Credit Risk Manager – Accounting and Finance
Initiate International
Cape Town
17d ago

A global diversified financial group have a great job opportunity for a Credit Risk Manager to join their team in Cape Town .

You will be responsible for analysing and assessing all credit and equity exposures taken, as well as minimise the risk of loss arising from failure of counterparties to repay loans or honour contracts

Your key job responsibilities as the Credit Risk Manager in Cape Town will include :

  • Sector or counterparty specific market analysis, forecasting likely impact of changing market conditions on a transaction or counterparty operating environment
  • Review of financial models, financial projections and sensitivity analysis
  • Due diligence of any documentation, to expose any covenants or clauses that may impact the structure or pricing of a transaction
  • Managing a junior analyst in a deal team set-up
  • Setting counterparties’ rating and loss given default based on established methodologies
  • Presentation of investment recommendations to transaction team leader and senior Credit approver
  • Annual review of existing limits and continuous monitoring for any event that could impact the credit profile
  • Portfolio analysis and stress testing
  • Upholding of the risk culture within the firm
  • Requirements for this Credit Risk Manager job in Cape Town :

  • 4 6 years of relevant experience gained within project, leverage or structured finance, debt advisory, ratings agency or financial audit
  • Excellent financial modelling skills and ability to distil and assess high volumes of complex data, sound commercial judgement and understanding of business and risk-related issues
  • Confident interpersonal skills, enabling you to build robust, open, dialogue-based relationships with clients and colleagues, as well as delegate, supervise and develop junior colleagues
  • Ability to influence (through both written and verbal communication) and confidence when being challenged
  • Outstanding qualifications in finance, economics, engineering, or other quantitative disciplines
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