Fixed Income Analyst

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA New York NY US
  • Permanent, Full time
  • 12 Apr 18 2018-04-12

Responsible for ongoing support to the Investment Director.

Business Area / Department:

Investment Management Absolute Return & Long Only Fixed Income

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Monitor developments on existing corporate credit investments
  • Conduct and maintain statistical analyses
  • Support portfolio manager with trading related issues, including execution, confirmations etc. Work with internal trading system and middle office
  • Track developments within assigned industries
  • Interact with sell side research/trading desks
  • Act as liaison between Risk, RFP, Client Support teams and portfolio manager
  • Initiate, research and recommend new investment ideas
  • Build and refine quantitative investment models, including web based service providers
  • Understand trends in financial markets and impact on credit pricing
  • Implement policies and programs approved by management or the investment committee
  • Assist with portfolio construction and monitoring
  • Potentially manage asset allocation portfolios, monitor portfolio risks, exposures, performance drivers

Technical Skills:

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Bloomberg
  • Very strong skills in Microsoft Excel including programming in VBA
  • Excellent research skills
  • Excellent analytical skills, aptitude for quantitative reasoning, modeling and problem solving

Qualifications/Work Experience:

  • 1-3 years fixed income markets experience. CFA level one is preferred
  • Bachelors degree (math or science degree preferred)
  • Solid understanding of fixed income financial theory is required
  • Some experience with financial modeling is desired