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Vice President, Credit Research (Energy and Utilities)

Employer
BlackRock
Location
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
18 Apr 2024

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Sector
Banking and Financial Services
Role
C-suite
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

Description

About this role

Business Description:

Our Investment Grade Research Team is searching for a VP (Credit Research) to be based in Gurgaon/Mumbai.

Strong financial modeling, analytical, and written and verbal communication skills are paramount. The candidate should be capable of undertaking surveillance credit coverage/ primary credit coverage of a defined list of issuers and work collaboratively with the team in New York. Generalists are encouraged to apply, although candidates with experience in covering Energy and Utilities sectors will be desirable. Those with good exposure to Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) assessment highly regarded.

The role will be part of our Fundamental Fixed Income team and will report into a manager locally.

Responsibilities:
  • Fundamental credit research on a defined list of Issuers. Ability to make an informed view on absolute credit risk along with risks and mitigants.
  • Should be adept in writing Credit reports and able to highlight key investment criteria to make an informed decision.
  • Would be responsible for preparing and maintaining financial models with projections along with comparative company analysis. Adept at preparing earnings summaries to highlight key insights and trends.
  • Participating in conference calls, industry conferences, and discussions with management/rating agencies which would involve preparing questions for management, dialing into road shows and updating views on new issuances.
  • Ongoing monitoring of coverage names for: restructuring, event risk, capital structure, dominant/controlling shareholders, disruption
  • Working on ad hoc projects based on topical issues/trends/reforms impacting industries.
  • Would also assist in tactical execution of trade ideas and portfolio management. She/He would also be responsible for preparing databases and sections of thematic reports and presentations.
Qualifications:
  • Motivated team player and flexible in approach with ability to work independently.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills - presents ideas in a clear, concise, and constructive manner.
  • Strong Excel, financial modelling, and analytical skills
  • MBA or equivalent qualification in Finance with superior academic record; CFA will be an added advantage.
  • Experience in writing credit reports
  • Excellent credit skills demonstrated through prior relevant experience (5+ years) working as a research analyst
  • Familiarity with financial databases like Bloomberg, Capital IQ, etc

Our benefits

To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.

Our hybrid work model

BlackRock's hybrid work model is designed to enable a culture of collaboration and apprenticeship that enriches the experience of our employees, while supporting flexibility for all. Employees are currently required to work at least 4 days in the office per week, with the flexibility to work from home 1 day a week. Some business groups may require more time in the office due to their roles and responsibilities. We remain focused on increasing the impactful moments that arise when we work together in person - aligned with our commitment to performance and innovation. As a new joiner, you can count on this hybrid model to accelerate your learning and onboarding experience here at BlackRock.

About BlackRock

At BlackRock, we are all connected by one mission: to help more and more people experience financial well-being. Our clients, and the people they serve, are saving for retirement, paying for their children's educations, buying homes and starting businesses. Their investments also help to strengthen the global economy: support businesses small and large; finance infrastructure projects that connect and power cities; and facilitate innovations that drive progress.

This mission would not be possible without our smartest investment - the one we make in our employees. It's why we're dedicated to creating an environment where our colleagues feel welcomed, valued and supported with networks, benefits and development opportunities to help them thrive.

For additional information on BlackRock, please visit @blackrock | Twitter: @blackrock | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock

BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to age, disability, family status, gender identity, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation and other protected attributes at law.

Job requisition #

R240016

Company

About Us

BlackRock’s purpose is to help more and more people experience financial well-being. We serve pension plans providing for nurses, teachers, firefighters, law enforcement and other public and private sector workers, individual investors investing for their own retirement, and institutions such as governments, foundations and insurance companies. Clients turn to BlackRock for the innovative solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. We are passionate about helping those we serve build a strong financial future, so we seek out a diverse range of perspectives and talents to solve their most complex challenges.

While our firm has offices across more than 30 countries, we operate as "One BlackRock:” our people thrive on collaboration, mutual trust and respect, and we inspire each other to collectively raise our game. BlackRock is dedicated to its principles, which include a culture of equity and inclusion, where employees can bring their full selves to every conversation, every day.

Our employee networks

Our global networks are dynamic communities built on shared experiences, intersectionality and allyship. They are culture carriers for the firm, offering employees and allies the opportunity to enhance and shape the inclusive culture to which we aspire. Employee networks are sponsored by senior leaders and are proudly designed by employees, for employees.

The Ability & Allies Network (ABN) provides a sense of community, advocacy, resources and support for all types of disability-related issues within the firm.

Awards:

2022 Disability:IN Disability Equality Index

BlackRock was recognised as one of the Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion after scoring 100% on the Disability Equality Index. The index is a joint initiative between the American Association of People with Disabilities and Disability:IN. that helps companies build a roadmap of measurable, tangible actions that they can take to achieve disability inclusion and equality.

Glassdoor Best Places to Work 2022 – US & UK

This recognition is a result of the feedback provided by current and former colleagues about their experiences working at BlackRock. Ranking #72 in the US and #12 in the UK.

#1 Capital Markets Industry 2023

BlackRock was named one of America’s Most JUST Companies for the 3rd consecutive year, according to Forbes and JUST Capital. We ranked #1 in the Capital Markets industry. The 2023 list of America’s Most JUST Companies celebrates U.S. corporations that outperform their peers in the Russell 1000 on the priorities of the American people – including issues like fair pay, ethical leadership, good benefits and work-life balance, equal opportunity, customer treatment and privacy, community support, environmental impact, and delivering shareholder return. By balancing the needs of all stakeholders, JUST 100 companies demonstrate that profits and purpose can go hand in hand.

 

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