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NISA Investment Advisors, LLC Analyst, Credit Research in St. Louis, Missouri

NISA Investment Advisors, LLC (NISA) offers customized investment solutions for tax-exempt and taxable institutional clients. NISA manages over $253 billion in fixed income and equity securities and over $167 billion in derivative notional value. We seek bright, motivated individuals who can contribute to our growing team of professionals. Candidates with a high degree of independent thinking skills, strong analytical and quantitative skills, and team playing abilities are encouraged to apply.

The Credit Research Analyst will participate in two rotations within NISA’s Portfolio Management department. In Year One, all analysts work together to gain foundational knowledge and understanding of broad asset classes and financial instruments. During this year, the focus is on learning and providing general support for the overall portfolio management process. In Year Two, Analysts rotate into the Credit Research department. In this rotation, analysts focus on learning the fundamentals of credit analysis.

Over a two-and-a-half-year period, an individual should gain an understanding of credit analysis, financial markets, portfolio management, and trading. An Analyst will focus on the development of knowledge, skills, and abilities in the following areas: corporate and/or public credit analysis, covenants, credit models, financial markets and asset classes, market conventions and mechanics, portfolio construction and benchmarks, risk management, and trade valuation and execution. Analysts will participate in formal and informal training designed to help develop their knowledge and skills.

  • Bachelor’s degree in a strong analytical and quantitative field such as Accounting, Finance, Economics, Mathematics, or Financial Engineering required

  • Strong academic background

  • Demonstrated ability to think critically about financial markets and investments

  • High degree of aptitude in quantitative and analytical thinking

  • Good communication skills

  • Ability to work successfully in a team environment

  • Drive to perform at a high level under pressure and time constraints

  • Achieved or willing to work towards a professional designation (e.g., CFA)

NISA Investment Advisors, LLC is an equal Opportunity Employer – minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity. Military Code 2R0X1

External Company URL: www.nisanet.com

Street: 101 South Hanley Road