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Credit Risk Analyst

Job Title: Credit Risk Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 95079
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Jenny Dore
Telephone: 086 0449371

Credit Risk Analyst

Our client, a company in Galway is currently looking to recruit a Credit Risk Analyst for their site.


Based in Galway, Ireland, the successful candidate will report to the Credit Team Lead of an International Ltd in a fast paced goal oriented Credit & collections department. In this role, you will perform risk assessment, credit evaluation and determine appropriate credit lines for our customers for both domestic and international markets.

Responsibilities and Duties
  • Perform credit analysis of new and existing customers. Recommend credit limits appropriate to risk profile through diligent risk assessment and monitoring. Review all available sources of credit & financial information including Credit agencies, financial statements.
  • Monitor and assess the health of the AR portfolio with the intent to minimize potential bad debt losses.
  • Develop reports which will help to understand the current risk exposure and help senior management to take decisions based on this data.
  • Highlight significant credit risk to senior management
  • Review contractual payment terms and approve or make recommendations
  • Analyse historic payment trends
  • Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with all cross functional teams including sales
  • Adhere to all financial controls and timely completion of all required training

  • Accounting Technician or equivalent Credit qualification desirable
  • Third Level Diploma/Degree an advantage

  • 2 to 5 years of relevant experience in a large multinational corporation
  • SAP/FSCM Collections Module or other major ERP Systems experience is desirable
  • Knowledge of financial statement analysis and risk assessment is required for both domestic and International markets.
  • Strong Excel & analytical skills required.
  • Excellent organizational and strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Cultural awareness in working with many diverse groups.
  • Ability to work independently, under pressure and tight deadlines.
  • Ability to prioritize deliverables and manage cross-group projects
  • Commitment to excellent customer service
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities including regular support on daily order release and collections with the team
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced high volume environment
For further information on this Credit Risk Analyst role in Galway please contact Jenny Dore on 086 0449371 /
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