Experienced Credit Risk Specialist with commodity trading MNC Experienced Credit Risk Specialist with commodity  …

The Cap Consulting Group Pte Ltd
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
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The Cap Consulting Group Pte Ltd
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
market range
Posted by:
Xinyi Lim • Recruiter
Posted by:
Xinyi Lim
Recruiter
Experienced Credit Risk Specialist with commodity trading MNC

Experienced Credit Risk Specialist with commodity trading MNC

  • Minimum 7years of relevant credit risk work experience gained in a banking, commodity trading or marketing environment
  • Exposure to prepayment financing concepts is highly relevant. Credit exposure to longer term transactions gained in supporting project/ structured finance projects will be preferred
  • Experience of analysing risk on junior miners, start-up mining companies as well as greenfield and brownfield projects will be very useful

Our client is a renowned and global commodity firm. For this role, you are part of the credit risk team  and are responsible for assessment and monitoring of credit risk exposure for all counterparties (suppliers and customers), especially within the Sourcing and Origination (S&O) portfolio. This role will also actively identify improvement opportunities within existing credit processes and leverage systems to automate tasks. This role will play a crucial role in being the lead point of contact for all S&O transactions.

 

Job duties:

Leadership – Sourcing & Origination

  • Be the lead point of contact for the Sourcing & Origination (S&O) team regarding all credit risk inputs and transactions.
  • In conjunction with Head of Credit, to own and be responsible for decision making on S&O transactions and be representative in attending all Marketing Risk Committee meeting to present all credit reviews
  • Be responsible for the approval of up to USD$100m of credit limits, and to exercise discernment and discretion on the escalation of high-risk cases for the relevant approval authorities
  • Structure appropriate credit protections for S&O transactions by conducting thorough risk analysis and financial modelling, includes but not limited to cash flow analysis, sensitivity analysis and stress testing etc
  • To keep abreast of best practices and recommend improvements specific to assessing S&O transactions
  • To provide mentorship and support in guiding junior members of the team

 

Ownership

  • End-to-end ownership of assigned commodity portfolio by completing credit reviews in a timely manner in ensuring zero backlog. To monitor portfolio on a daily basis and be accountable for highlighting all adverse credit news in a timely and accurate manner. This requires close and frequent communication with Front Office colleagues to ensure a deep understanding of counterparties (including risk factors impacting specific portfolio)
  • Preparation of credit reviews for new and existing counterparties. To analyse qualitative and quantitative information on all counterparties in determining internal ratings and appropriate credit limits.
  • Independent execution and assessment of all other complex transactions across a variety of financing structure, includes but not limited to debt, equities, royalties etc
  • To appropriately engage with Front Office teams in structuring credit mitigations, with a view to optimize risk versus reward
  • Provide support for secured credit arrangements including trade finance and credit insurance. Review and validate credit management reports including exposure and excess monitoring

 

Stakeholder Engagement

  • Lead meetings and discussions independently with the stakeholders to drive the required outcomes on all S&O Credit Risk matters
  • Conduct credit trainings/workshops for Marketing front office as and when needed

 

Process Improvement

  • Drive standardisation and automation of processes and continual improvements. Initiate and participate in system enhancement. Ensure credit files are kept up-to-date at all times, all relevant information is updated in systems and all supporting documents are filed
  • Ensure credit processes maintain consistency with relevant governance framework documents

 

Requirements:

  • Excellent academic credentials in Business or Finance. Minimum 7 years of relevant credit risk work experience gained in a banking, commodity trading or marketing environment
  • Proven track record in risk management
  • Excellent knowledge of credit and financial analysis covering long term transactions.
  • Exposure to prepayment financing concepts is highly relevant. Credit exposure to longer term transactions gained in supporting project/ structured finance projects will be preferred
  • Experience of analysing risk on junior miners, start-up mining companies as well as greenfield and brownfield projects will be useful
  • Excellent knowledge of credit and financial analysis
  • Strong knowledge of risk mitigation concepts gained within a commodity trading environment is preferred (but not a must)
  • Excellent spreadsheet modelling skill. Able to produce and analyse financial / cash flow forecasts and perform scenario modelling.
  • Results oriented, capable of holding self and others to account on delivery
  • Constructively engage stakeholders to a common cause through developing mutually beneficial solutions and proposals
  • Working experience with risk management, trading, sales and distribution system
  • Strong credible communications and presentation skills
  • Ability to work autonomously and independently

 

To apply, please send your cv in word doc to resume@cap-cg.com . Please also include details on your current salary, expected salary and notice period in your cv.


We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Posted by:
CAP Consulting (EA license: 14C7175)
Caroline Poh (EA Registration: R1105649)

Date Posted - 4 May 2021

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