Portfolio Associate job at Citi Bank

Citi Bank

Portfolio Associate job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 21 July 2022

Hiring Organization: Citi Bank

Job Details:

Role purpose
We value our talented employees, and whenever possible strive to help one of our associates grow professionally before recruiting new talent to our open positions. If you think the open position, you see is right for you, we encourage you to apply!
Our people make all the difference in our success.
Institutional Credit Management (ICM) works closely with our ICG businesses to serve as a critical component of our First Line of defense for wholesale and counterparty credit risk management and also with our Independent Risk partners to ensure best-in-class risk and controls, as well as client responsiveness. Key responsibilities include portfolio analysis, documentation, risk identification, management, monitoring, administration, and stress testing.
The ICM Portfolio Associate (PA) will report to the Portfolio Manager for (Early Warning Credit Management - EWCM or Portfolio Credit Monitoring - PCM) and will be help manage the processes and systems for the detection of early signals of distress within a specific wholesale portfolio, through a selected number of metrics and indicators for Early Warning, Limits and Covenants.
In this role, the PA will be responsible for liaising business partners, and assisting in executing the monitoring strategies and priorities, as well as contributing to the calibration of alerts, metrics and indicators for maximum efficacy.
The PA should be resourceful with the ability to produce recommendations to the portfolio owners that may include portfolio reviews, stress tests, risk appetite and underwriting criteria recalibrations, reclassification of facilities, risk rating changes among others
The Job Responsibilities
• Assisting portfolio management and consistent with industry leading practices and conforms to all internal credit procedures/policies, and all related regulatory expectations
• Continuous engagement across ICM and with ICG businesses
• Help execute plans, strategy and objectives for EWCM / PCM in an effective and innovative fashion; assess and report progress in meetings objectives including promotion of a healthy working culture
• Coordinate with the Heads of EWCM / PCM, ICM, and key members of governance forums as appropriate to address and escalate emerging risk concerns, and to share best practices
• Assist in developing/enhancing Learning, Develop and Training for EWCM and PCM;
• Support PCM, ICM, and WCR on internal projects and initiatives
• Support PCM and ICM Voice of the Employee (VOE) initiatives
• Travel (less than 25%)
• Support and lead the Credit Reference Bureua (CRB) activities as CRB Project Manager with the below sub roles;
Credit reference services reporting rolesystem suppprt and monitoring roleDispute management Bank of Uganda monthly and periodic management Branch and management support roleMonitor the CRB GLs fees collection and payment of CRB service providers.

The Candidate
The successful candidate should possess the following competencies:
• Ability to meet deadlines due to business needs
• Independent problem-solving skills
• Exceptional written and verbal communication skills with strong attention to detail.
• Understanding of corporate finance and bank products
• Excellent presentation skills
• Self-starter, with proven ability to deliver on stretch goals
• Proven ability for project management
• Ability to multi-task
• Analytical Skills
• High levels of integrity and ethical standards
• Initiative and Ability to work independently
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Hands-on individual with attention to detail
• Computer literacy and good writing skills
• Flexibility: Ability to adjust to different situations and be willing to accept new challenges & ideas
• Team Player: Ability to integrate easily with peers, staff and senior managers
• Energetic – willingness and enthusiasm
• Process oriented – good planning & organization skills
• Confident

Qualifications and Experience
• Bachelors degree in business administration, Finance or Economics
• An MBA, CPA, CFA preferred, and formal credit training is a plus
• Financial Services experience (min 4 years) including credit experience in Banking or Risk Management
• Good analytical skills

Application procedure

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Date Posted: 2022-07-12