Job Description

FIXED INCOME CREDIT ANALYST
JobDiva # 19-03680

Be a part of the Financial Services Industry. Eclaro is looking for a  FIXED INCOME CREDIT ANALYST for our client in Albany, NY.

Eclaro’s client is one of the large insurance carriers specializing in worker’s compensation and disability benefits. If you’re up to the challenge, take a chance at this rewarding opportunity!

Position Overview: Over $15 billion of assets under management, is seeking an experienced Credit Analyst to assist in managing its $8 billion portfolio of investment grade corporate credit risk. 
 
Responsibilities:
  • Evaluate and monitor creditworthiness of corporate credits within assigned sectors
  • Keep abreast of industry and market developments that affect the credit portfolio
  • Produce written reports on individual credits
  • Conduct periodic reviews of assigned sectors, including the identification of industrywide strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats, and likely implications for specific credit positions
  • Communicate with other buy-side, sell-side and rating agency analysts to enhance perspective
  • Review bond indentures, covenants and other terms related to bond offerings and corporate actions
  • Prepare financial models of material credit exposures, including "what-if” scenarios, to critically assess creditworthiness and proactively minimize potential credit losses
  • Respond in a timely manner to management requests for credit opinions and market perspective
  • Assist the investments team on key initiatives, special projects, and other credit matters
  • Collaborate with investment analytics to improve risk identification and monitoring tools
  • Coordinate with investment operations, accounting, and others on portfolio positions as needed
  • Communicate with the PM, trader and management on credit matters that affect the portfolio.
 
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree with strong academic qualifications
  • Minimum of two (2) to five (5) years' experience covering corporate credits, preferably at a "buyside” institution, such as an insurance company or asset manager
  • Preference may be given to candidates with an MBA or CFA designation
  • Strong communication and financial modeling skills
  • Familiarity with Bloomberg API a plus
  • Highly motivated self-starter
 
If interested, you may contact:
Maria Navarro
maria.navarro@eclaro.com
5137250112
Maria Navarro | LinkedIn

 
Equal Opportunity Employer: Eclaro values diversity and does not discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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