Credit Analyst in Lagos, Nigeria

at Standard Chartered Bank

Banking / Financial Services
Banking / Finance / Insurance
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

•Overall responsibility for Credit Risk and analysts within the Segment.
•Primarily responsible for managing the credit risk associated with the portfolio and ensuring high quality of the portfolio.
•Closely work with the RM from the origination & play a vital role in deal structuring to add good value from a credit/policy perspective.
•Work with the RM on a specified portfolio and facilitate revenue growth in the portfolio.


Interact with the client, gather deal requirements, financial statements and other inputs for performing quality analysis and due diligence.
Work with RM/product partners in structuring credit solutions for the clients and ensuring the appropriateness of the products.
Work with the RM, in:
a)obtaining all pre clearances like ER negativity, segmentation, etc.
b)preparing & presenting work-shopping note and c) expediting approvals.
Responsible for end-to-end BCA process including preparing all the tools like Odyssey, Scorecard, etc, in-depth analysis of various risks, quality presentation and ensuring fast credit approval.
Ensure compliance of all internal and regulatory credit/other portfolio related policies e.g. preparing the Country portfolio standard checklist, Temasek check, other special reporting requirements, etc.
Coordinate and prepare for GCC meetings
Liaise with GAM Credit for limit approval/allocation.
Release the trade offerings in IMEX, after obtaining the necessary approvals.
Seek necessary approvals for excesses in the account.
Monitor quality of the portfolio by tracking Excess/past dues, strictly complying with ASTAR, EAR processes.
Ensure timely submission of quality Quarterly Credit Reports
Monitor Risk Triggers, Covenants and other credit conditions and report appropriately
Ensure Zero BCA over dues.
Liaise with Credit on BCA and other credit issues and ensure quick turnaround on queries.
Proper maintenance of Credit files and ensuring Audit Ready at any time
Attend EAR/Portfolio call/MTM calls along with the RMs

In partnership with the relationship manager, ensure timely identification of accounts to be put in EAR as per the bank’s policies and guidelines

Prepare timely Stress Tests wherever required
Prepare specific industry study
In partnership with the RM, approve the TAS request as per the bank’s policy (only FI specific).
Work on specific request from custody for limits (only FI specific)
Prepare PMC report (only FI specific). Prepare summary sheets for FIS (only FI specific)
Prepare Credit Opinion reports wherever required.
Effective use of Creditmate & CRM


University degree in a numerate discipline (mathematics, economics, accounting etc), post graduate qualifications or professional certifications (CFA level 1) will be added advantages
Minimum of 5 years banking experience
Strong Communication and people management Skills
Strong Financial, analytical and writing skills.
Thorough understanding of the industry and possess strong client network

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