Analyst/Associate Credit Risk

KS International, EA Licence No: 08C5498
Market Rate
May 04, 2018
May 07, 2018
Job Function
Credit Analysis
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

Main Responsibilities:

  • Manage a portfolio of 12 or more leveraged, middle market corporate LBO loans, including 10 agented deals, and 2 workouts
  • Responsible for the credit analysis and approval of transactions on existing credits
  • Review, negotiate and execute legal documentation for refinancing transactions, amendments, and restructurings
  • Coordinate the closing process with the sponsor, counsel, syndicate, back office, and risk management teams
  • Perform valuations for 's equity co-investments in portfolio companies
  • Primary contact post-closing for borrowers' CFOs, coordinating cross-sell opportunities and syndicate lender relations
  • Analyze borrowers' financial reporting; their compliance to covenants and credit risk trends
  • Distressed Accounts: represented lenders in negotiating legal documentation with buyer during bankruptcy 363 sale. Managed lender relationships to pass through amendments to help maximize senior lender recovery.
  • Covered a portfolio of 10-15 investment grade to high speculative grade corporate clients that operate in the Consumer Goods, Chemicals, General Industrial, and Pharmaceuticals industries
  • Analyzed credit counterparties within current economic and industry cycles, assessed their business model and strategy, determined their credit quality, and calculated recovery rates (asset-based recovery and enterprise valuation methods)
  • In charge of the counterparty analysis and credit process of acquisition financing transactions, amendments, or new trading lines. Reviewed transaction credit structure, and assessed the strengths and weaknesses
  • Responsibilities include idea generation, bottom-up fundamental research and due diligence, financial modeling, management meeting, and monitoring of existing investments and sector trends
  • Analyze and invest in high yield and leveraged loan opportunities across the risk spectrum (from performing to stressed/distressed) and multiple strategies (special situation, event-driven)

We are seeking qualified candidates with a particular emphasis on the following experience:

  • 2-4 years of professional experience as a risk manager/ credit analyst/ analytics or as acquisition underwriter, investment manager or portfolio manager within financial services industry
  • Previous industry experience with private debt/loans, mezzanine finance, distressed debt, including commercial banking, middle market direct lending, or real asset equity or debt investing in Asia Pacific

Skills / Qualifications Required:

  • Undergraduate or Graduate degree in an analytical, financial and or technical major (e.g. economics, finance, mathematics, statistics, engineering, computer science, etc.).
  • GARP, PRMIA, CAIA, Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation is a plus


  • Solid communication and presentation skills (verbal and written).
  • Attention to detail, a strong work ethic and ability to work as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • High level of self-motivation.
  • Robust quantitative skills along with demonstrated analytical ability.
  • Strong interest in Private Credit & Infrastructure Debt markets in Asia Pacific
  • Strong ethical compass, demonstrable integrity and a commitment to doing the right thing.
  • Ability to rapidly learn our infrastructure and proprietary tools and handle detailed reporting and presentation requirements a must
  • Highly organized and able to adhere to tight deadlines

For confidential discussions, you can also call me at +65 6323 5124.

SINGAPORE: KS Consulting Pte Ltd - Employment Agency Licence No: 16S8081 Employment Agency Personnel Registration No.: R1103675

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