Credit Analyst, Non-Bank Financial Institutions

7 days left

Sri Lanka (LK)
Compensation commensurate with qualifications and experience + benefits
Dec 28, 2018
Feb 26, 2019
Job Function
Credit Analysis
Employment Type
Full Time

Team and Role Overview:

The Sri Lanka NBFI team covers finance and leasing companies as their primary market sector. They develop in-depth knowledge of the Fitch-rated companies and general credit trends, and also produce high-quality research and ratings reports.

This role will support the development of Fitch’s franchise in the region by increasing the breadth and depth of NBFI credit research with a primary focus on the local market. 



  • Undertake, as a Primary or Secondary Analyst, credit ratings on new transactions as well as monitoring on existing ratings
  • Conduct regular Issuer/Sector/Market research for the purpose of analysis, compile of rating reports and committee packages
  • Participate in internal discussions on sector-wide credit issues that could lead to publication of research reports.
  • Publish sector-specific research (including issuer reports, special sector reports, presentations)
  • Maintain files in accordance with internal policies in relation to meetings, committee documentation and external correspondence
  • Assist senior analysts in external outreach (including analytical meetings, investor & banker meetings) or take responsibility for same
  • Actively participate in rating committees, offering your opinion and insight and other internal analytical discussions
  • Financial data entry and maintain up-to-date databases/systems
  • Closely follow market developments surrounding rated transactions and their sectors, assessing the potential impact on the transaction and maintaining contact with related parties.
  • Ad hoc tasks


Qualifications and experience:

  • A minimum of 3 years of relevant credit experience working in another credit rating agency, bank/investment bank, regulator, investment manager (or similar institution) or consultancy/accounting firm is essential
  • Bachelor’s Degree with a specialty in Finance, Economics, Accounting, Maths or Statistical Sciences is required
  • Proficiency in use of Excel/Word/PowerPoint
  • Ability to analyse NBFIs in depth for the purpose of assigning credit ratings, strong understanding  of macro financial system risks
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • Resourcefulness in terms of managing challenges associated with data collection and analysis;
  • Confident and articulate in communicating with internal/external constituents (including investors, bankers, regulators and media), with strong business English writing skills and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrable inquisitive, broad-minded and forward-thinking analytical nature, with international perspectives in relation to credit matters
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic
  • Able to work independently yet contribute to team objectives