African Trade Insurance Agency Credit Analyst Jobs in Nigeria

African Trade Insurance Agency Credit Analyst Jobs in Nigeria

Job Description for the Credit Analyst

  • Under the oversight of the Senior Credit Analyst and overall supervision of Chief Risk Officer, your
    functions and duties shall be as follows:

    For a given set of countries, analyse and monitor the general economic and political environment insofar as it affects the creditworthiness of companies, including:

  • Key sectors of the economy and their performance;

  • Quality and availability of information on companies;

  • The regulatory environment i.e. government regulations & policies towards commercial entities;

  • The legal environment i.e. security perfection, bankruptcy and legal ways for debt collection

  • Undertake financial analysis of corporate customers using credit skills, ratio analysis; evaluation of parent support policies; judgement of management and strategy. In this respect, analyse historical and projected financial statements of potential and existing obligors, as well as potential and existing ATI insured’s; monitor receipt of quarterly/annual financial information and credit grading of accounts for annual review; monitor the quality of ATI’s credit exposure portfolio by ensuring that limits are consistent and respected, and to identify and signal early warning signs of credit deterioration;

  • Review and update (as may be required from time to time) the organization’s credit information
    database and obligor underwriting system;

  • Evaluate and understand risks associated with individual applications for insurance, the underlying
    project, parent support policies, quality of management and strategy and recommend appropriate risk mitigation measures;

  • Ensure compliance with ATI’s policies, including the provisions of the operations manual and ensure
    that ATI’s policy breaches are properly authorised at the correct senior approving level;

  • Have contacts with key clients, banks and obligors in order to develop both general intelligence on a given sector or region and specific information about private obligors and public buyers;

  • Evaluate and document the soundness of the
    credit management policies of lenders and traders;

  • Contribute to debt collection and risk mitigation actions;

  • Contribute to corporate communication exercises, workshops and conferences;

  • Travel on regular basis to meet information sources, clients, banks, buyers and other business

  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned to you from time to time.


  • Master’s Degree in Business/Economics, or equivalent through experience;

  • Strong credit experience, preferably with an African bank or credit institution;

  • Preferably English speaking with French and/or Portuguese would be an added advantage;

  • A minimum of 5 years banking and credit experience in a francophone West African country;

  • Extensive personal network in West and Central Africa (banking and corporate);

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

  • The position will be based in Kenya, with the possibility of relocation to another African country.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; African Trade Insurance Agency Credit Analyst Jobs in Nigeria

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