Analyst (Private Credit)

London Permanent £75,000 - £85,000 per year
  • This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing credit fund
  • The successful candidate step into an autonomous broad role

About Our Client

This London based Analyst (Private Credit) is with an established financial services firm.

Job Description

The responsibilities of the successful candidate for this London based Analyst (Private Credit) role will include:

  • Work as part of a deal team to progress proposals through the credit process.
  • Attend prospect meetings as required to enable thorough due diligence.
  • Liaise with, and have oversight of, 3rd party due diligence providers as required.
  • Detailed review of client models to check the integrity, logic and consistency of integration between P&L, Cash Flow and Balance Sheet. Highlighting inconsistencies, errors or higher risk areas with the deal team.
  • Validate the prospects approach to forecasting, identifying KPI's and model drivers, ensuring model outputs are consistent with expectations.
  • Based on due diligence, and the information provided, analyse, interrogate and interpret in detail the prospective clients' financial results, business plan and financial forecasts.
  • Use this to identify and mitigate potential risks and run appropriate sensitivity analysis.
  • Assist the deal team with constructing, and the modelling of, an appropriate suite of financial and operational covenants
  • Prepare succinct and focused reports for submission to credit committee, or inclusion in the credit application.
  • Attend Credit Committee and respond to any questions as appropriate.
  • Document and maintain detailed and accurate records of all of the above.
  • Make suggestions for process improvement and, if formally agreed, be part of the implementation team.
  • Maintain and develop an appropriate network of professionals and other business contacts.
  • Attend and take part in training courses as agreed.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate for this Analyst (Private Credit) role will have the following background:

  • Fully qualified ACA accountant, having gained experience in deal advisory/transaction services
  • Quantitative background with an advanced understanding of accounting and financial data analysis
  • Experience conducting thorough due diligence as well as analysing, interrogating, and interpreting in detail the provided financial results, business plans and financial forecasts.
  • Experience with reviewing and ideally building financial models
  • High level of IT literacy, including advanced Excel and other Microsoft Office software skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills supporting preparation of succinct and focused credit papers.
  • Working knowledge of asset based lending &/or leveraged loan products is highly desirable

What's on Offer

Attractive salary and benefits package as well as a fantastic team.

Angel Valchev
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Phone number
+44 207 776 5956

Job summary

Job function
Banking & Financial Services
Credit Analysis & Research
Financial Services
Contract type
Consultant name
Angel Valchev
Consultant phone
+44 207 776 5956
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