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Senior Credit Analyst

Montevideo, Uruguay
Closing date
Jul 14, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Main Purpose:
Founded in 1993, Trafigura is one of the largest physical commodities trading groups in the world. Trafigura sources, stores, transports and delivers a range of raw materials (including oil and refined products and metals and minerals) to clients around the world. The trading business is supported by industrial and financial assets, including 49.6 percent owned global oil products storage and distribution company Puma Energy; global terminals, warehousing and logistics operator Impala Terminals; Trafigura's Mining Group; 50 percent owned DT Group which specialises in logistics and trading; and Galena Asset Management.

A career at Trafigura offers a gateway to working on some of the most exciting challenges of a constantly evolving world - from helping to optimise supply chains to developing infrastructure and new markets. In a culture that is founded on openness and energy, our people work as part of a multinational, globally connected team and thrive in a fast-paced environment where they can nurture and commercialise bold ideas. Everyone has a voice and is empowered to collaborate across geographies and fields to help craft our business and the wider world. We know the importance and value of diversity in our company, and we invest in attracting, developing and retaining talent from all backgrounds.
In connection with the expansion of the Montevideo office and the strong business increase in Latin America Trafigura is looking for a Sr. Credit Analyst operating from Montevideo.

The employee will be responsible for the credit analysis of Latin American counterparts and all products traded by Trafigura Group companies reporting to the Global Head of Credit - Bulk located in Geneva.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities, Key Responsibilities:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

The ideal candidate should present the following skills: .
- University degree with further education (CFA, CPA, Alternative Investment)
- Basic knowledge of the commodity business
- 3 - 5 year experience in the credit department ideally of a bank or trading company
- Good analytical skills as well as credit risk understanding
- Good interpersonal skills
- Ability to motivate and explain credit decisions
- Ability to work under extreme pressure
- Excellent knowledge of English, Spanish and Portuguese languages

Key Responsibilities
- Close interaction with other teams in particular Trading teams, Trade Finance and Structured Trade Finance
- Annual and interim reviews of counterparts
- Negotiation of credit lines in favor of Trafigura
- Documents negotiation with external clients
- Occasional travel to meet counterparts as requested by traders or credit heads.

Key Relationships and Department Overview:

Reporting directly to the Regional Head of Credit for Latin America in Uruguay

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and take pride in a diverse workforce. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, medical condition or handicap, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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