Fixed Interest Credit Analyst

  • Negotiable
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Michael Page Financial Services
  • 13 Mar 18 2018-03-13

Assist the Fixed Interest team in selecting appropriate corporate bonds (including Sub-sovereign, supranational and Agency) for retail funds, segregated mandates and private client portfolios. Predominantly large cap, investment-grade sterling, dollar and euro markets.

A European Fund within a Professional Services firm.



Fund Management

  • Help fund managers to review and optimise portfolios
  • Attend daily morning meetings and other relevant meetings in order to maintain knowledge and assist the institutional fund managers in the formulation of strategy and stock selection
  • Ensure an understanding of portfolio objectives, fund and group benchmarks and risk, and fund guidelines - regulatory and IA
  • Monitor issuer and sector allocations by company and industries

Investment Research

  • Attend daily morning meetings, weekly meetings, e.g. Wednesday investment, administration meetings and any other meetings relevant to role (including company meetings)
  • Stock level credit research, generating internal views and outlooks and producing qualitative narrative and quantitative outputs
  • Monitor company announcements/research releases and highlight/provide commentary thereon
  • Ensure accuracy and validity of data inputs and check outputs from quantitative screens
  • Communicate broader stock, sector and strategy research and themes


Candidate Profile

Education and Qualifications:

  • CFA Charterholder

Experience and Skills:

  • Demonstrable credit analyst experience from 'sell-side' or 'buy-side'
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Understanding of the financial services industry and investment markets with a good knowledge of key industry trends and best practice within the pooled funds sector
  • Ability to analyse information on companies, judging the suitability of investments for purchase/hold/sale

Job Offer

Competitive Package