• Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Citi-US
  • 2018-10-18

High Yield Research Associate - Chemicals, Gaming and Homebuilding

High Yield Research Associate - Chemicals, Gaming and Homebuilding

  • Primary Location: United States,New York,New York
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Job Function: Research
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Travel Time: No
  • Job ID: 18064069


About Citi

Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. Our core activities are safeguarding assets, lending money, making payments and accessing the capital markets on behalf of our clients.

Citi's Mission and Value Proposition explains what we do and Citi Leadership Standards explain how we do it. Our mission is to serve as a trusted partner to our clients by responsibly providing financial services that enable growth and economic progress. We strive to earn and maintain our clients' and the public's trust by constantly adhering to the highest ethical standards and making a positive impact on the communities we serve. Our Leadership Standards is a common set of skills and expected behaviors that illustrate how our employees should work every day to be successful and strengthens our ability to execute against our strategic priorities.

Diversity is a key business imperative and a source of strength at Citi. We serve clients from every walk of life, every background and every origin. Our goal is to have our workforce reflect this same diversity at all levels. Citi has made it a priority to foster a culture where the best people want to work, where individuals are promoted based on merit, where we value and demand respect for others and where opportunities to develop are widely available to all.

Job purpose:

Citi Research is looking for an Associate to support consistently Institutional Investor ranked lead Senior Analyst for the Chemicals, Gaming and Homebuilding sectors across the loans, high yield bonds and CDS markets

Job Background/context:

Citi Research focuses on delivering high quality investment insights to credit investors on a global basis with a high emphasis on independence and objectivity in its products and insights. The unit produces regular written research and also heavily communicates with clients verbally and electronically. Additionally, the opportunity involves working with capital markets and banking to educate investors on Citi underwritten new issues, once the analyst team is brought "over the wall."

Key Responsibilities:

• Modelling: Intense during the ramp up/initiation phase and likely to involve building models from scratch. Maintaining and updating models with quarterly earnings, as well as relative value sheets and sensitivity analysis
• Research on sector or specific themes, data gathering, proof reading, as well as various ad-hoc requests
• Discussing ideas with senior analyst, contact with rating agencies and company IRs. Contributing to notes and in due course to trade ideas
• Collaborate across research platform to "increase" client mindshare


Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or related field
Good knowledge of accounting and modelling with a credit focus

Excellent inter-personal and writing skills
Ability to multi-task and communicate proficiently with internal professionals/clients