Senior Associate, Credit Risk - NYL Investors

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA New York NY US
  • Permanent, Full time
  • New York Life Insurance Company
  • 21 Jul 18 2018-07-21

Senior Associate, Credit Risk - NYL Investors

New York Life Investments (NYLIM), an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of New York Life Insurance Company, is a top 25 global asset management firm. With more than $500 billion in assets under management, NYLIM is a premier investment management firm serving a variety of client segments including retail, institutional, insurance and defined contribution and benefit on a global basis. New York Life Investments offers a diverse set of investment capabilities ranging from traditional equity and fixed income to alternative investment strategies and multi-asset solutions. Renowned for its premier investment acumen and client focus, NYLIM's vision is to be one of the most trusted providers of investment management expertise and long-term financial security.

NYL Investors is seeking a highly qualified professional to join our Public High Grade Corporate Research team within our Fixed Income Investors Group. The ideal candidate for this role is an individual with 3+ years of credit research experience, who performs well independently within a dynamic team culture. This position is based in our midtown Manhattan home office.

Fixed Income Investors (FII) is a multi-product fixed income asset management division of NYL Investors LLC. FII focuses on U.S. dollar-denominated debt in the following asset classes: investment grade credit securities, high yield bonds, senior secured floating rate loans, mortgage-backed, asset-backed and other structured securities, treasuries, agencies, and money market instruments. FII provides a broad array of investment advisory services to affiliated insurance companies' general and separate accounts and other affiliated corporate entities: third-party institutional clients, retail clients, investment companies and other pooled investment vehicles.

The associate will perform fundamental credit analysis of investment grade industrial companies. This will involve the monitoring of various industries, including changes or shifts in industry fundamentals that potentially effect company results and investment performance. The associate will use financial models to analyze the capital structure and creditworthiness of existing and potential new investments, review and summarize offering memoranda, and present findings and recommendations to management. In addition, the associate will work with other team members to assess relative value and evaluate new investment opportunities. . The associate will analyze new transactions across a spectrum of industries applying sound credit analysis, financial analysis and research skills. Associate responsibilities will also include assisting with the preparation of credit memorandums, maintenance of timely reporting and documentation of transactions, preparation of presentations, portfolio reports and other projects as required.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree, preferably with a concentration in Finance, Accounting, Math, Economics, Technology, or Engineering
  • Well-developed quantitative, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written & oral communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and on a team with multiple reporting lines
  • 3+ years of experience in credit research involving both qualitative and quantitative analysis
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word
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