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VP, Hedge Fund Credit Risk Manager

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Jefferies

22d ago

  • Job
    Full-time
    Senior & Expert Level
  • Banking & Finance
  • $130K - $175K
  • New York City

AI generated summary

  • You need a BA/MBA, formal credit training, 5-10 yrs financial services experience, knowledge of hedge fund and asset manager industry, proficiency in financial statement analysis, legal agreement experience, strong communication skills, ability to perform under pressure, Excel/modeling skills, and proficiency in MS Office Suite and Bloomberg.
  • You will oversee credit risk analysis, approve trading activity, negotiate deals, and maintain relationships with internal partners at a hedge fund.

Requirements

  • BA or equivalent, MBA preferred.
  • Formal credit training preferred.
  • Proficiency in financial statement analysis.
  • 5-10 years of work experience in financial services required.
  • Hedge Fund and Asset Manager Industry experience required.
  • Financial and/or banking industry experience required.
  • Experience with legal agreements including; PBAs, ISDA, MCAs, MRAs and MSLAs.
  • Strong interest in client interaction and possess solid communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to perform well under pressure in a demanding environment.
  • Strong Excel and modeling skills.
  • MS Office Suite and Bloomberg proficiency

Responsibilities

  • Perform customer due diligence and financial analysis
  • Complete internal credit ratings models and counterparty credit reviews
  • Set and communicate credit exposure appetite across trading products utilizing internal exposure methodologies
  • Assist/oversee legal negotiations for traded product
  • Review and approve trading activity, including recommending margin requirements
  • Perform ongoing client financial, credit, and industry surveillance;
  • Develop working relationships and coordinate efforts closely with internal front office partners and colleagues across Risk and other corporate functions;
  • Maintain credit pipeline of potential new counterparties.

FAQs

What qualifications are required for the VP Hedge Fund Credit Risk Manager role?

The ideal candidate should have a BA or equivalent (MBA preferred), formal credit training, proficiency in financial statement analysis, 5-10 years of work experience in financial services, and experience in the Hedge Fund and Asset Manager industry.

What are the primary responsibilities of the VP Hedge Fund Credit Risk Manager?

The primary responsibilities include performing customer due diligence and financial analysis, completing internal credit ratings models, setting and communicating credit exposure appetite, assisting in legal negotiations, reviewing and approving trading activity, performing client financial surveillance, developing relationships with internal partners, and maintaining a credit pipeline.

What skills are necessary for this role?

The VP Hedge Fund Credit Risk Manager should have a strong interest in client interaction, solid communication skills, ability to perform well under pressure, strong Excel and modeling skills, proficiency in MS Office Suite and Bloomberg, and experience with legal agreements such as PBAs, ISDA, MCAs, MRAs, and MSLAs.

Jefferies, the global investment banking firm serving clients for 60 years.

Finance
Industry
1001-5000
Employees
1962
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

Jefferies is a leading global, full-service investment banking and capital markets firm that provides advisory, sales and trading, research and wealth and asset management services. With more than 40 offices around the world, we offer insights and expertise to investors, companies and governments.

Benefits

  • Wellness Programs

  • Health Care and Insurance Plans

  • Employee Discounts