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Loan Liasion, High Yield Loan Team – Boston

16 September 2014

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Loan Liasion, High Yield Loan Team – Boston (Job number 410228)

 

The Strategic Investment Group is seeking an investment professional to join its growing high yield loan team. The funds invest primarily in senior, secured loans through multiple mandates. The successful candidate will have 1-4 years of fixed income investment experience, preferably at a buy-side fund investing in senior, secured loans and high yield securities. Responsibilities will include industry/sector research, company analysis, financial modeling, database maintenance, return calculations, report generation and general support for a team of senior credit analysts. Required Qualifications: Undergraduate degree (completion towards CFA preferred), prior experience in a fixed income analyst role (buy side preferred), working knowledge of Excel, First Call or similar research (Bloomberg a plus), strong accounting skills.

This position offers an excellent opportunity to join a rapidly growing Corporate Finance/Capital Markets group with market leading positions in middle market corporate and financial sponsor backed transactions. Through this experience the candidate will gain experience in a role straddling asset management and traditional banking while working closely with Syndications, Middle Market and Mid-Corporate internally. Externally the candidate will interact and develop relationships sell-side investment banks, commercial banks, counsel and company executives.

Key Metrics

  • Review new issue transactions in multiple industries
  • Provide timely updates on developing credit situations focusing on risk/return
  • Satisfactory performance of underwritten credits focusing on capital preservation
  • Develop deep credit and industry knowledge


JOB REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Minimum 1-2 years commercial credit analyst experience
  • Must have fund accounting and Collaterized Loan Obligation (CLO) experience
  • Ability to efficiently analyze credit with strong quantitative and analytical skills
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Experience on the buy-side with either high-yield or institutional loans a plus
  • Completion or progress towards CFA designation preferred, MBA a plus
  • Self motivated with the ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work effectively with a team of like minded professionals
  • Strong credit acumen and burning desire to succeed


Background qualifications include:

  • Undergraduate degree with a strong academic record from a leading university. All concentrations considered given level of industry experience
  • Attendance in a formal credit or corporate banking training program preferred, but not required
  • Full command of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint along with related financial services software including S&P CapitalIQ, S&P Leveraged Commentary, Advantage Data, Bloomberg, Thomson One, Thomson Loan Pricing Connector, FactSet, etc


 

Equal Employment Opportunity
It is the policy of RBS Citizens, N.A. to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy/childbirth, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or perceived disability, genetic information, citizenship, veteran or military status, marital or domestic partner status, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws.

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority/Women/Disabled/Veteran

 

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