Securitized Product Associate Analyst – Fixed Income Research

Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Salary
Salary will be discussed with the recruiter at the time of screening.
Posted
Jun 21, 2019
Closes
Jul 21, 2019
Ref
14546BR
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors

Job Description : 
Columbia Threadneedle Investments, a division of Ameriprise Financial, is seeking to hire a RMBS Research Associate Analyst.

Responsibilities : 
• Support analysis and research for securitized product team (RMBS, CMBS, ABS, CLO), managing independent research projects as required.
• Assist in the analysis of industry trends into actionable recommendations, gathering relevant data as appropriate.
• Incorporate macroeconomic analysis into research.
• Perform modeling of security, including default and prepayment assumptions.
• Manage projects, proactively seeking solutions and following up on ideas to improve processes.
• Become proficient at gathering relevant data from BlackRock Solutions, Bloomberg, Internet and other investment systems.
• Contribute to team strategy discussions, including daily market meetings.

Required Qualifications : 
• BA/BS degree.
• 1-4 years of relevant investment industry work experience and experience in analyzing and modeling securities.
• Communication and relationship skills to appropriately influence and share ideas with Portfolio Managers, Traders and Analyst colleagues.
• Quantitative and qualitative analytical skills to perform security, industry and economic analysis, including proficiency with software tools such as Python, R, Excel and database management.
• Relationship skills to work successfully across the Columbia Threadneedle organization and to interact with company management teams, as required.

Preferred Qualifications : 
• Experience with structured products/RMBS.
• Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) completed or in progress.