Senior Credit Analyst

Job type:Permanent
Town/City:White Plains
Salary/Rate:$92,660 - $139,000 per year
Business Sector:Accounting/Finance
Job ref:SB96930037
Post Date:April 22, 2024

Lighthouse Professional Services a division of Staffing 360 Solutions group, is proud to be a “Best in Staffing 2023” award winner. We have over 50 years of experience placing people with small and global companies. Our offices in New York, Connecticut, and Massachusetts serve clients nationwide.

We are currently seeking a Senior Credit Analyst for a client in White Plains, NY


The Senior Credit Analyst functions as the technical support for the Market & Commodity Risk department within the Risk Management Business Unit. The Senior Credit Analyst assesses both qualitative and quantitative factors that determines potential credit risk to the Authority through the identification and monitoring of exposure to markets, counterparties, vendors, organizations and customers, provides governance and implements controls. The Senior Credit Analyst performs financial reviews to determine creditworthiness and assesses the probability of default. 


  • Perform credit analyses on markets, counterparties, vendors, organizations and customers, assessing the credit exposure and creditworthiness through the review of financial statements (annual reports, 10K and 10Q)
  • Research industry and economic (macro- and micro-) trends and news events, identifying risk factors and drivers that may impact the credit portfolio
  • Determine liquidity premium for trades to guide optimal use of over-the-counter or exchanges for hedging
  • Perform trade controls, reviewing energy and non-energy commodity transactions for accuracy and compliance with limits
  • Calculate collateral requirements of derivatives with counterparties and exchanges
  • Monitor Bloomberg, Standard & Poor’s (S&P), Collateralized Loan Obligation (CLO), Moody’s, Fitch Ratings and/or Dun & Bradstreet and credit default swaps (CDS)  
  • Initiate on-boarding of International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) agreements and negotiate Credit Support Annex (CSA) thresholds
  • File Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and Dodd-Frank Act requirements

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Creating models from scratch
  • Thorough understanding of credit risk and drivers that impact creditworthiness 
  • Established knowledge of the principles of Finance, Accounting, Economics, derivatives, quantitative and statistical analysis methods and tools
  • Ability to perform independent credit analysis of counterparties, vendors, organizations and customers
  • Experience performing stress analyses to aid in determining credit and liquidity capacity
  • Understanding of credit risk management policies and processes
  • Highly proficient in spreadsheet and/or statistical analysis packages
  • Ability to create and deliver presentations, reports and dashboards
  • Thoroughness and attention to detail
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills
  • Ability to work as part of the broader Risk Management team

Education, Experience and Certifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Business Administration, Accounting, or Economics preferred
  • Minimum 4 years of demonstrated experience in credit risk analysis and research

Physical Requirements

Limited travel (about 10%) required primarily to our generating facilities.

The target salary range for this position is: $92,660-$139,000. Salary offered will be determined based the successful candidates’ relevant experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities.