Investment Banking Credit Specialist

Credit Suisse
Singapore, Singapore
Jul 30, 2021
Aug 24, 2021
Job Function
Credit Analysis
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
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
Your responsibilities include:
• Perform fundamental credit risk analysis on corporates, banks and funds across Asia Pacific; assigning internal credit ratings on counterparties based mainly in Asia Pacific.
• Prepare and present credit risk analysis and assessment in written format.
• Cashflow modelling
• Communicate the rating rationale and risk appetite to internal partners.
• Present the entire credit request to senior management for approval.
• Negotiate with the deal team on transactions.
• Monitor market, regulatory, macro-economic and political developments; assess their impact on credit quality of counterparties.
• Liaise with Credit Risk Control and Risk Analytics and Reporting departments to ensure that the exposures are adequately reflected in the risk systems.
• Work with and providing support to senior credit officers on transactions (where required).
• Perform general portfolio monitoring (including quarterly reviews for leveraged finance transactions).
• 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.
• Liaise with Credit Risk Review, internal and external auditors.
• Liaise 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.)
Your future colleagues
A team based across multiple APAC locations working closely with the business to offer risk management solutions at a transaction and portfolio level.
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

To excel in this role, you should possess:

  • University degree holder, preferably in accounting, finance or business.
  • 5 to 8 years work experience as a credit risk manager covering large corporates, real estate, leveraged lending transactions.
  • Outstanding financial accounting and cashflow / financial modelling skills.
  • Outstanding negotiation, presentation, writing and analytical skills.
  • Good academic record
  • High work ethics, conduct, result oriented, dedicated, and ability to handle pressure
  • Outstanding team-player. The team has a reputation of being a world-class 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 and CPA.
  • Dedication to fostering an inclusive culture and value diverse perspectives

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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