AVP, Corporate Bond (Investment grade) Analyst – International Asset Management Firm

A global Asset Management firm is seeking a Corporate Bond Analyst who can analyze and recommend investment-grade corporate bonds to out-perform defined market benchmarks.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct fundamental credit analysis with emphasis on financial modeling to identify profitable corporate bonds for the portfolio.
  • Create in-depth earnings reports including financial projections, credit valuation, and recommendations based on expected performance.
  • Present detailed and persuasive company reports to PMs reviewing potential investment ideas; consult with management on proposed investment ideas and strategies.
  • Liaise with industry sources to capture and develop new investment ideas; pro-actively collect and interpret market information.
  • Foster the development of global views across teams located in head office; provide thorough and timely research to secondary audiences abroad.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or equivalent concentration; MBA and/or CFA designation preferred.
  • At least 3-5 years of experience in credit analysis, fixed income, and fund investing with an understanding of the wider financial environment; buy-side corporation experience preferred.
  • Strong command of MS Office software and advanced Excel; proficiency with Bloomberg and related automated research tools.
  • Company research, asset valuation, and relative value analysis capabilities required.
  • Outstanding analytical, financial modeling, written and verbal communication skills; ability to persuasively present recommendations of profitable investment ideas.
  • Detailed oriented, pro-active, and able to excel in highly collaborative global team.
  • A flexible team player who can adapt to change.