Well trained, multi sector credit analyst - Fund Management

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Independent Search & Selection
  • 15 Apr 19

New team at an asset manager with an historic, impressive joint track record require a well trained credit analyst/ strong fixed income investment analyst. This is an opportunity to work alongside a PM and to provide immediate analytical input and to contribute to the provision of investment ideas for the bond portfolio.

 

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Analysis of investment grade and high yield/cross-over corporate bonds including detailed cash flow modelling as required for leveraged credits.
  • Provision of new bond ideas to the Fixed Income Fund Manager
  • Ad hoc project work relating to the broader investment team.

The succesful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:

 

  • Excellent education. First Degree essential
  • Strong mathematical skills including DCF modelling with thorough understanding of bond analytics
  • Excellent Excel spreadsheet skills
  • Experience of analysing credits ideally over a wide range of industrial sectors and geographies. (4 -7 years ideal)
  • Ability to translate analysis into credible investment ideas
  • Understanding  of capital structure and covenants

 

This is an excellent opportunity to take on early responsibility in a close knit team. It requires someone who is detail orientated but also able to be to take initiative as required and who would enjoy the demands and rewards of a developing business. You could currently be a credit research analyst on the buy-side frustrated by the limits of your role/distance from the investment process or on the sell side as a desk or corporate credit analyst keen to make a move to the buy-side. 

Discretionary reward will be alligned to the success of the business.