2019 Investment Analyst Buy Side
About the Position
We are seeking bright, highly motivated individuals to join Guggenheim Investment's Investment Analyst one year training program. Candidates should be top performers who are willing to work hard in an entrepreneurial environment where initiative, creativity, maturity, and enthusiasm for learning are highly valued. This position is located in Santa Monica, CA.
Specific Responsibilities Include
Develop competency in various fixed income and equity concepts and products
Research current market themes and credit trends within sectors and maintain relevant statistical data as necessary
Identify and evaluate securities for potential investment or sale
Prepare credit memoranda on potential purchases and existing investments
Effectively communicate with investment professionals across Guggenheim Partners' various investment groups
Perform due diligence on Investment issuers and managers via third party research, meetings and conference participation, which may require occasional domestic travel
Build applications to meet the risk management and portfolio construction needs of the broader organization
Interact with marketing, investor relations, client valuation teams and trade settlement groups
Prepare timely and accurate periodic and ad-hoc exposure and performance reports for management
Skills & Experience Required
Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Demonstrated ability to succeed with limited supervision
Record of success as part of a team or group effort
Must be able to operate in a stressful, deadline driven environment while still maintaining a strict attention to detail and ability to prioritize issues appropriately
Understanding of accounting via basic coursework or experience.
Strong technical skills
Proficient in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint. Bloomberg or programming experience a plus
Must successfully pass a background check
Limited travel may be required
Expected undergraduate graduation date of December 2018 - June 2019
About Guggenheim Investments
Guggenheim Investments is the global asset management and investment advisory division of Guggenheim Partners, with expertise in fixed income, equity, and alternative strategies. We focus on the return and risk needs of insurance companies, corporate and public pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, endowments and foundations, consultants, wealth managers, and high-net-worth investors. Our team of investment professionals performs rigorous research to understand market trends and identify undervalued opportunities in areas that are often complex and underfollowed. This approach to investment management has enabled us to deliver innovative strategies providing diversification opportunities and attractive long-term results.
To succeed in the Guggenheim culture, candidates must be self-starters and strive for results. We are looking for people, who operate as business owners, adhere to the highest standards and think creatively to realize opportunities, wherever they may be.
Guggenheim Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diversified and inclusive workforce.