APAC Credit Risk Analyst

Employer
Credit Suisse
Location
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 31, 2021
Closes
Jun 30, 2021
Ref
11123752
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Credit Suisse is a leading global wealth manager with strong investment banking capabilities. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, we have a global reach with operations in about 50 countries and employ more than 45,000 people from over 150 different nations. Embodying entrepreneurial spirit, Credit Suisse delivers holistic financial solutions to our clients, including innovative products and specially tailored advice. Striving for quality and excellence in our work, we recognize and reward extraordinary performance among our employees, provide wide-ranging training and development opportunities, and benefit from a diverse range of perspectives to create value for our clients, shareholders and communities. We are Credit Suisse.

We Offer
As part of the role, your responsibilities include:
  • Perform fundamental credit risk analysis on hedge funds, private equity funds and other deals with risk to alternative assets, across Asia Pacific: participate in due diligence client meetings, review constitutional documents, qualitative and quantitative analysis of counterparty credit ratings
  • Preparing and communicating client credit reviews, internal ratings and trade analysis in written format.
  • Communicating the rating rationale and risk appetite to internal business partners
  • Working with and providing support to credit officers on transaction approvals, including analyzing and making recommendations on initial margin levels (where required).
  • Coordinating with Legal department to ensure identified risks are adequately addressed in the legal documentation and setting credit terms in the legal documentation (ISDA, Facility Agreements, etc.)
  • Seek to monitor market, regulatory, macro-economic and political developments and anticipate any potential adverse impact on the portfolio.
  • Liaising with Credit Risk Control and Risk Analytics and Reporting departments to ensure that exposures and risks are adequately and accurately reflected in the risk systems.
  • Performing general portfolio monitoring (including quarterly reviews for leveraged finance transactions), reporting any issues or deterioration in credit profile within CRM.
  • Provide support for various CRM department activities such as Portfolio and Risk Reporting, Watchlist Process, Early Warning Indicators, News sharing, Industry research, etc
  • Regularly update various portfolio reports and internal reporting in relation to counterparties within the portfolio
Your future colleagues
The team comprises three people onshore in Hong Kong and manages the credit risk exposures taken to CS's APAC Hedge Fund and Family Office clients. These clients trade across flow businesses mainly in Equity and Credit, as well as in Structured Lending.
The department values Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) and is committed to realizing the firm's D&I ambition which is an integral part of our global cultural values.

You Offer

You are expected to possess the below:
  • University degree holder, preferably in finance, engineering, science or economics
  • At least 3 years' work experience in credit analysis/review of banks, corporates and / or funds including client-facing due-diligence (experience of analyzing hedge funds will be an added advantage). We will consider candidates with other past experience, in particular Market Risk.
  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills (knowledge of derivatives and other traded products will be a plus)
  • Outstanding interpersonal communication skills (written and verbal), negotiation and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to balance multiple tasks and thrive under pressure
Desirable
  • Good academic record
  • Team-player. The team has a reputation of being a premier provider of analysis and upholding these high standards individually and as a team will be given the highest priority.
  • MBA (from Tier 1 institutes) or professional qualifications such as CFA or FRM.
  • Understands the value of diversity in the workplace and is dedicated to fostering an inclusive culture in all aspects of working life so that people from all backgrounds receive equal treatment, realize their full potential and can bring their full, authentic selves to work


Credit Suisse is an equal opportunity employer. Welcoming diversity gives us a competitive advantage in the global marketplace and drives our success.

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