Duration: 6 months Location: New York, NY 10036Our client is seeking someone with experience in Credit Analysis for 7+ years, Experience in Healthcare coverage, Investment experience (rather not see rating agency candidates)
Credit Analyst – Healthcare (Temporary Position)
Our client's Investment Management is seeking a credit analyst for a temporary position (~ 6 months) to provide company/sector research and make investment recommendations for institutional account portfolios. Ideally, the assignment will begin in September 2018 and end in March 2019 though there is some flexibility around exact dates.
The ideal candidate should have 7 or more years of experience in evaluating investment-grade and high-yield corporate credits and making investment decisions. The ideal candidate will have experience covering Healthcare and Pharmaceutical companies.
The individual will be responsible for analyzing company credit risk and making relative value selections on names in the new issue and secondary markets. The ideal candidate should have well-developed fundamental value and relative value skills. The candidate should have strong knowledge of credit analysis, financial accounting, complex capital structures, high yield covenant packages and basic bond portfolio management. Strong Excel skills, advanced modeling, financial forecasting, effective writing and communication and facility with technology applications are musts. Proven academic and professional achievement. Progress toward or completion of a CFA a plus.
• Perform financial and credit analysis of names within coverage sectors
• Prepare financial forecasts, comparable company analyses and valuation models
• Develop relative value opinions on credits and individual debt securities
• Write and defend credit investment recommendations
• Monitor market developments and quarterly financial performance of names to determine credit pricing impact
• Work with portfolio management and trading to recommend portfolio position sizing
• Assist in gathering and analyzing industry and macro data to identify trends and help develop broad views of corporate credit and sector allocation
• Extensive usage of Excel, Bloomberg, Capital IQ and other technology applications