Job title: Credit Analyst
Employment type: Full Time
Experience: 3 to 5 years
Salary: Negotiable
Salary Type: Cost to Company
Job published: 08 October 2021
Job reference no: 452251636

Job Description

An established, and well rated investment team is looking to fill a key role, this being a Credit Analyst. This is a Cape Town based opportunity.


This role is responsible for all aspects of credit risk management for a diversified portfolio of credit investments, including SA corporates, municipalities, SOEs, and property transactions.

The Credit Team supports the business in delivering on its strategic objectives through sound risk management capabilities.


Core responsibilities include:

  • Credit analysis, modelling, review of legal documentation, approval and monitoring across both structured unlisted and listed credit investments.
  • Develop an understanding of the credit market and potential investment opportunities.
  • Relative quantitative and qualitative risk rating of counterparties and instruments in the investment portfolios including the application of risk scoring methodologies.
  • Preparation and presentation of credit/investment proposals to the relevant Credit/Investment Committees.
  • Ongoing and proactive monitoring of sector developments and a portfolio of debt exposures for the company and its clients.\
  • Stakeholder interaction and relationship building, including portfolio managers, debt originators, legal advisors, committee members, external credit market participants and investing clients.


Ideal Experience

  • CA (SA), CFA or equivalent professional qualification
  • Minimum 1 year post articles relevant experience in Credit
  • Corporate or structured credit transaction experience at an SA bank or asset manager advantageous
  • Working knowledge of credit and fixed income markets and instruments
  • Specific exposure related to the property sector advantageous


This is an EE designated opportunity.



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