About this role
BlackRock’s Fixed Income team manages more than $1.9 trillion in global fixed income assets across index, active long-only, alternative, and liability driven strategies. The platform offers fixed income investors one of the industry's broadest array of investment choices across model-based and fundamental investment styles. Our Leveraged Finance Portfolio Management Team is searching for a Credit Analyst (Director) based in New York City.
Assume industry coverage and utilize that knowledge to diligence opportunities within the High Yield and Leveraged Loan markets and evaluate relative value across capital structures
Work directly with members of the High Yield and Bank Loan portfolio management group within BlackRock’s Leveraged Finance business to underwrite credit risk related to high yield and loan positioning within dedicated Leveraged Finance portfolios and across BlackRock’s Credit platform
Work directly with BlackRock’s Capital Markets group and external business partners on opportunities in new issue high yield bonds and leveraged loans
Oversee and manage junior credit research team members to help mentor, train, and develop new talent
Maintain strong relationships with Product Strategists, Portfolio Managers, Capital Markets, Legal and other groups which support the Leveraged Finance business
Develop thematic materials to share sector-level insights across internal constituencies and in external client communications
Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, Statistics, or Mathematics with superior academic record
7+ years of relevant and similar experience working as a research analyst in the High Yield and Leveraged Loan market
Comfort and ability to understand and communicate covenants
Strong financial modeling, analytical and communication skills are paramount
Proficient in Bloomberg, Excel and PowerPoint
Familiarity with Aladdin platform preferred, not required
To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.
At BlackRock, we are all connected by one mission: to help more and more people experience financial well-being. Our clients, and the people they serve, are saving for retirement, paying for their children’s educations, buying homes and starting businesses. Their investments also help to strengthen the global economy: support businesses small and large; finance infrastructure projects that connect and power cities; and facilitate innovations that drive progress.
This mission would not be possible without our smartest investment – the one we make in our employees. It’s why we’re dedicated to creating an environment where our colleagues feel welcomed, valued and supported with networks, benefits and development opportunities to help them thrive.
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