Senior Credit Risk Manager Trade Finance

Recruiter
Clarc Recruitment Limited
Location
East London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Sep 2019
Closes
02 Oct 2019
Ref
1260814095
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A niche Banking business is looking for a Senior Credit Risk Manager to join their business in a standalone role, reporting into the Head of Risk & Compliance. An excellent opportunity to join a growing business which in time could lead to building out a small team reporting into this function.

Main Responsibilities
  • Conduct a comprehensive assessment of new and existing counterparties, ensuring that all risks are identified and make a judgement as to their acceptability in a timely fashion followed by a suitable recommendation to the appropriate approval authority.
  • Responsible for the identification and maintenance of counterparty and country ratings used for the creation of management information.
  • Oversea the Bank's credit risk exposure and risk profile to ensure that internal and regulatory limits/tolerances are not breached.
  • Offer support on ICAAP, ILAAP and RRP stress testing reviews.
  • Responsible for the development and maintenance of the reserving methodology for the Bank.
  • Maintain the KRIs and KPI's to monitor credit risk and take a proactive approach using own judgement and experience in recognising early warning credit risk detection.
  • Support the product development process through the evaluation of risks associated with new products and services, by working collaboratively with other areas of the Bank.
  • Provide independent and robust recommendations to the Senior Management/Committees about the credit risk of the Bank.Attending the Credit Risk Committee as appropriate.
  • Maintain, update and implement Risk policies and procedures.
  • Ensure correct implementation of second line of defence for credit risk.

Job Requirements:
  • At least 5 years Credit Risk experience from within a similar regulated financial services business, ideally an asset/trade finance business.
  • A good understanding of Market Risk would be beneficial.
  • Working knowledge of IFRS9 and ICAAP.
  • Strong academic background ideally with a Master's degree or other credit professional qualification.
  • Must be comfortable working both autonomously and being able to develop with senior stakeholders within the business.

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