Investment Grade Credit Analyst

Your role:

Do you enjoy challenging and intellectually stimulating work that requires strong fundamental analysis and a high level of interaction across the business? 

We are looking for an Investment Grade Credit Analyst to:
• assess the fundamental credit worthiness of corporate issuers with a global perspective
• make relative value recommendations (buy/sell/hold) across the term structure, and in various currencies, to portfolio managers situated across the globe
• create, disseminate and maintain research and recommendations in accordance with internal processes and guidelines
• show commitment to the continuous development of industry knowledge, technical expertise, analytical and presentation skills

Your team:

You will be a part of the Fixed Income business area of our Asset Management division based in Zurich. We're looking for an Investment Grade Credit Analyst who enjoys working in a team-oriented environment with a cooperative can-do attitude.

Your expertise:

• minimum 5 years' experience conducting fundamental analysis on companies in a buy-side setting with experience in consumer & retail, industrials and chemicals sectors
• solid understanding of financial accounting and corporate financial statement modelling is a must
• formal credit training background as is buy-side analyst experience is a must
• strong Excel and Word skills and extensive experience with Bloomberg are critical
• experience in fixed income asset classes and associated analytics required
• minimum bachelor's degree with specialization in corporate finance or accounting a plus
• CFA designation is highly desirable
• able to formulate independent opinions and communicate research views and investment recommendations clearly and concisely
• strong organizational skills and the ability to work in a collaborative environment on multiple projects concurrently
• attention to detail, accuracy and timely delivery are critical