• Senior Credit Analyst Job at Underwriting Africa

  • Posted on: 30 January, 2017 Deadline: 7 February, 2017
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    Underwriting Africa is a boutique Insurance Intermediary Company set up to provide niche and specialist insurance solutions to Corporates operating in Africa and those that seek to expand their footprint into Africa. We challenge convention in order to deliver market unique products and services to our customers. Our headquarters is based in Nairobi Kenya, with supporting offices in London & Paris.

    Senior Credit Analyst


    Credit Analyst Job Key Responsibilities

    • Structuring and analysing credits including insurance ,bonds , guarantees and financing products

    • You will be responsible for underwriting corporate accounts and financials to make an independent assessment on new transactions / clients and limits

    • Be confident in your ability to resolve complex credit situations and push back when needed

    • Understand and adhere to credit policy when deciding on credit requests or providing a recommendation

    • Analysing and quantifying credit risk profiles

    • Identify, analyse and address high risk situations

    • Perform client rating calculations and ensure that you comply with internal rating processes

    • Strong understanding of corporate and commercial credit principles

    • You must be comfortable with providing training as and when needed to more junior staff, paying particular emphasis to efficiently processing credit applications and highlighted key credit risk issues that can arise.

    Qualifications for the Credit Analyst Job

    • Masters degree in Finance, economics or related field from a recognized Institution.

    • A minimum of 5 years senior management experience.

    • Proven track record in emerging or international markets

    • CFA level 2 qualification will be an added advantage

    • Demonstrate in-depth technical knowledge and proven analytical skills in credit within banking ,insurance, credit agency or export development bank

    • An excellent attention to detail

    • Confidence communicating effectively and concisely to clients and management team

    • Prior experience in financial modelling is an advantage but not necessary

    • Demonstrate problem solving and an analytical mind set

    Method of Application

    If you’re interested in either of the above position, send your application pack including cover letter, CV, copy of degree & professional certificates and expected consultancy package to: Chief Executive Officer Underwriting Africa Email: talktous@underwritingafrica.com This application closes on the 7 February at 1700 hours, local time. Successful candidates hear from us by the 10th February 2017


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