Municipal Bond Research Analyst

  • Competitive
  • Merrimack, NH, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Fidelity Investments
  • 21 Feb 18 2018-02-21

Municipal Bond Research Analyst

The Department

Fidelity's Fixed Income Division is one of the country's leading fixed income managers with more than $900 billion in bond and money market assets managed by a staff of over 150 investment professionals. Resources are focused on providing fundamental, quantitative and macroeconomic analysis. Research is solely for the fixed income funds and is made available only to Fidelity investment professionals. The group is located in Merrimack, NH, about 50 miles north of Boston.

The Position

The successful candidate will join the Municipal Research Group as an analyst, covering one or more municipal credit sectors. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience and interest in municipal credit analysis, municipal finance and bond investing in one or more credit sectors. Applicants should be prepared to demonstrate an ability to identify and analyze relevant credit factors affecting municipal issuers, to form cohesive credit opinions and to effectively communicate investment recommendations to a broader investment team. At least 3 to 5 years of prior relevant municipal credit experience is preferred. The analyst will be responsible for managing a high volume of work flow, documenting investment recommendations and monitoring securities that may be held by Fidelity funds.

At Fidelity, the analysts interact daily with the municipal portfolio managers and traders, and play a vital role in determining the investment performance of the municipal funds. Analysts are highly valued, core members of the research and investment teams (which also include portfolio managers and traders) and actively participate in making investment decisions. The successful applicant should be able to work collaboratively on a team of investment professionals. The municipal research group provides research for fund managers responsible for approximately $70 billion of municipal assets.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will have 3-5 years of prior relevant experience and ideally have an MBA, MPA , CFA, J.D., or other professional designation. Strong oral and written communication skills are required.

At Fidelity, we are focused on making our financial expertise broadly accessible and effective in helping people live the lives they want. We are a privately held company that places a high degree of value in creating and nurturing a work environment that attracts the best talent and reflects our commitment to our associates. For information about working at Fidelity, visit FidelityCareers.com

Fidelity Investments is an equal opportunity employer.At Fidelity, we are focused on making our financial expertise broadly accessible and effective in helping people live the lives they want. We are a privately held company that places a high degree of value in creating and nurturing a work environment that attracts the best talent and reflects our commitment to our associates. For information about working at Fidelity, visit FidelityCareers.com

Fidelity Investments is an equal opportunity employer.