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Municipal Bond Research Analyst

Municipal Bond Research Analyst
Philadelphia, US
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Job Description

Join Macquarie Asset Management as a municipal credit analyst on our Fixed Income Team in our Philadelphia office. In this role, you will evaluate the credit quality of potential purchases and to conduct thorough credit surveillance of existing holdings. You will retrieve disclosure information and make introductory and follow up calls to state and local issuers regarding questions on financials, audits, and operating statistics on existing municipal business within Macquarie. You will be an active participant with team in client meetings.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • gathering and evaluating information from investor conference calls, internet road shows, and site visits,
  • preparing initial internal credit reports, assigning credit ratings, conducting ongoing surveillance updates, and providing timely summary updates to the municipal trading desk either orally or by e-mail,
  • coordinating with the trading staff on the flow of credit related information with the trading desk,
  • preparing sector-specific spreadsheets on new and existing holdings.

To be successful in the role, you will have approximately 5 years of experience in municipal credit or fixed income with a desire to pursue a career as a municipal credit analyst along with the ability to multi-task and build relationships within a global organization. Having your CFA or progress towards the CFA along with experience in municipal credit research and/or ESG factors within Municipal Credit research is a plus.

If this sounds like you, please apply now.

About Macquarie Asset Management

Macquarie Asset Management is a large scale, global asset manager, providing clients with access to a diverse range of capabilities and products across infrastructure, real estate, natural resources, private credit, fixed income, equities, multi-asset and liquid alternatives. As at 31 March 2021, Macquarie Asset Management had $A562.2 billion of assets under management.

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The health and wellbeing of our employees is a priority. We continue to focus on providing a safe workplace for our people, our stakeholders and those who visit us, and are committed to contributing to the safety of the communities where we live and work.

In line with evolving health regulations and many of our industry peers, we require all Macquarie employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of full vaccination in order to attend the office and to participate in external meetings and business travel, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths, and an inclusive workplace enables us to embrace that diversity to deliver more innovative and sustainable solutions for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. At Macquarie, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If you're inspired to deliver on our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’, we want you on our team. If you need adjustments made to the recruitment process, please reach out to your recruiter.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, marital status, gender identity or any other impermissible criterion or circumstance. Macquarie also takes affirmative action in support of its policy to hire and advance in employment of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

We equip our people with the support to work in a range of flexible ways. Talk to us about what working arrangements would help you thrive.

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