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VP - Hedge Fund Credit Officer

  • Location: New York
  • Salary: up $165,000 basic + bonus
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: 170791
  • Sector: Banking, Asset Management/funds
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 the firms hedge fund counterparties. Specifically, the incumbent will perform risk assessment, approval and subsequent monitoring for business units who transact with, clear for or invest in hedge funds.

 

Key Duties

  • Enhance hedge fund analysis to enable business with the firms hedge fund counterparties 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 hedge fund performance and credit worthiness
  • Mentoring more junior members of the team

Requirements

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in recommending credit limits and internal ratings for hedge fund counterparties
  • Demonstrable experience of either hedge fund credit or investment risk
  • Excellent understanding of US hedge fund industry and associated products
  • 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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