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ESG/Credit Analyst

Website AXA Investment Managers

Insurer | Asset Manager


The ESG/Credit analyst contributes to the fixed income investment process by providing bottom-up and sector credit analysis incorporating ESG factors.

Key Accountabilities

  • Support Fixed Income Portfolio Managers’ investment decisions, primarily based on bottom-up credit and ESG analysis of the issuers and sectors covered
  • Anticipate evolution of credit profiles through in-depth sector knowledge, financial forecasting etc.
  • Provide written reports including proprietary fundamental ratings and recommendations for assigned companies, applying the AXA IM Credit Research Process
  • Participate in pitches and client meetings
  • Provide back-up to the other analysts as required


  • Post-graduate degree in Finance, Economics, Engineering, Business Administration and /or Management is required
  • CFA designation or equivalent is preferred


  • Experience of ESG and fundamental credit analysis, acquired at asset management company, investment bank and / or rating agency

Knowledge and Skills

  • Strong knowledge of financial statements, accounting standards and restatements
  • Solid understanding of Environmental, Social and Governance practices and issues.
  • Strong analytical, communication and presentation skills
  • Fluency in English


  • Ability to explain in a clear and concise manner his/her credit views to Portfolio managers is required
  • Ability to present and defend ideas on continuous improvement of the credit research process is preferred
  • Ability to work successfully as part of an international/multi-local team