Credit Analyst

Published
28 February 2024
Location
London, UK

Description

Marex is a diversified global financial services platform, providing essential liquidity, market access and infrastructure services to clients in the energy, commodities and financial markets. The Group provides comprehensive breadth and depth of coverage across four core services: Market Making, Clearing, Hedging and Investment Solutions and Agency and Execution. It has a leading franchise in many major metals, energy and agricultural products, executing around 50 million trades and clearing 205 million contracts in 2022. The Group provides access to the world's major commodity markets, covering a broad range of clients that include some of the largest commodity producers, consumers and traders, banks, hedge funds and asset managers. Marex was established in 2005 but through its subsidiaries can trace its roots in the commodity markets back almost 100 years. Headquartered in London with 36 offices worldwide, the Group has over 1,800 employees across Europe, Asia and America. For more information visit www.marex.com (http://www.marex.com) You will take ownership of the credit analysis for a proportion of the Marex client base, in conjunction with other credit analysts, to ensure a thorough understanding of each client's business model & financials as well as the impact of macroeconomic events on each client. You will produce well researched and articulated recommendations for credit facilities submitted to the Head of Credit, Head of Risk, CRO & Credit Committee. Responsibilities: Role Specific Responsibilities: - Qualitative and quantitative analysis of all current and potential clients & counterparties including; Corporates, Financial Institutions, Individuals, CCP's & State Owned (or pseudo State Owned) Enterprises. - Continual focus on global macro-economic environment with understanding of specific country factors and the impact of those factors on the credit risk assessment with regard to clients & counterparties incorporated or operating in those countries. - Form well-researched and intellectually credible recommendations to the CRO & Credit Committee for new credit facilities and renewals. - High levels of interaction with clients, as required, on both a domestic and international basis. - Management information reporting where relevant on a periodic and ad hoc basis. - Act as an advisor and subject matter expert to guide the business for all credit related items and manage the credit facility application/ review process for the allocated client base. - Form enduring and effective working relationships across all internal departments to reinforce the firm's client service model. - Contribute to enhancing existing and/ or implementation of new credit risk policies, procedures and processes to drive the department forward and ensure adherence to best practice. - Communicate & escalate all relevant items to the Credit Manager, Head of Risk and the CRO as appropriate. Company Standard Responsibilities: - Ensuring compliance with the company's regulatory requirements under any applicable regulator. - Adhere to the operational risk framework for your role ensuring that all regulatory or company determined parameters are complied with. - Role model for demonstrating highest level standards of integrity and conduct and reflecting Company Values. - At all times complying with Marex's Code of Conduct. - To ensure that you are fully aware of and adhere to internal policies that relate to you, your role or any other activities for which you have any level of responsibility. - To report any breaches of policy to Compliance and/ or your supervisor as required. - To escalate risk events immediately. - To provide input to risk management processes, as required. Competencies: - Ability to communicate with confidence and in a manner appropriate to the audience, from junior level colleagues to C-Suite executives within the firm as well as a diverse external client base. - Effective report writing skills with an ability to distil complex information to a 'key risks' summary to enable management decision making. - Strong presentation technique and experience communicating to senior management forums. - A collaborative team player, approachable, self-efficient and influences a positive work environment. - Demonstrates curiosity. - Resilient in a challenging, fast-paced environment. - Ability to take a high level of responsibility. - Excels at building relationships, networking and influencing others. - Strategic collaborator with insight and agility, able to anticipate future challenges, ensuring operational effectiveness. Skills and Experience: - Strong and demonstrable understanding of corporate financial statement analysis gained ideally through an investment banking or institutional brokerage background. - Track record in forming well researched conclusions on credit assessments including; internally modelled credit ratings and recovery potential in the event of default. - Understanding credit risk inherent in granting credit facilities to cover the margin requirements (initial and variation) of futures and options. - University graduate (or equivalent) or sufficient relevant work experience. - Good knowledge of MS Excel and Word required, Bloomberg is advantageous. - Experience of reviewing clients that operate in the Commodities sector. - Additional language skills other than English is desirable. - Experience working in a regulated environment and knowledge of the risk and compliance requirements associated with this. If you're forging a career in this area and are looking for your next step, get in touch Marex is fully committed to being an inclusive employer and providing an inclusive and accessible recruitment process for all. We will provide reasonable adjustments to remove any disadvantage to you being considered for this role. We value the differences that a diverse workforce brings to the company. We welcome applications from candidates returning to the workforce. Also, Marex is committed to avoiding circumstances in which the appearance or possibility of conflicts of interest may exist within the hiring process. If you would like to receive any information in a different way or would like us to do anything differently to help you, please include it in your application. LI-MH1

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