Job Opportunity

Fund Credit Officer – Vice President

New York, NY

Job Summary

Hedge Fund is seeking a Fund Credit Officer – Vice President. Maintain integrity of Credit Risk function whilst ensuring that the team continues to fully support Front Office relationship and sales staff. Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS).


As a Barclays Hedge Fund Credit Officer – Vice President, you will join our Risk team to provide Credit Risk management (evaluation of Risk/exposure management) within the Hedge Fund sector to protect our financial performance and reputation. You will become part of Business International which has scale in wholesale banking and consumer lending, strength in our key markets, excellent growth potential, and good balance in our revenue streams delivering further resilience and diversification.

Barclays is one of the world’s largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We’ve helped millions of individuals and businesses thrive, creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted. An important and growing presence in the USA, we offer careers providing endless opportunity.

What Will You Be Doing?

* Maintaining integrity of Credit Risk function whilst ensuring that the team continues to fully support Front Office relationship and sales staff
* Conduct due diligence, and write credit papers for new clients, annual reviews
* Provide hands-on support to the team to ensure that appropriate action is taken to mitigate Credit Risk
* Request increases/changes in limits following Credit approval
* Maintain data integrity of appropriate Credit Risk systems (e.g. GCIS) and ensure they reflect the approved sanction
* Approve utilization of sanctioned limits within discretion and resolve excesses
* Support and ensure that the approvals are within the defined Limits and Mandate and Scale set for the sector

What We’re Looking For:

* Bachelor’s Degree (BA/BS)
* Experience performing credit due diligence
* Excellent working knowledge of Risk metrics including VaR, PFE and stress testing
* Broad product knowledge across derivative and financing products

Skills that will help you in the role:
* High degree of self-motivation, the ability to drive for results, and track record of setting and achieving goals and meeting schedules
* Solid analytical skills with attention to detail, the ability to provide big picture decision making, and to mentor junior staff
* Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to clearly articulate complex concepts and ideas
* Ability to manage a Credit Risk portfolio of Hedge Fund counterparties with little guidance

Where Will You Be Working?

You will be working at our Americas Headquarters at 745 Seventh Avenue. This 37-story office tower is located in Times Square in the heart of Manhattan and features a cafeteria, fitness center and state-of-the-art LED signage on the facade of the building.

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  • Min Education: BA/BS
  • Min Experience: None