Senior Credit Analyst

  • Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  • Competitive package on offer
  • Full time

Rare and exciting opportunity for a Senior Credit Analyst to join QIC's Credit team in Global Liquid Strategies based in Sydney or Brisbane.

The opportunity

We currently have a rare and exciting opportunity for a Senior Credit Analyst to join QIC’s Credit team within the Global Liquid Strategies division to be based in our Brisbane or Sydney office. This is a unique opportunity to join a leading fixed interest and overlays team who manage a full spectrum of investment solutions including absolute return, fixed interest and implementation mandates, with risk management and research at our core.

Reporting to the Director, Credit, you will contribute to Global Liquid Strategies’ investment performance by undertaking bottom-up credit research on Australian and global debt issuers for specific industries to develop and disseminate credit trade recommendations, support physical and CDS positions and contribute to industry insight and views. QIC Global Liquid Strategies has a strong ESG foundation and ESG risks and opportunities will be an important component of this credit research. You will also undertake quantitative research with a focus on maintaining and developing trading screens and identifying single name credit and industry relative value opportunities.

Our collaborative culture and active management approach is one where every team member is encouraged to contribute and empowered to share their views.

The ideal candidate

As a strong candidate for this role, you will be passionate and have a deep understanding of what drives credit markets, embrace being part of a high performing team and have a circa 10-year track record in bottom-up credit research with either a buy or sell side firm or credit rating agency. Ideally, your career as an analyst has included significant coverage of global credit issuers.

Additionally, you will have completed a post-graduate qualification in finance and/or a related discipline and your advanced financial modelling skills will be important to your ongoing success. Although the CFA® charter is not essential it will be viewed favourably.     

This is a challenging role that requires strong communication and collaboration skills, the ability to work autonomously, advanced skill in Microsoft excel and the use of Bloomberg and other international data information systems.

About QIC and Global Liquid Strategies (GLS)

QIC is a leading long-term specialist manager in alternatives offering infrastructure, real estate, private capital, liquid strategies and multi-asset investments. It is one of the largest institutional investment managers in Australia, with A$85 billion dollars (31 December 2018) in funds under management. QIC has over 1000 employees and serves more than 115 clients. Headquartered in Brisbane, Australia, QIC also has offices in Sydney, Melbourne, New York, Los Angeles, Cleveland, San Francisco, London and Copenhagen. For more information, please visit: 

At QIC our pursuit is to be an inclusive organisation, one in which every employee has a true voice. We want every employee to have a sense of belonging within QIC and to know that their differences are valued, whatever the difference. We want to build people leader capability to reduce unintended bias and ensure we are leveraging the uniqueness of all our people.

Global Liquid Strategies team manages A$96billion (31 December 2018) in effective exposures for 52 clients across global fixed interest, currency, equity, commodities and cash markets.

An experienced and committed team, the GLS value proposition is centred on: 

  • Investment strategies identified through our rigorous and repeatable investment process to generate gains irrespective of market direction
  • A culture of risk management and measurement to align outcomes with client expectations.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and CV via our careers portal by 17 April 2019, 11:45pm (Brisbane Time).

Applications from Recruitment Agencies will not be considered. 

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