Credit Analyst

  • Competitive with bonus and execllent benefits
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Hazel Cameron Associates Ltd
  • 12 Jan 18 2018-01-12

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a newly created role within a growing Fixed Income Credit Analysis team for a leading institutional Asset manager. The Analyst will be responsible for providing analytical research mainly focused on Developed Markets Insurance sector (Life and Non-Life) as part of a sector-based coverage model. The individual will support the Lead Financials analyst when required and contribute to the team’s marketing and investment management activities.


  • Complete bespoke quantitative and qualitative research on issuers within the Insurance sector, potentially extending to the wider Financials sector or issuers relating to the Fund Managers’ investment strategies.
  • Support the Lead Financials analyst in creating and maintaining financial models, valuation spreadsheets and databases as directed.
  • The analysis may be across multiple regions driven by portfolio considerations, economic environment, etc.
  • Attend research meetings internally and externally including travel outside UK.
  • Present internally and externally where appropriate, such as at the weekly investment meetings.
  • Assist with preparation of marketing presentations.


  • Proven previous experience in the European or US Insurance sector (Life and/or Non-Life).
  • 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.
  • Proven research and report writing experience.
  • Strong analytical ability and numeracy skills.
  • Good presentation skills.
  • Proactive, self-motivated with a creative and practical approach to problem solving.
  • Flexible and team orientated.
  • Bloomberg experience, Advanced IT skills including Excel and PowerPoint.


  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent
  • Relevant qualifications e.g. IMC, CFA (desirable).
  • Willing to continue the studies for relevant qualifications