Leverage Finance Risk - AVP

New York, USA
21 Sep 2022
10 Oct 2022
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
As a Barclays Leveraged Finance Credit Risk AVP, you will be a part of the Wholesale Credit Sanctioning (WCS) Americas Leveraged Finance Team, that is responsible for carrying out credit analysis, sanctioning credit limits and ultimately approving credit risk for all leveraged finance obligors domiciled within North America and operating within their respective industry sectors.

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We've helped millions of individuals and businesses thrive, creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted. An important and growing presence in the USA, we offer careers providing endless opportunity.

What will you be doing?

• Maintaining integrity of credit risk function whilst ensuring that the team continues to fully support Front Office relationship and sales staff
• Preparing credit papers for new transactions, annual reviews, and quarterly reviews/Watchlist
• Engaging in assessing and making recommendations of proposals received from business development/product areas
• Ensuring that the approvals are within the defined Limits and Mandate and Scale set for the Sector
• Staying current with financial analysis and risk profile of the assigned sector, borrowers and counterparties
• Alerting senior management to negative developments and trends within the assigned sectors and clients

What we're looking for:

• Basic understanding of corporate finance and banking products, including knowledge of Loan, High Yield and derivatives documentation and credit terms
• Possess good analytical skills with attention to detail, the ability to provide big picture decision making, and the ability to mentor and train junior staff
• Possess good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, and have the ability to clearly articulate complex concepts and ideas
• Basic understanding of corporate finance and banking products, including knowledge of Loan, High Yield and derivatives documentation and credit terms

Skills that will help you in the role:

• Knowledge of Loan, High Yield and derivatives documentation
• MBA, CPA, or CFA and Formal Credit training preferred
• Independent problem solving skills
• High degree of self-motivation

Where will you be working?

You will be working at our Americas Headquarters at 745 Seventh Avenue. This 37-story office tower is located in Times Square in the heart of Manhattan and features a cafeteria, fitness center and state-of-the-art LED signage on the facade of the building.

Because this position involves regular in-person contact with other employees and stakeholders, the Company requires proof of vaccination against COVID-19. As an equal opportunity employer, the company will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and a local law.
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