Credit Analyst

  • Competitive package offered
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Old Mutual Global Investors
  • 18 Apr 18 2018-04-18

We are currently looking for a Credit Analyst to join our London based Fixed Income investment team Opening date: 21/03/2018 Closing date: 18/04/2018

Primarily this role performs critical reviews of individual investment grade and high-yield companies, carries out specific research projects and develops investment ideas for implementation in fixed income portfolios. Will sit with portfolio managers and other analysts as part of a single credit investment team.

Key Responsibilities and Scope of role

Assist in driving Investment Grade, Crossover and High Yield fund performance by identifying trade opportunities through fundamental research and relative value analysis. Primary currencies of investment - GBP, USD, EUR

• Keep up to date with research, build and maintain financial models of relevant companies and sectors
• Attend company roadshows and industry conferences
• Establish credit worthiness of issuers and determine whether traded instruments are rich or cheap.
• Provide accurate comment and make formal recommendations to fund managers
• Develop relationship with company management/investor relations as well as sell-side analysts, other buy-side analysts, independent research providers and internal clients

Project Work
• Assist with projects where required

New Business Development
• Contribute to winning new business and client retention where required
• Represent team and company in internal and external client presentations
• Contribute to new product development where required

Key Behavioural Skills

Act with integrity, due skill, care and diligence
Ensure customer outcomes are the focus of our business  and we are respected by regulators
Stronger together:

Collaborate with peers  across the Organisation
Share openly and be transparent
Adopt a responsible approach

Maintain our entrepreneurial culture
Strive for continuous improvement
Lead by example

Qualifications required:

IMC or other relevant qualification desirable

Experience required:
• A minimum of 18 months’ experience as a credit research analyst or similar, such as corporate finance
• Must have experience within asset management, hedge fund, investment bank or ratings agency environment
• Knowledge of GBP credit markets desirable