Credit Analyst Credit Analyst …

Phyton Talent Advisors
in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Phyton Talent Advisors
in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Credit Analyst
Our Client, a global investment bank and financial services institution, is seeking a Credit Analyst for its Chicago location.

Department Description:
  • Credit Analyst will work under the supervision of a Director - Senior Credit Analyst and will be part of a team responsible for managing a portfolio comprised of large US corporates as well as subsidiaries of non-US groups in diverse industries.
  • The Credit Analyst will be responsible for preparing comprehensive credit analyses, reviewing legal documentation, and on-going portfolio monitoring under the supervision of the Senior Credit Analyst.

  • Preparing high quality credit applications and annual reviews of corporate counterparties to assess their credit quality, recommending appropriate credit limits, terms and conditions. This includes financial statements analysis (P&L, BS, and CF), a review of the client's strategy, its business risk, industry dynamics, competitive environment;
  • Preparing financial projections and determining debt repayment capability as well as assuring compliance with our client's Credit Policies;
  • Proposing and updating Obligor Risk Ratings;
  • Monitoring compliance with covenants;
  • Reviewing all relevant legal documentation (i.e. credit agreements, Guaranty, ISDA, CSA) and proposing changes as necessary to comply with our client's policies;
  • Liaising with other CCG teams in the US, Europe and Asia, business lines, Bankers, legal & compliance, operations, and Risk department;

  • Strong financial analytical skills;
  • Ability to assess credit terms and conditions including financial covenants, security and collateral;
  • Strong understanding of commercial and investment banking products;
  • Ability to work in a team including interacting with teams located in other locations (US, India, Europe);
  • Strong writing skills particularly assessing and summarizing financial transactions (credit requests, covenant waivers, etc.);
  • Strong understanding the accounting, legal and regulatory issues governing relevant sectors;
  • Ability to investigate/research/synthesize data and make appropriate conclusions as to what is causing the observed results
  • Ability to analyze and evaluate counterparty risk and financial condition utilizing quantitative and qualitative data.
Technical Skills:
  • Strong understanding of finance and accounting principles;
  • Experience preparing financial projections under various scenarios;
  • Proficiency using Word for written analysis and Excel for spreadsheet analysis
  • Knowledge of capital markets/traded products and committed financing facilities.

Work Experience:
  • 8-10 years as credit analyst in a corporate and investment banking entity or related field;
  • Bachelor's degree from accredited university

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Phyton Talent Advisors is a proud winner of the Inavero's 2017 Best of Staffing® Client Award & Named by Forbes as One of America's Best Professional Recruiting Firms

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