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DATE ADDED: Fri 21/02/2020

Junior Research Analyst

London, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

SALARY: Up to £55,000

The responsibilities of the role include:

  • The responsibilities of the role include:

  • Preparation and support of investment credit analysis and presentations to investment / management committees.
  • Maintain and improve investment reporting and develop astute familiarity with internal systems.
  • Assist over time the monitoring of a portfolio of high grade fixed income securities within the Trading department in coordination with senior analysts.
  • Develop and improve analytical skills, conducting fundamental research on assigned companies/sectors by gathering and analyzing financial statements.
  • Stay up-to-date with sector research, rating agency publications and macro-economic trends that could potentially affect the company's portfolio.
  • Understand the rating agencies' criteria and methodologies monitor and analyses all rating agency actions and assess the potential implications to the portfolio.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with key internal and external stakeholders including the trading team, senior management and industry participants.

Required Skills –

  • Excellent academics (2:1 BSc degree qualification or higher)
  • Background within Investment Management or Banking operations.
  • Ideally 1 year experience in a fixed income-related role, studying towards or having completed the CFA programme
  • Familiarity with fixed income securities and market.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail with a high level of proficiency in Excel/VBA
  • A self-starting, pro-active attitude.
  • Candidates need to be comfortable operating autonomously and demonstrate the ability to form effective relationships and achieve influence at the most senior levels within the organisation.

Location: London

Salary: Up to £50,000

Disclaimer This position description is intended to describe the duties most frequently performed by an individual in this position. It is not intended to be a complete list of assigned duties, but to describe a position level. The role shall be performed within a professional office environment. The firm has health and safety polices that are available for all workers upon request. There are no specific health risks associated with the role.

Please note, our client is unable to offer sponsorship for this opportunity. Should you not be contacted within ten working days of submitting your application, then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the opportunity. We will however, be in touch should there be any other opportunities of potential interest that are suiting to your skills.