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Credit Documentation - Associate



Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

Job Description

If you are dedicated and passionate with strong risk and control mindset in providing excellent client experience and exceptional services, you are part of this team.

As a Credit Documentation Associate within the Commercial Bank Wholesale Lending Services, you will be part of a dedicated lending & trade finance execution support function. Your role will involve partnering with and supporting business partners across Global Corporate Bank, Commercial Bank, Credit, Product, Legal and line of business operations. You will promote the end-to-end transaction execution process across support teams, manage controls framework, and contribute to wider projects & initiatives. This role provides an opportunity to work in an environment where you can aspire to be the best, execute superbly and be part of a great team and winning culture.

Job responsibilities

  • Partner with and support business partners across Global Corporate Bank, Commercial Bank, Credit, Product, Legal and line of business operations
  • Drive the end-to-end transaction execution process across support teams ranging from front office (including Credit Risk, Bankers, Sales) to back office (including Documentation, Collateral and core transaction processing teams) providing leadership, transparency and accountability
  • Deliver best-in-class credit documentation processes including managing the preparation, negotiation and execution of credit/ product agreements, deal closing process, ownership of sourcing and reviewing client constitutional documents and conditions precedent
  • Manage controls framework, reporting and escalation for transaction execution, including preparing and coordinating documentation deviations and approvals during negotiations
  • Work with Business and Technology partners in setting priorities within the competing business strategies
  • Work across functional areas to ensure all operational, financial and technology risks have been addressed
  • Actively contribute to WLS wider projects & initiatives

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in either Credit and Transaction Management, Credit Execution, Front Office, Credit or Legal documentation space
  • Strong credit and documentation knowledge across core lending products/agreements (e.g. Loans, Trade finance, specific local market knowledge where required)
  • Strong relationship management and partnership with the Business, Technology and Corporate groups
  • Flexibility to handle multiple tasks and changing priorities
  • Strong decision-making capabilities and the ability to identify problems and drive to resolution
  • Proactive/self-starter with the ability to deliver value-added support to business partners and clients in a dependable, timely and accurate manner
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Economics or other related disciplines

Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Fluency in Mandarin to support clients in China, Taiwan and Hong Kong is a plus
  • Knowledge of APLMA/LMA documentation is preferred & advantageous