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Fixed Income Fundamental Research Group Associate (Mortgage Backed Securities)

Capital Group
United States, California, West Los Angeles
November 24, 2022
"I can succeed as a Fundamental Research Group (FRG) Associate at Capital Group."

As one of our FRG Associates , you will work closely and collaborate with Fixed Income Investment Professionals and peers to deliver valuable insights, research data, and analysis that will be used to help inform investment decisions. Daily responsbilities include analyzing relative value in mortgage backed securities with extensive use of models and data sources pertaining to housing and mortgage activity. You will work on projects and tasks with growing complexity, seeking direction and guidance from senior leaders as appropriate. You can self-direct and take interest in professional development, attending trainings and conferences, and identifying skills needed to strengthen your financial acumen, technical capabilities, and research fundamentals.

"I am the person Capital Group is looking for."

  • You have a bachelor's degree in finance, economics, STEM or a relevant field of study.
  • You're passionate about a career in fixed income.
  • You have at least 3 years of experience in fixed income or credit research (experience covering mortgage backed securities is preferred).
  • You have a strong desire to continue to develop bottom-up fundamental credit research skills working in partnership with experienced investment professionals.
  • You have extensive experience with collecting, analyzing, and manipulating data through a variety of channels, including sell-side research firms, internal and external databases and research tools, trade publications, online sources, regulatory filings, etc. and interpreting this data to effectively tell a story.
  • You have experience building and maintaining a variety of excel based financial models (company, industry/sector, macro).You have working knowledge of data visualization tools (e.g. Tableau) and programming languages (e.g. Python).
  • You thrive in team settings. You ask good questions, bounce ideas off others and proactively share your perspective.
  • You enjoy learning new things and can flex to varying work styles and expectations.

We are an equal opportunity employer, which means we comply with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit discrimination when making all decisions about employment. As equal opportunity employers, our policies prohibit unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including gender and gender identity), pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, AIDS/HIV status, political activities or affiliations, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, assault or stalking or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.