UBS Financial Services Senior Credit Officer, Leveraged Finance in Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Your role:

We are looking for someone like this to:

  • be a Credit Officer responsible for Leveraged finance and structured transaction: be involved in the underwriting, recommendations and the decision making processes

  • independently analyze credit and country risks and engage with the front office to ensure transactions are consistent with UBS's underwriting risk appetite

  • show the ability to work autonomously through the extensive Due Diligence process, identifying key business drivers, specific risk issues, actively challenging during due diligence calls, and highlighting any information gaps to the business teams

  • provide senior level challenge to the front office with regard to performance and financial condition of prospective and existing loan borrowers

  • perform fundamental financial analysis for prospective leveraged transactions and corporate borrower's (covering financial, commercial, legal, tax, environmental & structuring)

  • demonstrate full understanding of financial modelling, working on the production of Base and Downside cases ensuring that they reflect all key drivers and the due diligence findings

  • produce a written credit memo for Senior Credit Risk Control Management and be prepared to present your decision making recommendation to Senior Management

  • assign risk ratings and loss given default designation to all borrowers under your responsibility

  • review loan documentation to ensure that it corresponds with internal approvals and adequately covers all transaction risks

  • work on a variety of traded products and ensure that the ISDAs are properly structured and in line with policy

What we offer:

Together. That’s how we do things. We offer people around the world a supportive, challenging and diverse working environment. We value your passion and commitment, and reward your performance.

Take the next step:

Are you truly collaborative? Succeeding at UBS means respecting, understanding and trusting colleagues and clients. Challenging others and being challenged in return. Being passionate about what you do. Driving yourself forward, always wanting to do things the right way. Does that sound like you? Then you have the right stuff to join us. Apply now.

Disclaimer / Policy Statements:

UBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.

Your team:

The IB CRC Credit Risk Control team is responsible for independently assessing transaction risks, for constructively challenging all diligence work and financial modelling produced by the front office and for monitoring and controlling all risks in the IB loan portfolio. The team serves as the firm’s second line of defense and is charged with independently assessing all risks associated with the origination, distribution and retained portfolio of corporate and leveraged finance transactions. It is directly responsible for assigning risk ratings and for ensuring our analytical standards are in compliance with regulatory expectations

Your experience and skills:

You have:

  • a Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant area of concentration and some level of formal credit training

  • fluent in English, with the ability to read and write in Mandarin highly beneficial given the regional coverage of this role

  • strong knowledge of financial accounting concepts

  • 6-7 years of relevant working experience in a leveraged finance or corporate transaction environment

  • advanced credit skills

You are:

  • a team player, able to interact at various levels of organization

  • solution orientated and tenacious

  • client focused with a desire to reach mutually beneficial outcomes

About us:

Expert advice. Wealth management. Investment banking. Asset management. Retail banking in Switzerland. And all the support functions. That's what we do. And we do it for private and institutional clients as well as corporations around the world.

We are about 60,000 employees in all major financial centers, in almost 900 offices and more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?

Job Reference #: 151007BR

Business Divisions: Corporate Center

Title: Senior Credit Officer, Leveraged Finance

City: Hong Kong

Job Type: Full Time

Country / State: Hong Kong

Function Category: Risk