VP - RPC Project Finance Credit Analyst

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About Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank (Crédit Agricole CIB)

Crédit Agricole CIB is the corporate and investment banking arm of Crédit Agricole Group, the 10th largest banking group worldwide in terms of balance sheet size (The Banker, July 2022).
8,600 employees in more than 30 countries across Europe, the Americas, Asia-Pacific, the Middle-East and North Africa, support the Bank's clients, meeting their financial needs throughout the world.
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Job description

Business type

Types of Jobs - Risk Management / Control

Job title

VP - RPC Project Finance Credit Analyst

Contract type

Permanent Contract

Job summary


To support Counterparty Risk Analysis’ role covering the following industries and transaction types: i) principally Project Finance in North and South America; ii) Real Estate (including Lodging and Gaming); iii) Securitizations; and (iv) certain corporate borrowers.


Key Responsibilities:


Job duties include but are not limited to:

•        Reviews credit applications for completeness, consistency with internal policies, and follows up as needed with Front Office.

•        Performs impartial analysis of the borrower, group and transaction structure based on review of term sheet, market study, financial model, legal due diligence, and engineer report.

•        Reviews in detail and/or prepare internal rating models (Anadefi), making corrections as needed.

•        Drafts RPC Opinions, meeting deadlines responsibly.

•        Makes recommendations in consultation with Sector Credit Officer regarding exposure, ratings, structure. 

•        Verifies the accuracy of data in CACIB internal risk systems including Phidias, Eurecca, SIS, SMAC, and Anadefi.

•        Completes timely all internal risk systems.

•        Coordinates with Paris questions, which may arise in credit proposal and analyses for names which are under Head Office delegation.

•        Responds to requests from Loan Review and internal and external auditors. 

•        Completes special assignments and ad hoc projects requested by CA-CIB NY and or RPC Paris.

•        Back-up analyst on files in other teams and sectors as the need arises.

Supplementary Information

Salary Range: $150k-$175k

Position location

Geographical area

America, United States Of America



Candidate criteria

Minimal education level

Bachelor Degree / BSc Degree or equivalent

Academic qualification / Speciality

  • BA and business courses in relevant field

  • MBA or equivalent in finance


Level of minimal experience

6-10 years


  • Minimum seven years of credit or finance experience preferably at a bank or rating agency
  • Experience with structured or project finance

Required skills

  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills

  • Strong Microsoft Word skills

  • Knowledge of CA-CIBs systems and procedures
  • Strong work ethics.

  • Strong English written and oral communication skills

  • Lucid and concise writing

  • Self-reliant

  • Detail oriented

  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Ability to work with both Paris and New York operational and front sectors.