Credit Analyst

Seattle, Washington State
Compensation commensurate with experience
05 Oct 2021
04 Nov 2021
Industry Sector
Asset Management
Employment Type
Full Time

Credit Analyst

Company Overview

Pugh Capital is a growing employee-owned money management firm located in downtown Seattle.  The firm specializes in managing investment grade fixed income portfolios for institutional clients.  Our largest products are Core, Long Duration, and Core Plus.  Our national clients include corporate and public pension funds, endowments, and foundations.  Pugh Capital has been in business for over thirty years and has about $11 billion in assets under management.

At the heart of our culture is a set of values that shape our decision-making and the way we interact with our clients and one another.  Our values include passion, ownership, integrity, service, excellence, and diversity.  Since our founding, promoting diversity within financial services and as a firm has been an important part of our mission.

We are looking for an energetic and self-motivated person who wants the opportunity to join a boutique fixed income investment firm.  This role requires someone who is comfortable working in a highly collaborative and intellectually stimulating environment and seeks to constantly grow and evolve. We encourage diverse candidates to apply. 

Job Description

The Credit Analyst has a vital role in Pugh Capital’s credit selection, portfolio construction, and risk management process.  The Analyst is responsible for making buy, sell, or hold recommendations through the analysis of specific industries, issuers, and securities.  The Analyst is expected to be an expert in their assigned industries and respective issuers.  Annually or as necessary, analysts are also required to present their issuers to the Credit Committee for approval. 

The Analyst role supports all of our different products.  Trade ideas are vetted and approved by individual portfolio managers before they are executed. Analysts at Pugh Capital may also have trading responsibilities and execute trades as directed by the portfolio managers.  This position may involve client, investment consultant and prospect contact.

Hiring Criteria - Skills and Qualifications

  • 5+ years of fundamental credit or bond market experience
  • Ability to analyze macro trends and risk
  • Excellent analytical and technology skills
  • Strong communication skills and a high level of comfort presenting to diverse groups
  • Demonstrates ability to collaborate effectively with team members
  • Exhibits sound judgement and the ability to assess impacts of decisions
  • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in finance, economics, accounting required
  • CFA and/or MBA is preferred

Contact info:

To apply for this position, please send your cover letter and resume to the attention of Darius Cayetano at

Pugh Capital Management is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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