Director, Credit Risk - Aviation (French Speaking) Director, Credit Risk - Aviation (French Speaking) …

Selby Jennings
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 30 Nov 21
Negotiable
Selby Jennings
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 30 Nov 21
Negotiable
Summary: A leading Global Investment bank in London are looking to on-board a VP/Director level candidate to lead their French portfolios, consisting large global corporates covering Aviation, Utilities/Energy, Construction & Materials. You will be expected to build and develop relationships with senior stakeholders within the business/designated counterparts within the portfolios, carrying out detailed credit analysis & reviews, credit grading, formulating plans and strategies that mitigate risk and monitor these counterparts regularly.

Responsibilities:

  • Discuss in detail the nature of the clients industry, including key risks associated to both the business and the those facing the sector itself.
  • Carry-out detailed analysis of the clients financials and competitive positioning within the industry, outlining the strengths/Weaknesses.
  • Assessment of funding strategy, financial policy, treasury activity (hedging, cash management) and liquidity
  • Assessment of balance sheet strength, alongside cashflow and profitability vulnerability, via ratio analysis and/or stress testing
  • Discussion of other pertinent risk aspects, including country risk, parental and/or governmental linkage/support, relative ranking of indebtedness
  • Prepare a complete evaluation of risks associated with particular proposed transactions to be presented to senior management e.g. Industry specific reviews, portfolio reviews, stress-tests, assessments and new proposals.
  • Continued monitoring of clients industry, including developments, events, regulatory changes
  • Build and develop relationships with senior stakeholders within the business / designated counterparts within the portfolios.
  • Accompanying Relationship Managers on client visits, as part of general due diligence in respect of credit analysis and act as the main support mechanism on any questions or disputes.
  • Act as the credit expert across the business.

Qualifications:

  • A Masters or PhD in Accounting, Quantitative Finance, Mathematics, Physics, or other science disciplines
  • Native/Fluent in French is a must.
  • 6+ years within Credit Risk, corporate credit analysis and sector exposure across EMEA
  • Strong knowledge of the aviation (primary), utility/energy, construction or materials sectors.
  • Proven track record dealing and building relationships with key stakeholders across the business.
  • Previous experience within a ratings agency is a plus
  • Accounting background highly attractive.
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