Ensuring credit exposure/risks are in line with internal policies and risk appetite
  • Supporting the Portfolio Manager in managing client and counterparty (banks, funds, direct lenders) relationships

Experience & Qualifications
  • Prior commercial credit analysis experience (min. 2-5 years), particularly in the commodities sector (commodity traders and commodity producers), emerging markets and banks providing trade finance
  • Knowledge of trade finance transaction structures
  • Awareness of the regulatory and compliance environment
  • Good communication skills - ability to present well
  • Minimum undergraduate degree from a recognised university
  • Formal training/diplomas/CFA - credit and financial analysis
  • Ability to prioritise and work under pressure

Please note that due to the high volume of applicants responding to our adverts we are regrettably not able to feedback on all applications; only successful candidates will be contacted.

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