Manager of the TCW, MetWest, and TCW Alternative Fund Families

Credit Analyst

  • Competitive
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • TCW
  • 07 Dec 17

The Credit Analyst will work as part of the credit research group that supports portfolio management. Duties include (i) monitoring industry and specific credits on an intra-day basis, providing fundamental research analysis, (ii) new issue evaluation, (iii) formulation / communication of investment ideas.

The Credit Analyst will provide support for the following types of activities, including but not limited to:  financial analysis, covenant analysis, discussions with management, discussions with Street/rating agency analysts, and industry analysis.  The candidate may be called to present findings/investment opinions to the credit committee, thus the ideal candidate must have highly professional communication skills.  Also, responsibilities may include interaction with outside constituents (clients/consultants) describing investment opinions/philosophy.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum three years of experience in the securities industry with two years in a research analyst position
  • Bachelor’s Degree from a reputable university or college with strong academic performance and relevant coursework
  • Graduate degree and/or CFA designation strongly preferred; or, equivalent work experience
  • Diligent, hard-working, responsible, willing to work both in a team setting and independently, and have proven these characteristics
  • Excellent math/finance and strong computer skills, particularly Excel
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a trade room atmosphere
  • Entrepreneurial attitude; creativity to search out investment opportunities

About TCW

TCW was named Best Places to Work by Pension & Investments for the third year in a row.

TCW is a leading global asset management firm with more than four decades of investment experience and a broad range of products across fixed income, equities, emerging markets and alternative investments. Through the MetWest and TCW Fund Families, TCW manages one of the largest mutual fund complexes in the U.S. TCW’s clients include many of the world’s largest corporate and public pension plans, financial institutions, endowments and foundations, as well as financial advisors and high net worth individuals. As of June 30, 2017, TCW had total assets under management of $196.9 billion. TCW is headquartered in
Los Angeles, and has offices in New York, Boston, Chicago, London, Hong Kong, and Tokyo.

TCW is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please visit for more information.