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Job title: Credit Analyst - CA(SA) / CFA
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Location: Johannesburg
Industry:
  • Financial Services
Expertise:
  • Credit Analyst
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Job published: 31-07-2019
Job ID: 32152

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Job Description

Our client in the short-term commodity trade and working capital financing solutions space is looking for a Credit Analyst (CA or CFA) to join their team.  

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • CA (SA); or
  • CFA
  • Note: Academic transcripts will be requested

 

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of 1-year post article experience (banking client experience); or
  • Experience as a credit analyst in a banking environment

 

MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conduct fundamental credit analysis and due diligence on prospective investments
  • Maintain financial models, investment memos and legal documents associated with the portfolio
  • Interface with clients on a periodic basis as part of due diligence as well as maintenance of the portfolio
  • Assist in the structuring and execution of transactions
  • Assist with the ongoing management and monitoring of transactions
  • Participate in the structuring and legal aspects of transactions
  • Maintain relationships with issuers and debt originators to ensure credit investment opportunities are identified for inclusion in the portfolio
  • Analyse new credit investments and make recommendations for portfolio inclusion
  • Monitor existing investments within the portfolios
  • Perform specialised credit analysis (high yield, project finance & SME funding)
  • Report to the Committee on credit issues within the portfolio
  • Integrate market information into investment views in the form of setting pricing levels in partnership with portfolio managers
  • Mentor/support team members and assist with review of credit applications
  • Restructuring/workouts of credit investments
  • Ongoing credit monitoring
  • Prepare and submit credit applications to the  Credit Committee for approval of new credits
  • Maintain updated information per investment
  • Ad hoc reports/duties as required

 

SKILLS REQUIRED: 

  • Advanced Excel capability
  • Strong financial acumen coupled with analytical skills
  • Ability to communicate complex issues in an easily understandable manner
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Resilient

 

REPORTING: 

  • The successful applicant will report to the Fund Management Team.

 

WHAT YOU WILL NEED TO SUCCEED:

  • To be considered for this excellent opportunity, you will need to be highly numerate, have strong financial awareness, and be able to work in a high-pressure environment.
 
 
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