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Applying for: LatAm FIG Credit Officer (Lima)

  • Analyze counterparty risk for SME banks and non-regulated/regulated microfinance institutions
  • Guide and supervise the regional Investment Officer team in its credit assessment work
  • Review credit applications, perform investment criteria checks and confirm credit ratings 
  • Approve credit applications in accordance with the company’s under­writing standards
  • Perform on-going monitoring of outstanding transactions, investees, and risk-relevant market and sector developments
  • Field visits, as necessary; to conduct local market diligence
  • Undertake ad-hoc analyses as appropriate
  • Represent the independent credit function in the LATAM region, by also contributing to global consistency in our client's assessment approach 
  • Minimum 8 years' professional experience in risk management and / or fixed income or equity research covering the financial services sector (previous experience with an asset manager specializing in development-related sectors of emerging economies would be a plus)
  • Broad exposure to SME banks and microfinance institutions in the Latin American emerging economies where the company operates
  • Well-developed technical knowledge and analytic capabilities across the full-range of corporate, strategic business, and fixed income and equity investment underwriting risks
  • Superior written and oral communication skills with relevant track record in English and Spanish
  • Strong competence in the use of presentational and quantitative tools
  • A graduate degree in finance, economics or business administration (further professional accreditation in risk management or financial analysis preferred)
  • Highly reliable, flexible and self-reliant personality with good intercultural skills
  • A team player with prior experience in coordinating or managing teams, and interest in impact investments

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