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TIAA Director, High Yield Research Analyst in NEW YORK CITY, New York

Company Overview

Nuveen is the investment management arm of TIAA. It is one of the largest global asset managers with specialist knowledge across a wide array of asset classes, including fixed income, equities and alternatives. Nuveen is driven not only by the independent investment processes across the firm, but also the insights, risk management, analytics and other tools and resources a truly world-class platform provides. As a global asset manager, our mission is to work in partner

Position Summary

Nuveen Equities and Fixed Income (NEFI) is seeking 2 Director level high yield credit analysts. One to primarily cover high yield bonds (along with some leveraged loans) in the Technology, Media and Telecommunications sector and one to primarily cover leveraged loans (and some high yield bonds) in the Healthcare sector.

Nuveen is seeking an analytically strong individual with a solid finance background to augment the Fixed Income Research effort in the high yield credit market.

The right individual must have an understanding of the high yield capital market, financial analysis of leveraged companies and familiarity with bond and loan documentation. Solid critical thinking and communication skills are required to be successful. The successful candidate will work with the high yield portfolio managers and research analysts on fixed income securities across a range of portfolio mandates, including TIAA's General Account assets, mutual funds, CLO's, Closed End Funds, insurance portfolios, and non-pension accounts.

Responsibilities

  • Evaluate and monitor the credit quality characteristics of a portfolio high yield issuers.

  • Work in close collaboration with portfolio managers, traders, and other credit research analysts to provide thorough credit options and actionable trading recommendations.

  • Evaluate bond and loan documentation and legal agreements as part of investment review process.

  • Assist portfolio managers in forming and implementing their investment strategies.

  • Contribute to all formal reports and processes (internal ratings, recommendation lists, watch lists, etc.) that enable the efficient and transparent oversight of the asset class.

  • Represent Credit Research in meetings with issuers, interface with TIAA's Risk Management Team, and support TIAA goals and values

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelors degree required. MBA or CFA preferred

  • At least 8 years of related corporate credit research experience. The candidate should also possess experience in a total return environment

Preferred:

  • Broad-based knowledge of financial analysis, specifically of high leveraged companies

  • Strong quantitative, analytical, critical thinking, communication, presentation and financial modeling abilities

  • Ability to collaboratively share ideas and insights with portfolio managers, traders and fellow analysts.

Nuveen Equities and Fixed Income (NEFI) is seeking a high yield credit analyst to primarily cover high yield bonds (along with some leveraged loans) in the Technology, Media and Telecommunications sector.

Nuveen is seeking an analytically strong individual with a solid finance background to augment the Fixed Income Research effort in the high yield credit market.

The right individual must have an understanding of the high yield capital market, financial analysis of leveraged companies and familiarity with bond and loan documentation. Solid critical thinking and communication skills are required to be successful. The successful candidate will work with the high yield portfolio managers and research analysts on fixed income securities across a range of portfolio mandates, including TIAA's General Account assets, mutual funds, CLO's, Closed End Funds, insurance portfolios, and non-pension accounts.

Responsibilities

  • Evaluate and monitor the credit quality characteristics of a portfolio high yield issuers.

  • Work in close collaboration with portfolio managers, traders, and other credit research analysts to provide thorough credit options and actionable trading recommendations.

  • Evaluate bond and loan documentation and legal agreements as part of investment review process.

  • Assist portfolio managers in forming and implementing their investment strategies.

  • Contribute to all formal reports and processes (internal ratings, recommendation lists, watch lists, etc.) that enable the efficient and transparent oversight of the asset class.

  • Represent Credit Research in meetings with issuers, interface with TIAA's Risk Management Team, and support TIAA goals and values

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelors degree required. MBA or CFA preferred

  • At least 8 years of related corporate credit research experience. The candidate should also possess experience in a total return environment

Preferred:

  • We currently have 2 openings for an Analyst; 1 in TMT and 1 in Healthcare

  • Broad-based knowledge of financial analysis, specifically of high leveraged companies

  • Strong quantitative, analytical, critical thinking, communication, presentation and financial modeling abilities

  • Ability to collaboratively share ideas and insights with portfolio managers, traders and fellow analysts.

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 1719957

Field: Legal, Compliance, & Risk

Company: Nuveen

Post Date: Oct 07, 2019

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