Minimum Qualifications Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree with strong academic qualifications; an MBA or CFA designation is preferred.
• Minimum of four (4) to six (6) years of experience in corporate-credit analysis, preferably at a “buy-side” institution.
• Superior organizational skills with attention to detail.
• Strong ability for effective time management and meet deadlines.
• Strong computer proficiency (MS Office) and adeptness to learning new software.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Working knowledge of investment principles, products, and markets or demonstrates an enthusiasm to learn.
• Desire to work in a highly collaborative environment with various stakeholders.
• Dedication to public protection and a broad, well-developed array of administrative skills, with background in governmental administration and policies.
Duties Description Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Evaluate and monitor creditworthiness of corporate credits within assigned sectors.
• Keep abreast of industry and market developments that could affect the credit portfolio.
• Produce written reports on individual credits.
• Conduct periodic reviews of assigned sectors, including the identification of industrywide strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats, and likely implications for specific
• Communicate with other buy-side, sell-side and rating agency analysts to enhance perspective.
• Review bond indentures, covenants and other terms related to bond offerings and corporate actions.
• Prepare financial models of material credit exposures, including “what-if” scenarios, to critically assess creditworthiness and proactively minimize potential credit losses.
• Respond in a timely manner to requests from NYSIF colleagues for credit opinions and market perspective.
• Assist the broader team on key initiatives, special projects, and other credit matters.
• Collaborate with NYSIF colleagues to improve risk identification and monitoring tools.
• Coordinate with NYSIF colleagues in investment operations, accounting, and other enabling functions on portfolio positions, as needed,
• Communicate with the PM, traders and other NYSIF colleagues on credit matters that affect the portfolio.
• Other related duties and responsibilities as necessary and assigned.
Additional Comments Fringe Benefits:
• Competitive Compensation
• Future Career Growth Potential
• Open and Supportive Team-Based Environment
• Vacation, Personal, and Sick Leave Accruals
• Paid State and Federal Holidays
• Full Medical, Vision, and Dental
• Retirement Options
• Possibility of Telecommuting, Flextime, and Alternative Work Schedules
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