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Malaysian Rating Corporation Berhad (MARC) is a Malaysian based credit rating institution. Commencing operations in 1996, our rating coverage extends to Financial Institutions and Insurance, Structured Finance, Public Finance, and Infrastructure and Project Finance.

Our analytical team provides public and private ratings primarily to debt instruments across a wide range of corporate sectors as well as infrastructure and project finance encompasses a variety of domestic projects and infrastructure assets in the toll roads, energy, water and port sectors. MARC also rates financial institutions, state governments and structured finance transactions, and regularly publishes considerable independent research on the domestic bond markets, industry trends and economic issues of general interest to the investing public.To date, MARC has rated RM528 billion (includes Private Ratings) of Private Debt Securities playing a significant role in the domestic capital market.

We would like to invite highly-motivated and results-oriented individuals to submit their application for the following positions:

Rating Analyst / Senior Rating Analyst

You will become part of the rating team – conduct research, interact with clients, analyse creditworthiness of companies, write research reports on sectors and build rapport with clients through the rating process. This is an exciting and challenging role where you will be engaging with investors and educating the market on credits and sectors. You will have the opportunity to build analytical expertise on sectors, financial structures and forming opinions to conclude on rating directions. You will have the opportunity to be guided and led by market leaders in the credit rating industry.

Responsibilities:
  1. Conduct credit analysis for bond issuers.
  2. Prepare rating reports and present to internal and external rating committees.
  3. Maintain and enhance rapport with clients to perform rating exercise in a professional manner.
  4. Work independently and able to collaborate with teams.
  5. Work under pressure to meet tight deadlines.

Requirements:
  • Degree holder in Accounting, Economics, Finance, Mathematics, Engineering, or Actuarial Science.
  • Candidates with CFA or Masters Degree have added advantage.
  • Minimum 3 years working experience in finance industry and supervisory qualities preferred for senior analyst position.
  • Possess strong analytical abilities with excellent written communication skills and ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to interact with clients and all levels of management.
  • Highly resourceful and enjoys research and analytical work.
  • Able to work with minimum supervision and under pressure to meet tight deadlines.

Management Trainee / Associates

MARC is also offering a one-year trainee programme, designed to develop young talents and prepare them to be future leaders in credit rating and research. This carefully structured programme comprises on-the-job learning, job shadowing, financial training as well as soft skill enhancements. We offer challenging work placements and a collaborative learning environment. Rotations comprising placements in ratings, research and corporate services departments of the firm. With our support and guidance, you will realise your full potential and talent. The 1-year Executive Management Trainee Program provides the opportunity for fresh graduates to gain valuable experience and knowledge in the capital markets, in particular in credit risk analysis.

Benefits of the programme:
  • Trainees will go through structured learning and job rotation
  • Trainees will be equipped with skills, knowledge and hands on experience
  • Trainees will be exposed to and obtain insights to various sectors

Requirements:
  • Graduates with a minimum of Second Class (Upper) degree, minimum CGPA of 3.0 or equivalent in Accounting, Economics, Finance, Engineering, Mathematics or Actuarial Science are encouraged to apply.
  • Fresh graduates are also encouraged to apply.
  • Possess strong analytical abilities with strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, articulate and fast learner.

MARC also have vacancies in Economics Research, Corporate Communication and other departments from time to time. To apply for the above positions in our organisation, please send full resume/cv and a passport-sized photograph (n.r.) including expected salary and contact telephone number to resume@marc.com.my