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Mandarin Chinese Speaking Loan Assistant

  • up to £28k
  • Permanent
  • Central London
  • Ref: 19895

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Your New Job Title:
Mandarin Chinese Speaking Loan Assistant

The Skills You'll Need:

Mandarin to native level, banking or finance academic background, relevant loan operations experience, KYC and credit analysis experience preferred

Your New Salary: up to £28k

Location: Central London

Who You'll Be Working for: an international bank


About the job:

The Loan Assistant works as a part of the Business Development team and assists in the Loans administration and general support of the Front Office function.

What You'll be Doing Each Day:

  • To undertake credit administration including pre and post lending management tasks. Main duties include (but not restricted to) providing ‘second pair of eyes’ for facility documentation prepared by Business Development Department; monitoring covenants / collateral / Conditions Precedent and maintaining internal credit ratings, records and databases;
  • To undertake monitoring and distribution of syndicated loan agency notices, liaising with internal stakeholders and externally with Agent Banks to resolve issues;
  • To undertake in the assistance of secondary loan trading process i.e. Clear-par reviewer;
  • To provide comprehensive support to the Business Development department in order to achieve departmental objectives;
  • To facilitate relationship building within cross-border counterparties;
  • To undertake KYC and on-boarding process for new clients and connections, work with Front Office and Compliance to ensure timely review or updating of information held;
  • To assist with the preparation of credit review reporting of the Bank’s existing book; assist in collection of information and tasks such as spreading of financials;
  • To become champion of Banks internal systems and processes;
  • Act as go-between Front and Back Office;
  • To undertake ad-hoc yet time critical Front Office related projects as the business or its Head Office may require;
  • Other works requested by your Line Manager.


The Skills You'll Need to Succeed:

  • Fluent in English and Mandarin is a must 
  • 1-2 years of experience in wholesale banking preferred
  • Strong communication & interpersonal skills
  • Highly detail orientated and outstanding organisational and planning skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Ability to effectively prioritise work
  • Self-initiative and a good team player 


Job status: Permanent

Start date: ASAP

Working hours: 9 to 5

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