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Financial Analyst

Requisition ID:  46316
Business Unit:  Fitch Solutions
Category:  Credit Analysis & Research
Location: 

Glasgow, GB

Date Posted:  Jan 25, 2024

Financial Analyst

Bixby Research & Analytics is currently seeking a Financial Analyst based out of our Glasgow, UK office.

Bixby Research and Analytics (“Bixby”) is the leading private information provider in the $1.5+ trillion leveraged loan market. Since 2018, Bixby's SaaS platform has been revolutionizing the way institutional investors consume information for their private investments. Bixby's market moving news and expansive financial data keeps hedge funds and asset managers ahead of their competition. Bixby’s platform is relied upon each day as a trusted source of information for some of the largest, most-awarded institutional investors in the credit market.

 

What We Offer:

This is a unique opportunity to join a highly experienced research team within a rapidly growing, fast paced company. Compensation is competitive.

  • Lead the expansion of Bixby’s product into the European market
  • Develop deep knowledge of the leveraged loan market, which continues to grow in size and weight
  • Access to the resources of Fitch, including career advancement opportunities (dependent on exceptional performance)

 

We’ll Count on You To:

Bixby is looking for an energetic, entrepreneurial self-starter that will work alongside senior research staff (many of whom are based in Chicago, United States). An ideal candidate will have excellent attention to detail, prior experience in finance and / or accounting, strong interpersonal skills, and an ability to adapt to the dynamic needs of a growing business.

  • Support senior research staff to maintain real-time coverage across broad universe of companies.
  • Compile detailed financial models with ability to process detailed reconciliations, restatements, and acquisitions.
  • Review company documents to identify news, financial and non-financial data in real time.
  • Ability to prepare and review own work product to ensure accuracy and completeness in a time-sensitive environment.

 

What You Need to Have:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Accounting and / or finance experience is desirable.
  • Comprehensive understanding of cash flows and the linkage between financial statements (BS, CF, IS) with ability to build and maintain financial models and interpret financial ratios and metrics is required.
  • Detail oriented with established skills in accuracy, organization, and experience working in a high-volume, time-sensitive environment.
  • Highest level of integrity to keep sensitive business information confidential.

 

What Would Make You Stand Out:

  • Accounting, finance or economics degree strongly preferred.
  • Associate Chartered Accountant (ACA) and / or pursuit of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) certification are strongly preferred.
  • Prior experience at Big Four accounting firm, investment bank, investment management or leveraged lending strongly preferred.
  • Strong understanding of credit with experience in leveraged loans and / or high yield bonds is preferred.

 

Why Fitch?

At Fitch Group, the combined power of our global perspectives is what differentiates us. Our global network of colleagues comes together to accomplish things greater than they ever could alone.

 

Every team member is essential to our business and each perspective is critical to our success. We embrace a diverse culture that encourages a free exchange of ideas, guaranteeing your voice will be heard and your work will have an impact, regardless of seniority.

We are building incredible things at Fitch and we invite you to join us on our journey.

 

CreditSights, Covenant Review and LevFin Insights are becoming one, bringing together best in class research, covenant analysis and news on a new platform, with a unified interface and login. Now more than ever before, we give our clients the ability to KNOW MORE, RISK BETTER.

 

CreditSights was founded over 20 years ago with the goal of producing insightful, impartial research that would allow our clients to make prudent, profitable investment decisions in the global credit markets. CreditSights is a Fitch Solutions Company.

 

Our global institutional client base includes banks, investment advisors, mutual funds, pension managers, insurance companies, hedge funds, private equity investors and corporations. The independent research we provide is a leading voice in global credit markets, with our experts contributing to market news in Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Financial Times, Business Insider, Barron’s and many more.

 

Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Wholly owned by the Hearst Corporation, we are comprised of three main businesses: Fitch Ratings | Fitch Solutions | Fitch Learning.

For more information please visit our websites:  

www.fitchratings.com | www.fitchsolutions.com | www.fitchlearning.com

 

Fitch is committed to providing global securities markets with objective, timely, independent and forward-looking credit opinions. To protect Fitch’s credibility and reputation, our employees must take every precaution to avoid conflicts of interests or any appearance of a conflict of interest. Should you be successful in the recruitment process at Fitch Ratings you will be asked to declare any securities holdings and other potential conflicts prior to commencing employment. If you, or your immediate family, have any holdings that may conflict with your work responsibilities, you may be asked to divest yourself of them before beginning work.

 

Fitch Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

 

 

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