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Amius Limited

Credit Risk Analyst

London, England, GB

Company: Amius Limited

Category: Business and Financial Operations Occupations

Published on 2022-05-11 23:52



Job title: Credit Risk Analyst


Salary: Competitive

Vacancy type: Full-time/Permanent


About Amius

At Amius, we believe in doing great things together. With you. With our clients. With a perspective on actions today that shape tomorrow. Amius is an innovative, global commodity OTC & brokerage firm. In an ever-changing world, we pride ourselves in offering a unique service. We strive to be the best in our field through exceptional attention to our clients’ requirements; enabling them to protect their business margins and manage volatility. Amius is your trusted partner!

Why Amius? At Amius you are never a number, you are recognized individually. Amius has more than 50 employees across its divisions, with offices in London, Singapore, and Miami.


What would you do:

Reporting to the Head of Credit Risk, the successful candidate will be responsible for;

  • Independently preparing financial analysis and credit memo’s for both new and existing clients.
  • Performing fundamental analysis of annual and interim financial statements on corporates / commodities type clients.
  • Clearly communicating recommendations of credit limits to Risk Management and Sales.
  • Ensuring that all credit limit approvals are recorded and accurately updated in Amius systems and trading platform.
  • Proactively managing clients credit portfolio, including credit lines overdue and limits overshoots.
  • Monitoring daily trading performance of clients including collateral management and margin calls.
  • Working closely with Sales and Legal & Compliance to ensure minimum onboarding criteria are met.
  • Contributing to optimizing credit data analytics and systems.
  • Developing a modern approach to credit risk management.

What you must have:

  • Experience in analysing financial statements, including of Corporates and commodities type counterparties.
  • Good writing skills in preparing credit memo’s.
  • Previous experience managing a credit portfolio.
  • 2-3 years minimum experience in credit risk analysis.
  • Experience in working with a global sales team.


What you will need:

  • Spanish / Portuguese speaker is a strong advantage.
  • Ability to work in a flat organizational structure, take initiative and be proactive in managing workload.
  • Be pragmatic while maintaining an independent risk-based approach to decision making.
  • Knowledge of commodities markets, including soft commodities is an advantage.
  • Familiarity of derivative products with a willingness to learn.
  • Some understanding of ISDA and other legal documentations.
  • Prioritize workload and work to strict deadlines; adapt and respond to change as it comes.
  • Effective communication skills: ability to clearly articulate and escalate complex issues to Management as necessary.
  • Interest in developing technological solutions to organization workflows.
  • Experience using Python, VBA and SQL coding in a professional environment.
  • CFA, FRM, CAIA or comparable professional qualification is an advantage.


What will you gain:

  • Competitive salary and discretionary bonus.
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays!
  • Private Health Insurance, life insurance and pension.
  • Culturally diverse workplace and plenty of international exposure.