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Credit Analyst/Financial Services Industry/Greenwich/Connecticut

Company:
Placement Valley
Location:
Greenwich, Connecticut, United States
Salary:
$81,000 - $100,000
Posted:
November 30, 2016
Description:

About Job

Job title: Credit Analyst

Job type: Full Time

Job function: Finance

Industry: Financial Services

Experience level: Associate

Education level: Bachelor’s degree

Job classification: Professionals

Compensation: $81,000 - $100,000

Location: Greenwich, CT (Local Candidates Only)

Zip code:06836

Skills: financial statistics, analysis, financial statement analysis, Excel

Experience required:2 Years

Relocation assistance: No

Visa requirement: Only US citizens and Green card holders

Number of positions:1

Job Description:

The Credit Analyst will play a substantial role in the evaluation and monitoring of the Group’s counterparty credit exposures. This position requires a highly organized and analytical thinker who can quickly adapt to daily challenges and take on a variety of responsibilities in this relatively small but important department. Contributions to automation of the department’s functions will be highly valued.

Responsibilities

• Collecting and analyzing counterparty financial statements for evaluation within the firm’s credit policies. Credit evaluation reports will include quantitative analysis and written qualitative sections.

• Daily monitoring of credit exposures in various parts of the company’s businesses, including securities lending, foreign exchange and banking.

• Various ad hoc projects, which may entail data analysis or web-based research.

Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree from an accredited traditional 4-year college/university (minimum GPA: 3.0), preferably in accounting, mathematics or business.

• 2-5 years’ experience required, preferably in a credit, accounting or financial statement analysis position.

• Strong problem solving and analytical skills

• Strong organizational skills

• Proficient in Microsoft Excel (VBA experience is a plus)

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Attention to detail is critical

• Ability to multitask and meet tight deadlines

Job Insight:

• Looking only for local candidates.

• Looking only for US citizens or Green Card Holders.

• Must have bank, brokerage firm, or insurance firm experience.

• This role is responsible for reading financial statements of firm's counterparts, and determine whether they are credit worthy or not.

• Must have great Excel skills

Company description

Firm is headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut and has approximately 960 employees in its offices in the USA, Switzerland, Canada, Hong Kong, UK, Australia, Hungary, Russia, Japan, India, China and Estonia. It is regulated by the SEC, FINRA, NYSE, FCA and other regulatory agencies around the world.

It is the largest U.S. broker, measured by trades, offering direct-access electronic trade execution and clearing for active traders, institutional investors, financial advisors and introducing brokers. It serves more than 330 thousand customers in trading securities, commodities and foreign exchange in 23 currencies on over 100 market centers in 24 countries around the world. The firm leverages highly automated systems it builds for all aspects of its business to maintain a low-cost base as the business expands. The business is in a stage of rapid growth.

Its market capitalization is in excess of $12 billion. In addition to electronic brokerage services, the Group’s market maker companies trade in equities and exchange-listed equity derivative products around the world. The group plays an important role in trading and brokerage worldwide; executing, clearing, settling and accounting for over one million trades per day. The Group’s options volume makes up approximately 9% of all listed equity options worldwide. This group and its affiliates execute nearly 1,000,000 trades per day.

Mohit Gandhi

Recruiter

Placement Valley

Phone: 702-475-5987

Email: info@placementvalley.com