Investment Professional - Debt Private Placements

Location
Dallas, Texas (US)
Salary
Not Available
Posted
11 May 2022
Closes
10 Jun 2022
Industry Sector
Insurance
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors

Overview:

We are not just offering a job but a meaningful career! Come join our passionate team!

As a Fortune 50 company, we hire the best employees to serve our customers, making us a leader in the insurance and financial services industry. State Farm embraces diversity and inclusion to ensure a workforce that is engaged, builds on the strengths and talents of all associates, and creates a Good Neighbor culture.

We offer competitive benefits and pay with the potential for an annual financial award based on both individual and enterprise performance. Our employees have an opportunity to participate in volunteer events within the community and engage in a learning culture. We offer programs to assist with tuition reimbursement, professional designations, employee development, wellness initiatives, and more!

Visit our Careers page for more information on our benefits, locations and the process of joining the State Farm team!


Responsibilities:

  • Perform fundamental research and financial analysis of companies and investment structures for State Farm’s private placement bond portfolio.
  • Construct investment recommendations and present in oral and written form, using bottom-up and top-down analysis.
  • Engage management of companies, ask questions, and travel to meet issuers on-site.
  • Integrate legal analysis of private placement security documentation into transaction covenant negotiation.
  • Complete routine and ad hoc reporting.
  • Represent State Farm with external partners, including industry trade groups and investment bankers.
  • Assist in expanding State Farm’s presence in the private placement market and help grow private placement opportunities.

Qualifications:

  • 3-7+ years of relevant work experience.
  • Graduate or undergraduate degree with coursework in accounting, finance, economics or related field.
  • Record of achievement in professional and academic pursuits. Willingness to pursue the CFA designation and MBA.
  • Analytical, inquisitive, energetic, and self-driven with an interest in investments and financial markets.
  • Critical thinking skills with ability to process large amounts of information, develop insights, and assess risk while maintaining attention to detail.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team environment.
  • Excellent prioritization, time management, and decision-making skills to meet multiple market-driven deadlines simultaneously.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with an ability to articulate and support research findings.
  • Exposure to financial and/or legal documents a plus.
  • *Applicants are required to be eligible to lawfully work in the U.S. immediately; employer will not sponsor applicants for U.S. work authorization (e.g. H-1B visa) for this opportunity*****
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