Tortoise Credit Strategies is a registered investment adviser focused on fixed income-related strategies. The firm was built on an investment process that emphasizes top-down macro views, business fundamentals, bottom-up credit analysis as well as a disciplined focus on managing risk. Tortoise Credit Strategies is part of the Tortoise Investments family that also includes Tortoise Capital Advisors and Tortoise Index Solutions which has $19.8 billion assets under advisement as of November 30, 2016.
We are currently searching for a Credit Research Analyst in our Los Angeles, California offices. The Credit Research Analyst will be responsible for research coverage on corporate investment grade bonds, high yield bonds and bank debt. This position will work closely with the firm's traders and portfolio managers.
Provide analysis on industries, issuers and individual securities in both the domestic and international fixed income markets Provide analysis of company-specific financial and competitive issues, macroeconomic trends and regulatory matters as well as specific security and covenant analysis Maintain financial models Evaluate new issues as they come to the market Publish internal research reports Make investment recommendations
Bachelor's degree required MBA or Master's of Finance and CFA preferred Proven experience in and solid understanding of the overall fixed income securities market 1+ years' of relevant experience in financial services and/or accounting with buy-side, analytical and fixed-income experience preferred but will also consider strong entry-level candidates with financial services internship experience Strong communication and written skills with an emphasis on attention to detail Ability to operate effectively both in a team setting and individually Quantitative proficiency Advanced Excel skills Motivated and driven with a demonstrated ability to multitask and prioritize