Listed Credit Analyst at Rory Mackie & Associates

Posted on :

22 Apr, 2020

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Accounting Jobs in South Africa

This person is responsible, as part of a team, for all aspects of the credit analysis process across counterparties and industries predominantly in the listed debt space.


  • Investment team, with the focus being the Listed Credit Team
  • Listed Credit Committee
  • Borrowers/investee companies
  • Clients invested in funds
  • Portfolio Managers and the Dealing Desk


  • Accounting, Finance, Investments, Risk Analysis and Risk Management
  • Focused financial industry research and analysis
  • Fundamental research of leading publicly listed companies with a view to producing and maintaining a comprehensive investment case
  • In-depth financial statement analysis
  • Building of financial models
  • Communication of findings and recommendations
  • Detailed investment analysis (including an assessment of financial, operational, management, competitive, industry, governance, environmental and social factors)
  • Proposal of investment recommendations regarding new listed bond and money market instruments
  • Review of existing transactions to assess evolving risks and rewards, and recommend if our client funds should continue to hold the investment, buy more, or sell
  • Analysis of legal documentation, including performing a commercial review of key terms and conditions for appropriateness
  • Working with internal and external legal advisors to ensure adequate protections are captured in the legal documentation
  • Development of proposals for appropriate risk-adjusted pricing, and working with the dealing desk in the pricing and valuation of listed bond instruments
  • Monitoring of pricing and issuance trends in listed debt auctions to inform the broader investment decision making process
  • Develop with the team, and subsequently maintain, internal relative value pricing databases
  • Global and local, as well as, industry specific research and analysis
  • Participation in ad-hoc projects (related to listed bonds, process improvements, ASISA initiatives etc.)
  • Regular contact with borrower management teams, rating agencies, deal originators, legal advisors, internal portfolio managers, ASISA, the JSE and other stakeholders
  • Developing and maintaining counterparty and arranger relationships
  • Deal origination, including sourcing transactions via reverse enquiry
  • Maintenance of all investment related data
  • Participation in valuation processes, Listed and Unlisted Credit Committees and other internal team meetings
  • Participation in client investor presentations, discussions and report backs

Qualifications and Experience required:

  • At least two years prior asset management or banking experience in credit analysis (preferably listed credit), deal implementation, monitoring and instrument valuations
  • CA (SA) and/or CFA candidate or similar is strongly preferred
  • Financial Accounting, Economics or Financial Analysis up to a 3rd year level
  • Strong commercial and analytical focus with a passion for investments
  • Computer literacy (MS Office, especially MS Excel) is essential


  • Critical thinking
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Decision-making and judgement
  • Displaying drive, purpose and initiative
  • Collaboration and teamwork
  • Assertiveness
  • Articulate and confident
  • Networking skills
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and to multiple, tight deadlines and deliverables
  • Excellent communication skills (including verbal, written and presentation skills)
  • Integrity
  • Learning agility (curiosity and willingness to learn)
  • Adaptability
  • Negotiating skills

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