FIXED INCOME CREDIT ANALYST – (Investments – NYC) Salary: $140,000-180,000
Description: Seeking an experienced Credit Analyst to assist in managing its $8 billion portfolio of investment grade corporate credit risk. Candidate must be a New York State resident or willing to relocate. Salary will be commensurate with experience.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: • Evaluate and monitor creditworthiness of corporate credits within assigned sectors; • Keep abreast of industry and market developments that affect the credit portfolio; • Produce written reports on individual credits; • Conduct periodic reviews of assigned sectors, including the identification of industrywide strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats, and likely implications for specific credit positions; • Communicate with other buy-side, sell-side and rating agency analysts to enhance perspective; • Review bond indentures, covenants and other terms related to bond offerings and corporate actions; • Prepare financial models of material credit exposures, including “what-if” scenarios, to critically assess creditworthiness and proactively minimize potential credit losses; • Respond in a timely manner to management requests for credit opinions and market perspective; • Assist the investments team on key initiatives, special projects, and other credit matters; • Collaborate with investment analytics to improve risk identification and monitoring tools; • Coordinate with investment operations, accounting, and others on portfolio positions as needed; • Communicate with the PM, trader and management on credit matters that affect the portfolio.
Basic Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree with strong academic qualifications • Minimum of two (2) to five (5) years’ experience covering corporate credits, preferably at a “buyside” institution, such as an insurance company or asset manager Preferred Qualifications: • Preference may be given to candidates with an MBA or CFA designation • Strong communication and financial modeling skills • Familiarity with Bloomberg API a plus • Highly motivated self-starter
Primary Location: New York, NY Travel: Minimal Schedule: Full-time