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Senior Research Analyst - Counterparty Credit Risk Assessment - Mumbai/Pune

Date: 29-Jul-2019

Location: Mumbai, Maharashtra, IN

Company: CRISIL Limited

KEY ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Build end to end financial models for initiating coverage; update models for earnings and events
  • The role entails supporting credit risk management teams of global banks in counterparty credit risk assessment of insurance companies (both non-life and life).
  • The expectation from the candidate would be to manage small teams, engage with clients, and prepare detailed credit reviews on insurance and pension counterparties.
  • Should be able to draft high quality credit analysis reports by drawing upon linkages between macro factors, regulations, and industry-specific nuances to formulate a credit view. Should be able to defend his/her views on the counterparty / covered entity when challenged by senior stakeholders and clients.
  • Track market events closely and assess implications on the coverage portfolio
  • Support senior managers on ad hoc projects.
  • The role may also require training and mentoring colleagues on specific aspects of credit risk.
FUNCTIONAL & BEHAVIOURAL KNOWLEDGE

Should have 5+ years of experience specifically in counterparty credit risk assessment or credit research or equity research

  • Strong understanding of core finance and accounting concepts.
  • Excellent report writing and communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate analytical thoughts in a crisp, concise and precise manner.
  • Should be able to independently assess counterparties without relying on readily available research.
  • Strong inter-personal skills and ability to participate/contribute as a team player.
  • Should be willing to put in the extra hours when tight deadlines need to be met.
  • Willingness to operate in a dynamic environment that may entail multi-tasking.
  • Prior experience in fundamental analysis of insurance companies is mandatory. An understanding of global insurance regulations would be preferable.

PROBLEM SOLVING
• Contributes to the resolution of complex quantitative or qualitative research issues; takes a new perspective on existing solutions
INTERACTIONS
• Works within own team and interacts with other related teams
• Communicates with internal & external clients and/or issuers as necessary
TYPICAL SCOPE & IMPACT
• Impacts the quality of research and effectiveness of own team
MINIMUM & PREFERRED EDUCATION

Essential Qualifications
    Master’s degree with a major in finance 
    Candidates with a relevant qualification (CFA or CA) will be preferred
Preferred Qualifications
    Master’s degree with a major in finance 
    Candidates with a relevant qualification (CFA or CA) will be preferred

MINIMUM & PREFERRED EXPERIENCE / SKILLS


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