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ABS Portfolio Manager

London, , United Kingdom

Job Description:

Job Title: Global Markets Credit, ABS Portfolio Manager

Corporate Title: Vice President

Location: London

Company Overview:

At Bank of America, we are guided by a common purpose to help make financial lives better through the power of every connection.  Responsible Growth is how we run our company and how we deliver for our clients, teammates, communities and shareholders every day.

One of the keys to driving Responsible Growth is being a great place to work for our teammates around the world. We’re devoted to being a diverse and inclusive workplace for everyone. We hire individuals with a broad range of backgrounds and experiences and invest heavily in our teammates and their families by offering competitive benefits to support their physical, emotional, and financial well-being.

Bank of America believes both in the importance of working together and offering flexibility to our employees. We use a multi-faceted approach for flexibility, depending on the various roles in our organization.

Working at Bank of America will give you a great career with opportunities to learn, grow and make an impact, along with the power to make a difference. Join us!

Location Overview:

Our London office is based just a stone’s throw from the magnificent St. Paul’s Cathedral on bustling King Edward Street. Here you’ll find modern workspaces and a state-of-the-art auditorium space. In addition, we’re proud to host an onsite restaurant that shares our commitment to sustainability by providing delicious seasonal menus which have been created with the planet in mind. Make sure to take time for yourself and head up to our rooftop terrace and take in the spectacular views across London. Finally, your physical wellness is well-catered for with our onsite gym facilities and medical centre.

The Team:

The Global Markets Credit (GMC) Portfolio Management Team is responsible for reporting, data analysis, and portfolio management of the GMC lending and trading portfolios.  The ABS Portfolio Manager will be responsible for the creation, maintenance and improvements of reports and data analysis for the EMEA & APAC ABS lending portfolio.

Role Description:

As an ABS Portfolio Manager, you will deliver Asset-Backed Securities (ABS) lending credit risk reporting, portfolio reviews, presentations, and written updates on a timely basis.  The ABS Portfolio Manager will enhance coverage of the EMEA and APAC regions and contribute to a robust monitoring environment, while working closely with the ABS business, Credit Officers, and other Portfolio Managers.  You will develop an understanding of Global Markets Credit (GMC) as you evaluate and monitor our ABS portfolio.


•           Own the ABS reporting and portfolio management functions for EMEA and APAC and write effective summaries and presentations to complement reporting and data

•           Interface with Credit Officers and the ABS business to ensure that key features and risks of the ABS lending portfolio are reflected in the reporting framework and identify trends and emerging risks

•           Perform evaluation as applicable to support business needs or in anticipation of market events, sector moves, or geopolitical events

•           Understand the ABS underwriting and monitoring process, including how to leverage BofA’s proprietary ABS monitoring platform for key insights

•           Coordinate with an offshore team to ensure accurate and timely processes

•           Support data integrity by identifying, escalating, and remediating data issues

•           Coordinate and contribute to presentations in response to regulatory and senior management requests

•           Support and partner with applicable stakeholders across the firm on emerging topics

What we are looking for:

•           Direct reporting experience, with at least 3 in ABS or securitised products

•           Organisational, analytical, oral, and written communication skills and attention to detail

•           Critical thinking skills to evaluate and investigate information

•           Ability to work with GMC teammates and other partners in a fast-paced environment and with a quick turnaround time

•           Proficiency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, along with ability to quickly learn new programs and applications. 

•           Personal drive and a sense of urgency and responsiveness with a willingness to grow, learn, and take on increasing levels of responsibility

•           Desire to improve and streamline processes, along with ability to troubleshoot independently

Benefits of working at Bank of America:


•           Private healthcare for you and your family plus an annual health screen to help you manage your physical wellness with the option to purchase a screen for your partner

•           Competitive pension plan, life assurance and group income protection cover if you become unable to work as a result of a disability or health reasons

•           20 days of back-up childcare including access to school holiday clubs and 20 days of back-up adult care per annum 

•           The ability to change your core benefits as well as the option of selecting a variety of flexible benefits to suit your personal circumstances including access to a wellbeing account, travel insurance, critical illness etc.

•           Access to an emotional wellbeing helpline, mental health first aiders and virtual GP services.

•           Access to an Employee Assistance Program for confidential support and help for everyday matters

•           Ability to donate to charities of your choice directly through payroll and the bank will match your contribution

•           Opportunity to access our Arts & Culture corporate membership program and receive discounted entry to some of the UK’s most iconic cultural institutions and exhibitions.

•           Opportunity to give back to your community, develop new skills and work with new groups of people by volunteering in your local community.

Bank of America:

Good conduct and sound judgment is crucial to our long term success. It’s important that all employees in the organisation understand the expected standards of conduct and how we manage conduct risk. Individual accountability and an ownership mind-set are the cornerstones of our Code of Conduct and are at the heart of managing risk well.

We are an equal opportunities employer and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of sex, gender identity or gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, race, religion or belief, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, socio-economic background, responsibility for dependants or physical or mental disability. The Bank selects candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.

We strive to ensure that our recruitment processes are accessible for all candidates and encourage any candidates to tell us about any adjustment requirements.

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