VP, Credit Officer (Credit Approval)

Full Time

International Banking Client

Office Status: Hybrid

Job Description:

Within Credit Risk Assessment Group (“CAG”), the candidate will report to the Team Leader of Corporates and will be part of a team responsible for managing a portfolio comprised of US and Latin American corporate clients and subsidiaries of non-US groups. As an important member of the team, the candidate will manage the diverse corporates portfolio including the key strategic Autos, Aircraft Financings, and Metals & Mining and related activities within. Candidate will be responsible for reviewing credit requests/amendments that are originated/analyzed by the business lines, and producing CAG commentaries, and on-going portfolio monitoring.

Responsibilities:

  • Review and approve within granted authority credit requests/amendments that are originated/analyzed by front office (1LOD) and produce Credit Assessment Group commentaries in an efficient/timely manner.
  • Ensure that credit risks are properly identified, measured, managed, and mitigated, and that 1LOD assumptions/projections are appropriately challenged.
  • Communicate and work closely in partnership with business and other middle/back-office groups to respond to needs in a timely and efficient fashion.
  • Communicate with RISQ colleagues in Paris as needed, particularly for transactions involving global clients.
  • Have a strong understanding of all local, global and regulatory risk related guidelines to ensure that all requests comply. If there is a breach, such is identified and escalated as required.
  • Ensure that when reviewing a transaction or when defining a credit policy, the environmental aspects are also taken into consideration.
  • Properly monitor concentration risk at the single-name level and at the portfolio/regional level, working closely with the Portfolio Assessment Group (PAG).
  • Monitor credit quality post-origination on both a single name and portfolio basis using all available tools / sources of information and the assistance of PAG.
  • Use the electronic tools at the same time as when CAG review is provided to validate all requests, ratings, LGDs, and classifications.
  • Actively participate in the Watch List review process and maintain a regular dialogue with the Asset Recovery (ARM) team on general trends and/or specific issues/clients.
  • Work closely with business lines to monitor the clients and relevant industry issues, ensuring proper risk/reward dynamics are maintained.
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