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Credit Research Analyst

Salary £35k to £45k
Type Permanent
Location London
Sector Credit & Risk Management
Job Reference T55/SIMR/27461
Contact Simeon Randell
Date posted 17-11-2017

Global Professional Services Firm seeking a Credit Research Analyst to join their London office.
Key responsibilities
• Meeting fund managers to evaluate investment teams, their business, investment processes and risk management. Understand expected returns and risk drivers.
• Chair introductory manager meetings and monthly calls effectively, developing rapport and strong open-ended questioning;
• Look to develop points in written work, building on the story that clients can understand and highlighting our opinions on strengths and weaknesses.
• Build relationships with external fund managers and help enhance the Firm’s reputation in this industry.
• Extracting information (qualitative and quantitative) to help drive decision making.
• Produce detailed due diligence documents and communication of research views for client consumption.
• Help support senior consultants to deliver high quality manager research consulting advice to internal/external clients
• Support the generation of new business as part of the broader team including new product ideas, or strategy changes.
Skills/ Experience required
• Prior experience in credit or manager research is preferred or a genuine interest in credit investment.
• Quantitative skillset to analyse a set of data (performance, risk factors, etc.) preferred, or willingness to learn.
• Ability to analyse qualitative data to form an initial opinion on a manager or strategy
• Excellent oral and written communication skills and presentation skills.
• Flexibility and proven ability to diagnose and resolve issues; strong client service orientation
• Knowledge of the markets and/or fixed income investments
• Graduate, not necessarily in a mathematical or business discipline, but evidence of mathematical ability is required. Progress in CFA or other professional qualification an advantage, willingness to undertake the CFA essential.
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