The key focus of the Credit Analyst’s role will be to support the work of the Trade and Supply Chain Finance (TSCF) team through portfolio management and origination. The TSCF team’s purpose is to support trade across Africa and South Asia.
The Credit Analyst will be responsible for managing and monitoring the existing TSCF transactions and analysis of new transactions. They will also assist and manage research, credit analysis, due diligence, documenting, reporting and monitoring, as well as liaise with other transaction support teams.
This is an exciting opportunity to work for a market-leading impact investor to develop and support trade in emerging markets.
Analyse company financials and write and present credit papers
Help the TSCF finance with due diligence for new transactions, as well as industry and economic analysis for a range of financial institutions and corporate obligors
Review legal documentation, such as MRPAs and trade documentation
Update internal trade monitoring systems
Manage credit scoring process and market intelligence systems
Draft deal summaries and monitor reports for internal and external distribution
Carry out thorough credit analysis on emerging markets banks and corporates
Support colleagues in drafting the relevant sections of investment proposals
Review credit analysis and credit reports from third party providers and summarise information for management decision making
Carry out sector and market analysis, company and obligor analysis (including credit analysis financials and financial modelling), and macro-economic analysis
Support portfolio monitoring and day to day limit monitoring and limit generation processes
Monitor portfolio trends and risk concentration limits, suggesting recommendations to manage concentration risk under the portfolio
The ideal Credit Analyst will have the following background and skills:
A minimum of three years’ experience in credit analysis is preferable, ideally within DFI, commercial banking, Trade Finance or Credit Funds
Relevant experience within Trade Finance or Supply Chain Finance is an advantage, a basic knowledge of Trade and Supply Chain Finance products
University degree educated
It would be beneficial to either hold or be studying towards CFA, CITF, ACA or MBA
Strong credit analysis skills and an ability to analyse FI and corporate financial statements and make commercial assessments
Risk analysis skills and strong analytical and research skills
Financial modelling and Microsoft Excel skills
Foreign language skills would be beneficial, especially French, Arabic or Portuguese
Strongly motivated by impact investing, especially in emerging markets
Able to work on multiple projects simultaneously and manage time effectively
Possesses strong business communication and presentation skills
Demonstrates a desire to travel within emerging markets where the institute invests
Since 2007 Millar Cameron has specialised in sourcing leadership and keyperson talent across a number of industries, including agribusiness, international development, industrial, consumer, financial and professional services, private equity, and technology, media and telecommunications. Our mission and purpose is to positively contribute to the development of Africa, and other emerging markets, through the provision of people.