ESG Credit Analyst 2000089F

London, South East England

Key Accountabilities
• Support Fixed Income Portfolio Managers’ investment decisions, primarily based on bottom-up credit and ESG analysis of the issuers and sectors covered
• Anticipate evolution of credit profiles through in-depth sector knowledge, financial forecasting etc.
• Provide written reports including proprietary fundamental ratings and recommendations for assigned companies, applying the AXA IM Credit Research Process
• Sector coverage to include European Autos, Retail and UK utilities
• Participate in pitches and client meetings
• Provide back-up to the other analysts as required

• Post-graduate degree in Finance, Economics, Engineering, Business Administration and /or Management is required
• CFA designation or equivalent is preferred
• Experience of ESG and fundamental credit analysis, acquired at asset management company, investment bank and / or rating agency

Knowledge and Skills
• Strong knowledge of financial statements, accounting standards and restatements
• Solid understanding of Environmental, Social and Governance practices and issues.
• Strong analytical, communication and presentation skills
• Fluency in English

• Ability to explain in a clear and concise manner his/her credit views to Portfolio managers is required
• Ability to present and defend ideas on continuous improvement of the credit research process is preferred
• Ability to work successfully as part of an international/multi-local team