Since our founding in 1955, Federated Investors, Inc. has grown to become one of the nation’s largest investment managers, with assets under management of approximately $500 billion. For additional information about Federated Investors visit FederatedInvestors.com.
Federated Investors has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, curious, individual to enter the world of international fixed income asset management. If you have a passion for emerging markets and experience in financial statement analysis this is a chance to join our International Fixed Income team as an Associate Investment Analyst, focusing on emerging market sovereigns and credits. The ideal candidate will be a hard-working, self-starter who is passionate about finding answers and has a demonstrated interest in the geopolitical workings of emerging markets. Read on for more details.
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Bachelor Degree required; business related field preferred, MBA and/or CFA a plus
Understanding of the economic and political drivers in emerging markets
Credit analysis experience preferred;
Knowledge of financial statement analysis required
Excellent research knowledge, analysis and decision making skills required
Advanced computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Bloomberg
Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills; fluency in the language(s) of the Asian region helpful
Under the guidance of the portfolio managers and senior analysts, initiate, perform and maintain in-depth research and analysis of emerging market in order to provide quality recommendations. The investment analysis will include financial statement analysis, evaluation of covenant structures, financial modeling, comparable company analysis as well as assessment of industry, political and macroeconomic trends.
Utilize analysis to formulate investment ideas and clearly articulate it to the portfolio managers for inclusion in the portfolio. This includes generating and diligently communicating value-added buy, sell and hold recommendations on individual credits and other information that is relevant to the portfolio.
With the portfolio managers’ oversight, diligently seek research and remain apprised of country, political, company and industry trends. Sources include, but are not limited to, industry publications, public documents, trade journals, interviews with management teams, and discussions with sell-side analysts. Maintain relative value models and spreadsheets
Gather country, sector and company data to determine a credit and sector recommendation
Proactively develop and maintain working rapport with external company/agency personnel.
Participate in investment meetings within the firm
Diligently monitor news sources from around the world with particular attention to the designated region
Federated Investors, Inc. offers a competitive salary and benefits package along with a professional environment.
Only those candidates in whom we have an interest will be contacted.\
Internal Number: 7766
About Federated Investors, Inc.
Since 1955, millions of investors in the United States and around the globe have relied on Federated Investors, Inc. (NYSE: FII) for world-class investment management. Federated has grown to become one of the nation's largest investment managers with $500 billion in assets under management.
Federated has honed its disciplined investment process over a half-century to deliver style-consistent investment products, including 123 domestic and international equity, fixed-income and money market funds, as well as a variety of separately managed accounts. Federated's diversified product line is distributed through more than 8,400 financial intermediaries and institutions who assist investors in meeting their unique objectives. For additional information about Federated Investors visit FederatedInvestors.com.