Credit Risk Analyst
Credit Suisse - Raleigh, NC

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The primary function of this role will be preparing written credit risk reviews on the bank's financial institution and hedge fund counterparties. Responsibilities include:
  • Performing fundamental counterparty credit risk analysis and assigning internal credit ratings on financial institution, hedge fund and structured products counterparties
  • Preparing and presenting analysis in written format
  • Monitoring market, regulatory, macro economic and political developments and assessing their impact on the credit quality of counterparties
  • Maintaining hedge fund performance data
  • Providing general assistance to other members of the CRM Raleigh team
Responsibilities may potentially evolve to include:
  • Liaising with Legal department to ensure identified risks are adequately addressed in the legal documentation for structured transactions and setting credit terms in the legal documentation (e.g. ISDA and CSA) for flow trading activity
  • Assessing proposed transactions within the context of the transaction structure to ensure structural risks are properly identified and adequately mitigated
  • Performing on-going monitoring of complex deals so that any early signs of distress or deviation from the expected performance are promptly identified
  • Liaising with Credit Risk Control and Risk Analytics and Reporting departments to ensure that the exposures are adequately reflected in the risk systems
  • Performing general problem solving for any issues arising in relation to counterparties in the portfolio
You Offer... Education:
  • Relevant undergraduate or graduate level degree
Technical/Business Skills and Knowledge:
  • Essential:
    • Strong analytical skills and a good understanding of financial statements
    • Strong writing skills
    • Strong problem solving skills
    • Strong time management skills
  • Desirable:
    • Knowledge of the operations of, and the risks associated with lending to, various types of financial institutions (banks, insurance companies, investment advisors, broker dealers, hedge funds, etc.)
    • Familiarity with corporate credit transactions
Other required skills:
  • Team player
  • Motivated and able to work independently
  • Strong communication skills — oral and written
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Strong inter-personal skills, especially influencing and personal impact
EEO Statement Credit Suisse is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of any protected category.

To the extent permitted or required by applicable law, a candidate who is offered employment will be subject to a criminal record check and other background checks.

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