Risk, Credit Risk, Structured Credit & Equity Finance, Associate - Dallas

Location(s) US-TX-Dallas
Job ID
Schedule Type
Full Time
Risk Management
Business Unit
Credit Risk
Employment Type




The Risk Division is a team of specialists charged with managing the firm’s credit, market, liquidity, and operational risk. Whether assessing the creditworthiness of the firm’s counterparties, monitoring market risks associated with trading activities, or offering analytical and regulatory compliance support, our work contributes directly to the firm’s success. The division is ideal for collaborative individuals who have strong ethics and attention to detail.


Credit Risk is responsible for managing the firm’s credit exposure to its trading and lending counterparties. Leveraging its extensive expertise in financial, credit and risk analysis, Credit Risk ensures that credit exposure to our counterparts is managed within the firm’s risk appetite. Credit Risk operates through 10 different offices around the world and credit professionals work closely with many areas of the firm. Given this structure, Credit Risk professionals gain diverse financial experience and a broad perspective on how the entire firm functions. The interaction with numerous departments and the range of projects that ensue allow for a challenging, varied and multi-dimensional work environment.


Key Responsibilities: 

  • As part of the underwriting process, engage with deal teams and analyze financing transactions secured by portfolios of leveraged loans, or equity collateral
  • Contribute credit risk considerations to committee memorandums
  • Compose transaction postings and participate in meetings with senior Risk underwriting committee members
  • Analyze and approve corporate loan collateral additions to existing facilities
  • Produce surveillance reports for senior management on structured credit and equity financing portfolios
  • Evaluate equity derivative trades and make transaction recommendations to senior Risk approvers
  • Ensure compliance with Credit Risk policy and procedures, and recommend adjustments as needed
  • Participate in regulatory examinations

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (US or foreign equivalent)
  • Minimum two (2+) years of experience in the job offered or a related role
  • Experience in underwriting / assessing structured financings, warehouse facilities, leveraged loans, and equity margin loans

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience presenting and defending transaction underwriting to colleagues, senior management and internal stakeholders
  • Familiarity with regulatory risk rating requirements and application of such guidance
  • Highly motivated with strong academic background
  • Flexibility, ability to learn quickly
  • Strong analytical and communication skills, both oral and written
  • Experience in team environment, including to work with colleagues across multiple offices and locations
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple assignments concurrently



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