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Investments Analyst (2022 College Grad)

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Position:        Investments Analyst (2022 College Grad)
Department:   Investments
Location:        New York, NY / Princeton, NJ / Los Angeles, CA
Founded in 1938, MacKay Shields has grown steadily over the years through rapidly changing market environments. We became a registered investment advisor in 1969, and have expanded our services over time and now offer products across U.S. and international markets.
In 1984, MacKay Shields was purchased by New York Life Insurance Company. New York Life Insurance Company established New York Life Investment Management Holdings LLC in 1999 for the purpose of consolidating its asset management subsidiaries. MacKay Shields is 100% owned by New York Life Investments, which is wholly owned by New York Life Insurance Company, our ultimate parent.
MacKay Shields is a fixed income focused investment management firm that specializes in the management of income-oriented investment strategies. We manage over $162 billion in assets – with industry acknowledged expertise in credit intensive research and asset allocation strategies.
Our approach is ideally suited for income-oriented investors seeking attractive risk-adjusted returns. Our investment teams recognize and integrate the importance of capital preservation into all of their investment philosophies.
We are searching for an Investments Analyst with relevant internship experience.
  • Responsibilities would include document and financial analysis, including financial modeling and scenario analysis. Surveillance of existing bond portfolio positions and credit report updating. 
  • Support a team of analysts and portfolio managers through close interaction with daily trading activity as well as with special projects and reports
  • Provide market data interface through preparation of special reports and presentations.
  • Prepare internal credit reports with supporting financial modeling and databases. 
  • Activities may include research, transaction executing effort, information gathering, and internal report writing.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Economics, or Quantitative Finance preferred
  • Preferred: 1-2 years of analytical internship experience
  • CFA attainment will be a requirement
  • Strong fundamental analysis and valuation skills
  • High proficiency in Excel/VBA and financial modeling and Bloomberg capabilities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, detail-oriented and be able to multi-task effectively
  • Strong communication and writing skills

At MacKay Shields, we commit to the equitable treatment of all. Differences in background, experience, characteristics, and abilities—whether readily visible or unseen—make each person unique and valuable. Attracting, developing, and retaining diverse talent is critical to our success. We promote a comprehensive approach to diversity and inclusion to serve our employees, our clients, and our community. Striving to make a positive impact and deliver results through performance with purpose is at the heart of our ethos.
MacKay Shields LLC is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

MacKay Shields LLC offers an excellent salary and benefits package.

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