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VP, Credit Analyst, Global Markets

Posting Date:  16-Nov-2022
Location: 

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 Global Market function leverages our in-depth knowledge of markets to provide timely financial advice, products and solutions to our clients. Together with our segment managers, we manage our clients’ investment, liability and risk management needs through a comprehensive suite of treasury products and services across multiple asset classes.

Job Responsibilities

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.

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

  • Propose internal credit ratings and prepare fresh credit propositions/annual reviews for issuers or counterparties covered by Global Markets (GM), ensuring adherence to the Bank’s internal policies.
  • Evaluate the overall credit worthiness of the issuer or counterparty and assess their ability to meet credit obligations periodically, and alert business in the event of any adverse conditions/news.
  • Assist to review existing GM’s credit frameworks in consultation with other functions in the bank.
  • Perform control and reporting activities required for issuers or counterparties covered.
  • Conduct analysis on market issuances for potential business opportunities.
  • Work with GM front office to support all credit-related matters.
  • Work with Group Credit to fulfill requirements to support Global Markets business.

Job Requirements

  • Degree in Business/Accounting/Finance with at least 10 years of relevant experience, or comparable professional qualifications.
  • Experience in conducting credit and financial analysis independently preferably with banks, NBFIs or credit rating agencies.
  • Good understanding and knowledge of the corporate and/or FI bond space.
  • Able to work independently and as a team to deliver consistent good quality outcomes within stipulated timeline in a dynamic environment.
  • Good communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong skills in data analysis and working knowledge of business intelligence tools will be advantageous.

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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