Risk Analyst


Responsible for analysing credit risk associated with airlines & other customers; analysing engine asset risk; and the impact of all factors on portfolio risk. This permanent role will be based in Shannon, Co. Clare. Apply with CV and cover note to HR@elfc.com

As a recognised “employer of choice”, elfc offers a highly competitive compensation and benefits package for successful candidates. In addition to this, we support a culture of Employee Wellbeing, Diversity & Inclusion, CSR and Flexible Working options to ensure a positive working environment for all employees.

Key Result Areas

  • Key responsibilities include assessing credit risk and determining a credit rating based on established policies and guidelines.
  • Analysing engine investment characteristics, associated asset risk, forecast asset valuations and engine management strategies.
  • Responsible for analysing financial statements, and completing appropriate counterparty risk analysis, to determine projected operating performance and repayment capacity.
  • Perform due diligence and evaluate transactions across a spectrum of customers and regions.
  • Prepare detailed transaction applications evaluating customer business plans and strategy, competitive environment and business franchise, airline management, and capital structure.
  • Responsible for active monitoring of customer, market and economic factors which may influence the risk of the leases, and drive appropriate management of the customer.
  • Aiding the Sales team in originating new lease transactions, and providing solutions contributing to structuring new transactions.
  • Coordination of Risk related information and provision to other departments. Working with other functional areas in transaction deal teams to achieve desired results.
  • Provision of portfolio information to the shareholder, participation in regular meetings with the shareholder and engagement in value added Q&A.
  • Complete customer annual reviews in assigned portfolios on a scheduled and on-going basis.
Skills & Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. Risk, Finance, Economics) or related field.
  • Solid credit and analytical background.
  • Willingness and capability to travel to complete on-site due diligence meetings.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

  • Relevant Risk/Financial analysis experience.
  • An understanding of the aviation industry.
  • Proficiency in a 2nd language (e.g. Spanish, Mandarin etc.) would be an advantage.

  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills.
  • Enthusiastic, team player with willingness and ability to show initiative.
  • Demonstrated analytical skills.
  • Experienced Excel and financial modelling skills and abilities.
  • Ability to use and interpret key data to make recommendations to Senior Management.
  • Time management / organisation skills.
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail.

To apply

To apply, send your CV & cover note to HR@elfc.com. elfc is an equal opportunities employer. Candidates requiring reasonable accommodation should contact a member of the HR team or email HR@elfc.com.

What we can offer

Equal Opportunities

elfc is an equal opportunities employer and committed to promoting a culture of diversity & inclusion. Through our policies, procedures and actions, we aim to ensure fair and equal treatment for all applicants in the recruitment process.

Candidates requiring reasonable accommodation should contact a member of the HR team or email HR@elfc.com. We would like to thank you in advance for your application.

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