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Analyst / Associate Analyst - Municipals

Employer
Invesco - GA
Location
Downers Grove, Illinois or Rochester, New York
Salary
The salary range for this position in New York is $110,000 - $155,000 annually.
Closing date
Jul 3, 2024

Job Details

As one of the world’s leading asset managers, Invesco is dedicated to helping investors worldwide achieve their financial objectives. By delivering the combined power of our distinctive investment management capabilities, we provide a wide range of investment strategies and vehicles to our clients around the world.

If you're looking for challenging work, smart colleagues, and a global employer with a social conscience, come explore your potential at Invesco. Make a difference every day!

Job Purpose (Job Summary):  The Analyst /Associate Analyst will perform fundamental credit analysis on issuers in the municipal bond market.  Primary responsibilities include the development of fundamental credit opinions, assigning internal credit ratings, and establishing credit outlooks for individual municipal borrowers.  The Analyst will also be responsible for monitoring specific legislative, regulatory, economic, and fiscal developments related to the municipal market, and is expected to actively communicate investment opinions and other risk assessments to the broader investment team.  Coverage responsibilities would ideally reflect the strengths and professional background of the candidate.

Key Responsibilities / Duties:

  • Analyst will be expected to identify, assume and manage credit risks and work effectively with investment team members

  • Analyze multiple sectors and issuers within the municipal bond market

  • Produce well researched, concise reports for investment professionals

  • Maintain appropriate and required documentation in database supporting internal credit opinions

  • Actively recommend changes to issuer-specific credit ratings and outlooks

  • Communicate credit opinions effectively and efficiently with the broader investment team

  • Develop and strengthen relationships with underwriters, sell-side research, credit rating agencies, professionals of municipal bond issuers and industry organizations

  • Perform due diligence site visits and attend industry conferences as appropriate

  • Provide commentary to municipal thought-leadership reports in support of product marketing team

Work Experience / Knowledge:

  • The ideal candidate will have up to 5 years of related work experience in fixed-income credit analysis with municipal credit analysis strongly preferred.

Skills / Other Personal Attributes Required:

  • Ability to cooperate in a team environment is critical

  • Excellent analytical skills, with attention to detail and accuracy

  • Ability to make decisions and recommendations despite incomplete information, sometimes under stressful conditions

  • Interpersonal skills necessary to communicate effectively with a variety of individuals

  • Open minded, flexible and willing to listen for other people’s opinions

  • Must exhibit appropriate software knowledge of Windows-based applications, with expertise in Excel, PowerPoint, and Word; experience with Bloomberg a plus

Formal Education:

  • Progress towards a Master’s degree and/or CFA designation is preferred

This position can be filled at the Associate Analyst or Analyst level.

Company

Invesco is a leading independent global investment management company, dedicated to helping people worldwide build their financial security. By delivering the combined power of our distinctive worldwide investment management capabilities, Invesco provides a comprehensive array of enduring investment solutions for retail, institutional and high net worth clients around the world. Operating in 20 countries, the company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol IVZ. Additional information is available at www.invesco.com.

Company info
Telephone
7132147022
Location
11 Greenway Plaza Suite 1000
Houston
TX
77046
US

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