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Credit Research Analyst, Vice President

Credit Research Analyst, Vice President
New York, US
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Job Description

About this role

BlackRock’s Multi Sector Fixed Income Team, focused on Unconstrained Portfolios, is expanding its Corporate Opportunities Team in New York City.

The group is seeking an Analyst to advise on both long and short investment decisions across the Capital Structure with a particular focus on below- investment grade positions including, among others, leveraged loans, public and private credit, equities and PIPE’s. Candidate should have at a minimum a working knowledge of performing, stressed, and distressed credit, valuation analysis, and deal structuring. Candidate specific sector specialty not required, but it will likely be designated over time as opportunities present.

Strong aptitude and understanding of total return alpha generation, financial modeling, and strong communication skills are paramount to this role. Role is dynamic and requires a candidate to work with teammates in an interactive, intense environment but also someone who is a self-starter seeking greater responsibility over time.


  • Analyze and source dynamic investment situations and develop these into trade ideas

  • Understand credit risk across the various portfolios

  • Work closely with existing sector specialists and with senior Portfolio Managers to implement investment strategies

  • Responsible for providing investment opinions and expanding the team’s investment purview


  • Bachelor’s degree and a CFA Charter and/or an MBA is Preferred but not required

  • 4+ years of relevant experience working as a research analyst, preferably with a focus on high yield credit

  • Ability to review bond indentures, credit agreements, and other relevant documents to aid in investment decisions

  • Experience in portfolio construction a plus, but not required

  • Proficient with in-depth financial modeling

  • Motivated, committed, self-starter with a desire to add significant value to the platform

  • Ability to flourish in a demanding, high pressure work environment

  • Python or programming knowledge a plus

For New York City only: The salary range for this position is $156,750 - $205,000. Additionally, employees are eligible for an annual discretionary bonus, and benefits including heath care, leave benefits, and retirement benefits. BlackRock operates a pay-for-performance compensation philosophy and your total compensation may vary based on role, location, and firm, department and individual performance.

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.

Our hybrid work model

BlackRock’s current hybrid work model is designed to enable in-person connections and collaboration that is core to our culture, while supporting increased flexibility for all employees. In line with local health guidance and regulations, employees are required to work at least 3 days in the office each week, with the flexibility to work from home up to 2 days a week. Some business groups may require more time in the office due to their roles and responsibilities. The health, safety and well-being of our people will always be our top priorities; we will continue to monitor local conditions and health advisories in making decisions about our work environments.

About BlackRock

At BlackRock, we are all connected by one mission: to help more and more people experience financial well-being. Our clients, and the people they serve, are saving for retirement, paying for their children’s educations, buying homes and starting businesses. Their investments also help to strengthen the global economy: support businesses small and large; finance infrastructure projects that connect and power cities; and facilitate innovations that drive progress.

This mission would not be possible without our smartest investment – the one we make in our employees. It’s why we’re dedicated to creating an environment where our colleagues feel welcomed, valued and supported with networks, benefits and development opportunities to help them thrive.

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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.

BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.

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