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Risk Analyst (Credit)

Added on 31/01/2023
Salary £48,000 - £52,000 p.a. + Bonus & Benefits
Job Type Hybrid
Location London

Full Description

Due to a recent internal promotion a global Commodity Trader are looking for a Risk Analyst to join their dynamic Risk Team in London.


  • Providing analytical expertise to support the day to day operations of the team
  • Providing a high level of service to business departments
  • Reviewing and proposing new ways of working where appropriate
  • Challenging the current way of thinking and planning


The Trade Risk Management function includes:

  • Support for business departments and group companies for controlling risk and enhancing profit through conducting the function of an “in-house advisor”. This is applicable to all stages of trading transactions including the analysis and assessment of risks (mainly credit risk); making suggestions and proposing appropriate solutions to the business departments.
  • Day to day risk management routines (e.g. internal credit application handling, credit balance monitoring, etc.)
  • Customer visits in relation to risk management matters upon the business departments’ request
  • Making suggestions and proposing solutions for the improvement of credit risk management operations


  • Degree in Business, Economics or Accounting.


  • Solid credit and trade/transactional risk analysis experience gained in a trading company or financial institution for at least two years
  • Preferred commodity trading business experience
  • Experience liaising with and advising stakeholders at various levels within a multinational environment.
  • Experience in working under pressure with strict deadlines
  • SAP would be an advantage
  • Strong Microsoft Office (especially Excel) skills