Municipal Fixed Income Impact Credit Analyst

Employer
Location
Boston, Massachusetts (US)
Salary
Salary dependent on experience and negotiable
Posted
Feb 22, 2018
Closes
Mar 24, 2018
Certifications
CFA Charterholder
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors

What You’ll Do

  • Responsible for fundamental research and identification of demonstrably positive impact financings of investment grade municipal issuers.
  • Source mission-focussed investment recommendations to enhance value for customized SMA mandates and funds.
  • Monitor and evaluate market, sector and issuer-specific developments to support investment recommendations.
  • Interpret economic, market and policy developments and their impact on existing and potential holdings.
  • Proactive presentation, both verbally and written, of ongoing sector or credit developments.
  • Responsible for the creation and maintenance of fundamental and Impact driven internal ratings for each credit.
  • Form and maintain strong relationships with Portfolio Managers, Traders, Data Scientist, and Engineers to automate front office activity, and all stages of the investment process.

Requirements

  • At least 5 years as a credit analyst, preferably in municipal credit. Broad sector experience preferred.
  • Undergraduate degree in business administration, engineering, economics, finance or similar. Master’s degree a plus.
  • CFA and/or FRM a plus.
  • Flexible, adaptable, creative in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Differentiated skill in understanding and leveraging technology in the research process.
  • Ability to communicate concisely clients ranging from high net worth and institutional.
  • Experience with asset management and understanding of valuation and portfolio construction.
  • Experience implementing ESG factors into the investment process.  Deep understanding of the merits of Impact investing a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral with willingness and ability to communicate and publish content.
  • Skills in reviewing, monitoring, and developing internal governing procedures and policies.
  • A broad and deep network of public finance industry contacts.
  • Experienced enough to know how the municipal industry operates today, but with a strong desire to make it more efficient and transparent in the future.
  • Humble, hungry, and curious to the core.

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