Investment Grade Credit Analyst
Eaton Vance - Boston, MA

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Eaton Vance Corp. is one of the oldest investment management firms in the United States, with a history dating to 1924. Eaton Vance and its affiliates offer individuals and institutions a broad array of investment strategies and wealth management solutions. The Company’s long record of providing exemplary service and attractive returns through a variety of market conditions has made Eaton Vance the investment manager of choice for many of today’s most discerning investors.

Basic Purpose:

To analyze, at a junior level, US taxable fixed income securities. Incumbent will handle complex research and provide fundamental and technical advice to PMs. Responsible for analyzing and evaluating the creditworthiness of highly complex corporate credit issues using qualitative and quantitative skills. Incumbent will make recommendations on investments to PMs by means of written evaluation, verbal presentation and discussion. The incumbent will be given assigned industries on which to focus his/her research and communications with peer group professionals. Additionally, the incumbent will be responsible for various other fundamental and quantitative analysis to support various product and business development initiatives within the group.

Primary Responsibilities :

  • Conduct fixed-income credit-based evaluations independently with minimal oversight by the Head of Investment Grade Credit Research. Analyses may focus on individual securities, classes of securities and even the development of quantitative decision-making models. Maintain surveillance of assigned credits through evaluation of periodic financial reporting, monitoring various electronic and written news sources and communication with peer group professionals, external industry analysts, and corporate management.
  • Makes buy, sell, and hold recommendations in the context of current market conditions and portfolio strategy.
  • Prepares insightful written credit evaluations on primary and secondary money market, senior unsecured, and subordinated credit issues as well as preferred equity.
  • Provides input to the portfolio team on top-down credit strategy.
  • Develops and maintains information on credit ratings of US fixed income issuers.
  • Provide quantitative and analytic support to other projects related to current operations as well as new initiatives.
  • Job Requirements :

  • Bachelor’s degree. CFA program commitment and success essential. Master’s degree also a plus.
  • Minimum of 3 - 5 years relevant investment and analytical experience required.
  • Superior understanding of securities analysis, valuation methods, qualitative, and quantitative techniques.
  • Excellent research knowledge, analysis, and decision making skills.
  • Strong math orientation and quantitative aptitude.
  • Advanced PC computer skills, some coding ability and industry software familiarity preferred.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills are essential. Ability to work well independently and as a member of a team which includes the ability to be flexible and adaptable.
  • By joining Eaton Vance, you’ll become part of a company that has one of the best employee retention rates in the financial services industry. We offer competitive salaries, generous benefits, and tremendous opportunities for growth and development. If you do not see a position that fits your career objectives, please return to this site in the future as our hiring needs will change. We look forward to your becoming a part of our continued success!

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    A veritable supermarket of investing, Eaton Vance offers more than 100 mutual funds and manages investments for retail, high-net-worth,...