Trade Finance- Credit Analyst

  • Job Reference: BC
  • Date Posted: 24 November 2022
  • Recruiter: Carr Lyons Search and Selection
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Credit Analysis/ Risk, Trade Finance
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Ben Chatfield
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 0044 207 588 3322

Job Description

Our client is a globally recognised international Bank based in London. They are looking to hire a front office credit analyst to provide credit expertise and support to the Structured Trade & Commodity Finance business.

Main responsibilities will include;

  • Management of a front office credit team within Global Trade Finance Department
  • Partner with relationship managers to complete applications for transactions and renewals
  • Credit risk analysis of individual transactions and annual reviews
  • Present all credit related activity to senior stakeholders
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with key commodity traders and commodity finance banks
  • Preparation of credit write ups and documentation
  • Supporting the head of trade to undertake control functions in accordance with laws and regulation authorities
  • Monitor distressed names within portfolio and attending internal committees to discuss

The successful incumbent will have;

  • Strong Credit risk background
  • Leadership management experience with the ability to drive change
  • knowledge of international finance and commodity and structured trade finance
  • Proven academic and professional qualifications
  • Documentation skills and knowledge of trade finance instruments preferable but not essential
  • European language skills (advantage)

This is an ideal opportunity for someone who is currently working as a Credit Analyst looking to move into a front office position. It is essential that you are competent in risk management and have a clear understanding of the risks posed across trade finance. For more information please contact