Senior Analyst Investment Grade Credit Research

  • Competitive
  • Minneapolis, MN, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Ameriprise Financial
  • 06 Dec 17 2017-12-06

Columbia Threadneedle Investments, a division of Ameriprise Financial, is seeking to hire a Senior Investment Grade Credit Research Analyst.

About Ameriprise:
With the right company, life can be brilliant. At Ameriprise, we’re not just in the business of managing our clients’ finances — we also help our advisors and employees reach their true potential, too. Be part of an inclusive, collaborative culture that rewards you for your contributions and work with other talented individuals who share your passion for doing great work. You’ll also have plenty of opportunities to make your mark at the office and a difference in your community. So, if you're talented, driven and want to work for a strong ethical company that cares, take the next step to create a brilliant career at Ameriprise Financial.

• Perform in-depth industry analysis and research, managing independent research projects as required.
• Perform relative value analysis for a variety of security types.
• Analyze and integrate industry trends into actionable recommendations, gathering relevant data as appropriate.
• Incorporate macroeconomic analysis into research recommendations.
• Perform financial modeling of security, company and industry information and assumptions.
• Interact with management from firms within the sector, attending company meetings and conferences as needed.
• Contribute to team strategy discussions, including daily market meetings.

Required Qualifications:
• BA/BS degree
• Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) completed or in progress.
• 10+ years of work experience in Investment Grade research for a large Institutional Asset
Management firm
• Communication and relationship skills to appropriately influence and share ideas with Portfolio
Managers and Analyst colleagues.
• Quantitative and qualitative analytical skills to perform company, industry and economic
analysis, including proficiency with software tools such as Excel and database management.
• Relationship skills to work successfully across the Columbia Threadneedle organization and to
interact with company management teams, as required.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience with R, Python, SQL, or similar data mining tools

License(s) Required:

How to Apply:
Please apply to this role via Ameriprise's Careers webpage.

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