Senior Credit Risk Analyst

Location Dubai
Discipline: Commodities
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Freddie Ricks

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Job ref: 1289
Published: 27 days ago

Senior Credit Risk Analyst


We are looking for a Senior Credit Risk Analyst to join our client, an integrated energy trading firm focused on oil. As a Senior Credit Risk Analyst, you will play a key role in identifying, analyzing, and mitigating credit risks associated with our trading activities.



  • Conduct credit analysis of counterparties including banks, traders, and brokers to assess creditworthiness.
  • Develop and implement credit risk policies and procedures in line with industry best practices and regulatory requirements.
  • Work closely with traders, risk managers, and other stakeholders to identify and evaluate credit risks associated with trading activities.
  • Assess credit limits and exposure limits for counterparties based on credit analysis and market conditions.
  • Monitor credit limits and exposure levels and take appropriate actions to mitigate credit risk.
  • Work with internal teams and external counterparties to resolve credit-related issues.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and regulatory developments related to credit risk management.



  • Bachelor's degree in finance, economics, or a related field.
  • 7+ years of experience in credit risk analysis, preferably in the energy trading industry.
  • Strong understanding of credit risk management practices and regulatory requirements.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to make informed decisions in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with internal teams and external counterparties.
  • Fluency in English is essential, Arabic language proficiency is a plus.
  • Knowledge of oil trading and oil market dynamics is preferred.
  • Experience with credit risk management software and tools is a plus.