SMBC Senior Credit Officer II in New York, New York


SMBC is seeking a Senior Credit Officer with strong credit and quantitative skills to analyze the credit risk and various elements of project finance transactions in the Americas. Coverage includes renewable and conventional power, natural resources, infrastructure and PPP transactions in North and Latin America. Knowledge of public finance and sports financing is also helpful, but not required.

Review credit applications submitted by the front office and prepare executive summaries for the management of the Credit Department.


Analyze various risk elements of project finance transactions in the Americas, and present written executive summaries/comments of credit analysis to the management of the Credit Department.

Oversee the maintenance of credit quality and provide feedback to business units to ensure consistent and complete credit applications. Also, provide guidance as necessary to business units to ensure compliance with internal standards.

Monitor and supervise problem loans including Warning Obligors and present written memorandum/reports to management.

Manage compliance with internal policies, work flow procedures, regulations, etc.

Other credit related works/projects as assigned.


In-depth knowledge of project finance, in addition to corporate finance and accounting, is required.

Critical thinking and ability to quickly analyze a vast and complex amount of information and render credit decisions.

Risk sensitivity and ability to steer decisions through discussions with the business units.

PC skills including Microsoft Word and Excel skills 

Minimum of 10 years relevant work experience in the credit department of a major project finance bank.

Superior attention to details, ability to quickly individuate and focus on the key risks factors of highly structured transactions and visually present complex concepts with graphs, tables and flow charts.

Flexibility to work under tight deadlines and in a multitasking environment.

Knowledge of Spanish or Portuguese is helpful, but not required.


Job Locations US - NY - New York

Career Category Credit / Credit Risk

Position ID 2016-0480

Corporate Title ..

Posting Date 12/28/2016

Type Full-Time