Financial Institutions Credit Analyst

Recruiter
Bruin
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
08 May 2022
Closes
07 Jun 2022
Ref
14172597
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Key responsibilities:
  • Develop and maintain a good knowledge of the (re)insurance sector, including business and financial risk profiles of key players.
  • Monitor macro-economic developments, rating actions, company announcements, regulatory developments and news flow.
  • Conduct periodic credit reviews on a single name or a sector to help re-calibrate risk appetite, and adapt investment/hedging strategy going forward.
  • Assess the appropriateness of external credit ratings and provide support in assigning internal credit ratings.
  • Provide support to investment and counterparty risk management activities of the team.

Skills & Experience:
  • Minimum 2.1 Bachelor's degree from a top-tier university
  • Minimum 5 years professional experience in an analytical or credit research role covering the (re)insurance sector from a major rating agency/bank/insurance company.
  • Strong analytical skills in performing fundamental credit analysis on (re)insurance companies that can be applied to quantitative and qualitative data;
  • Exposure to derivatives (e.g. rates, credit derivatives, and fx) and trading documentations, is desirable but not essential

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