DescriptionFixed Income Analyst\/TraderThis position will support the CIBC\/Atlantic Trust Private Wealth Management (ATPW) fixed income team in their day-to-day management of separately managed accounts. The analyst will conduct independent research of the fixed income market with an emphasis on corporate credit. This includes the analysis and ongoing credit surveillance of investment grade and high yield corporate issuers. The analyst will research market data, industry trends, and issuer credit quality to support investment decisions and will also be involved in security selection and strategy implementation for client portfolios. This position will contribute to asset allocation and strategy decisions across sectors to meet the risk and return objectives of the portfolios. The analyst will be an integral part of the fixed income team and will be involved in all facets of the department. This individual will have the opportunity to grow into the portfolio management role, depending on skill level.Qualifications: A minimum of 3-5 years of research or portfolio management experience; ideally in a buy-side environment.
Exposure to a variety of corporate sectors and municipals is desirable.
Trading experience is a plus.
Advanced knowledge of global markets, economics, and portfolio theory.
Generation of original thought and a willingness to take risk toward generating strong investment performance is essential.
Experience making relative value recommendations required.
Self-motivated team player with a strong work ethic and high degree of integrity.
Proven ability to work well both independently and in a team environment.
Strong communication and presentation skills for client service responsibilities.
Exceptional analytical skills including advanced knowledge of Bloomberg and Excel.
An MBA and CFA designation is strongly preferred.
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