Support Fixed Income Portfolio Managers' investment decisions, primarily based on bottom-up credit and ESG analysis of the issuers and sectors covered
Anticipate evolution of credit profiles through in-depth sector knowledge, financial forecasting etc.
Provide written reports including proprietary fundamental ratings and recommendations for assigned companies, applying the AXA IM Credit Research Process
Participate in pitches and client meetings
Provide back-up to the other analysts as required
Post-graduate degree in Finance, Economics, Engineering, Business Administration and /or Management is required
CFA designation or equivalent is preferred
Experience of ESG and fundamental credit analysis, acquired at asset management company, investment bank and / or rating agency
Knowledge and Skills
Strong knowledge of financial statements, accounting standards and restatements
Solid understanding of Environmental, Social and Governance practices and issues.
Strong analytical, communication and presentation skills
Fluency in English
Ability to explain in a clear and concise manner his/her credit views to Portfolio managers is required
Ability to present and defend ideas on continuous improvement of the credit research process is preferred
Ability to work successfully as part of an international/multi-local team