Associate - Credit Analyst ( Asset Managers - Real Money )

BNP Paribas   •  

New York, NY

Industry: Financial Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 393 days ago

BNP Paribas Group:
BNP Paribas is a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. It has a presence in 75 countries, with more than 189,000 employees, including more than 146,000 in Europe. The Group has key positions in its three main activities: Domestic Markets and International Financial Services (whose retail-banking networks and financial services are covered by Retail Banking & Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking, which serves two client franchises: corporate clients and institutional investors. The Group helps all its clients (individuals, community associations, entrepreneurs, SMEs, corporates and institutional clients) to realize their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance. In Europe, the Group has four domestic markets (Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg) and BNP Paribas Personal Finance is the leader in consumer lending. BNP Paribas is rolling out its integrated retail-banking model in Mediterranean countries, in Turkey, in Eastern Europe and a large network in the western part of the United States. In its Corporate & Institutional Banking and International Financial Services activities, BNP Paribas also enjoys top positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas as well as a solid and fast-growing business in Asia-Pacific.

About BNP Paribas Corporate and Institutional Banking:  
Fully integrated in the BNP Paribas Group, BNP Paribas Corporate and Institutional Banking (CIB) is a leading provider of solutions to two client franchises: corporates and institutionals, and operates across EMEA (Europe Middle East Africa), APAC (Asia Pacific) and the Americas. The bank is a global leader in Debt Capital Markets and Derivatives. It is a top European house in Equity Capital Markets and it has leading franchises in Specialized Financing. In Securities Services, it is a top five House worldwide. BNP Paribas CIB strives to service the global economy by providing solutions to its clients in financing (ECM, DCM, specialized financing), flow banking (trade finance and cash management), financial advisory (M&A, project finance), global markets (interest rates, credit, foreign exchange, equity derivatives), risk management, and securities services.
Business Overview:
RISK Missions:

Ø  To advise the Bank on risk appetite definition

Ø  To contribute as an objective “second pair of eyes” that risks taken on by the Bank align with its policies

Ø  To report and alert Bank Management of the status of risks to which the Bank is exposed

Ø  To contribute to the development and growth of the risk culture within the Group

Ø  Reinforce the Group’s capabilities to anticipate trends, threats or opportunities

Ø  Be more resilient to upcoming regulatory or economic changes

Ø  More compact Validation and Control environment


Risk Coverage:

RISK perimeter encompasses: credit and counterparty risk, market risk, funding and liquidity risk, interest rate and FX risk of the Banking book, insurance risk and operational risk.  RISK covers all Group's activities and geographies and provides a holistic view of the risk profile to the Bank's management and Board.  RISK coordinates with the relevant control function(s) to ensure relevant risk assessment, aggregation and reporting.



    Perform credit analyses on Asset manager counterparties identifying major strengths and weaknesses via a review of investment strategies, underlying account types, leverage, performance history, and risk management practices.
    Write and present credit reviews on As Agents, regulated funds, pension plans, endowments and other financial institutions to appropriate credit committees.
    Monitor creditworthiness of assigned counterparties on an ongoing basis by review of NAV disclosures, investment guidelines and performance and proactively identify any deterioration in credit quality.
    Maintain good and open relationships with customers via due diligence visits, periodic phone and/or personal contact.
    Work with other support areas within the bank (e.g. legal, credit administration, collateral management, etc.) to ensure that the provisions of legal documents protect the bank and reflect the terms of the credit approval.
    Risk and approve trades ensuring appropriate margin is collected (when needed) and exposures remain within credit limits.
    Effectively handle multiple tasks through prioritization of requests (in conjunction with immediate supervisor) and sound organizational skills.
    Work on other special projects and initiatives as needed.



Minimum Qualifications

    BA/BS required.
    5 + years of relevant work experience; previous experience with fundamental credit analysis/Asset Managers preferred
    Fluent in English:
        Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    Good understanding of Capital Markets trading products, particularly in equity, fixed income and the derivatives space
    Strong analytical skills
    Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    Proactive, with the ability to multi-task
    Strong Microsoft Office skills (Excel, PowerPoint, Access)

Preferred Qualifications:

    MBA, CFA or CPA designation a plus.

FINRA Registrations:

    Not required.