Posted on 2022-07-27

Wealth Management - Securities Based Lending Analyst - Hong Kong

JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.

Securities Based Lending Team (SBL) is Wealth Management's center of excellence for underwriting loans that are fully secured by marketable securities. SBL is part of the Credit Risk Management team for JPMorgan Private Bank (PB). The team works closely with Bankers, Investors, Credit Executives and Lending Advisors to deliver excellent client service for all securities based lending requests for clients of the Private Bank's Ultra High Net Worth market teams.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Assist SBL Lenders in underwriting all facilities secured by our client's investment portfolios, including new requests and annual reviews whilst ensuring these reviews are completed in a timely fashion and in compliance to prevailing credit, firmwirde policies as well as regulatory and jurisdictional requirements
  • Analyze collateral pool and grade appropriately per credit policy, including ability to compare each transaction to credit policy in order to flag any credit exceptions or non-standard terms for review
  • Prepare client credit documentation including but not limited to Credit Facility Agreements, Pledge Security Agreements, authority forms, registration documents etc
  • Assist Lender in pipeline management and other credit initiatives
  • Assist Lender/ Credit Risk Management in monitoring of ongoing risk such as collateral shortfalls, document exceptions, past due reviews etc
  • Assist in project work such as portfolio reviews, SBL training sessions, Business / Credit systems enhancements / UAT and exposure reporting
  • Ensure follow up on all relevant open items and transactional issues, e.g. documentation, covenants, collateral shortfalls etc.
  • Other ad-hoc duties

  • Degree in finance or related field
  • Minimum 1 year of Private Banking credit risk or lending experience
  • Knowledge and/or experience of underwriting, lending value analysis, KYC and cross border issues
  • Good understanding of PB credit products, financial markets and securities industry
  • Sound business judgment and risk sensitivity
  • High level analytical skills - able to use qualitative and quantitative tools to analyze complex financial situations
  • Strong communication (written/verbal) and interpersonal skills
  • High level of attention to details in order to ensure all work adheres to credit policy
  • Teamwork ethic and focus; ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Good organizational skills and ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Track record in working with teams from various markets/countries
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Fluency in English. Mandarin or Cantonese language skills would be a strong plus
  • Knowledge and experience of systems such as Bloomberg is advantageous

We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

Medical authorities agree that being vaccinated is the best way to protect yourself, loved ones, colleagues and communities from COVID-19. To protect the health and safety of our employees, in line with the Hong Kong Monetary Authority and Securities and Futures Commission guidance, only vaccinated employees are able to enter our offices. In light of this, in order for the successful candidate to be able to enter the office, they must be either fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (as defined by the Hong Kong Department of Health at the time of commencing employment) or be certified by a medical practitioner as being medically ineligible to be fully vaccinated.

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Job Function
Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 1 year - 6 years
Career Level
  • Non-management level
  • Degree