Credit Research Analyst

Mason Blake
London, United Kingdom
24 Jul 2021
21 Aug 2021
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
This individual will join an established Credit portfolio management team and cover the investment grade and high yield market on a global basis. The successful candidate will likely be assigned one or more sectors to focus on.

The key responsibilities:
  • Perform credit analysis across the corporate debt spectrum, making investment recommendations based on analysis of credit fundamentals, relative value and market dynamics
  • Contribute to fund performance through generating profitable alpha-generating trade ideas
  • Analyse the main 'top-down' macro economic and market influences on the credit profile of covered corporates on a global basis
  • Research sector and issuer-level news, earnings and other events on a daily basis and analyse impact on credit worthiness and relative value implications
  • Attend and contribute to investment meetings, maintaining an active dialog with other analysts, traders and portfolio managers in order to react if needed

Key requirements:
  • 2-5 years' credit research experience, either the buy-side, sell-side or ratings agency
  • Familiarity with analysing investment opportunities across different currencies and geographies
  • Degree qualified
  • CFA designation would be ideal
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent analytical skills

Mason Blake acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Mason Blake is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of sex, marital status, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religious belief or age.

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