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Credit Risk Analyst


Chicago, IL, US, 60654


RWE Renewables Americas LLC 

To start as soon as possible, Full time, Permanent


Your responsibilities

  • Credit Risk Management: responsible for assessing and approving counterparty credit exposures (including payment, performance, and supplier risks). 
  • Portfolio Management: Responsible for a portfolio of counterparties based in the Americas (US, Canada, and LATAM) across a broad spectrum of industries, not just energy companies.
  • Proactively manage credit risks by taking into account liquidity topics as well.
  • Various but related  technologies covered: Onshore and Offshore wind, PV, battery storage, distributed generation, and hydrogen as well as  US trading business for optimization
  • Supporting operational business:  negotiate appropriate credit terms for the business being undertaken.  
  • Prepare short, succinct credit reports including Risk/Reward decisions

Your profile

  • Ability to provide analysis for corporate and financial institutions from a credit risk, balance sheet, and cash flow perspective.
  • Working knowledge of different contracts e.g. ISDA, PPA’s, REC, and the credit terms within those contracts
  • University degree or equivalent in business administration, finance or economics
  • Excellent self-motivation, independent and reliable working approach
  • High level of social competence and ability to handle conflicts
  • Business fluent English language skills a must. German language an advantage
  • MIn 3 years or more in counterparty credit management within the energy, utilities, or banking sectors

Promoting diversity (40x40) special offers for parents & children (40x40) company pension scheme (40x40) health services (40x40) training/human resources development (40x40) career promotion (40x40) support of extra-occupational studies (40x40) attractive remuneration (40x40) accessibility (40x40) social commitment (40x40) International exchange (40x40) Graduate programme (40x40)

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We look forward to meeting you!


We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications, irrespective of gender, disability, nationality, ethnic and social background, religion and beliefs, age or sexual orientation and identity.


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RWE represents change, innovation and sustainability. As one of the world’s leading generators of electricity from renewable energy sources, we aim to be carbon-neutral by 2040 and to enable a sustainable life for people around the world. To achieve this, we are looking for dynamic and motivated people to join us in creating a sustainable and secure energy future.


RWE Renewables GmbH, based in Essen, Germany, is RWE’s youngest subsidiary and one of the world’s leading companies in the field of renewable energies. With an international team of around 3,500 employees, we are drivers of the energy transition – and provide electricity for a sustainable life. Our total capacity of more than 9 gigawatts results from onshore and offshore wind parks, photovoltaic plants and battery storage. We focus on growth: on the American continent, on the European core markets and on new markets in the Asia-Pacific region.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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