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Credit Research Analyst

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Provide in-depth analysis of listed South African and relevant cross-border credit markets and selected individual companies’ financial positions from a credit perspective as a Credit Research Analyst at a leading financial services provider.


  • Supply and demand for listed credit products in South African and relevant cross-border markets
  • Pricing and pricing trends
  • Impact of macroeconomic changes on buyers and issuers of credit
  • Focus on South African corporates, state-owned enterprises and municipalities with listed debt on the company
  • Focus on credit quality and potential changes to that quality
  • Produce reports and presentations based on research and analysis that express considered opinions
  • Defend conclusions and recommendations when presenting to institutional clients
  • Understand what key stakeholders needs and, where required, customise presentations accordingly
  • Initiate dialogue to build professional working relationships with all stakeholders, displaying excellent abilities to listen, advise, influence, negotiate and present at all levels
  • Integrate opinions and information provided by various sources to make strategic decisions
  • Adapt communication styles to meet the needs of different audiences
  • Continually scan the industry to identify opportunities to create strategic partnerships
  • Demonstrate pride in the organisation’s brand, services and products by consistently delivering on the brand’s promise
  • Follow through to ensure that personal quality and productivity standards are consistently and accurately maintained
  • Stay relevant and up-to-date with legislation and new market developments
  • Plan and manage own workflow, anticipating obstacles, juggling priorities and following through on objectives within agreed time-frames and according to quality standards
  • Take ownership of personal career development, leveraging formal and informal opportunities
  • Act in an ethical, transparent and morally defensible manner, including highlighting unethical practices


  • B Com Honours (minimum), working towards CFA, CIMA or CA (SA)
  • 3+ years’ experience in the credit market within a large financial institution, focusing on large corporates

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Banking/Finance And Investment

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Geographic Location

Gauteng - JHB North