Leveraged Finance Credit Analyst

  • Job Reference: 00000398-1
  • Date Posted: 5 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Carr Lyons
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £60,000 to £85,000
  • Sector: Leveraged/ Acquisition Finance
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: sean carr
  • Email: sean.carr@carrlyons.com
  • Telephone: 0044 207 588 3322

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Leveraged Finance team of this leading bank. Our client is seeking to identify a Credit Analyst to undertake the credit analysis and assist in the structuring, and execution of leveraged buyouts across a portfolio of UK, European and Emerging Market clients

    Responsibilities Include:

  • To critically challenge and review credit submissions from Front Office and then providing recommendations to Credit approval.
  • Providing credit risk management and oversight of new leveraged finance / LBO transactions in leveraged finance portfolio across EMEA.
  • Responsibility for the review of portfolio accounts reporting to approvers.
  • Assisting, as part of a team, with new deals, complex situations, special credits.
  • Working in partnership with Front Office deal teams to ensure delivery to clients whilst maintaining high credit quality.
  • Risk assessment of new leverage finance transactions and management of a portfolio of leverage credits.
  • Articulate risk perception and appetite for a transaction in line with bank policy and procedures, manage the interaction and communication with front office teams, and attend meetings with clients where necessary.
  • Engage with Front Office professionals and provide appropriate challenge on risk issues / develop workable solutions to mitigate risk issues.


Candidates should have:


  • Excellent Credit Analysis skills.
  • Strong numeracy skills.
  • 2-3 years' relevant Corporate / Structured Finance banking experience
  • Recent and relevant experience in a corporate/investment bank. 
  • Flexibility to work to tight deadlines under pressure
  • Previous experience as analyst on portfolio accounts and new transactions.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills