Credit Analyst

A prestigious global investment management firm is looking to hire a commercially astute and technically assured Financial Analyst, as it continues to build out its Credit team in London. This is a marvellous opportunity to forge an investment career on Buy-side.


  • Support the senior Credit Analysts in carrying out high quality, original, rigorous analysis, maintaining a strong commercial focus at all times, to generate creative investment ideas and research.
  • Producing 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 high performance in the investment portfolios through persuasive dialogue.
  • Performing financial company analysis, cash flow modelling and sector analysis.
  • Tracking industry and company trends across a European credit issuers, across a range of Corporate sectors, including Financial issuers and some Sovereign issuers.

This is a real opportunity for a talented Financial Analyst to get considerable exposure to all aspects of the investment decision-making process, whilst developing their technical credit skills and investment mind-set. This is a close-knit investment group, which offers individuals the chance to work closely with proven investment professionals.

Candidate profile:

It would be a great opportunity for an individual who has developed their core financial analysis skills at a leading Ratings Agency or from a Big Four accountancy setting to make the switch in to asset management.

To be successful, you must have the following attributes:

  • Fundamental Corporate financial analysis skills, developed during 3-4 years in a Big Four accountancy firm or a leading Ratings Agency environment.
  • 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 good ‘team player’.
  • ACA or CFA qualified (or part qualified) preferred.

To hear more about this challenging opportunity, please contact Peter Llewellyn on 020 7847 8873 or email

Please note that, due to the volume of applications, only successful applicants can be contacted.

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