CREDIT RISK MANAGER

Job title : CREDIT RISK MANAGER
Location : London
Job-type : Permanent
Contact : Dylan Rosser
Call : Dylan
Email : email Dylan
Reference : J9235
THE SEARCH:

Altus Partners has partnered with a leading Alternatives Investment Manager that is going through an exponential growth phase and is looking to bring on an Immediately available Credit Risk Manager to join the credit function in London. The team is pivotal to the smooth running of the real estate business, providing operational, deal execution and portfolio management support as well as being the main point of contact with senior management. The team works with many stakeholders including deal teams, finance, tax, legal and external counterparties.

The Credit Manager leads the credit function and supports the business by ensuring the portfolio and investors are analysed, monitored, and reported on accordingly. This determines the existing and potential counterparty credit risk and helps the relevant portfolio and investment decisions on current and new investments.

THE ROLE:

The main purpose is to drive and monitor the function as well as deliver excellence and efficiency as a support function. The role requires considerable time planning to allow the financial and market analysis to be completed accurately, fully and on time to the investment committee. 

  • Analysis and interpretation of detailed credit risk data at a portfolio level and production of high-quality reports and presentations

  • Annual reviews of investors under all real asset’s funds.

  • Manage, monitor, and report credit portfolio analysis rating reviews to the relevant stakeholders.

  • Annually review, improve and maintain the credit policy.

  • Support the development of the division’s operating model, ensuring optimal, efficient, and best practice delivery and performance.

  • Oversight of analysis and reporting to include industry, market, relative, comparative analysis and equity market key financial ratios and key risks and mitigants.

  • Regular financial analysis of the existing and potential counterparties as and when new accounts and new information are released

  • Manage third party service providers in annual review of subscriptions.

  • Assistance in the preparation of quarterly finance reports for the real asset’s funds

  • Attendance to quarterly portfolio review meetings with senior management to present credit risk profile movements and forecasts on counterparty credit risk.

  • Regular data supply and interpretation to the business that helps with decision making.

  • Work collaboratively with business lines to keep up to date with changing needs and adapt the credit strategy accordingly.

THE REQUIREMENTS:
  • Significant proven work experience in a credit risk function and environment at financial institutions, investment management or banks.

  • Degree Qualified and master’s degree and/or accounting qualification is preferred.

  • In depth and up to date knowledge of credit and risk principles, products, and management

  • Strong financial analysis skills with ability to identify key financial issues

  • Ability to communicate both in writing and verbally clearly and concisely among people from all levels of business.

  • Ability to supervise the risk and compliance analysts on rotation for key deliverables and monitor their development.

  • Proficient in using market tools such as Bloomberg, Refinitiv and Capital IQ.