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Credit Analyst

Marex Singapore
Posted 2 days ago Permanent Competitive
Credit Analyst
Objectives of Role

• The Credit Analyst will be a member of the Risk department and will be primarily responsible for performing financial statement analysis of the firm's counterparties and prospective new accounts.
• Take ownership of the credit analysis for a proportion of the Marex client base located primarily in Singapore , Australia , Hong Kong and APAC region , in conjunction with other Credit Analysts and Managers in the Team, to ensure a thorough understanding of each client's business model & financials as well as the impact of macroeconomic events on each client for Marex.
• Produce well researched and articulated recommendations for credit facilities submitted to the Global Credit Team & Credit Committee.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Qualitative and quantitative analysis of all current and potential clients & counterparties including Corporates, Financial Institutions, CCP's & State Owned (or pseudo-State Owned) Enterprises.
• Continual focus on global macro-economic environment with understanding of specific country factors and impact of those factors on the credit risk assessment regarding clients & counterparties incorporated or operating in those countries.
• Form well researched and intellectually credible recommendations to the CRO & Credit Committee for new credit facilities and renewals.
• High levels of interaction with clients, as required, on both a domestic and international basis.
• Management information reporting where relevant on a periodic and ad hoc basis.
• Act as an advisor and subject matter expert to guide the business for all credit related items and manage the credit facility application/ review process for the allocated client base.
• Form enduring and effective working relationships across all internal departments to reinforce the firm's client service model.
• Contribute to enhancing existing and/ or implementation of new credit risk policies, procedures and processes to drive the department forward and ensure adherence to best practice.
• Communicate & escalate all relevant items to the Credit Manager, Global Head of Risk and the CRO as appropriate.

The Company may require you to carry out other duties from time to time

Skills and Competencies

• Strong and demonstrable understanding of corporate financial statement analysis gained ideally through an investment banking or institutional brokerage background.
• Track record in forming well researched conclusions on credit assessments including; internally modelled credit ratings and recovery potential in the event of default.
• Understanding credit risk inherent in granting credit facilities to cover the margin requirements (initial and variation) of futures and options.
• Ability to communicate with confidence and in a manner appropriate to the audience, from junior level colleagues to C-Suite executives within the firm as well as a diverse external client base.
• Effective report writing skills with an ability to distil complex information to a 'key risks' summary to enable management decision making.
• Competent in PowerPoint presentation .
• A collaborative team player, approachable, self-efficient and influences a positive work environment.
• Sound judgement and clear communicator with ability to explain risk outcomes/decision to Sales and clients.
• Act with due skill, care and diligence while be open and cooperative with the various local and international regulators.

Experience, Education and Professional Qualifications

• University graduate (or equivalent) .
• 1-3 years' work experience in financial institutions is preferable.
• Good knowledge of MS Excel and Word required, Bloomberg is advantageous.
• Experience of reviewing clients that operate in the Commodities sector is desirable.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills .
• Competent in English and Mandarin is preferred.
• CFA/CPA candidate / exam passed is preferred.
• Experience working in a regulated environment and knowledge of the risk and compliance requirements associated with this.

Compliance Statement

• Marex Financial Limited (the "Company") is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and, as such, at all times during your employment you are required to comply with any applicable rules or standards imposed by the Financial Conduct Authority applicable to your role.
• You must ensure that you complete any and all Compliance training required of you by the Company and abide by the Company's Compliance policy at all times.
• You are also required to cooperate with any procedures or requirements put in place by the Company from time to time to enable it to access and monitor your fitness and propriety on an on-going basis.
Job ID  1128179114
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