Credit Risk Manager
New York, NY 
Posted Today
Job Description

What is the opportunity?

Provide an assessment of business and financial risks for individual borrowers in assigned relationships in order to establish borrower risk ratings as well as evaluate the proposed strategy for the relationship and provide comprehensive transactional analysis and approval recommendations within an overall portfolio management process ensuring an appropriate balance between risk and return.

What will you do?

  • At an early stage, work closely with the business on the risk aspects of new transactions under consideration and provide direction and guidance as required to ensure the eventual deal structure adequately mitigates key risk concerns.
  • Review Single Name Strategies and Credit Requests within agreed timelines, evaluate the risks and highlights exceptions to applicable policies and guidelines and recommends appropriate course of action to GRM executives
  • Review borrower risk assessments in a timely manner to identify and evaluate the major risks and adjudicate the appropriate Risk Rating to meet regulatory and business requirements.
  • Prepare peer group comparisons from both a business and a financial perspective in support of the risk rating recommendation
  • Develop complex financial models (including income, balance sheet and cash flow statements, breakeven analysis and multivariable sensitivity testing)
  • Actively follow business and financial performance through continuous monitoring of financial and industry information, regulatory events, external rating agency movements and other early warning signals
  • Ensure timeliness and accuracy of the Classification/Watch Report
  • Supporting senior staff as required, mentoring junior staff if applicable.
  • Ensure a continuous improvement culture with particular focus on reducing non value added processes

What do you need to succeed?

  • Undergraduate degree, MBA or CFA or CA/CMA is highly preferable
  • Minimum of 5 years of related work experience including experience working in risk or corporate banking function of a major financial institution.
  • Background in Leveraged/Non-Investment Grade lending preferred. An understanding of credit agreements would be beneficial.
  • Demonstrated financial modelling and analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Proven ability to write clearly and concisely
  • Computer literate with high comfort level in use of word processing (Word), spreadsheet (Excel), and database software (various) and in using electronic tools for online research
  • Global mindset
  • Knowledge of CME (Communication, Media and Entertainment), Healthcare (Services and Med-Tech) or Aerospace and Defense sectorsa plus

What's in it for you?

We thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients thrive and communities prosper. We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual.

  • A comprehensive Total Rewards Program including bonuses and flexible benefits, competitive compensation
  • Leaders who support your development through coaching and managing opportunities
  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team

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City:New York City
Address:200 Vesey Street
Work Hours/Week:40+
Work Environment:Office
Employment Type:Permanent
Career Level:Experienced Hire/Professional
Pay Type:Salaried
Required Travel (%):0-25
People Manager:No
Application Deadline:08/13/2021
Platform:Group Risk Management

Req ID:361240
Ad Code(s):

RBC is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status or any other legally-protected factors.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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