Junior Credit Analyst (Fixed Income / Credit)

Employer
Artesian Capital Management (S) Pte Ltd
Location
Singapore, Singapore
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Jul 2022
Closes
12 Aug 2022
Ref
15827128
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
ABOUT US

Artesian is a global alternative investment management firm specializing in public & private debt, venture capital and impact investment strategies, with offices in Sydney, Melbourne, London, New York, Singapore, and Shanghai.

As a leading credit specialist with a sustainable and impact investment focus , we believe that a proactive approach to responsible investing issues and drivers provides advantages to our investment performance and customers, and also employees.

Artesian is a signatory to the United Nations Principles of Responsible Investment (UN PRI) and an accredited B-Corporation. We believe that we can achieve transformational impact without compromising on returns or liquidity.

ABOUT THE ROLE

You will be working directly with our Chief Investment Officer (CIO) and portfolio managers, supporting on coverage and execution responsibilities, and will be actively involved in the firm's research and strategy processes and sessions.

The Junior Credit Analyst role will involve performing fundamental credit research incorporating Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) analysis, providing trade recommendations that are consistent with Artesian's research and investment process. In addition to research duties, you will work closely with and provide full trade support cover for all senior members within the firm.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Credit Research & ESG/Impact Analysis:
  • Perform fundamental credit research and ESG and impact analysis on fixed income securities, covering a broad list of corporates, sovereigns and agencies;
  • Contribute to investment recommendations after personal engagement with the research targets;
  • Update and maintain the firm's research database on a timely basis with updates on their research outcomes; and
  • Participate in internal routine calls to communicate findings and trade recommendations to CIO and portfolio managers.

Middle Office & Operations/Administration:
    • Work closely with portfolio managers and operations/settlements team (Melbourne and London) daily to ensure all trade activity is booked in a timely manner, ready for good settlement and reporting;
    • Monitoring of daily trading exception reports, investigating and resolving trade queries with trading counterparties and settlements team; and
    • Assist in P&L reporting and front to back office reconciliations with settlements team.

Close Collaborations with Colleagues Globally:
  • Work in an international team environment, knowledge sharing and providing constructive feedback to internal stakeholders, to enhance operational workflows and investment processes. There will be opportunity to travel to our centres in Australia, China, New York and London.

We are open to candidates who are willing to learn the above capabilities so long as there is an underlying diligence and interest in corporate credit markets.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

We don't expect our Junior Analyst to have all the skills needed for this role on day one and we want to help train our new employees to become some of the best globally.

A Bit About You:
  • You're a pro-active team player with a can-do attitude and the willingness to learn.
  • You have a strong interest in research with excellent analytical and numerical skills.
  • You have a high level of competency in financial modeling.


Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in accountancy/business/economics or any other quantitative discipline from a recognized university.


Experience:
  • Good understanding of fixed income and credit.
  • 1+ years in a relevant role (fixed income, corporate credit analysis, financial modeling) is a plus, but not compulsory.
  • Graduates (including those with less than 2 years of working experience) are encouraged to apply.


Skills:
  • Detail-oriented, strong interpersonal skills and the ability to perform duties/responsibilities to a consistently high standard.
  • The ability to work independently through ambiguity, take initiative, operate with autonomy and meet performance goals.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • A team player with the ability to work across multiple regions.
  • Organised and able to meet deadlines.


At Artesian, we are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and maintains a gender equal recruitment and promotion policy. We welcome applicants from all diverse backgrounds.

No recruiters please.

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