Junior Analyst Junior Analyst …

BNY Mellon
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 22 Jul 21
Competitive
BNY Mellon
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 22 Jul 21
Competitive
Junior Analyst
Company Overview: Alcentra is one of BNY Mellon Investment Management's specialists, and they focus their skills on the sub-investment grade debt capital markets in Europe and the U.S. Their objective is to deliver strong, risk-adjusted returns that are less correlated, through a complementary suite of traditional and alternative credit strategies. In pursuing this objective, their investment strategy and approach to credit selection are based on intensive fundamental research and credit analysis, combined with active portfolio management to minimize credit losses. Alcentra is part of BNY Mellon Investment Management, one of the world's largest investment managers. BNY Mellon Investment Management: At BNY Mellon Investment Management, we believe the right results begin with being relevant to every client, whether it is engaging with them to create solutions, offering diversified strategies or providing insights for better-informed decisions. That is why we designed a model built around investors' needs to offer the best of both worlds: world-class investment firms with best-of-breed talent and unique cultures combined with the global scale and strength of BNY Mellon Investment Management. We connect investors with opportunities across every major asset class, globally. Today, we have eight investment firms, one of which is Alcentra. We believe this is how investing should be and we are looking for talent to help us deliver on our promise. Job Purpose: Alcentra's Structured Credit team comprises 7 investment professionals split between London and New York. They manage approximately $8.0bn of CLO tranche investments held in hedge fund, closed ended and separate account structures. The Junior Analyst will be responsible for trade support, assisting in analyzing and monitoring CLO investments, conducting data analysis for potential investments and for investor queries, and working to improve the proprietary systems the team use to analyze potential investments and existing holdings. This is an opportunity to get exposure to a busy trading desk style environment at a top investment firm. The successful candidate will be a problem solver. Dynamic, resourceful and responsive with the highest standards and professionalism. Alcentra has a culture that values new thinking. The successful candidate will focus on the financial outcomes that matter to our clients.Collaboration, Creativity and Commitment are 3 core values at Alcentra that the successful candidate will identify with. Key Responsibilities: Monitoring CLO activity on a daily basis in primary and secondary markets Running pre trade hypothetical allocations Working with Portfolio Managers to finalize allocations Booking trades Analyzing data using Excel and databases Assisting with investor queries Assisting with reconciliations vs operations Using SQL and Python to analyze data Using SQL and Python to develop and improve new and existing investment system functionality Qualifications Qualifications: Bright and self-motivated individual Inquisitive attitude Highly numerate Strong attention to detail Strong excel skills, VBA experience strongly preferred Knowledge of SQL and Python preferred, but sufficient coding experience or extensive coursework is sufficient University degree in Math, Science, Engineering or Computer Science preferred 0-3 years of total work experience preferred. Experience in financial investments preferred. Applicable local/regional licenses or certifications as required by the business. Bachelors degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Our expectation is that people will bring: Client Drive Accountability Excellence Strong interest in investing BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities/Females/Individuals With Disabilities/Protected Veterans. Our ambition is to build the best global team - one that is representative and inclusive of the diverse talent, clients and communities we work with and serve - and to empower our team to do their best work. We support wellbeing and a balanced life, and offer a range of family-friendly, inclusive employment policies and employee forums. Primary Location: United States-New York-New York Internal Jobcode: 70641 Job: Trading Organization: Alcentra Group-HR13364 Requisition Number: 2111078
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