Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • New York City


Leveraged Finance Credit Risk Analyst - 90230240
Primary Location:US-New York-745 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY
Job Type:Permanent/Regular
Posting Range:29 Mar 2019 - Ongoing
Credit Risk Analyst – Leveraged Finance
745 7th Avenue, New York, NY

As a Credit Risk Analyst within the Wholesale Credit Sanctioning Leveraged Finance team, you will be responsible for effective credit risk management of credits within the North American Healthcare, Industrial and Energy sectors. In addition, you will be ensuring continued growth of the business without incurring unmanageable risks, and engaging in assessing and making recommendations of proposals received from business development/product areas.

What will you be doing?
•Maintaining integrity of the credit risk function whilst ensuring that the team continues to fully support Front Office relationship and sales staff
•Preparing credit papers for new transactions, annual reviews, and quarterly reviews/Watchlist reports for submission for approval through relevant discretion processes
•Presenting credits at relevant Credit Committees and assisting senior team members in the preparation of Global/Regional Industry reviews
•Support ensuring that the approvals are within the defined Limits and Mandate and Scale set for the Sector
•Approving the granting of credit approval in accordance with Bank policy through prudent and appropriate use of delegated discretion
•Staying current with financial analysis and risk profile of the assigned sector, borrowers and counterparties
•Alerting senior management to negative developments and trends within the assigned sectors and clients

What we’re looking for:
•Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, or Economics preferred
•2+ years of experience in credit risk or relevant experience, preferably gained at a major institution, covering both Investment Grade and Leveraged and/or Sub-Investment Grade clients

Skills that will help you in the role:
•Formal Credit training from a major institution or rating agency preferred
•Understanding of corporate finance and banking products
•Possess strong analytical skills with attention to detail
•Possess strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, and have the ability to clearly articulate complex concepts and ideas

Where will you be working?
Barclays’ U.S. headquarters is located at 745 Seventh Avenue in New York, NY.  At Barclays, we offer you an engaging and challenging environment, giving you the opportunity to make the most of your unique set of skills. We also have an extensive range of learning and development initiatives designed to support you both personally and professionally.

Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit for more details.

Our Values
Everything we do is shaped by the five values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. Our values inform the foundations of our relationships with customers and clients, but they also shape how we measure and reward the performance of our colleagues. Simply put, success is not just about what you achieve, but about how you achieve it.

Our Diversity
We aim to foster a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel confident in bringing their whole selves to work, feel included and their talents are nurtured, empowering them to contribute fully to our vision and goals.  It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.

Our Benefits
Our customers are unique. The same goes for our colleagues. That's why at Barclays we offer a range of benefits, allowing every colleague to choose the best options for their personal circumstances. These include a competitive salary and pension, health care and all the tools, technology and support to help you become the very best you can be. We are proud of our dynamic working options for colleagues. If you have a need for flexibility, then please discuss this with us.

About the company

Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for 48 million customers and clients worldwide.

We have over 325 years of history and expertise in banking. From our beginnings in Lombard Street, London through to the launch of the world’s first ATM and innovative mobile phone payments services, find out more about our achievements to date.

Barclays is a trading name of Barclays Bank PLC and its subsidiaries. Barclays Bank PLC is registered in England and is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Registered in England. Registered No. 1026167. Registered office: 1 Churchill Place, London E14 5HP.

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