Genworth Financial Credit Research Analyst, Corporate Credit Research in Stamford, Connecticut

COMPANY

Genworth is a Fortune 500 financial services company providing financial security and protection through our Mortgage Insurance and Long Term Care Insurance businesses. Our purpose is to help families achieve the dream of homeownership and address the financial challenges of aging. At Genworth, our promise to our employees is the opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of our customers, our communities, and one another.

Led by our Chief Investment Officer, the Investment Department manages a consolidated investment portfolio of nearly $75 billion and consists of investment professionals focused on portfolio management, risk management, asset management, derivatives, operations, finance and accounting functions.

POSITION SUMMARY

This role will support fundamental credit research and team reporting as a member of the Public Corporate Credit Research team (“PCCR”). The successful candidate will be a key member of a team that evaluates new investment opportunities and manages existing investment positions and will have a specific focus in covering the insurance sector. This role supports team investment, analytic, and reporting responsibilities. This position will report to the Head of Corporate Credit Research.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Monitor and analyze the performance and composition of the public, corporate portfolio

  • Work with senior analysts on credit and sector research, due diligence, analysis, and reporting. This may include analysis of company news and financial reports; rating agency actions and reports, Bloomberg data, and Wall Street analysts’ reports Develop independent skills and capabilities in these functions.

  • Maintain an assigned portfolio of credits with respect to evaluating, analyzing, and reporting on each credit’s periodic financial reporting, major news releases, investor meetings and calls, rating agency actions, etc.

  • Share knowledge, both verbally and in writing, with other members of the PCCR and Genworth investments

  • Support production of monthly credit surveillance reports and quarterly accounting valuations

  • Support other team process and reporting responsibilities (e.g. compliance, audit, etc)

  • Develop monthly and quarterly reports for Senior Management relating to Genworth’s investment portfolios and their performance

  • Support Team in responding to information requests and perform portfolio analyses to provide portfolio transparency to Senior Management

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Undergraduate degree in a business major or related area of study

  • 2+ years investments credit research experience (Insurance and Financials sector experience a plus)

  • Ability to read and understand financial statements

  • Strong functional capability with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint applications

  • Good written and verbal communications skills with ability to clearly articulate and share opinions

  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced, changing environment

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Previous Corporate Credit Research experience (Insurance and Financials sector experience a plus)

  • Understanding of fixed income mathematics

  • CFA or candidacy

Genworth Financial, Inc. is a leading insurance holding company committed to helping families achieve the dream of home ownership and address the financial challenges of aging through its leadership positions in mortgage insurance and long term care insurance. Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, Genworth traces its roots back to 1871.