VP, Credit Analysis

Employer
Assurant
Location
New York City, New York
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
Apr 11, 2018
Closes
Jun 10, 2018
Ref
53983#GIJ--Assurant.1
Category
Sales
Job Type
Not Specified
Career Level
Not Specified

This position offers the unique opportunity to align yourself with a Fortune 500 organization that has a passion for excellence, executes with urgency, and embraces change.

The Credit Analyst works within our Fixed Income Asset Management group and will be responsible for underwriting new leveraged loan and high yield investments and monitoring existing portfolio holdings across a number of industries. Experience within the cable, media and telecommunications sectors is a plus. The analyst should possess a deep understanding of their coverage universe and will work closely with the portfolio management team to identify potential investment opportunities.

Components of this analysis will include: identifying industry trends and their respective impact on existing investments, analyzing the companys financial statements, review of earnings and news releases, capital structure analysis, credit agreement and bond indenture document analysis, and meeting with companys senior management at conferences, bank meetings and road shows. The credit analyst will be responsible for providing written and verbal updates and recommendations on all new and existing portfolio holdings.


Primary Responsibilities:

Recommending investments for inclusion in the investment portfolio

Assessment of a securitys relative value

Providing industry expertise across a number of different sectors

Reviewing existing portfolio for appropriateness of credit exposures

Communicating credit views

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor' degree

Minimum of 5 years' relevant experience, including experience analyzing high yield and/or leveraged loan investment opportunities and a strong understanding of credit, fixed income, and capital markets


Preferred Qualifications:

Formal credit training at a buy side or sell side firm

MBA/CFA


Other Requirements:

Ability to manage multiple assignments

Excellent communication skills Self-motivation and drive

Ability to work in both a team and autonomous environment

Organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple demands and changing priorities


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