5+ years’ relevant experience in banking and financial services sector with significant credit and risk experience.
Understanding of Legal concepts and loan mechanics, LMA, APLMA and various documentation clauses for LPM, covenants, security etc.
Understanding implications of financial accounting and valuation principles
Strong writing, analytical communication and presentation skills
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Working under pressure and strict deadlines while maintaining attention to detail and quality of output.
Fluent in English both written and verbal. Knowledgeable of local, Middle East and International markets
Bachelor’s degree in finance / engineering
Strong academic background from reputable institutions in the Middle East or UAE market preferred.
Ongoing certification / postgraduate in finance / management education preferred.
Job Accountability :
Sound understanding of all the financial ratios mentioned in the Facility Agreements relevant to various loans and their drawdowns being captured in the LPM system and relevant LPM trackers.
Assist the LPM team monitor a dedicated portfolio of assets with regards to waivers, amendments, increases, credit warning signs
Set up and maintain a covenant tracker for each account to monitor financial covenants and obtain updated information such as audited financials, management accounts, valuation reports, etc.
Monitor credit trends in the portfolio; detect and escalate notable industry trends and recommend appropriate action to senior team members; Perform sector analysis regularly in order to assess portfolio concentration or trends.
Be responsible for timely preparation of various portfolio analysis reports for management consideration.
Sound understanding of corporate banking products: Term Financing (syndicated / bilateral), working capital loans (Trade/ Bank Guarantee/ Letter of Credit/ Trust receipts, Global Markets (Fx, Options, Hedge), Cash Management etc.