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Credit Risk Professional, Associate - Japanese/English Bilingual

New York, NY

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This is a hybrid position. The recruiter will provide additional details.

Portfolio Management

  • Perform due diligence and regularly scheduled credit reviews.
  • Analyze credit risk of the designated portfolio, determine accurate ratings and make recommendations of accurate and timely ratings to management; Designated customers for associates and above will be more complicated ones than those assigned to junior portfolio managers (i.e. analyst), such as lower graded customers, customers with large credit exposure, customers with structured finance transactions, and customers with complex corporate structure. (Associate)
  • Prepare detailed credit analysis and credit applications in accordance with Bank's credit policies and procedures, including evaluation of loan purpose and structure, repayment sources, corporate, regulatory and industry risk, liquidity, asset protection, historical and projected operating performance and capital structure..
  • Function as a subject matter expert (SME) with regard to particular industries and industry subsectors.
  • Fully understand and be able to assess risk of standard bank products including loans, standby letter of credit, trade finance, foreign exchange, derivatives, and securitization.
  • Interview the borrower's senior management to assess their business/financial risks/challenges.
  • Coordinate and communicate critical account information to various related parties throughout the bank.
  • Oversee covenants compliance, facility due date, condition/instruction/report required, and call memos.
  • Maintain direct communication with assigned customers, if needed by RM (relationship manager).
  • Responsible for coordinating and communicating account information to external regulators, OCC, FRB, JFSA, BOJ, and SNIC.
  • Perform other risk related functions as needed.

Deal Support

  • Work with business lines/product groups to identify prospective transactions.
  • Identify structural risks and mitigants in prospective transactions and recommend/enhance structuring of deals and covenant in line with policies and procedures. (Associate)
  • Advise account officers on credit risk issues, terms and conditions to craft the best possible deal with a goal of improving profit and minimizing credit cost. (Associate)
  • Communicate with credit division/administration with regard to rating rationale, facility structuring/exposures and ensure credit division provided with all credit related information and analysis pertinent to making a decision.

Policy Compliance

  • Ensure compliance with external regulatory requirements (JFSA, BOJ, FRB, OCC and FDIC).
  • Ensure compliance with internal policy and procedures by understanding and adhering to Americas Credit Policy (ACP), Americas Credit-Related Procedures (ACRP), Credit Rules, Procedures for Credit Ratings, JCB Operating Manual, and any other applicable pronouncements.

Support Dept. Manager and Team Leaders in credit risk management process.

  • Support junior analysts on OJT basis as assigned by Manager or Team Leader. (Associate)
  • Study, develop and improve analytical skills of the team through close communication with related divisions, such as Americas Credit Review (ACR), Corporate Banking Credit (CDA), Credit Policy Office and other Credit Divisions with support from Team Leader or Manager.
  • Study, development and improvement of credit risk management procedures applicable to JCB in collaboration with related divisions. (Associate)
  • Maintain and monitor compliance reporting requirements.


Requirements include:

  • Ability to multi-task and work under high stress (when required) and time-sensitive work environment
  • Strong time management, organization and administrative skills and ability to manage multiple projects
  • Strong attention to details for accuracy and integrity
  • Proficient in MS Office including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Knowledge in banking applications is a plus.
  • Sound knowledge in finance, accounting, legal, regulations for commercial banking products
  • Bachelor degree in a related field such as accounting, finance.
  • MBA/ CFA preferred (Associate)
  • 3-8 years working experience in large financial institutions or equivalent for three to five years in credit and risk related function analyzing general corporate customers and making credit recommendations.
  • Previous experiences including handling a segment of an industry vertical or a primarily investment grade commercial loan portfolio and coordinating with execution team for proper booking of newly assigned accounts.
  • Japanese language skills
  • Demonstrate innovative and strategic thinking

The typical base pay range for this role is between $90,000 - $110,000 depending on job-related knowledge, skills, experience and location. Additionally, our Total Rewards program provides colleagues with a competitive benefits package (in accordance with the eligibility requirements and respective terms of each) that includes comprehensive health and wellness benefits, retirement plans, educational assistance and training programs, income replacement for qualified employees with disabilities, paid maternity and parental bonding leave, and paid vacation, sick days, and holidays.

For more information on our Total Rewards package, please click the link below.

MUFG Benefits Summary

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experience of our workforce to create opportunities for our colleagues and our business. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender expression, gender identity, sex, age, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran and military status, disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status of an individual or that individual's associates or relatives that is protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.


Client-provided location(s): New York, NY, USA
Job ID: MUFG_Union_Bank-10056776-WD
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • HSA
    • On-Site Gym
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Long-Term Disability
  • Parental Benefits

    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
  • Work Flexibility

    • Remote Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Commuter Benefits Program
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Paid Holidays
    • Paid Vacation
  • Financial and Retirement

    • Pension
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
  • Professional Development

    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program