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Funds - Ratings Analyst - London

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1mo ago

💼 Graduate Job


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  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business, or Math, 1+ years as a credit analyst in fund lending or structured finance, collaborative team player, time management skills, advanced Excel proficiency, strong attention to detail, SQL/VBA knowledge, progressing towards CFA, comfortable in multinational settings, willing to travel in EU/UK, flexible meeting hours, multilingual a bonus.
  • The candidate will assist with credit research on various funds, develop rating tools, prepare internal credit memos, participate in diligence meetings, collaborate with KBRA experts, and conduct research for internal and publication purposes.

Graduate Job

Banking & FinanceLondon


  • Kroll Bond Rating Agency, LLC (KBRA) is a full-service credit rating agency registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as an NRSRO. Kroll Bond Rating Agency Europe Limited is registered as a CRA with the European Securities and Markets Authority. Kroll Bond Rating Agency UK Limited is registered as a CRA with the UK Financial Conduct Authority pursuant to the Temporary Registration Regime. In addition, KBRA is designated as a designated rating organization by the Ontario Securities Commission for issuers of asset-backed securities to file a short form prospectus or shelf prospectus. KBRA is also recognized by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners as a Credit Rating Provider. Kroll Bond Rating Agency UK is located at Augustine House, Austin Friars, London, EC2N 2HA, United Kingdom.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business, or Math related fields or any subject that results in strong analytical skills
  • One (1) more years of work experience as a credit analyst with experience in fund lending, investing, or structured finance a significant plus.
  • Ability to work as an integral part of a highly collaborative team and across disciplines in a challenging and dynamic environment.
  • Ability to manage time and resources in a fast-growing company.
  • Effective oral and written communications skills.
  • Proficiency in Advanced Excel, ability to cash flow model is a significant plus.
  • Extremely high attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in SQL and VBA for querying databases a strong advantage.
  • Successful progression towards CFA a plus.
  • Comfortable in a multinational environment.
  • Willing and able to travel freely around the EU and UK.
  • Flexible with regards to participating in meetings at non-standard hours to meet deliverables.
  • Ability to speak multiple languages is most helpful.

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities

Banking & Finance


  • Assist with credit research on a variety of funds, closed-end funds, and other investment vehicles.
  • Assist with the development of rating and analytical tools such as cash flow and asset coverage models used to evaluate fund debt structures.
  • Assist in the quantitative and qualitative preparation and presentation of internal credit memos and publications.
  • Participate in diligence meetings with fund management teams to assess their investment acumen, risk management skills, and overall ability to develop and successfully execute strategies.
  • Develop and maintain complex spreadsheets and databases.
  • Ability to leverage and seamlessly collaborate with KBRA experts in other sectors such as project finance, corporate finance, financial institutions, and structured finance.
  • Assist in research for internal and publication purposes.


Work type

Full time

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