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Senior Financial Analyst/Credit Analyst

Seattle, WA, United States · Accounting/Finance
Our client is a startup asset manager in growth mode with a multi-year plan to launch new financial products and distribute them; products will include innovative new approaches to target risk and target-date strategies in different investment vehicles such as CITs, private funds, mutual funds, and ETFs.

They need a Senior Financial Analyst to join their small team. A dynamically managed fixed-income core is key to investment product strategy for our client. This experienced Analyst will play a key role on their Investment Management team where s/he will provide value-added investment recommendations.  This person will bring a deep working knowledge of the corporate credit space and experience analyzing various elements of credit risks across sectors.

This is a rare opportunity to make an impact at an early-stage company focused on making a meaningful impact in the lives of American retirement savers.


What you will own:
  • Research and evaluation of issuers in the corporate credit market
  • Identify risk and return drivers at the issuer level, and provide analysis in a fundamental and relative value framework
  • Support portfolio management in monitoring credit exposures and proactively communicate risks and material updates
  • Collaborate with data engineering and quantitative analysis teams on the development and maintenance of desk systems and tools
  • Develop and maintain industry relationships with analysts at sell-side brokerages, third-party research providers, and ratings agencies 
 What’s Needed:
 
  • Minimum 3-5 years analyzing corporate credit
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Demonstrated proficiency with fundamental credit analysis of corporate fixed income securities
  • Excellent writing skills, with an ability to communicate complex topics in a concise and effective manner
  • Bias for action, with ability to adapt quickly to changing market environments
  • Professional track record of insisting on high standards and paying attention to details
  • Ability to gather and utilize data across a variety of systems (e.g. Bloomberg) with minimal oversight; experience working with a corporate data warehouse environment is a plus
  • CFA charter or demonstrated progress towards credential is a plus


Covenant Consulting strives to attract, cultivate and retain exceptional talent. If you feel you are a match for the position and are interested in a great growth opportunity, we encourage you to contact Elise.Hebert@Covenant-Consulting.com


 

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