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Bilingual Senior Credit Analyst (Japanese/English)

New York, NY 10022 | Direct Hire

Post Date: 07/24/2017 Job ID: 11935 Industry: Credit Analyst

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Seeking a Bilingual Japanese/English Credit Analyst. Must have prior experience in similar role working with Sructured Products such as CLO, and ABS. 

Prior Client facing experience is a plus


Responsible for originating, structuring, and advising on complex financing transactions. The position is responsible for management of CLO portfolio of Structured Products Department consisting of CLO, ABS and other structured products.

Management of the portfolio includes:
  1. development of investment plan
  2. origination of potential deals
  3. management of investment process,
  4. management of portfolio. May be responsible for multiple product specializations, including structured finance, project finance, export/trade finance, and loans.

  1. Japanese/English Bilingual (both written and oral communication)
  2. Finance Experience
  3. Possible marketing and/or sales experience a plus (seeking candidate who is comfortable interacting with external counterparties such as corporate clients)


Duties and Responsibilities:

Portfolio Management

1.      Propose appropriate business plan/strategy of  structured products  portfolio based on own analysis of markets and economics.

2.      Originate and execute new investments in structured products. Keep on expanding network in the market that would help structured investments. Execution includes negotiation of investment terms and conditions, analysis of risk and return of the investment, preparation of necessary administrative documentations for trades and settlements, coordination with back office with regard to settlements and account maintenance, coordination and seeking approval from with Head Office etc.

3.      Take leadership  in analyzing and monitoring structured products  and other investment products.

4.      Monitoring of  structured products  portfolio as a whole, by maintaining database as well as cash flow model(s) and generates various management reports. Supervision and support of the analysts who are responsible for updating database and preparing account reviews, as well as other management reports is included in the responsibilities. Continuous effort in improving monitoring and credit process is included in this position’ s responsibility.

5.      Inputs, verifies and reconciles all relevant data of transactions and performs analyses, based on information received from internal and external sources.  The reporting may include credit reports, cash flow reports, accounting reports, and market analysis.

6.      Maintenance of monitoring records and preparation of required reports to management, Head Office, or any other relevant parties required in  structured products  portfolio pursuant to the relevant branch procedures, but not limited to branch procedures.

7.      Maintenance and development of the relationship with various asset managers.

8.      Reporting to senior management of NY Branch and Head Office, among others, on the current state of  structured products portfolio, any market events or activities, information, and evaluation of the asset managers, periodically or when they are deemed appropriate.

9.      Improvement of investment and monitoring processes  at  SPD.

10.   Other activities required to perform overall investment and monitoring processes of SPD’ s  structured products  portfolio.

11.   Prepares various reports  and minutes  in  both English and  Japanese to Head Office  and external investors.

12.   Development of business skills of junior staff.

13.   Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by management.

Credit Analyst

1.      Reviews potential assets in assigned industries and prepares credit applications and makes investment recommendations.

2.      Ensures compliance with applicable investment guidelines and directives from Head Office and Branch Management.

3.      Monitors assigned assets and industries to maintain credit quality and propose and updates " buy/hold/sell" recommendations through asset/industry appropriate measures, i.e., financial analysis and trends, cross-sectional analysis, market value/liquidity and expected default frequency.

4.      Reviews or prepares all applications and reports and makes recommendations on all amendments, refinancings and other ongoing activities.

5.      Performs all Head Office and Branch monitoring and reporting requirements, including rating review, documentation review, regulatory review and financial and portfolio review requirements.

6.      Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by management.


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