Credit Analyst (Corporates)

Employer
Schroders Investment Management
Location
Singapore, Singapore
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Nov 2022
Closes
02 Dec 2022
Ref
17331240
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Position Overview

The role function is to generate idiosyncratic alpha in our client portfolios through your coverage of Asian ex-Japan financials. You will do this by analysing and understanding the business, financial and sustainability risk profiles of the companies under coverage as well as the legal structure of their debt securities. An overall assessment of risk and valuation of these factors will then be communicated to the Schroders credit PMs using our proprietary framework. The successful candidate will be expected to work as part of a team with our entire global credit platform in all regions to generate investment ideas.

Sector specialisation will centre on corporates in Asia ex-Japan across investment grade and high yield. Ability to cover financials is a plus.

Responsibilities
  • Perform fundamental analysis including modelling to generate idiosyncratic credit alpha for our client portfolios.
  • Monitor performance and holdings relative to investment objectives, benchmarks and outlook.
  • Produce both written and oral relative value recommendations.
  • Collaborate with other debt and equity analysts and portfolio managers as the credit expert on the covered industries.

Basic Qualifications
  • Experience as an Asian ex-Japan corporate sector analyst, ideally for a minimum of 8 years. Time spent in equity coverage will count towards the experience qualification.
  • A strong academic record including a first or upper-second class degree and either a post graduate qualification, completion of the CFA or equivalent.
  • Independent thinker with the ability to hold contrarian views.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and in a team environment with limited supervision.

Personal Qualities
  • Strong analytical skills, a curious mind and ability to make sound judgments.
  • Highly-developed sense of teamwork and able to work collaboratively across the wider credit team.
  • Able to work with minimal supervision in a very dynamic work environment.
  • Able to operate effectively under pressure and deliver to demanding deadlines.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail are critical.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Python, R, Java experience/qualifications.
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