Associate Fixed Income Portfolio Manager

<p><strong>Personal, compassionate service is what we're known for at NJM. We seek the best and brightest to help our customers when they need us most. As part of the NJM team, you'll not only enjoy some of the best benefits in the industry, you'll also be joining a company that's committed to professional development, diversity and innovative thinking.</strong></p>

West Trenton, NJ

NJM Insurance Group

<strong>Insurance is our business. Service is our passion. That's what sets us apart in an industry whose most important job is to be there for people when they need us most. Our commitment to customer satisfaction is repeatedly recognized by leading, independent consumer publications, which rate us as providing among the best service in the country. Founded by customers for customers, at our core, we&rsquo;re simply people devoted to helping people.<br /><br />The last thing you need after you file a claim is a long wait for answers. Rest assured in knowing that NJM is repeatedly recognized for outstanding claim satisfaction in leading consumer surveys, the results of which are based entirely on customer feedback. We also performed well in a consumer report from the New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance.<br /></strong>

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Competitive Compensation and Benefits Package

Overview: "You work for NJM? That's a great company!" If you're hired at NJM, you'll hear it over and over again from friends, family and neighbors. Why? Because NJM is committed to providing its customers with superior service, and great service goes a long way. Why else is NJM called a great company? Because our employees enjoy working here, are appreciated, and are provided with a terrific benefits plan.<br /><br /><strong>The Opportunity:</strong><br /><br />Based in our corporate office in West Trenton, New Jersey and reporting to the Fixed Income Portfolio Manager, the Associate Manager will assist in the execution of investment strategy for an investment-grade fixed-income portfolio.
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Credit research on multiple asset sectors including corporate bonds, municipals, ABS, MBS and private credit</li> <li>Buy/Hold/Sell recommendations on existing and prospective investments</li> <li>Trading of fixed-income securities under the direction of fixed-income portfolio manager</li> <li>Monitoring primary and secondary market activity on a daily basis</li> </ul>
Requirements: Required Experience:<br /> <ul> <li>7+ years of experience in fixed-income research/analysis</li> <li>Proficient in Excel and Bloomberg</li> <li>Strong analytical skills and expertise</li> </ul> Education/Designations:<br /> <ul> <li>Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation required</li> <li>Bachelor's degree required in finance or related field required</li> </ul> Required Competencies:<br /> <ul> <li>Solid written and oral communication skills</li> <li>Interacts effectively with all levels within the organization. Inspires trust and confidence.</li> <li>Able to create documents, reports, presentations and graphs and present them to various audiences as needed.</li> <li>Is open to new ideas and proactively looks for enhancements to work processes and procedures.</li> <li>Demonstrated flexibility and adaptability.</li> <li>Strong organizational and time management skills.</li> <li>High level of integrity and strong ethical standards.</li> </ul>