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  • Posted: May 14, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Citi has been doing business in Nigeria since 1984. The bank formerly operated under the name Nigeria International Bank Limited, but was renamed to Citibank Nigeria Limited (Citi Nigeria) in 2008 to fully align with Citi's global brand and identity. The bank has a strategic business focus in Nigeria specializing mainly in Corporate Banking and servicing ...
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    Credit Risk Senior Analyst, AVP / VP

    Job Req ID: 21295632

    Job Category: Risk Management

    Job Description / Responsibilities

    • Collaborating with the Business Heads, as necessary, on an ongoing basis on credit and process related issues.
    • Providing training support to junior analysts/RM’s.
    • Participate in the formulation and implementation of the country’s business and risk strategy.
    • Co-ordinating the annual ICAAP process with Finance, for the countries that have cut-over to ICAAP in the cluster.
    • Timely and good quality initial, interim and annual credit reviews which comply with institutional and regulatory guidelines.
    • Acting as the anchor resource in the preparation of adhoc reports as required by external seniors and other global reporting units.
    • Analysis of complex transactions, customers and industries including FIs, syndications, acquisitions and other Corporate Finance/Treasury initiatives; giving knowledgeable policy guidance on same. 
    • Conducting industry credit reviews (ICRs) and Target Market studies
    • Obtaining the required credit approvals and ensuring approvals are current
    • Early problem recognition, monitoring identified risk triggers and raising credit red flags
    • Ensuring the implementation of agreed action steps identified to address credit issues (including issues raised by credit reviewers, Internal Audit, regulators etc)
    • Maintaining customer inter-face and developing industry contacts; regular credit calls on customers
    • Monitoring events in the local and global environment; understanding of impact on bank’s credit assets
    • Undertake special tasks assigned by CRM
    • Prepare stress tests and rapid portfolio reviews.
    • Acting as the back-up to the Country Risk Manager in providing coverage for Nigeria & West Africa with respect to credit reviews cum approvals.
    • Coordinate risk trainings of the  junior analysts and relationship managers on an ongoing basis.

    Knowledge / Experience

    • Master's Degree or Professional qualification.
    • Basic training in business accounting and finance
    • Attendance of Basic Credit and Intermediate Credit
    • Knowledge of institutional and regulatory credit policies
    • Industry Knowledge
    • Product Knowledge (including Cash Management, Trade, Treasury & Corporate Finance)
    • 15 years banking experience.


    • Numerate; strong analytical skills
    • Strong computer skills
    • People Management Skills
    • Good industry contacts
    • Leadership
    • Strong Industry and Markets Knowledge
    • Product Knowledge , including but not limited to Cash Management, Trade Finance, Treasury/Derivatives and Corporate Finance.
    • Professional accounting certification is an added advantage.

    Method of Application


    • Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
    • Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
    • Citigroup Inc. and its subsidiaries ("Citi”) invite all qualified interested applicants to apply for career opportunities. If you are a person with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to use our search tools and/or apply for a career opportunity review Accessibility at Citi.
    Interested and qualified? Go to CITIBANK on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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