Vice President, Fixed Income Credit Analyst

New York, NY

BlackRock’s Fixed Income team manages more than $1 trillion in global fixed income assets across index, active long-only, alternative, and liability driven strategies. The platform offers fixed income investors one of the industry's broadest array of investment choices across model-based and fundamental investment styles. BlackRock is seeking a candidate to join the Financial Institutions Fixed Income Group (FIG) as a credit analyst in NY. FIG manages $350bn in AUM for insurance clients globally.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyze credit worthiness of corporate issuers and structures with an emphasis on credit tenant leases
  • Evaluate relative value of credit investments within the credit tenant lease universe as well as other illiquid credit investments of similar risk and make recommendations to FIG portfolio managers
  • Actively work to source new investment opportunities in both primary and secondary markets
  • Actively monitor the credit risk of portfolio investments including publishing credit analysis to both support trade decisions and ongoing surveillance
  • Work with lead portfolio managers to advise them on holdings the analyst covers
  • Support and compliment FIG’s broader Structured Credit effort
  • Establish strong business relationships with numerous internal teams and particularly BlackRock’s Credit Research Team
  • Speak with clients in response to their inquiries on credits the analyst is responsible for reporting


Knowledge/Experience:

  • Multi-year experience as a credit analyst focusing on investment grade retail issuers
  • Demonstrated ability to model company cash flows, balance sheet and income statements
  • Ability to use and create technology to enhance efficiency
  • Knowledge of credit tenant leases is strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of high yield retail issuers is preferred
  • Structured Credit experience is preferred


Skills/Qualifications:

  • Degree in a field such as Finance, Economics, Financial Engineering or similar field with relevant experience. CFA is preferred
  • Successful experience working both independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment; drive to succeed
  • Demonstrated planning and organization skills and the proven ability to work efficiently under pressure. Ability to work with challenging situations in a mature manner
  • Flexible, responsive and self-starting personality. Demonstrated experience working both independently and as part of a team in a highly collaborative, global environment
  • Strong analytical, organizational and project management skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Sound judgment, professionalism and discretion


Our benefits

To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.


BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

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