Senior Portfolio Analyst, City of London - Permanent £50-60,000pa + excellent benefits
My client is seeking an experienced Senior Portfolio Analyst within their Asset Surveillance team (Infrastructure Debt) on a permanent basis.
For this position you will have project finance/infrastructure experience (it would be desirable if you have renewable experience ie solar, wind, waste to energy etc).
The purpose of this role is to support a large institutional client managing a credit portfolio consisting of international Infrastructure/Energy Project Finance transactions.
Ongoing monitoring, analysis and efficient handling of credit portfolios in line with clients' requirements, identifying relevant risk mitigation opportunities and on that basis provide robust recommendations for action.
Purpose of role
This is a client facing position and involves working with a range of stakeholders involved in Infrastructure/Energy Project Finance (PFI) to provide asset surveillance and loan asset management services
You will demonstrate strong credit experience involving PFI and be familiar with related loan and security finance documentation
The role will involve credit risk related services including, as required, expert advice, analysis, monitoring, recommendation for action for a portfolio of project finance positions in time/format/quality as agreed with client, to allow client in-house credit functions the assessment of their risk position and making informed decisions
Initially you be directly involved with a key institutional client with direct accountability for reporting on a book of PFI loans. Over the short- to medium-term the candidate may also be involved in service delivery to other clients.
Ongoing Portfolio Monitoring and Analysis
Continuously monitor the development of individual portfolio transactions, perform Market/Sector research and analysis and inform management as well as client of any material developments on a portfolio of (mostly) performing loans
Preparation of robust and concise internal credit papers (credit review, waivers/amendments) according to agreed formats and in a timely manner.
Preparation of watch-list reports discussing trends, remedies, progress, future loan amendments and provide advice regarding possible exit strategies, where applicable
Analyse, evaluate and comment on drawdown requests and transaction related financial, technical and legal reporting provided by borrowers and/or advisors as applicable
Skills and Competencies
Must have established previous working experience with a proven track record in a related credit environment involving infrastructure and energy project finance.
Good understanding of project- and corporate-finance with a solid background in and knowledge of credit risk drivers and risks inherent in the respective borrower industry sectors
Solid analytical and technical skills and ability to understand complex loan documentation and financing structures and ability to convey technical (modelling) concepts to both technical practitioners and third parties.
If you have the above skills and experience, please apply today with your CV for further information