Full time

Vice President, Municipal Credit Analyst (Healthcare)

New York CityJob reference #: KM 091018

description

The Municipal Bond Group invests in investment-grade municipal securities on behalf of individual clients, common trust funds, mutual funds and the firm’s own portfolio.  The portfolios invest across sectors and are highly diversified.  The Municipal Credit Analyst will play an integral role in the composition of the portfolios from a credit quality perspective and will be expected to provide credit opinions in a timely manner to meet market-driven deadlines.

Job Description:

  • Evaluate the credit quality of lower investment grade municipal issues
  • Identify relative sector value based on historical trading relationships as well as economic, demographic, or governmental trends.
  • Provide timely decisions in a fast-paced, market-driven environment
  • Provide initial credit and structure evaluation for new-issue municipal securities and communicate a recommendation to portfolio managers
  • Monitor credit profiles of existing portfolio holdings
  • Keep abreast of industry, economic, regulatory and rating-agency events that could have an impact on portfolio holdings
  • Participate in special projects as required

Qualifications:

 

  • 5+ years’ experience as a municipal credit analyst
  • Concentration in lower-investment-grade issuers
  • Focus on healthcare and/or transportation and/or higher education is preferred
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills with ability to present a recommendation and rationale in a succinct manner
  • Willingness to collaborate with other members of the investment department and the firm

  • Financial Services
  • 5+
  • MBA or CFA Preferred
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