Lord Abbett seeks to hire a municipal bond research analyst to work in the firm’s Jersey City headquarters. This position is in a growing department and will focus on credit analysis for the firm’s mutual funds and separately managed accounts.
The work will include financial statement analysis, fundamental credit analysis and sector analysis primarily for general obligation/tax backed bonds. There will be some revenue sector coverage as well. An analyst will make judgments regarding new investment opportunities and maintain surveillance over existing holdings. The analyst will work closely with portfolio managers.
The preferred amount of municipal market experience is a minimum of 5 years although similar experience in related areas will be considered. Candidates should have had exposure to the general obligation sector. Candidates must have a college degree. It would be beneficial to have an MBA/CFA or be working towards one.
Lord Abbett is a leading asset manager with approximately $180 billion in assets under management. We seek to hire a diverse group of talented individuals who are committed to driving our vision to be the most respected asset manager in the world. We are looking for candidates who value excellence, responsibility, transparency, and collaboration as much as we do. Our employees share a passion for excellence in serving our diverse range of clients – individuals, advisors, and institutions across the globe who rely on us to deliver innovative investment solutions that help them secure stronger financial futures.