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Posting Date:  15-Apr-2021

Raffles Place, Singapore, SG

Company:  United Overseas Bank Limited
About UOB

United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) is a leading bank in Asia with a global network of more than 500 branches and offices in 19 countries and territories in Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. In Asia, we operate through our head office in Singapore and banking subsidiaries in China, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, as well as branches and offices.

Our history spans more than 80 years. Over this time, we have been guided by our values — Honorable, Enterprising, United and Committed. This means we always strive to do what is right, build for the future, work as one team and pursue long-term success. It is how we work, consistently, be it towards the company, our colleagues or our customers.

About the Department

The Credit and Risk Management function is comprised of three teams: Risk Management, Credit and Special Asset Management. We manage the risks arising from the Group’s business activities within the risk appetite established by the Board. This involves identifying and evaluating the risks, developing effective risk governance and strategies as well as providing independent assessment of the overall risk profile.

Job Responsibilities

The Credit Analyst has a key role to perform credit, business and financial analysis on issuers or counterparties. Key responsibilities are:

  • Prepare internal credit ratings and conduct annual reviews for issuers or counterparties covered under Global Markets (GM), ensuring adherence to the Bank’s policy.
  • Evaluate the overall credit worthiness of the issuer or counterparty and the ability to meet credit obligations periodically, and alert business for any adverse conditions/news.
  • Perform control and reporting activities required for issuers or counterparties covered.
  • Conduct analysis on market issuances for potential opportunities.
  • Work with GM front office to support all related credit analysis matter.
  • Work with Group Credit to fulfill requirements to support Global Markets business.
Job Requirements
  • Degree in Business/Accounting/Finance with at least 5 years of relevant experience, or comparable professional qualifications. More experienced candidates with team management experience may be considered for a Team Lead role. 
  • Experience in independently conducting credit and financial analysis preferably with banks, NBFI or credit rating agency.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team to deliver outcome of consistent good quality within stipulated timeline in a dynamic environment.
  • Good communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong skills in spreadsheets and business intelligence tools is an advantage.
Be a part of UOB Family

UOB is an equal opportunity employer. UOB does not discriminate on the basis of a candidate's age, race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or other non-merit factors. All employment decisions at UOB are based on business needs, job requirements and qualifications. If you require any assistance or accommodations to be made for the recruitment process, please inform us when you submit your online application.

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