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We are seeking an experienced Credit Research Analyst to work in our Newport Beach, CA office. This analyst will cover Investment Grade and High Yield credits within the financial sector. Credit Research Analysts analyze various industries and the companies within them and make investment recommendations to PIMCO's portfolio managers group. They also provide analytical support for the firm's portfolio managers by highlighting risks and making investment recommendations on specific companies.
Provide fundamental and relative value research on existing holdings and generate credit driven investment ideas specific to the sector.
Proactively communicate investment ideas by initiating discussions with portfolio managers and participating in group meetings.
Produce written reports such as company evaluations and quarterly updates, relative value analyses, and industry reviews.
Respond to portfolio manager inquiries regarding credit concerns, market overviews, and sector changes
Interaction with clients or client service professionals.
KEY SELECTION CRITERIA
Must have minimum of 12 years work experience in the area of credit/equities research, either on the buy or sell side.
Completed MBA degree or CFA and relevant investment experience
Prior experience covering issuers in the banking, broker and specialty finance sectors preferred, ideally with knowledge of statutory accounting and/or financial regulation
Strong understanding of US banks relative across the capital structure, including knowledge of the bank preferred market
Strong financial modeling experience REQUIRED and some quantitative / analytics experience preferred
Ability to contribute to first-hand corporate analysis, including on-site visits, financial modeling, and relative value analysis. Demonstrated ability to make judgments regarding credit, risk, and valuation.
Ability to cover their industry with minimal direction and to make preliminary decisions in a short time frame with incomplete information.
Proactive in generating successful investment ideas. Ability to take the lead in advocating investment ideas to portfolio managers rather than relying on external direction.
Good communicator; strong written and oral presentation abilities - persuasive and credible.
Values seeing one's investment ideas added to investment portfolios and enjoys credit analysis as a long-term career.
Strong academic credentials and achievement
Ability to collaborate and work well with others on the credit research and portfolio management team.
PIMCO follows a total compensation approach when rewarding employees which includes a base salary and a discretionary bonus. Base salary is the fixed component of compensation that is determined by core job responsibilities, relevant experience, internal level, and market factors. The discretionary bonus is used to award performance and therefore is determined by company, business, team, and individual performance.
Salary: $ 360,000.00
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