To be considered for this opportunity, please submit your resume and related information by email to Derrick Chow at Boyden (email@example.com), with “Senior Credit Analyst, High Yield– BCI” in the subject line.
Only qualified candidates that match the requirements will be contacted. Please do not submit your application directly to BCI.
The Public Markets Group manages a portfolio of fixed income, equity and absolute return investments representing approximately $105 billion utilizing both index and active management strategies. The Group invests in Canada, the U.S. and Internationally in both the developed and emerging markets. Assets are managed using both internal management and external managers. The Group uses a diverse mix of financial instruments including bonds, equities and derivatives. In addition, the Group is a leader in Responsible Investing actively integrating environmental, social and governance factors into our investment analysis and decision-making.
Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange (FI&FE), a team within Public Markets, invests in public market debt and manages BCI’s foreign currency. FI&FE manages money market portfolios, bond portfolios, foreign exchange hedging and trading.
Reporting to the Senior Portfolio Manager, High Yield, the Senior Credit Analyst, High Yield is responsible for actively monitoring the North American high yield market to generate investment ideas in a variety of industries as well as conducting diligent surveillance of existing positions while supporting a growing mandate.
With the creation of portfolio management “teams” in the Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange (FI&FE) group, the Senior Credit Analyst will have progressive portfolio construction, management and trading responsibilities coupled with research and analysis in the high yield market.
A relevant university degree and a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation
A minimum 5 years of experience in the high yield market in a research capacity
In-depth knowledge of multiple industries
Ability to work and excel in a team environment
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Effective decision making skills
Ability to stay calm under pressure
Excellent attention to detail
Ability to thrive in a dynamic work environment with evolving mandates
Generate actionable trading ideas by actively monitoring activity in the primary and secondary high yield market
Support the SPM with portfolio construction, portfolio management, and trading responsibilities for high yield credit
Compile concise written reports to justify recommendations
Perform relative value analysis within and across industry groups, viewing individual ideas through a portfolio construction lens
Actively monitor existing positions focusing on company specific and macro risks
Interview management teams, providing capital market guidance where appropriate
Work with bank syndicate desks to help craft new issue structure and pricing