Saturday , March 6 2021

BlackRock Careers London – VP Credit Analyst

Website Blackrock

Job Description:

The Fixed Income team offers an array of fixed income products designed to meet specific client risk and return profiles. Incorporating the expertise of BlackRock’s sector specialists, each client portfolio is tailored to reflect specific investment guidelines and objectives with respect to interest rate exposure, sector allocation and credit quality. We are looking to expand the breadth of credit research coverage to encompass more niche opportunities with attractive illiquidity premiums, and to ensure that deliverables from the credit research process more generally are fully aligned with the requirements of longer investment horizon investing.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Participation in a variety of daily, weekly and monthly investment team meetings
  • Design and build processes that deliver best in class research deliverables to buy and maintain portfolio managers
  • Creation and maintenance of Excel-based financial analysis and projections
  • Real-time communication of fundamental credit views and investment recommendations
  • Acting as in-house Buy & Maintain/Long Investment Horizon credit research “thought leader”
  • Provision of ad hoc briefing and research to portfolio managers
  • Presentation of fundamental views and opinions both internally and at client meetings

Job Requirements:

  • Proven ability to lead and deliver projects
  • Self-driven desire for expertise, thirst for knowledge and keen attention to detail
  • Previous analyst experience (5-10 years) in a top-tier credit research environment
  • Focus on long term credit fundamentals
  • Desire to work in a strong team-oriented environment
  • Fluency in English required.
  • Strong corporate credit background (including bond technical, documentation, covenants)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, being able to distill complex and comprehensive analysis into succinct summary
  • An understanding of the requirements of a Buy & Maintain investment framework
  • Thorough understanding of ratings agency methodology

Job Details:

Company: Blackrock

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: London, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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