Municipal Research Analyst

Location
Boston, Massachusetts (US)
Salary
Based upon experience
Posted
09 Jul 2018
Closes
08 Aug 2018
Job Function
Credit Analysis
Industry Sector
Asset Management
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors

Summary:

The Municipal Research Analyst will be responsible comprehensive credit analysis in all sectors of the investment grade municipal market. 

Responsibilities:

  • Review primary and secondary market offerings to determine credit quality with accompanying detailed written and spreadsheet analysis.
  • Perform ongoing surveillance on current holdings.
  • Monitor credit and sector trends for existing holdings.
  • Make relative value decisions based on knowledge of the market.
  • Improve municipal strategy total return by making effective investment recommendations.
  • Clear oral and written presentation skills
  • Discuss credit risk and attributes with portfolio managers.
  • Work with traders to optimize execution of trades.
  • Participate in team special projects and contribute to enhancements of the research process and proprietary database

    Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years municipal bond credit analysis
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • CFA preferred
  • Experience with electric, utility, transportation and BBB credits preferred
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and Bloomberg
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Strong communication skills
  • Capable of working in self-directed manner as well as a team player