- Come up with insights that inspire action
- Realize your ambition by working toward a Senior Analyst role, covering your own sector and generating trade ideas
- Become a go-to for clients, sales and trading when fundamental and macro events affect the credits within your coverage universe
Credit Research is all about turning information into insight. Working alongside experts in our award-winning team, you’ll help clients make informed investment decisions. You’ll support our innovative offerings, and you’ll be equipped and encouraged to contribute big ideas of your own.
What to expect
Expect to begin your journey with seven weeks of intensive training covering the knowledge and skills you’ll need to make a strong start. After this, you’ll go straight into a specific sector team in our New York office, working alongside a Senior Analyst and contributing valuable insights and ideas to investment theses and reports. You’ll be pushed to think like a trader or a portfolio manager. And you’ll soon find yourself presenting your own ideas to both colleagues and clients. Your responsibilities may include:
- Analyzing macro industry trends and company financials
- Building financial models and industry databases
- Gathering, synthesizing and interpreting data from publications and other sources
- Converting analyses into trade ideas and writing reports.
How you’ll develop
From day one, you’ll build the skills and experience you need for a successful career. Our seven-week Initial Training Program is an intensive training program designed to welcome you to the firm and jumpstart your knowledge of financial markets before you start on the desk.
After that, our Continued Learning program is a three-phase training program designed to broaden and deepen your understanding of the firm’s products and people, as well as developing the technical, product, role-specific and soft skills necessary for success on the desk.
The first phase of Continued Learning equips you with product knowledge across asset classes, as well as systems training to help you work efficiently. In the second phase, you’ll get a real understanding of how interconnected our Markets and Research businesses really are. Plus you’ll attend small group training sessions focused on the unique skill sets required to perform your specific role. The final phase focuses on technical and soft skills training that will help you excel on the desk.
Throughout your time as an
Analyst, a dedicated Program Management team will provide detailed performance
coaching and development opportunities to
keep your progress on track. You will also find plenty of opportunities to expand your network and develop your leadership skills.
Who thrives here
People with advanced knowledge of accounting, bond math, corporate financial valuation methods, financial modeling and the market. Advanced Excel, PowerPoint and Work skills are useful, as is basic knowledge of statistics. The curiosity to dig deeper into financial and non-financial information, and to draw insightful conclusions from your findings are central to the role. Great prioritization skills will be key to your success.
Meet our people
One of the benefits of doing research is that there are such a large variety of topics that clients will find interesting, which means there is a lot of flexibility in what research topics you can work on.