Credit Analyst - Manager & Funds Research Credit Analyst - Manager & Funds Research …

Meredith Brown Associates
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 03 Dec 21
Circa £60,000 - £85,000 + good bonus potential
Meredith Brown Associates
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 03 Dec 21
Circa £60,000 - £85,000 + good bonus potential
Posted by:
Peter Llewellyn • Asset Management Recruitment Specialist
Posted by:
Peter Llewellyn
Asset Management Recruitment Specialist
A dynamic institutional investment firm, which manages an array of asset classes and investment strategies, is looking to grow its successful Credit Investment team. You will be responsible for in-depth external manager / funds research, selection and monitoring activities across a range of Credit strategies, in both public and private markets. With capital to be deployed, this is an exciting role for a proven Analyst, with knowledge of Private Credit strategies, and for their work to have an impact.

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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