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Posted:
7/19/2017
Job Category:
Accounting
High Yield Trader
Capital Group | New York, New York
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Job Description

Req ID:  10764
Experience Level:  
Other Location(s): N/A   

Come grow with us

At Capital Group, how we work is defined by shared values that include absolute integrity, respect and collaboration. But it’s more than that. It’s smart and highly driven people united in purpose to serve our investors and one another.

Bring your energy and unique perspective to Capital and you’ll have the opportunity to grow with us professionally, personally, and financially. You’ll be part of a team that genuinely cares about helping you succeed. You’ll work alongside talented colleagues, many of whom build long careers while progressing through multiple roles, establishing lifelong friendships and making a difference in our communities. In return for your contributions, you’ll receive premier compensation and benefits, and a company-funded retirement plan that ranks among the most generous.

Capital Fixed Income Investors (CFII), part of the Capital Group Companies, is seeking a trader for its high yield corporate bond desk in New York.  The trader will work closely with senior traders in Los Angeles on a daily basis.  We have an experienced team of 25 traders in Los Angeles, London, Singapore and New York.  CFII has been managing fixed-income strategies since 1973 and has over $280bn in fixed income assets under management ($35bn of which is in high yield).  Growing our fixed-income business is a high priority for the Capital Group.

 
Primary responsibilities/essential functions:

  • Work with senior traders in Los Angeles in all aspects of their daily responsibilities including; trade execution, writing/distributing market commentary, facilitating communication amongst traders/PMs and analyst
  • Generate trade ideas, assess relative value and provide portfolio recommendations
  • Participate in daily/weekly investment meetings and engage in investment discussions
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with the dealer community
  • Liaise with operations groups re portfolio construction, trade settlement and compliance issues
  • Partner with internal technology groups and third party vendors to build, enhance and maintain trading analytic tools
  • Participate in ad hoc projects

A successful candidate will be self-driven, demonstrate a passion for fixed income markets/trading and embrace Capital Group’s core values including but not limited to, integrity, collaboration and accountability.

  
Skills/qualifications:

  • Minimum 3– 5 years of trading experience on a well-regarded high yield corporate bond desk
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrates good judgment and ability to work semi-autonomously
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong quantitative and financial technology skills (Bloomberg, MarketAxess, Excel)
  • Exceptional attention to detail and ability to juggle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in business, economics or other quantitative major
  • Ability to work in Los Angeles for initial 3-6 month onboarding period

Company Overview:
Founded in 1931, Capital Group is one of the world’s largest and most trusted investment management companies and home to the American Funds. We manage more than US$1.39 trillion in assets, and our 7,500 associates make our clients their first priority every day. When we do our job right, millions of investors around the world fulfill their dreams and financial goals, from home ownership and higher education, to a comfortable retirement. Our long-term investment results and outstanding service set us apart from our competitors, while our workplace sets us apart from other employers. 

 
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. 

About Capital Group

Internet Capital Group, Inc. (ICG) is focused on acquiring and building Internet software and services companies. During the year ended December 31, 2008, the Company hold ownership interests in 14 companies that are considered to be the partner companies. The results for the operation of the partner companies are reported in two business segments: the core reporting segment and the other holdings reporting segment. The core reporting segment includes those partner companies in which ICG's management takes a role in providing direction and management assistance. The other holdings reporting segment includes partner companies over which the Company have less influence, because they are public companies and/or have a relatively small ownership stake in those partner companies. (Source: 10-K)

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