Investment Analyst

Responsibilities: • Provide primary analysis on specific investments allocated by the Portfolio Managers and CIO and provide shadow / secondary cover on some investments covered by other investment team members. • Perform quality, rigorous analysis, maintaining a balanced focus between risk and reward, to generate creative investment ideas and credit research. • Produce investment recommendations based on in-depth corporate credit analysis, across a range of defined sectors, industries, borrowers & issues. • Work closely across the team to achieve the firm's and respective fund investment objectives. • Performing financial company analysis, cash flow modelling, ratings analysis and sector analysis. • Track and keep abreast of industry developments and company trends which could impact the investments within the fund.. • Assist in the origination, structuring and execution of bilateral investments.

Candidate profile: The role would be a great opportunity for an individual who has developed their core financial analysis skills at a Ratings Agency or in a Ratings advisory function for an investment bank, and is looking to make the switch in to credit asset management. To be successful, you MUST have the following attributes: • Demonstrable fundamental financial analysis skills, with 5+ years of experience gained in a Ratings Agency, existing Buy-side environment or Big Four accountancy. • Strong financial modelling skills. • A deep and genuine interest in financial markets, corporate finance, economics and investment. • A confident and persuasive communicator, with the ability to articulate investment concepts and ideas. • A real ‘team player'. • Advanced degree (MBA/MFIN) or professional qualification ACA/ACCA or CFA/CAIA qualified (or part qualified) preferred. • Bachelors degree required in a numerate subject (science, technology, engineering or maths). • English speaking role, candidates with a second European language preferred (German). Please note the following: • Sponsorship is not available for this role. • Due to the high volume of applications, only selected applicants will be contacted.