Credit Risk Analyst

Job Title: Credit Risk Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Guildford, Surrey
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Reference: 10845/001_1556906705
Contact Name: Jane Paton
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Job Published: May 03, 2019 19:05

Job Description

Our client is an established investment business. With a range of asset classes. They are indpendent and have a well established team. They are looking for an experienced candidate to come and join the business to improve the Credit Risk function.

The successful candidate will provide credit analytical support to the Chief Risk Officer in relation to the regulated funds and the portfolio management services managed, in particular in relation to the UK Money Market Fund.

They will have the opportunity to gain exposure to market, liquidity and operational risk analysis, monitoring and reporting as part of a diverse information and risk management team.

Responsibilities include:

Manage the independent monitoring processes to ensure the fund is in compliance with EU Regulation 2017/1131

Maintenance of the money market approved issuer list

- issuer credit analysis

- credit spread monitoring

- model development

Expand the credit risk monitoring processes to include, inter alia sensitivity analysis and risk vs reward metrics

Identify ways to present the credit risk data in formats which draw attention to key changes and promote assimilation of data by the recipient

Preparation of credit risk reports for the Risk Management Committee and Boards

Assist in the design and production of ad-hoc reports

Provide analytical support for the Chief Risk Officer

Assist in research connected with new products or projects

Maintain up to date procedures

Undertake an annual credit analysis of the counterparties used by the business to perform key outsourced services

Review the credit analysis compiled by an external agency and make recommendations

Assist in the preparation of risk reports for the Risk Management Committee

Assist in the development of risk reports and processes

Assist in the design and production of ad-hoc reports


Degree educated and an appropriate professional qualification

Experience / Knowledge

* Experience working (minimum 2 years) in an investment management or other financial environment covering credit analysis of banks (both retail and investment) and financial brokers

* Knowledge of credit rating methodologies


* Ability to form an independent view on credit strength

* Very strong mathematical, analytical and numeracy skills

* Ability to communicate clearly and effectively - both written and verbally

* Strong presentation skills

* Strong interpersonal and influencing skills

* Ability to plan own workload effectively as well as strong organisational and planning skills

* Detail oriented with a structured approach to tasks

* Understanding of regulatory environment

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