As a Barclays Leveraged Finance Analyst you will advise on effective credit risk management of credits in North America Corporate Sectors. Your role provides prudent and appropriate use of delegated discretion to approve the granting of credit. Helping to ensure continued growth of the business without incurring unmanageable risks. Engaging in assessing and making recommendations of proposals from business development product areas. Staying current with financial analysis and risk profile.
Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We've helped millions of individuals and businesses thrive, creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted. An important and growing presence in the USA, we offer careers providing endless opportunity.
What will you be doing?
??? Maintaining integrity of credit risk function whilst ensuring that the team continues to fully support Front Office relationship and sales staff ??? Preparing credit papers for new transactions, annual reviews, and quarterly reviews/watch list reports for submission for approval ??? Assisting senior team members in the preparation of global/regional industry reviews ??? Ensuring that the approvals are within the defined Limits and Mandate and Scale set for the Sector ??? Alerting senior management to negative developments and trends within the assigned sectors and clients ??? Acting as a point of contact within the Sector for the various Sales, IBD, Coverage, Product, Portfolio Management, Multi-National Corporate Banking teams ??? Supporting approval and managing the credit risk associated with each client ??? Maintaining data integrity of appropriate Credit Risk systems (e.g. GCIS) and ensure they reflect the approved sanction
What we're looking for:
??? Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, Finance, or Economics preferred ??? One to two years' experience in credit risk or relevant experience, preferably gained at a major institution, covering both Investment Grade and Leveraged and/or Sub-Investment Grade clients ??? Exceptional understanding of corporate finance and banking products ??? Excellent product and industry knowledge
Skills that will help you in the role:
??? An MBA, CPA, or CFA and Formal Credit training preferred ??? Possess exceptional analytical skills with attention to detail, ability to provide big picture decision making, and ability to mentor junior staff ??? Possess excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, and have the ability to clearly articulate complex concepts and ideas ??? Knowledge of Loan, High Yield and derivatives documentation
Where will you be working?
You will be working at our Americas Headquarters at 745 Seventh Avenue. This 37-story office tower is located in Times Square in the heart of Manhattan and features a cafeteria, fitness center and state-of-the-art LED signage on the facade of the building.