Credit Analyst - Emerging Market Debt

Jupiter Asset Management Ltd
London, United Kingdom
Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Jul 18, 2019
Aug 01, 2019
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Introduction

This is an exciting opportunity to work in the Emerging Markets Fixed Income credit analysis team within the Fund Management department. The Analyst will be responsible for providing analytical research mainly focused on Asian corporates/financials US corporates, as part of a broader research team with sector and regional responsibilities. Additional responsibilities will include marketing and investment management support to the Fund Management team.

Role Responsibility

In this role you will:
  • Identify sectors and areas of particular interest within the Asian credit market that merit more detailed focus.
  • Complete bespoke quantitative and qualitative research on Asian corporate sectors or issuers relating to the Fund Managers' investment strategies.
  • The analysis may be across multiple sectors, driven by portfolio considerations, economic environment, news backgrounds etc.
  • Share and discuss analysis with other team members as well as other fund management teams.
  • Attend research meetings internally and externally including travel outside UK and periodic research visits to Asia.
  • Present internally and externally where appropriate, such as at the weekly investment meetings.
  • Maintain and produce databases of credit information on corporate issuers within coverage remit.
  • Assist with preparation of marketing presentations.
  • Assist marketing with production of month end data.
  • Assist with weekly valuations.

Compliance, risk, governance, and legal responsibilities:
  • Act in accordance with the FCA's Treating Customers Fairly principles;
  • Adhere to Compliance requirements (including FCA rules, Anti Money Laundering regulations and HMRC requirements) and internal procedures
  • Manage risk within area of responsibility in order to mitigate errors and breaches
  • Meet responsibilities as documented in the Disaster Recovery Plan

The Ideal Candidate
  • Proven quantitative skills and qualitative skills, including the ability to build and run financial models and perform detailed financial analysis.
  • Significant working knowledge of relevant markets and investing.
  • Fundamental research skills & solid knowledge of credit analysis.
  • Ability to produce clear and appropriately documented analysis in timely fashion.
  • A keen interest in investment and markets.
  • Highly numerate with attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills.
  • Good organisational skills - capable of working to deadlines and multi-tasking.
  • IT skills including Excel, PowerPoint, Bloomberg and proficient with technology.
  • Ability to work well as part of a team.
  • Resilient - able to cope in a fast moving and challenging environment.
  • Language skills - Mandarin (business level proficiency) is desirable but not essential.
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent industry experience
  • IMC/CFA or willingness to undertake

Package Description

We reward our employees with a comprehensive employee benefits package that includes physical health and financial wellbeing initiatives and family friendly policies, as well as Company support to make a difference to the charities that are important to them. We also offer a structured learning and development programme and sponsorship towards relevant qualifications. Our employee resource groups (including LGBT+ and Women in Technology), Sports and Social, Arts and Charity Committees also provide further support to our employees.

About the Company

Jupiter provides investment services to individual and institutional investors through mutual funds (UK unit trusts, Luxembourg SICAVs), separately managed accounts and sub-advised funds. Jupiter has experienced a period of international growth with offices open in Austria, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Singapore, Sweden Switzerland and Spain.

Jupiter is committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment and is an equal opportunities employer.

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