Credit Analyst

UK-London
Category
Portfolio Management/Research - Portfolio Management

Overview

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following areas:

 

  • Research and analysis of specific corporate issuers and issues in a number of European industries/sectors

 

  • Providing support in the monitoring of both existing issues held in client portfolios as well as new issues.

 

  • Primary focus will be on cash Bonds, however trends in the credit default swaps market will also be covered.

 

  • Staying up-to-date with macroeconomic trends and strategies as well as with developments in the fixed income market and investment industry. This includes attending internal investment meetings/external sector meetings to develop knowledge and understanding of current market developments

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will have 7++ years’ experience and is likely to be a CFA.

 

He/she should be able to demonstrate an ability to research and analyse companies’ credit fundamentals as well as fixed income securities’ covenants and indentures. In addition, they should have a developed understanding of the drivers of credit risk premia and of relative value between bonds.  

The individual should also have strong written and oral communication skills and be comfortable with presenting technical material. They will be detail oriented and computer literate with knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel and Access) and advanced knowledge of Bloomberg.

 

The candidate will ideally be dynamic, highly motivated and conscientious and show an aptitude for taking initiative within a team environment.  They will also demonstrate flexibility in carrying out a range of duties in support of the portfolio management team with a collegiate, collaborative and enthusiastic attitude and cope well with periods of increased portfolio activity and/or market volatility.

Qualifications

  • Aptitude for research and analytical activities coupled with strong written and oral communications skills

 

  • A solid understanding of credit markets and the principles of portfolio management

 

  • Dynamic, conscientious and cooperative personality well suited to teamwork, that is fully compatible with the Western culture and core values: Trust, Honesty, Integrity, Personal Responsibility, Team work, Mutual Respect and Diversity.

How to Apply

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