Research Analyst - Senior Loan - UK

6 days left

Recruiter
Voya Investment Management
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
06 Jan 2023
Closes
05 Feb 2023
Ref
18375441
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Reports To (Title): SVP / European CLO & Research Team Lead

Department: Leveraged Credit Group

Location: London

Flexible Work Category: Hybrid Office First

Job Purpose/Summary

Voya Investment Management is seeking a Credit Research Analyst to join its Leveraged Credit Group. Voya's Leveraged Credit Group is a leading buy-side investment team managing approximately $30 billion of assets with a focus on leveraged loans/CLOs, high yield bonds, and middle market debt. As a member of our credit research team, you will be responsible for evaluating and making recommendations within assigned sectors across both new issue and secondary market investment opportunities. Investment recommendations will be provided both to the Investment Committee and directly to Portfolio Managers.

Key Responsibilities
  • Work with the Research Team Leader to perform due diligence and fundamental credit analysis across identified issuers and sectors within the syndicated loan market
  • For new primary issuance, analyst will be responsible for full credit underwriting, including evaluation of the issuers underlying business model, an assessment of industry and competitive dynamics, a review of the Company's historical and projected financial performance, and an understanding of the key term sheet / credit agreement provisions. Based on their assessment, analyst will prepare credit memos and present and make investment recommendations to the Investment Committee
  • Make buy and sell recommendations on existing portfolio issuers supported by detailed analysis of quarterly financial performance, knowledge of and developments within assigned sectors, relative value, and valuation
  • Frequent communication with internal portfolio managers and traders, senior management teams of portfolio issuers, other buy side analysts, and sell side relationships including sales and capital markets

Qualifications
  • Up to 5 years of credit / investment related work experience
  • A minimum 2.1 Bachelor's degree or equivalent in finance or related field. CFA or enrollment in CFA program a plus
  • Advanced experience with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word. Bloomberg experience a plus
  • Developed understanding of financial and accounting concepts with the ability to build and maintain financial models
  • Enthusiasm for the financial markets and investment management
  • Highly motivated with ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Ability to handle several tasks in an organized and efficient manner, often against compressed timelines

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