PGIM Fixed Income - Investment Analyst, Credit Research
- Newark, NJ
PGIM Fixed Income is a global asset manager offering active solutions across all fixed income markets. As of December 31, 2019, the business has $851 billion of assets under management including $365 billion in institutional assets, $159 billion in retail assets, and $327 billion in proprietary assets. Over 700 institutional asset owners have entrusted PGIM Fixed Income with their assets.
The Credit Investment Analyst in PGIM Fixed Income supports corporate bond and leveraged finance portfolios for both the insurance company and external clients. After a formal training program, the Analyst is assigned to work with a senior member of the research group covering companies in related industry sectors. The Analyst works closely with a Senior Analyst to perform fundamental investment analysis, define value within issuer capital structures and industry sectors, as well as communicate investment recommendations to Portfolio Managers. The fundamental credit investment research conducted by the Analyst is an integral component of the portfolio construction process.
Day-to-day Analyst responsibilities include industry data collection & trend analysis, financial statement analysis, financial modeling & forecasting, assessment of business & financial strategy, and monitoring market movements through daily meetings with portfolio managers, economists, and strategists.
The Analyst role involves regular interaction with the management of issuing companies, industry consultants, and Wall Street counterparts. Analysts benefit from our comprehensive investment capabilities across the Fixed Income universe, including interest rates, currencies, domestic and foreign government bond, and global corporate bonds. The Analyst role offers growing responsibility as the Analyst's experience and confidence grows.
- Bachelor's Degree Required: Majors include Finance, Accounting, and/or Economics
- Strong analytical, leadership and problem-solving skills
- Strong written, oral communication, and interpersonal skills
- Proficient in MS Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
- CFA Preferred
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