Senior Desk Credit Analyst

Employer
Swiss Life Asset Managers
Location
Zurich, Switzerland
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 26, 2019
Closes
Oct 26, 2019
Ref
6578395
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Swiss Life Asset Managers
Degree of employment: 100%
Zurich
  • Senior Desk Analyst performing bottom-up fundamental credit analysis in the Investment Grade space
  • Lead/coordinate the research effort for the fixed income portfolio management teams across IG credit, HY, EM & Rates
  • Coverage of selected sectors & conduction of bond relative value analysis
  • Timely production of ad-hoc research related to current market topics
  • Active participation in shaping the fixed income investment strategy
  • Development & maintenance of quantitative portfolio and market screening tools in collaboration with analysts across the firm


  • At least 5 years working experience as a senior analyst or portfolio manager for global credits (focus on IG in developed markets; EM & HY experience a plus)
  • Ability to independently conduct in-depth financial analysis of companies and document the results
  • Bachelor or Master degree, and CFA charter holder or equivalent post graduate degree
  • Confident and convincing team-player with strong communication skills
  • Proficient user of Bloomberg and Microsoft Excel
  • Programming skills a must (R and/or Python, SQL)
  • Highly fluent in English; German and French are a plus


You will take on responsibility from the outset and, with considerable room to manoeuvre, have the opportunity to grow continuously with each new challenge. You will also be able at any time to improve and expand your personal and professional skills. We promote active exchange among employees with varying cognitive and experiential backgrounds.

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