• Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Credit Suisse -
  • 24 Mar 19

Corporate Credit Officer (Energy, Aerospace, Consumer, Retail) – Developed Markets # 123956

We Offer
The Risk Division is a highly visible, dynamic area of the firm where you can be an integral part of the decision making that supports the bank's business. Our responsibilities range from Enterprise Risk management to risk and finance reporting, and regional risk teams covering the risk management for our entities. The Risk division's long-term success depends on our ability to achieve our vision and fulfil our mandate. Ultimately, this depends on the skills, experience and engagement of our employees. We offer a collaborative and entrepreneurial environment that offers direct contact with senior management and encourages leadership at all levels.

The Corporates team within Credit Risk Management (CRM) is responsible for managing, approving, monitoring and controlling all credit risks arising from our Investment Banking relationships with EMEA corporate counterparties. This includes underwriting debt financings in connection with leveraged buy-outs, acquisitions and refinancings, loan participations as well as credit lines for derivatives business.

We offer:
  • Pro-actively engaging with the front office to structure solutions which assist its growth, minimize the bank's expected loss and are in compliance with internal policies.
  • Approving or recommending for approval new credit extensions, amendments, renewals and/or re-financings.
  • Performing counterparty credit analysis including, but not limited to, credit due diligence meetings, cash flow and liquidity analysis, sensitivity analysis, and collateral and enterprise valuation analysis.
  • Reviewing and revising obligor specific internal risk ratings and SNC ratings assigned to capture differing degrees of credit risk over time.
  • Evidencing a robust assessment of existing credit exposure through quarterly and annual monitoring reports.
  • Identifying early remedial action on deteriorating credits, working jointly with the workout department to manage problem credits and/or workout situations.
  • Ensuring information systems measure obligor specific credit risk, including the composition, quality, and concentration of risk correctly against relevant limits.
  • Provision of comprehensive and timely portfolio reporting for purposes of management oversight.
  • Implementing the bank's credit risk strategy and credit risk appetite.
  • Implementing policies and procedures to identify, measure, monitor and control portfolio credit risk.
  • Working together with AVPs and Analysts to achieve the above mentioned objectives.
  • We want you to contribute your strong interpersonal skills to our team.

Open to discussing flexible/agile working.

You Offer
  • The successful candidate will be an experienced credit risk management professional already working in a major commercial or investment bank.
  • She or he is likely to have strong experience in credit risk management, with a focus on leveraged finance and/or investment grade corporate lending.
  • We require strong analytical skills and familiarity with loan and ISDA documentation. Comfort presenting to senior management, liaising with internal and external (e.g. lawyers, regulators) clients is key.
  • Experience in directly managing colleagues is preferable.

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