Senior Credit Analyst


Buy-side credit analyst sought to work closely with the investment team and have involvement in credit strategy

  • Credit Analyst from the buy-side
  • Investment Strategy
  • Senior stakeholder and Investment exposure
Senior Credit Analyst - Private Credit
Meraki Talent has been engaged to recruit a credit analyst for a London based investment manager. Ideally the right candidate will have several years of experience working for an

Role Responsibilities:
The role will be primarily responsible for providing analytical support for managing Credit Investment portfolios. Key activities include:
  • Monitoring of existing managers, fund investments and direct investments closely through open dialogues with managers and understanding the underlying assets in various portfolios
  • Analysing and reporting the performance of the Credit portfolio regularly by understanding the different types of credit asset exposures within the portfolio and developments in the global credit markets to determine the key drivers behind the performance.
  • Liaising with responsible investment, operational due diligence, risk, operations, legal and other teams within the business to ensure compliance with investment management agreements and internal policy
  • Assisting with research and selection of credit investment managers and strategies by carrying out due diligence meetings, producing extensive and comprehensive analysis, preparing investment committee papers, and presenting to the investment committee
  • Potential for development, including involvement in selecting and underwriting new credit strategies
  • Developing and maintaining a database of an investable manager and credit strategy universe, including incumbent managers and investment, within various in-house systems, including middle-office portfolio monitoring tools
Key Responsibilities
  • Lead on the quarterly performance analysis and produce the quarterly fact sheets that require solid Excel and numerical skills
  • Manage the quarterly update call schedule with managers and record the key aspects from the meetings in Folio metrics together with any documentation supplied by the managers
  • Produce Manager Review report that is presented annually to the investment committee and the wider Investments team, which is based on the performance analysis and quarterly update calls
  • Monitor cash flows of the Credit portfolio and maintains the cash flow projections model that require solid Excel and numerical skills
  • Participate in meetings with prospective managers to constantly monitor the changes in the marketplace to be able to update the Credit team’s market mapping exercise and to identify managers or strategies that would best suit Credit portfolio
  • Supervise junior staff on discrete tasks where required
This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a boutique buy-side firm, where you will get huge exposure to senior stakeholders and investment professionals.