GSAM, Fixed Income, Leveraged Finance Senior Credit Analyst, Associate/VP

Goldman Sachs - New York, NY (30+ days ago)4.1

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The Leveraged Finance Senior Credit Analyst will be an integral part of GSAM's High Yield & Bank Loan team. The Analyst will be responsible for analyzing credits in a number of industries, performing due diligence, modeling and presenting recommendations to desk heads; monitoring credits and assessing relative value based on risk vs. return in a range of different portfolio strategies.

  • Establishing an analytical framework for the industries assigned
  • Analyzing the leveraged issuers in those industries, via financial modeling, accounting review, assessment of management's communications, assessment of third-party research, and interaction with management teams and sell-side analysts, among others
  • Assessing the relative value of bond and loan investment opportunities by interpretation of capital structures, covenants, market drivers of performance and the value of available alternatives
  • Recommending investments across a range of portfolios (with e.g. different risk appetites, restrictions on currencies/countries), defending those recommendations in both oral and written communication with desk heads
  • Performing ongoing due diligence and monitoring of portfolio positions and key credits in those industries, and communicating updates in a timely fashion (orally and in writing)
Basic Qualifications:
  • 3-7 years' experience in high yield or loan credit analysis inclusive of covenant and capital structure drivers
  • Sound accounting knowledge and strong financial modeling skills
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written)
  • CFA study (at any level) a plus
  • MBA a plus

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