A leading ratings firm is seeking an experienced Credit professional to join their Consumer and Healthcare team on permanent basis.
Based in London, this role will oversee a varied portfolio of corporate issuers across the Consumer and Healthcare space, either as a lead or secondary analyst. The position will have a strong focus on high yield in addition to looking at investment grade credits depending on demand. The successful candidate will be in charge of monitoring and analysing company news flow and financial results to identify events or trends which may lead to rating changes. You will also conduct meetings with company management (typically at the Head of Treasury, Investor Relations or CFO level).
The position holder will present and discuss recommendations for new ratings or rating changes, holding internal rating committees and communicating the firm's credit opinions externally. You will also be involved with, and initiate, ad-hoc sector commentaries and topical research. The role will also involve some analytical support to business development activities, as well as interaction with issuers, investors and bankers
What You Need
Successful candidates will have a strong fundamental credit skill set, gained in a financial institution, ideally with exposure to leveraged finance and high yield. You must also have experience covering the Healthcare and/or Consumer sector. Candidates must have strong communication skills, verbal and written, with additional languages advantageous. Professional qualifications such as ACA and CFA are also advantageous.
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