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Junior Analyst

Junior Analyst

BNY Mellon

Applicants: 0

United States New York New York City

Not Selected

2021-08-17 12:43:31.570952

Remote

3 questions

1.5 min

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<p style=": 'Noto Sans', 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; : 14px; line-height: 1.43 !important;  #2d2d2d !important;"><strong>Company Overview:</strong></p>
<p style=": 'Noto Sans', 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; : 14px; line-height: 1.43 !important;  #2d2d2d !important;">Alcentra is one of BNY Mellon Investment Management&rsquo;s specialists, and they focus their skills on the sub-investment grade debt capital markets in Europe and the U.S. Their objective is to deliver strong, risk-adjusted returns that are less correlated, through a complementary suite of traditional and alternative credit strategies. In pursuing this objective, their investment strategy and approach to credit selection are based on intensive fundamental research and credit analysis, combined with active portfolio management to minimize credit losses. Alcentra is part of BNY Mellon Investment Management, one of the world's largest investment managers.</p>
<p style=": 'Noto Sans', 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; : 14px; line-height: 1.43 !important;  #2d2d2d !important;"><strong>BNY Mellon Investment Management:</strong></p>
<p style=": 'Noto Sans', 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; : 14px; line-height: 1.43 !important;  #2d2d2d !important;">At BNY Mellon Investment Management, we believe the right results begin with being relevant to every client, whether it is engaging with them to create solutions, offering diversified strategies or providing insights for better-informed decisions.</p>
<p style=": 'Noto Sans', 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; : 14px; line-height: 1.43 !important;  #2d2d2d !important;">That is why we designed a model built around investors&rsquo; needs to offer the best of both worlds: world-class investment firms with best-of-breed talent and unique cultures combined with the global scale and strength of BNY Mellon Investment Management. We connect investors with opportunities across every major asset class, globally. Today, we have eight investment firms, one of which is Alcentra.</p>
<p style=": 'Noto Sans', 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; : 14px; line-height: 1.43 !important;  #2d2d2d !important;">We believe this is how investing should be and we are looking for talent to help us deliver on our promise.</p>
<p style=": 'Noto Sans', 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; : 14px; line-height: 1.43 !important;  #2d2d2d !important;"><strong>Job Purpose:</strong></p>
<p style=": 'Noto Sans', 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; : 14px; line-height: 1.43 !important;  #2d2d2d !important;">Alcentra&rsquo;s Structured Credit team comprises 7 investment professionals split between London and New York. They manage approximately $8.0bn of CLO tranche investments held in hedge fund, closed ended and separate account structures. The Junior Analyst will be responsible for trade support, assisting in analyzing and monitoring CLO investments, conducting data analysis for potential investments and for investor queries, and working to improve the proprietary systems the team use to analyze potential investments and existing holdings. This is an opportunity to get exposure to a busy trading desk style environment at a top investment firm.</p>
<p style=": 'Noto Sans', 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; : 14px; line-height: 1.43 !important;  #2d2d2d !important;">The successful candidate will be a problem solver. Dynamic, resourceful and responsive with the highest standards and professionalism. Alcentra has a culture that values new thinking. The successful candidate will focus on the financial outcomes that matter to our clients.Collaboration, Creativity and Commitment are 3 core values at Alcentra that the successful candidate will identify with.</p>
<p style=": 'Noto Sans', 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; : 14px; line-height: 1.43 !important;  #2d2d2d !important;"><strong>Key Responsibilities:</strong></p>
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<li>Monitoring CLO activity on a daily basis in primary and secondary markets</li>
<li>Running pre trade hypothetical allocations</li>
<li>Working with Portfolio Managers to finalize allocations</li>
<li>Booking trades</li>
<li>Analyzing data using Excel and databases</li>
<li>Assisting with investor queries</li>
<li>Assisting with reconciliations vs operations</li>
<li>Using SQL and Python to analyze data</li>
<li>Using SQL and Python to develop and improve new and existing investment system functionality</li>
</ul>
<h4 class="jobSectionHeader" style=": 'Noto Sans', 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; : 10pt; line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Qualifications</strong></h4>
<p style=": 'Noto Sans', 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; : 14px; line-height: 1.43 !important;  #2d2d2d !important;"><strong>Qualifications:</strong></p>
<ul style=": 'Noto Sans', 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; : 14px; line-height: 1.43 !important;  #2d2d2d !important;">
<li>Bright and self-motivated individual</li>
<li>Inquisitive attitude</li>
<li>Highly numerate</li>
<li>Strong attention to detail</li>
<li>Strong excel skills, VBA experience strongly preferred</li>
<li>Knowledge of SQL and Python preferred, but sufficient coding experience or extensive coursework is sufficient</li>
<li>University degree in Math, Science, Engineering or Computer Science preferred</li>
<li>0-3 years of total work experience preferred. Experience in financial investments preferred. Applicable local/regional licenses or certifications as required by the business.</li>
<li>Bachelors degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience is required.</li>
</ul>
<p style=": 'Noto Sans', 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; : 14px; line-height: 1.43 !important;  #2d2d2d !important;"><strong>Our expectation is that people will bring:</strong></p>
<ul style=": 'Noto Sans', 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; : 14px; line-height: 1.43 !important;  #2d2d2d !important;">
<li>Client Drive</li>
<li>Accountability</li>
<li>Excellence</li>
<li>Strong interest in investing</li>
</ul>

BNY Mellon

BNY Mellon