Cantonese speaking Credit Manager

People First Ltd
London (Greater)
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Your New Job Title: Cantonese speaking Credit Manager
Your New Salary: Up to £60k depending on experience
Status: Permanent
Location: Central London
Responsible for developing and maintaining the Bank’s Credit Risk Management Framework. Carry out a second line credit risk function by directly organising and undertaking a programme of regular reviews of the first line credit risk function, reviewing compliance with the Credit Risk Management Manual and overviewing credit quality and standards.
What you'll be doing each day:
Gathering financial information on the customer creditworthiness, analysing the information, and deciding whether to offer credit to the customer (risk assessment).
Negotiating repayment plans or instigating legal action if recovery proves difficult (debt recovery or insolvency work).
Accountable for the review of quality applications and declined applications.
Ensure all credit risk policies are current & fit for purpose and provide guidance on operational functions that surround these policies.
Ensure all transactions and processing are in compliance with regulatory rules and guidelines, policies and procedures.
Keep up to date with current banking legislation and procedures.
Carry out ad-hoc projects for the department.
As head of the credit risk management team, provide guidance, support and coaching to members on the team to facilitate their development and achievement of their objectives.
Comply with all applicable regulations, rules, codes, guidelines and standards set by regulators and the Bank, and carry out duties with high integrity; and
Adhere to all established risk control guidelines, procedures and measures to identify, assess, report, mitigate and monitor the risks involved in the day-to-day work.
The skills you need to succeed:
Extensive UK based commercial and consumer banking experience
Cantonese language skills
Good academic background and A Level results at top grades
2:1 Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or related discipline
Analysing and interpreting financial statements and tax returns
High level of credit risk analysis skills
Computer literate (good knowledge of MS Office suite - Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Desirable Skills:
An understanding of the current regulatory regime applicable to banking institutions
Background of operating and managing within a control environment and compliance with operating procedures and risk policies
The ability to communicate effectively at a senior level, with strong interpersonal and influencing skills
Have good judgment, sound business sense and the ability to make decisions
We would be grateful if you could send your CV as a Word document. If your application is successful, you will be contacted within 7 days. We regret that due to the high volume of applications we receive we cannot provide feedback on individual CVs. Please note that we can only consider candidates who are eligible to work in the UK and are able to provide relevant supporting documentation.
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