Analyst or Associate - Capital Markets Origination / Loan Trading

SunTrust - Atlanta, GA (30+ days ago)3.6

Senior Analyst/Associate: Reports to Head of Loan Trading. Desk analyst responsible for supporting the loan trading desk by providing credit analysis of syndicated leveraged loans, corporate earnings commentary/interpretation, trading idea generation, trading operations support, and special projects as needed. Completion of a formal bank credit training coupled with 2-3 years of relevant work experience is required. Exposure to and/or experience with analyzing leveraged capital structures is strongly preferred. Desk analyst will provide continuing research coverage of a universe of companies and will be responsible for evaluating their financial operating performance, identifying broader industry trends and key credit risks. Coverage focus will be on issuer companies where SunTrust is a lead arranger and an active market maker with the overall goal of helping to drive trading activity. As a part of this ongoing coverage, desk analyst will be responsible for identifying actionable trading and risk management opportunities that will be presented to the trading and sales teams when appropriate. The position will be industry neutral, allocating time across all traded industry groups but will have support of banking and leverage finance teams to the extent necessary. Additional responsibilities include keeping traders and sales abreast of news developments that may affect desk positions, trading axes, or new issue origination. The candidate should be self-motivated and prepared to work in a very autonomous environment where generating trade ideas on a consistent basis is a must. The position is located in Atlanta and the desk analyst will sit on the Loan Sales and Trading Desk, so the ability to operate effectively and confidently in a trading floor environment is important.


Minimum Requirements:
BA/BS degree

Proven analytical ability and attention to detail

Solid leadership and interpersonal skills

Proven ability to work well in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment

Strong written and oral communication skills

1 year of related work experience since graduation from an undergraduate program

Preferred Requirements:
2-3 years of relevant work experience

Proven analytical ability and attention to detail

Solid leadership and interpersonal skills

Superior written and oral communication/presentation skills

Ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment

Ability to multi-task and “anticipate deliverables” with limited supervision

FINRA Series 7, 79, 63; will be required to be obtained upon hire Commercial or investment bank credit training program

CFA or working towards the designation

Equal Opportunity Employer: SunTrust supports a diverse workforce and is a Drug Testing and Equal Opportunity Employer. SunTrust does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other classification protected by applicable laws.

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