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Credit Officer - Commodities & Natural Resources

  • Location: New York
  • Salary: $180,000 base + Bonus
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: 172402
  • Sector: Banking, Commerce and Industry, Other Financial services
Job Description

Barclay Simpson are representing the Head of Credit Risk Management of a prestigious global Investment Bank who is seeking to recruit a Credit Officer at VP Level. The successful candidate will work to provide a risk control service for a substantial portfolio of the firm’s corporate clients in commodities, natural resources and agriculture.

Key Duties

  • Enhance analysis to enable business with the firms commodities, natural resources and agriculture clients whilst ensuring appropriate safeguards are in place
  • Approving credit files and limits within delegation
  • Enforcing procedures designed to mitigate loss in the event a counterparty defaults
  • Ongoing monitoring of client performance and credit worthiness
  • Mentoring junior members of the team



  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in recommending credit limits and internal ratings for either commodities, natural resources, or agriculture.
  • Excellent understanding of one or more of the above industries
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong relationship and influencing skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment managing multiple stakeholders and conflicting deadlines
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