Director, Analytics

We are keen to invite bright, qualified and committed professionals to apply for the following job opportunity in a credit rating company based in Hong Kong.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assume lead analytical responsibility for a portfolio of corporate credits (and to a lesser extent FIs and NBFIs) primarily in China
  • Lead a team of analysts to cover assigned corporate credits
  • Lead a team of analysts to conduct onsite client visits
  • Perform and present in-depth fundamental credit analysis effectively and comprehensively on each issuer in a portfolio at rating committees
  • Write in-depth, high-quality, insightful and focused research on credit trends and specific issuers
  • Act as a credit committee member and attend credit committee meetings
  • Monitor economic and industry trends and developments, analyze covered corporate financial statements, monitor financial market activities, analyze credit quality using both quantitative and qualitative methods, and accumulate in-depth knowledge of the covered industries and credits
  • Build and maintain high quality relationships with senior management of the covered issuers
  • Assign analytical task work to junior analysts and manage various stages of rating assignments to ensure their timely and accurate deliveries
  • Develop and nurture junior analysts by providing guidance and training to them
  • Ensure all analytical workflow are in compliance with the prescribed rating policies and procedures
  • Actively participate in regular outreach events such as investor briefings, teleconferences, conferences and third-party presentations
  • Some public speaking and travel would be required

Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree or equivalent, in Economics, Finance, Business, Risk Management or Accounting
  • Relevant experience of 8 to 10 years in credit rating/research or relevant corporate finance is essential
  • Specific industry sector coverage is essential
  • Strong quantitative aptitude and proven analytical skills
  • Financial modelling and statistical research capabilities
  • Knowledge of corporate finance and accounting principal is essential
  • Knowledge of Chinese corporate culture and business etiquette is essential
  • Excellent communication skills in Mainland Chinese linguistics and English – able to communicate clearly and precisely, both verbally and in writing
  • Highly organized and efficient, with a capability to multi-task and able to meet tight deadlines
  • Managerial experience is highly desired but not required
  • Strong MS Office skills; principally Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Candidates with lesser qualification and experience will be considered for the role of Associate Director

We offer a competitive salary, 5-day work week, medical and dental insurance, and performance bonus.

If you are interested in this role, please send your full resume together with your current and expected salary to us at info@lhratingsglobal.com

Personal information received from applicants will be kept confidential and used for the purpose of employment only.