Deputy Head of Credit Risk

Quantitative Finance & Risk
6th November 2017
New York, United States
Job Type


BSM Group are representing a client seeking a Deputy Head of Credit Risk.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Enhancement and implementation of U.S. Entity-specific credit limit and approval framework compliant with U.S. regulations and consistent with the Firm governance
  • Expansion of the credit risk appetite and limit framework to comprehensively cover multiple dimensions including country, industry and asset classes per U.S. legal entity
  • Coordination of required changes in the Firm Credit operating model incl. Credit IT system changes in cooperation with the Risk Transformation Office
  • Ongoing management of CRM U.S. Entity Governance including interaction with senior management and board governance bodies
  • Other duties concern the support of the Chief Credit Officer Americas with recurring and ad hoc requests, the administration of legal entity-specific credit approval requests and the ownership of legal entity-specific credit policies

Key Requirements:

  • Credit experience, ideally in a portfolio management or control function at either a U.S. BHC or another financial institution operating in the U.S.
  • Prior experience working in projects as workstream lead and/or subject matter expert
  • Sound understanding of the U.S. regulation and governance requirements applicable to banks and broker-dealers
  • Capability to work conceptually and independently, strong analytical thinking
  • Strong interpersonal skills in interacting with senior management, external/internal project teams as well as in collaborating with other departments
  • Excellent Microsoft PowerPoint, Word and Excel skills; strong database/reporting tool skills (MS Access, SQL Server, Tableau, SAP Business Objects) of advantage

If you require any more information please contact Paul McMahon: or (646) 618-8865

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