Job Description Morgan McKinley is working in partnership with a leading investment bank that provides corporate and investment banking and capital markets services to corporate and institutional clients.
The Singapore team is looking for a Japanese Credit Specialist to join their Credit Management team based in Singapore. As the credit specialist, you are responsible for the credit analysis and recommendation of credit/derivatives faciliites, supporting the sales and trading business to transact with the counterparties.
Role and responsibilities
Accountable for the prudent management of a designated portfolio of borrowing clients that are primarily Japanese institutional clients. Assigned Borrowers could include banks, pension /hedge /mutual funds, financial institutions, broker/dealers, and quasi-government/government entities.
Primary focus is to assess and manage the credit risk of Borrowers that are active users of a variety of credit products
Prepare and recommend high quality credit submissions for borrowers relating to new business proposals, interim and annual reviews
Conduct appropriate market, industry and client credit analysis and clearly articulate recommendations on credit decisions and appropriate borrower risk ratings.
Work closely with other product groups, including global Sales and Trading, Cash Management and other business areas, to ensure that credit needs are being met.
Monitor ongoing performance of assigned borrowers including compliance with credit limits and conditions of credit authorization
Identify potential problems requiring attention and recommend appropriate actions to manage the risks in any deteriorating situations on a timely basis.
Contribute to a strong credit culture within the Credit team by raising issues on credit risk, reputational risk and operational risk.
Provide a high level of client service; develop the client relationship by identifying cross-sell opportunities and coordinating with other business / product groups.
Ensure that credit arrangements adequately balance the risk and return.
Solid understanding of capital markets and derivative products as well as the inherent market and credit risks gained through work experience in a similar role
Strong financial analysis and risk assessment skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Familiarity with legal documentation including ISDAs, repurchase agreements and loan agreements would be an asset
Proficient in Japanese is required due to the nature of the counterparties who are institutional clients based in Japan local market
Bilingual in Japanese and English
Strong PC skills (credit processing systems, Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint; Bloomberg knowledge would be an asset)
MBA degree and/or CFA designation would be an asset
If you are interested in the role and would like to discuss the opportunity further, please click apply now or email Hagen at email@example.com for more information.
Only shortlisted candidates will be responded to, therefore if you do not receive a response within 14 days please accept this as notification that you have not been shortlisted.