Municipal Bond Research Analyst

Location
Wheaton, IL
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Dec 08, 2021
Closes
Jan 07, 2022
Industry Sector
Brokerage, Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors

Our municipal bond team manages over $3.2 billion in assets among its six actively managed municipal exchange traded funds (ETFs) and three distinct separately managed account strategies.

The municipal bond investment team is currently seeking a Municipal Bond Research Analyst. Duties of the municipal research analyst include writing new issue credit reviews and surveillance reports, preparing sector reports with an emphasis on identifying risks and opportunities within major municipal sectors, assisting in the preparation of the municipal team’s semi-annual review and outlook, and gathering and interpreting data for preparation of marketing and sales literature.

Qualifications:  Excellent research skills (prefer at least 3 years of relevant municipal or corporate credit research experience), attention to detail, and an intellectual curiosity about municipal markets and individual borrowers is essential. The candidate must be a team player, able to operate independently, and willing to handle multiple projects under time constraints.

Educational background must include a college degree in finance or accounting. Progress toward the CFA designation and/or MBA will be viewed positively but is not required. The candidate should possess strong Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills.  Compensation will include a competitive salary and significant bonus potential.

 

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