Credit Analyst (Associate level), Emerging Markets Sovereign Debt, Global Asset Manager

Greenwich Partners
London, United Kingdom
25 Mar 2023
29 Mar 2023
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Credit Analyst, Emerging Market Sovereign Debt, Global Asset Management Firm

A major global asset management firm is looking to recruit a Credit associate to analyse the debt issued by emerging markets sovereign countries

In the role you will:
  • Conduct sovereign research for countries.
  • Review economic, financial and political trends and forecast macro fundamentals by incorporating ESG factors.
  • Analyse and assign valuations to hard and local currency bonds, and currencies
  • Analyse sovereign risk to assess suitability for investment across all portfolios and perform country due diligence as appropriate
  • Engage with external research providers, stakeholders and policy makers to inform views
  • Instigate discussion with other analysts to optimise country analysis and investment potential
  • Drive and prepare in-house research presentations on relevant countries
  • Produce research output that are concise and impactful (distil complex topics into a relevant and clearly explainable forms) and write portfolio commentaries as necessary
  • Actively contribute to formal and informal team discussions

They are interested in meeting people who will have a background as follows:

• 2+ years of experience in research/analysis role (experience in being solution driven through working with complex data)

• A Bachelor's or Master's Degree in a relevant field (for instance international economics) or CFA. Demonstrated knowledge of macroeconomics and ability to form independent views (proven investment experience, preferably in a similar context a plus)

• Background in credit research, emerging markets research, economic research

• Strong excel/coding skills, knowledge of econometrics

• Keen interest in Emerging Markets and the history/trends that shape them. Willing to conduct country visits.

• Independent thinker with a strong sense of initiative, ownership, and accountability, coupled with a well-developed collaborative spirit as much decision-making is done on a team basis

• Ability to cover variety of topics and get up to speed on unfamiliar issues; excellent analytical and time management skills

• Advanced interpersonal, communication, presentation and persuasion skills
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