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CIB – Credit Risk Management – Hedge Funds Analyst

Req #: 170068593
Location: New York, NY, US
Job Category: Accounting/Finance/Audit/Risk
Job Description:
JPMorgan Chase is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.5 trillion and operations in more than 60 countries.  The firm is a leader in investment banking, commercial banking, financial services for small business and consumers, financial transaction processing, asset management and private equity.
Corporate & Investment Bank Credit Risk Management is responsible for lending activities and related credit exposures. The group is organized by geography with teams aligned by industry. CIB Credit Risk Managers lead the client credit relationship in partnership with CIB Coverage.
 
Hedge Fund Credit Risk Team manages exposure to a client base consisting of industry leaders who engage across the spectrum of investment strategies, including hedge funds and other types of alternatives.  As a member of this team, analysts develop analytical skills to assess the risk of these strategies and associated client trading activity at the fund level and to assess credit risk and associated lending activity at the management company level.
 
Job Responsibilities:
  • Perform customer due diligence and financial analysis
  • Building and maintaining financial models
  • Develop strong analytical and problem solving skills to understand risks and recommend structure which sufficiently protects JPM’s interests in various client trading activities and structured transactions
  • Prepare written credit approval memos and reviews
  • Partner with colleagues from IB Coverage, Syndicated & Leveraged Finance, Debt Capital Markets, Ratings Advisory, Sales & Trading, Prime Brokerage, Treasury & Security Services, and Legal
  • Assess creditworthiness of clients and assign appropriate credit ratings. Maintain updated credit research on a portfolio of clients
  • Meet development and training requirements as defined
  • 1 year of professional work experience in financial services preferred (investment banking or similar)
  • Credit/Market risk experience preferred
  • Candidates should have some accounting and corporate finance coursework
  • Strong interest in client interaction and possess outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to perform well under pressure on teams in a demanding environment
  • Candidates should be highly proficient in Excel, Powerpoint and Word

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