Wellington Management offers comprehensive investment management capabilities that span nearly all segments of the global capital markets. Our investment solutions, tailored to the unique return and risk objectives of institutional clients in more than 50 countries, draw on a robust body of proprietary research and a collaborative culture that encourages independent thought and healthy debate. As a private partnership, we believe our ownership structure fosters a long-term view that aligns our perspectives with those of our clients.
We are currently seeking to recruit a Fixed Income Research Associate (RA) to join our Fixed Income Credit Research Group. Based in Boston, this individual will focus on investment grade credits in a number of industries. As part of the Investment Grade Credit Research team, the RA will work directly with Investment Grade Credit Analysts to conduct fundamental research and support the credit analysts' research agenda. The RA will help build and maintain complex financial models, and assist in developing and effectively communicating investment recommendations that add value to client portfolios.
Responsibilities for this position will include the following:
Assisting in the creation and maintenance of detailed financial models and industry databases to aid in analyzing existing and prospective investments;
Maintaining integrity of issuer data and analyses, and comparative valuation tools;
Conducting analyses of financial results with the credit analyst
Monitoring and listening to relevant news, announcements, and conference calls;
Attending internal and external investment meetings; and
Contributing to research agenda of coverage area and to written research and maintenance reports on companies.
A successful candidate should have the following qualifications:
A minimum of 1-3 years of research experience on either the buy side or the sell side.
Demonstrated interest in and passion for investing in fixed income; a strong desire to analyze investment opportunities in credit is required.
An undergraduate degree with a strong academic record; progress towards completion of the CFA is a plus;
Strong analytical and communication skills (both written and oral);
Demonstrated analytical capability and financial modeling skills;
Proven organizational and time management skills as well as ability to work well under pressure;
Strict attention to detail and strong work ethic;
Curiosity and a capacity for differentiated thinking; and
Ability to take risk, try new things, and bring a broad, differentiated perspective.
JOB TITLE Investment Grade Credit Research Associate
JOB FAMILY Investment Management (IM)
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