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IRAU Credit Risk Analyst

Nairobi, Kenya
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Company Details
Name:Citi
Industry: Banking
Description: Citibank N.A. Kenya has been operating in Kenya since 1974 and has two branches in Nairobi and Mombasa, serving Corporate and Institutional clients. Citibank Kenya is the regional hub for the Citi East Africa cluster, which covers Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Zambia. It's the only solely corporate bank in Kenya. Businesses Citi Kenya is structured around business segments, product groups, operations and technology and staff units. The business segment that caters to our diverse customer base is our Institutional Clients Group, which includes the global relationship banking services we provide for top-tier local corporate clients. As a part of our business focus and broader market reach, in 1999 we expanded our target market to cater to the emerging and vibrant middle and lower market tiers. We also have a financial institutions group that is responsible for our businesses with other banks, insurance companies and other non-banking financial institutions. We offer a range of banking services to companies, including commercial finance, inter-bank transactions, investment services, deposits, cash management and electronic banking. We assist our customers with managing their finances to increase the value of their investments and finance their projects. Citi Kenya also provides global transaction services, treasury and corporate finance services. Citi's mission is to serve as a trusted partner to our clients by responsibly providing financial services that enable growth and economic progress. Our core activities are safeguarding assets, lending money, making payments and accessing the capital markets on behalf of our clients. We have 200 years of experience helping our clients meet the world's toughest challenges and embrace its greatest opportunities. We are Citi, the global bank - an institution connecting millions of people across hundreds of countries and cities.
Job Description

 

ICG Risk Analysis (IRAUs) is an integral part of the Institutional Credit Management ("ICM") organization. The IRAU's mandate is to deliver best-in-class credit risk analysis, monitoring and credit administration as a partner to ICG Risk and Banking, Capital Markets and Advisory's (BCMA) shared commitment to ensuring the safety and soundness of wholesale lending across ICG.

ICG Risk Analysis Credit Risk Analysts are responsible for a portfolio of ICG Risk Relationships, owning the Credit Risk Analysis for those relationships, and being responsible for the continuous monitoring of that portfolio. That includes the production of Annual Reviews, Quarterly Reviews, and the support to Ad-Hoc Transactions and Portfolio & Industry Reviews and Stress Testing.

This role has responsibility for the portfolio of specific industry relationships and the role reports directly to the ICG Risk Analysis (IRAU) Credit Risk Team Lead of the respective industry.

Key Responsibilities:

 

Assess the credit and financial strength of Citi's counterparts by performing fundamental credit analysis of counterparties using both quantitative and qualitative factors

Complete Credit Analysis Write-up Memos and Final Obligor Risk Ratings of Citi's Counterparties based on independent assessment and judgement completed on the due diligence of the client and industry knowledge to provide appropriate extensions of credit remaining within Risk appetite

Continuous monitoring of the covered portfolio, including following industry trends, impacts to key relationships, and escalation of potential credit issues to IRAU Team Leads, ICG Risk and BCMA partners

Partnership with applicable regional and industry stakeholders in BCMA and Independent Risk in the implementation of credit assessment and monitoring standards for applicable portfolios

Support ICG Risk Analysis Voice of the Employee (VOE) initiatives

Travel (less than 10%)

Knowledge/Experience:

 

Fundamental analytical skills, including an understanding of key financial components (liquidity position, leverage profile) with the ability to identify root causes and trends and anticipate horizon issues

Demonstrates basic knowledge of financial statements and GAAP accounting or similar governance relating to country of operation

Displays basic industry research capabilities, including risk and key drivers

Basic understanding of Credit Policy and procedures; proactively refers to resources as needed

Demonstrates ability to identify potential risk issues that need escalation and escalates them promptly

Skills/Competencies:

 

Assists colleagues in identifying stretch opportunities to elevate individual and team performance

Proven culture carrier

Interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships and exert influence with and without direct authority

Organizational skills with ability and willingness to work under pressure and manages time and priorities effectively

Written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate clearly and concisely to audiences of varying levels of seniority

Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) skills

Qualifications:

 

BA/BSc or higher degree in Business (MBA), or any other related subject

0-2 years relevant experience

Makes judgments and recommendations based on analysis and specialty area knowledge.

Researches and interprets factual information

Education: Degree, Diploma
Employment Type: Full Time
Contact Information
Name: Hiring Kenya

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