Research Analyst / Associate Research Analyst / Associate …

NUS Risk Management Institute
in Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Contract, Full time
Last application, 22 Aug 19
Basic salary + performance bonus
NUS Risk Management Institute
in Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Contract, Full time
Last application, 22 Aug 19
Basic salary + performance bonus
Be part of a dynamic team in analysing risk in today’s financial markets. Join the Risk Management Institute (RMI) as a Research Analyst / Associate in the Credit Research Initiative! You will compute and publish probabilities of default (PD) of listed firms globally based on RMI’s quantitative model, and contribute to the on-going research and development of the model. This is a cross-functional role that requires the exploration of different dimensions of risk management. It will challenge successful applicants and is a great learning and development opportunity. Successful applicant can look forward to join one of the teams below.

1. CLIENT SERVICES TEAM

The Client Services Team (CST) bridges the gap between the CRI and external users and industry clients by offering tailored solutions to suit their needs. As a member in the CST, the candidate will quickly gain knowledge to CRI models and services, and exposure in handling projects and inquiries from institutional clients such as supranational organization, international banks and FinTech companies.

Responsibilities:

  • Be familiar with the CRI model and solutions.
  • Prepare marketing materials, RFP, presentation slides and case studies.
  • Build good relationship with clients and to provide value-added services.
  • Coordinate well with other teams to provide prompt and efficient services to clients.
  • Handle ad-hoc projects and clients’ inquiries.
  • Initiate new projects to enhance project management and operational efficiency.

Requirements:

  • Academic background of the following subjects is preferred: finance, economics, business, marketing or related discipline. Candidates who are interested in the financial industry are welcomed.
  • Solid understanding of credit ratings, credit risk, quantitative models and financial analysis.
  • Proficient in spoken/written English.
  • Possess strong analytical skills and problem solving skills.
  • Possess good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A good team player with a strong sense of responsibility.
  • High efficiency, and able to manage multiple tasks and projects concurrently.
  • Proficient in Microsoft product suite, knowledge in VBA, Photoshop and video making are a plus.

 

2. MARKET MONITORING TEAM

The Market Monitoring Team (MMT) is a window to continually observe financial markets and conduct relevant studies by using proprietary methods with the aim to promote CRI’s products and relate to current market events. As a member in the MMT, the candidate will quickly gain knowledge to CRI models as well as develop a greater understanding on financial markets from a credit perspective. The main tasks will be to conduct researches and financial/credit analysis on industries and companies, market surveillance for credit events and working on projects with other teams.

You will have ample opportunities to improve your writing and analytical skills. Through working with other teams, you will also learn quantitative modelling and acquire useful IT and database knowledge preparing you to become a better functioning analyst who can leverage modern analytical tools.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct and publish credit/investment research reports on companies and industries in a timely manner and assist in writing quarterly and other special reports on credit market issues.
  • Carry out market surveillance and to look for credit events in accordance with CRI’s credit event definition, to file credit event data in the database, etc.
  • Initiate and manage inter-team projects.
  • Deal with urgent and/or ad-hoc requests from supervisors.

 Requirements:

  • Academic background or industry experience of any of the following subjects is preferred: finance, accounting, economics, banking, business strategy, and business law. Certification of CFA or CPA is a plus. Candidates working in non-financial industry are also welcome.
  • Have a proven ability to conduct financial analysis and independently analyze and write financial research reports.
  • Have strong interest in the fields of investment/ credit/ risk management analysis.
  • Good team player with a strong sense of responsibility.
  • Able to coordinate and manage group projects between teams.
  • Able to handle pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Being multilingual will be a plus.

 

Applicants should submit their applications electronically to rmillke@nus.edu.sg. Kindly indicate the team you are interested in applying for in your application. Your application should include:

  • Application Form; (you may retrieve the forms at https://www.rmicri.org/en/job/)
  • NUS Personal Data Consent for Job Applicants;
  • A detailed CV;
  • Cover letter.

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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