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Employment Type:  Full Time
Employment Period:  Permanent
Salary:  £40,000 - £50,000 per annum

Bristol, GB

Career Area:  Finance, Trading & Risk

Credit Risk Analyst

Credit Risk Analyst

Aztec West, Bristol at least 3 days in the office and you will be able to work from home the other 2 days. (flexible) 


#WeAreEDF Be part of one of the most exciting and challenging projects within EDF, as we continue to lead the rebirth of nuclear in the UK. As we are leading the transition to a cleaner, low emission electric future, tackling climate change and helping Britain achieve net-zero. 


We are currently looking to recruit an exciting opportunity to join us as a Credit Risk Analyst and be part of the Nuclear New Build (NNB) Finance function at Hinkley Point C (HPC). This is a strategic financial and commercial role to support the Financial Control Manager in proactively managing, measuring, monitoring and mitigating credit risk. If you are successful, you will also be establishing and implementing the enhancements to the process, reflective of the volume and complexity of contracts in a major infrastructure project in delivery phase. 


If successful you will play an important and integral part of meeting the evolving and increasing requirements of stakeholders. The post holder will interact with many teams within NNB, EDF Energy, shareholders and the third-party supply chain and as such will be able to develop working relationships with a variety of stakeholders.

Pay, benefits and culture


In addition to salary £40,000 - £50,000 per annum depending on experience, we offer flexible benefits that support our employees’ physical, emotional and financial wellbeing. Examples include: a market-leading company pension scheme, a bonus plan, health cover, electric vehicle leasing, mental health support and employee discounts.
At EDF, everyone’s welcome. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone has a voice and where you feel confident being yourself.  We’re committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.  We’d like our future workforce to have an equal gender balance, represent a broad mix of people from minority ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+, those with a disability and supporting social mobility.


We’re a disability confident employer and will do all we can to support you through your recruitment journey with us.  If you would like to talk about adjustments, or support you may need, please note this within your application. 
We’ll value the difference you bring and give you opportunities to thrive and succeed.


What you’ll be doing…

As the Credit Risk Analyst, you will take personal responsibility for managing, measuring, monitoring and mitigating credit risk for all suppliers and contractors at Hinkley Point C.


Your day to day Responsibilities will include: 
•    Perform pre-contract signature credit risk and company analysis on counterparties to the HPC programme, ensuring the service is on time and performed in a consistent and accurate manner
•    Responsible for HPC Credit Application Form (CAF) process and ongoing monitoring and reporting of the existing counterparty credit risk exposure as well introducing improvements and best practice to the process 
•    In conjunction with the HPC Legal Department and Commercial team, support negotiations to obtain credit support documents from existing and potential new counterparties and liaise with EDF Energy Corporate Credit Risk team to ensure requests for any credit support documents to be given by HPC are in accordance with policy
•    Contribute to development of methodologies and reports to regularly review the credit exposures from HPC’s existing counterparties and their guarantors, in alignment with updates of contract values and/or performance; responsible for ongoing monitoring and reporting of existing counterparty credit risk exposure
•    Work with Commercial Managers to implement credit risk mitigation strategies and actions, including ongoing monitoring for counterparties and contracts 
•    Prepare credit risk papers and presentations for discussion at the monthly EDF Energy Corporate Counterparty & Market Risk Committee (CCMRC) and to HPC Executives as appropriate 
•    Have a clear understanding of the Credit Risk Policy and techniques used to mitigate credit risk. Be confident in fielding queries on the policy from Senior Management, Investors and other Stakeholders

Who you are…


•    Comprehensive experience of credit risk:  methodologies, management techniques, fundamentals of analysis and prior experience of analysing financial statements is essential
•    Experience of negotiating credit support documentation and capability to represent HPC with third parties during contractual negotiation essential
•    Commercial acumen with the ability to understand complex commercial and contractual issues and relate these to credit risk issues with direct experience with a construction industry or supply chain environment preferable  
•    Excellent communication, collaboration and leadership skills with the ability to adapt to different audiences (financial and non-financial) including at director level
•    Proven relationship building skills at the same time able to challenge seasoned professionals robustly
•    Capable of multi-tasking, adapting to an evolving environment and changing priorities with a high degree of emotional intelligence and resilience under pressure to meet demanding deadlines
•    Highly motivated self-starter and team player with commitment to continuous improvement and development of skills and knowledge
•    Strong organisational and time management skills with high level attention to detail
•    Act with complete integrity and confidentiality


Closing date: 5th August 2022


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