Associate, Credit Research

Mumbai, India
24 May 2022
25 May 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

About this role

Role Description:

Our IG Private Placement Team is searching for an Associate/Vice President (Credit Research) to be based in either Mumbai or Gurgaon. Strong financial modeling, analytical, and written and verbal communication skills are paramount. The candidate should be capable of undertaking surveillance credit coverage of a defined list of Issuers and work collaboratively with team in New York. Generalists are encouraged to apply, although candidates with experience in covering Utility, Energy, Infrastructure, and REIT sectors will be desirable and those with exposure to Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) assessment highly regarded.

The associate/Vice President will be part of Global Credit in either Mumbai or Gurgaon and will report to manager locally.

  • Fundamental credit research on a defined list of Issuers. Ability to make an informed view on absolute credit risk, ratings, direction, and identifying risks/mitigants
  • Preparing and maintaining/updating financial models with projections and monitoring KPIs/credit metrics
  • Monitor and oversee colleagues on the team, assisting in development and credit knowledge
  • Writing Credit reports
  • Presenting regularly to senior investment team on issuer coverage and identifying potential watchlist/credit risks for the portfolio
  • Participating in conference calls, analysis of financial reports and discussions with management/rating agencies (when applicable)
  • preparing questions for management
  • updating views on portfolio positions
  • Actively tracking refinancing/repricing/amend & extend opportunities of defined coverage
  • Preparing Earnings Summaries
  • Maintaining comparative company analysis
  • Working on adhoc projects based on topical issues/trends/reforms impacting industries
  • Preparing industry databases and sections of thematic reports and presentations
  • Understanding credit agreements and reviewing applicable covenants

  • Motivated team player and flexible in approach with ability to work independently
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills - present ideas in a clear, concise, and constructive manner
  • Strong Excel, financial modelling, and analytical skills
  • MBA or equivalent qualification in Finance with superior academic record; CFA will be an added advantage
  • Experience in writing credit reports
  • Excellent credit skills demonstrated through prior relevant experience (10+ years for VP and 5+ years for Associate) working as a research analyst
  • Familiarity with financial databases like Bloomberg, Capital IQ, etc.

Our benefits

To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.

About BlackRock

At BlackRock, we are all connected by one mission: to help more and more people experience financial well-being. Our clients, and the people they serve, are saving for retirement, paying for their children's educations, buying homes and starting businesses. Their investments also help to strengthen the global economy: support businesses small and large; finance infrastructure projects that connect and power cities; and facilitate innovations that drive progress.

This mission would not be possible without our smartest investment - the one we make in our employees. It's why we're dedicated to creating an environment where our colleagues feel welcomed, valued and supported with networks, benefits and development opportunities to help them thrive.

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