Job Vacancy Commercial Bank Risk- Middle Market Banking & Specialized Industries – Healthcare Services Credit Risk – Senior Associate JPMorgan Chase

Job title: Commercial Bank Risk- Middle Market Banking & Specialized Industries – Healthcare Services Credit Risk – Senior Associate

Company: JPMorgan Chase

Job description: Job Description:

The position is in Middle Market Banking and Specialized Industries’ organization with a particular focus on Healthcare Services (“HCS”) industry clients with revenues between $20mm and $500mm. The HCS underwriting team is responsible for the credit risk management of clients in the innovation economy with a specific focus on the healthcare and healthcare IT sectors. Clients in each of these sectors are active users of traditional commercial banking services and investment banking products and covered by dedicated bankers dispersed throughout the US. These innovation economy industry verticals are high profile expansion markets that offer underwriters an opportunity to work on a high volume of transactions, in a fast paced and rapidly growing segment of the Commercial Bank.

The Associate is the primary credit risk manager for a portfolio of Middle Market Banking Healthcare Services industry clients and transactions. In this capacity, the Associate works in partnership with a team of HCS bankers and product partners to risk grade borrowers, analyze and approve credit requests, structure credit facilities, and negotiate credit agreements and other loan documentation. The Associate is also responsible for on-going monitoring and risk management of an assigned portfolio of credit clients. To be successful, this individual needs to develop a broad and deep understanding of the business, financial, competitive, and industry risks faced by clients in the assigned portfolio. The Associate will report to the HCS Group Credit Risk Director and be supported in his/her day to day work by a dedicated team of Analysts and fellow Underwriters that report to the same Credit Risk Director. The Associate will be expected to play an important role in mentoring and developing junior talent to enhance the performance of the broader team. The position is “client facing” and domestic travel will be required from time to time.


1. Risk Assessment

  • Identify the key risk factors associated with clients, transactions, and industry sub-sectors across an assigned portfolio
  • Develop and articulate a dynamic, forward-looking risk assessment of client companies, transactions, competitive threats, and industry and other factors
  • Lead and/or participate in client due diligence meetings as necessary
  • Attend client, bank, and other meetings to develop a better understanding of client companies, management teams, and industry sectors
  • Use financial models to incorporate the impact of forward-looking risk assessment on key value drivers
  • Develop and recommend appropriate credit structures relative to risk assessment

2. Credit Approval Process

  • Apply corporate finance and accounting expertise to develop appropriate financing structures
  • Prepare credit approval materials, ensure all credit risk policies are followed, and present and recommend credits for approval at the appropriate level
  • Analyze and negotiate covenants and other terms and conditions as part of a deal team
  • Review and negotiate legal documentation to ensure terms are appropriate and consistent with credit approval

3. Portfolio Management

  • Provide a well-researched and thoughtful risk assessment of each assigned client on an ongoing basis
  • Ensure risk ratings are accurate and reflect a current forward-looking view of the client
  • Provide early identification and proactive management of deteriorating credits and other problem situations
  • Analyze, prepare, and present for approval all required waivers, amendments, and extensions
  • Prepare and present semi-annual portfolio review material to senior management
  • Work with bank examiners and internal credit reviewers to validate credit quality and integrity of the credit process
  • Work closely with PMAs/Credit Assistants to ensure accuracy of credit system data
  • Assist Credit Risk Director in training and developing analysts


– Superior credit, lending, negotiation, loan documentation, and financial modeling skills

– Strong interpersonal and communication skills

– Independently productive; able to operate at a highly effective level with minimal day-to-day managerial direction

– Completion of a major commercial/investment bank credit training program or equivalent experience, and a thorough understanding of bank credit policies and procedures

– Minimum of Associate: 3-4 years of commercial/investment banking lending experience including extensive credit, structuring, and marketing. Experience working with innovation economy industry clients is preferred

– BA/BS degree is required, MBA is a plus

About Us: JPMorgan Chase & Co., one of the oldest financial institutions, offers innovative financial solutions to millions of consumers, small businesses and many of the world’s most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under the J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Our history spans over 200 years and today we are a leader in investment banking, consumer and small business banking, commercial banking, financial transaction processing and asset management.

We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

The health and safety of our colleagues, candidates, clients and communities has been a top priority in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. JPMorgan Chase was awarded the “WELL Health-Safety Rating” for all of our 6,200 locations globally based on our operational policies, maintenance protocols, stakeholder engagement and emergency plans to address a post-COVID-19 environment.

As a part of our commitment to health and safety, we have implemented various COVID-related health and safety requirements for our workforce. Employees are expected to follow the Firm’s current COVID-19 or other infectious disease health and safety requirements, including local requirements. Requirements include sharing information including your vaccine card in the firm’s vaccine record tool, and may include mask wearing. Requirements may change in the future with the evolving public health landscape. JPMorgan Chase will consider accommodation requests as required by applicable law.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veterans

About the Team: Commercial Banking is focused on helping our clients succeed and making a positive difference in our communities. We provide credit and financing, treasury and payment services, international banking and real estate services to clients including corporations, municipalities, institutions, real estate investors and owners, and nonprofit organizations.

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Location: New York City, NY

Job date: Sat, 02 Jul 2022 22:08:32 GMT

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