Fixed Income – Investment Analyst – Investment Grade Corporate Bonds
This position is located in our downtown Pittsburgh office and offers a hybrid work schedule.
Since 1955, millions of investors in the United States and around the globe have relied on Federated Hermes, Inc. (NYSE: FHI) for world-class investment solutions. Federated Hermes has grown to become one of the nation's largest investment managers with $631 billion in assets under management. Federated Hermes is a global leader in active responsible investing with one of the largest engagement and stewardship teams in the world representing over $1 trillion in assets under advisement.
Federated Hermes has a new opportunity for anInvestment Analyst for our Pittsburgh headquarters. This position may focus on consumer products, food & beverage, and retailers and will be a key member of the Investment Grade Corporate Bond group, which manages approximately $20 Billion in assets. As an Investment Analyst, you will conduct in-depth research and analysis to support the firm’s investment decision-making process. An ideal candidate will be intellectually curious, passionate about finding the answers, and confident in making recommendations. Position title of senior investment analyst / intermediate analyst will be commensurate with experience.
Bachelor degree; MBA strongly preferred
Minimum of 3 years of fixed income or equity valuation analysis experience required; investment grade and/or high yield preferred
Solid accounting and finance experience
Proficiency with Excel, Word and Bloomberg
CFA or progress toward CFA preferred
Conduct fundamental, in-depth credit analysis to assess credit quality and to make investment recommendations.
Provide and maintain internal credit assessments and develop sector expertise to assist in portfolio management decisions.
Participate in and present at credit and sector tactical meetings with portfolio managers, traders and other analysts.
Maintain on-going, frequent communications with portfolio managers, analysts and traders.
Develop and maintain working rapport with external industry sources, as needed, to support credit analysis responsibilities and investment decision making.
Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, economics or related field with a solid foundation in finance and accounting required
CFA or progress towards CFA designation preferred
Prior investment-related work experience preferred
Excellent research and analytical skills required
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with ability to work in a team environment
Solid work ethic with superior analytical skills and the ability to multitask
Travel may be required on occasion
Pittsburgh is one of the nation’s most livable cities with a strong economy; lower cost of living than cities of similar size; entrepreneurial spirit; sense of community; superior academics and top research universities; and, vibrant arts, food, cultural and professional sports scenes. Federated Hermes is a company that fosters a collaborative culture and recognizes the value of individual contributions.
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For more than 60 years, Federated Hermes has provided world-class investment solutions to financial professionals in the United States and around the world. Federated Hermes' employees have defined the qualities of the company’s success over the decades: a reputation for integrity and excellence, a commitment to customers and employees and a history of longstanding client relationships. While each market cycle brings new opportunities and challenges to the company, Federated Hermes continues to foster employee commitment to excellence in the investment management industry.