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We Offer Departmental overview The Portfolio Management Group at Credit Suisse, part of the Corporate Bank, is responsible for running the Firm's global corporate credit exposure. The group has offices in New York and London with approximately 15 Research Analysts supporting four Portfolio Managers (PMs).
Main duties/responsibilities of the role: The Research Analyst within PMG have primary responsibility for independently assessing the financial health and credit worthiness of corporate counterparties to which CS has extended credit exposure and marry this knowledge with credit data embedded in market prices to generate insightful hedging recommendations for the PMs and other significant partners.
Fundamental Research and Credit Surveillance
Understand operational and financial drivers for each portfolio counterparty in his/her assigned sector(s) for any early identification of issues and potential credit migration
Analyse financial performance and maintain updated financial models, credit ratings and outlooks
Prepare and present quarterly reports on credits in his/her portfolio with heightened risk of default ("red flags")
Monitor the newsflow / developments on his/her assigned portfolio and raise in real-time to the relevant partners
Prepare and present insightful industry and ad hoc research for early identification and blocking issue of sector trends and issues
Understand and promptly communicate the impact of macroeconomic developments on his/her assigned portfolio
Support PMs in understanding the recovery prospects of underperforming credits for pricing and hedging decisions
Market focus Credit Research and Hedging Recommendations
Develop an investment perspective on each counterparty and communicate his/her views to the PMs, the Director of Research (Team Leader), PMG traders and other relevant partners
Link fundamental research with credit related information embedded in market data
Recommend hedging strategies to handle risk within coverage universe
Monitor loan, bonds and CDS trading levels of portfolio under coverage and raise / follow up on abnormal market movements
You Offer Technical/business skills & knowledge:
Strong credit skills, ideally with buy- or sell-side experience. In particular, able to perform independent, timely and thorough analysis including ad-hoc sector and thematic deep dives
Excellent verbal and interpersonal skills, able to defend own decisions and actions with logic
Strong financial modelling skills, including proficiency in Excel
Knowledge of bonds, loans and CDS and able to link market data with fundamental analysis
Excellent organizational/time management skills, judges priorities well and handles own workload accordingly
You will be standout colleague - cooperates and communicates at all levels
Dedication, motivation as well as shown work ethic
Credit Suisse is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of any protected category.
To the extent permitted or required by applicable law, a candidate who is offered employment will be subject to a criminal record check and other background checks before the appointment is confirmed.
Internal Number: 5506449
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