Financial Analyst - Emiratization

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Job ID: ZR_7217_JOB  |  Industry: Financial Services  |  Posted Date: 09-10-2023

We are currently seeking a talented and motivated Financial Analyst to join the fixed income investment team of our client, a leading financial services firm. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a dynamic and collaborative environment, contributing to the success of our investment strategies. As part of our commitment to Emiratization, we strongly encourage only Emirati candidates to apply for this position.

Role Overview:
As a Financial Analyst Fixed Income, you will play a crucial role in supporting the Fixed Income team by conducting credit analysis, researching investment opportunities, and providing essential insights to facilitate decision-making. Your responsibilities will include financial analysis, report preparation, and presentation creation for management review. Additionally, you will be responsible for monitoring market developments and maintaining investment-related information.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Conduct independent research on instrument fundamentals, valuation, and macro credit quality.
  • Evaluate the advisability of granting credit flows for investments.
  • Analyze financial statements and develop investment theses.
  • Assist the Fixed Income Manager and Department Head in making informed decisions.
  • Document investment and credit analysis results.
  • Monitor global credit/debt markets and assess their impact on the credit portfolio.
  • Stay updated on market developments and investment opportunities.
  • Maintain relevant information on fixed income investments and counterparties.
  • Analyze investment return projections and debt covenants.
  • Ensure accurate representation of holdings in Fund Administration reports.
  • Prepare and distribute regular reports on investment holdings.
  • Assist in creating management reporting packages, including analytical reviews and charts.
  • Conduct financial and Excel modeling.
  • Monitor performance metrics and ensure adherence to investment guidelines.
  • Analyze and document business processes.
  • Develop and maintain research databases and pricing models.
  • Collaborate with the team to develop quantitative analytic tools.
Key Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance (Master's or professional certificates are advantageous).
  • Bilingual candidate preferred (Arabic and English).
  • Strong knowledge of financial accounting theory and methodology.
  • Excellent analytical and excel modeling skills.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills (both oral and written).
  • Ability to build relationships across various organizational levels.
  • Effective time management and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Highly motivated with a strong work ethic.
  • Capable of working independently and in a team environment.
Why Apply?
  • Join a prestigious financial institution committed to your professional development.
  • Be part of a dynamic team that values diversity and inclusivity.
  • Work on cutting-edge financial analysis projects with global exposure.
  • Competitive compensation package.
  • Opportunity for career growth and advancement within the organization.
  • Excellent work life balance


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