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Fixed Income Credit Analyst

Wellington Management Company, LLP
Boston, USA
Closing date
Mar 2, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
About Us

Wellington Management offers comprehensive investment management capabilities that span nearly all segments of the global capital markets. Our investment solutions, tailored to the unique return and risk objectives of institutional clients in more than 60 countries, draw on a robust body of proprietary research and a collaborative culture that encourages independent thought and healthy debate. As a private partnership, we believe our ownership structure fosters a long-term view that aligns our perspectives with those of our clients.

About the Role

Company : Wellington Management Company LLP

Location : 280 Congress Street, Boston, MA 02210

Position Title : Fixed Income Credit Analyst

Job Description :

Coverage of High Yield (HY) credits, focusing on healthcare sector and providing research on the issuers within it. Perform intensive fundamental credit analysis. Formulate and effectively communicate investment recommendations that add value to client portfolios. Work directly with several Portfolio Managers as well as Traders and other analysts within Fixed Income Credit Research.

Additional responsibilities include:
  • Generate alpha for client portfolios by demonstrating independence of thought and conviction in investment ideas;
  • Deep understanding of companies within an industry and the opportunities and risks associated with investing in those credits;
  • Develop a thorough grasp of the competitive, operational, financial, and regulatory dynamics, to which companies are subject;
  • Identify and interpret themes, trends, and anomalies across broader coverage area;
  • Conduct differentiated fundamental analysis on the credits, identify mispricing or valuation discrepancies, and communicate findings to Portfolio Managers who manage funds on behalf of our clients;
  • Interact regularly with the equity analysts within our firm's Global Industry Research Group, where there is overlapping coverage;
  • Build, maintain, automate, and streamline models, reports, and frameworks;
  • Maintain the integrity of data and analyses, and comparative tools;
  • Conduct quantitative and qualitative research related to requests from clients or prospective clients; and
  • Maintain and enhance quantitative and qualitative inputs into the portfolio management process.
Position is fixed location based in Boston office; however, telecommuting from a home office may also be allowed.

Job Requirements :

Requires a Bachelor's degree (or foreign equivalent) in Business Administration, Finance, Applied Mathematics, Economics, or a related field plus seven (7) years of experience as an Analyst or related occupation involving credit research experience in highly-leveraged credit markets.

Must have seven (7) years of experience in each of the following (experience may be gained concurrently):
  • Working with financial markets landscape, Fixed Income landscape, and leveraged credit landscape
  • Using financial tools including Bloomberg or YieldBook
Must have six (6) years of experience in each of the following (experience may be gained concurrently):
  • Making long and short investments across public markets high yield, distressed, and reorganized equity
Must have five (5) years of experience in the following (experience may be gained concurrently):
  • Managing investments through corporate restructurings
  • Performing healthcare sector research for financial industry
  • Modeling financial markets to analyze credit investment opportunities and securities across the capital structure
  • Conducting relative value analysis, liquidity analysis, and risk of default analysis
Must have four (4) years of experience in the following (experience may be gained concurrently):
  • Leading negotiations as part of creditor committees
  • Playing an active role in transitioning companies out of Chapter 11 and other in and out of court creditor actions (including stressed credit exchanges, consents, and refinancings)
Must have three (3) years of experience in the following (experience may be gained concurrently):
  • Making investments in private markets and asset-based finance
40 hours/week, 9:00am-5:00pm, $155,000-225,000/year.

To apply, please submit resume on-line or to (Req. #R90083)

Not sure you meet 100% of our qualifications? That's ok. If you believe that you could excel in this role, we encourage you to apply and welcome a chance to review your background. We are dedicated to building and maintaining a diversified workforce and considering a broad array of candidates with a variety of skill, workplace experiences, and backgrounds.

As an equal opportunity employer, Wellington Management ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, creed, national origin, age, ancestry, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law . If you are a candidate with a disability, or are assisting a candidate with a disability, and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please email us at .

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