Senior Credit Rating Analyst

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Our client is a well-established and credible financial institution specializing in emerging markets and offering timely, impartial, and forward-looking analysis of counterparty credit risk ratings and trends. For their Limassol team, they are currently seeking to recruit a Senior Credit Rating Analyst. The successful candidate must have 10-15 years of relevant experience in credit research or financial analysis with high fluency in English language and excellent report writing skills. If you are ready for the next step in your career and this seems like the ideal role for you, send us your CV today!
  • Analysing, evaluating, and monitoring the credit quality of corporates and/or financial institutions.
  • Preparing credit rating reports and proposing rating actions in a timely manner.
  • Presenting the rationale for rating recommendations to internal credit rating committees.
  • Reviewing all ratings of issuers and debt instruments within a portfolio at least once annually and whenever credit quality has or is expected to change.
  • Monitoring news, company announcements, business developments and other material events, and assessing the impact on the industries and entities within a portfolio.
  • Conducting comprehensive meetings with rated corporates and banks.
  • Communicating ratings, rating rationales, and rating criteria to the senior management of rated entities.
  • Writing and publishing rating action announcements and insightful sector-specific commentaries.
  • Responding to external queries from subscribers, investors, and the media regarding Company’s analytical approach and rating opinions.
  • Working as the secondary analyst for other analysts’ coverage, including reviewing the draft reports of colleagues prior to publication.
  • Undergraduate or postgraduate degree, preferably in a numerical discipline (e.g. economics, finance, business administration, accounting).
  • In-depth knowledge of corporate credit risk, financial statement analysis, and cashflow analysis, including the ability to derive and analyse key financial risk metrics and ratios from financial statements.
  • At least 10-15 years of relevant experience in credit research or financial analysis.
  • Fluent spoken and written English, with excellent report writing skills.
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills.
  • Efficient organizational and planning capacities; able to prioritise his/her time and manage multiple tasks and deadlines simultaneously.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as being a good team player.
  • Proficient in PC applications, including Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Willingness and ability to travel overseas – including to the Middle East and other emerging markets – for up to 20 days per year (with individual trips typically lasting 3-5 days).
  • Annual leave of 22 days (paid)
  • Private medical insurance (non-contributory)
  • Working Hours: Monday-Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm with 30 minutes for lunch.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive at GRS Recruitment, only shortlisted candidates will be responded to.
To apply for this position, please email your CV to Kristina Razorenova, quoting the above job reference or call +357 25 342 720 for further information.

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    17 May 2024
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