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Overview of the role
You will be writing credit analysis of corporate companies in the sports sector (football clubs, golf, tennis, rugby, etc).
Strong fundamental credit skills required as we would expect you to have a minimum of 4-5 years working as a credit analyst in a bank or credit rating agency spreading a company’s financial figures and analysing a company’s performance.
It is highly desirable to have Spanish and/or Portuguese skills coupled with with good fluency in English.
You will be presenting your recommendations to credit committee so good written and verbal skills are a pre-requisite for the role.
You will be helping to build out our credit assessment functionality with a view to automating parts of the process to improve efficiency and working with the rating agencies on developing a ratings model.
Daily Duties and Responsibilities
Responsible for analysing financial statements, using commercial credit tools and qualitative information from the market to conduct detailed analysis into a borrower’s creditworthiness
Developing projections on a company’s performance with appropriate assumptions
Modelling of debt financing transactions
Communicating effectively to key stakeholders across the business including the marketing team, lenders, lawyers and clients
Composing due diligence lists and discussing and evaluating findings
Monitoring the client base and ensuring the right level of management reporting and risk mitigation is taking place
Updating internal processes and working with stakeholders to ensure the credit requirements are clear
Required Experience and Knowledge
Good command of English,
Spanish and/or Portuguese language skills (written and verbal) are highly desirable
A university degree and/or professional qualifications
An interest in Sport, especially the strategic, operational and business aspects of football and sport overall is helpful
Experience within business credit risk, ideally in a Fintech company or financial services
Excellent ability reading financial statements and credit documentation
An excellent communicator who can articulate credit decisions and has the ability to influence stakeholders at all levels across the company
A strong track record of driving change to improve processes who is always striving for simplicity and efficiency
A creative mindset with the ability to think outside of the box to suggest solutions to problems
Naturally curious and passionate about credit risk
Self-starter and thrive in a high-pressure environment
Knowledge and experience in working in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
***Initially this role will be offered on a 3 days per week basis but with prospect of going 5 days a week full-time. Ultimately we will be flexible for the right person with the right experience***
Will include pension, medical insurance and 25 days holiday, to be advised at interview stage.