Job title: Senior Credit Analyst (Fixed Income)
Employment type: Full Time
Experience: 5 to 8 years
Salary: R850000 to R950000
Job published: 04 January 2021
Job reference no: 3573255410

Job Description

Senior Credit Analyst (Fixed Income)

R850k (highly negotiable) plus bonus

Cape Town

Superb career opportunity with leading listed Investment Group for experienced Credit Analyst. Reporting to the Head of Credit (listed) you will be responsible for:

• Assess and advise on the credit risk associated with a portfolio of existing and potential debt counterparties. Assessment should be done
on a qualitative and quantitative basis in the form of a credit application and should conclude with a credit rating recommendation
• Credit application and rating should be presented and at various credit committees
• Monitor and disseminate credit related information which will predominantly happen through the Fixed Interest Investment process and with aim of helping to inform investment decisions
• Monitoring includes ad hoc research projects (as required by the Fixed Interest team) as well as the analysis and reporting on broad trends in the non-sovereign credit universe which may include: ? Trends in credit spreads ? Trends within specific issuer sectors i.e. corporate, municipal, parastatal ? Trends with regards to the different asset classes used in the no sovereign debt market i.e. securitizations, credit default swaps, CLN’s
• Monitor and report on the trends in the regulatory environment relating to credit investments in pension funds, unit trusts and long term insurance portfolios

Qualifications and experience

B. Com / Relevant tertiary business qualification
• Minimum of 5 years relevant corporate and institutional credit experience in the investment banking or asset management environment is essential