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Credit Risk Analyst

Business and Financial Operations

New York, NY

Cowen Inc. is seeking a Credit Analyst to join our Risk department, this individual would be a key member of the Company’s risk teams. Among other things, the Credit Analyst is responsible for analyzing new customer credit risk and recommending credit terms in accordance with the Company’s credit policies. Specific responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Understand the Company’s credit policies and procedures to safeguard firm
  • Assess credit risk of new customers through analysis of customer credit applications, credit reports, financial statements, internet research, and other relevant sources of data
  • Recommend credit terms and limits based on customer risk assessment while adhering to the Company’s credit policies
  • Develop a deep understanding of the nuances associated with various levels of credit risk at the Company
  • Continually assess customer risk profiles and recommend updates to credit terms and limits
  • Collaborate with the business and margin team to ensure timely collection of receivables
  • Build and maintain relationships with customer contacts as appropriate  
  • Complete other Credit responsibilities and projects including ad hoc reporting and analysis, etc.
  • Represent Credit on cross-functional teams and support company initiatives

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting or related field
  • 5-10 years of relevant industry experience with credit analysis/due diligence
  • Prior experience with Portfolio Margin preferred
  • Prior experience analyzing Hedge Fund clients preferred
  • Candidates must have a strong analytical background and the ability to interpret and synthesize large quantities of information from financial reports and legal documents

As part of its hiring process, Cowen verifies identity and eligibility to work in the United States as required by law.  At this time, Cowen Inc. will not sponsor a new applicant for an employment visa for this position.