Credit Analyst - Manager & Funds Research

Meredith Brown Associates
London, United Kingdom
Circa £60,000 - £85,000 + good bonus potential
Feb 02, 2022
Mar 04, 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Key Responsibilities:
  • Support / lead the monitoring of existing Credit investments and selection due diligence on new investments
  • Ensure that monitoring and new investment due diligence processes are followed, including the recording of relevant documentation.
  • Close collaboration with the Credit team, as well as other asset class specialists; build and maintain contemporary manager and investor networks
  • Produce relevant quantitative analysis to supplement the qualitative due diligence process across existing and new investments
  • Produce relevant quantitative analysis to support the management of the credit portfolio. This would include look through exposure analysis, performance attribution, and cash flow forecasts.
  • Deliver clear, accurate and logical written reports
  • Support / lead structured interactions (including face-to-face) with third-party managers and other counterparties on a regular basis
  • Build relationships and liaise effectively with a range of internal teams including responsible investment, operational due diligence, risk, legal and others to execute processes and ensure compliance with other internal policies

Background & Experience:
  • At least 3-5 years of experience of funds/manager research, with a focus on Private Credit. Experience in evaluating and monitoring third party managers via both desk-based research and face to face interactions
  • Strong technical knowledge of credit investment strategies, capital markets and relevant fund manager universes.
  • Proactive mindset with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills, detail orientation, problem solver, ability to synthesise data to make relevant and logical inferences
  • Structured and process driven with excellent organisation skills. Ability to prioritise, manage expectations and deliver on time.
  • Team player with ability to engage productively both within and outside immediate team to produce results.
  • Intellectually curious, desire to grow and develop knowledge within credit specifically but also across other asset classes and strategies.
  • Degree-level educated, preferably gained within a Finance, Economics or Mathematics related discipline. Possession of post-graduate qualifications or professional accreditation (e.g. MS, MBA, CFA or equivalent) is an advantage

Please note that due to the high volume of applicants we are regrettably not able to feedback on all applications; only successful candidates will be contacted.

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