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Junior High Yield Research Analyst

ONSITE FULL_TIME ENTRY_LEVEL $180,000 to $180,000
About Schroders

We’re a global investment manager. We help institutions, intermediaries and individuals around the world invest money to meet their goals, fulfil their ambitions, and prepare for the future.

We have around 5,000 people on six continents. And we’ve been around for over 200 years, but keep adapting as society and technology changes. What doesn’t change is our commitment to helping our clients and society prosper.

The base

We are based at 7 Bryant Park in the heart of NYC. And we have everything we need to work flexibly. We operate a hybrid working model, with a requirement that our Junior High Yield Research Analyst be in the office 3 days per week. This is to sustain our culture of innovation, collaboration, knowledge sharing, and building relationships within the business

The team

This is an opportunity to work interdependently with an engaged team that sits within a global Fixed Income function at a global asset management firm.

The global high yield credit team manages more than $10bn of assets across USD, Euro and Sterling strategies. We have a team of specialist portfolio managers who are supported by global research analysts.

As research-driven bond investors, we gain a performance advantage by using our large team of specialist analysts and portfolio managers to research ideas in their local markets. Idea generation is a key component of our success and therefore we are committed to operate a diverse, creative and smart team. Research partners with portfolio management to source alpha for clients.

Position Overview

Schroders is seeking a Junior High Yield Research Analyst to join the US Fixed Income Research team. The Junior analyst will assist lead Energy/Chemicals Analyst with fundamental credit work including: modelling, industry monitoring, ESG research, maintaining relative value comparable sheets. There is potential for senior analyst coverage over time given strong performance.


  • Perform fundamental analysis including modelling.
  • Monitor performance and holdings relative to investment objectives, benchmarks and outlook.
  • Produce both written and oral fundamental analysis in partnership with covering analyst.
  • Collaborate with other debt and equity analysts and portfolio managers in partnership with covering analyst.
  • Frequently interact with portfolio managers and traders.
  • Participates in industry outlooks and Thematic research sessions while utilizing the Data Insights Unit and the Environmental, Social and Governance resources.
Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, business, economics, engineering or related subjects.
  • Minimum of three years of high yield credit research experience.
  • Broad experience within the full spectrum of high yield and modelling background.
  • Understanding of financial statements, capital structure, cash flow analysis, capital markets and portfolio management.
  • Independent thinker with the ability to hold contrarian views.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and in a team environment.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Proficient in standard software packages such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Capital IQ and Bloomberg.
  • Personable, collegial and team-oriented.
Preferred Qualifications

  • CFA or CPA
  • ESG credentials
  • 3 years or more of buy side/sell side credit research experience
  • Technical/programming skills
  • Experience working in an asset manager
  • Aladdin experience
  • Standard industry software packages
  • Sell side, buy side and issuer relationships

Schroders offers a base salary of up to $180,000 for this position.

The referenced salary range is based on the Company's good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level.


Schroder Investment Management North America Inc. complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

We Recognize Potential, Whoever You Are

Our purpose is to provide excellent investment performance to clients through active management. Diversity of thought facilitated by an inclusive culture will allow us to make better decisions and better achieve our purpose. This is why inclusion and diversity are a strategic priority for us and why we are an equal opportunities employer: you are welcome here regardless of your age, disability, gender identity, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, socio-economic background or any other protected characteristics 
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Location: New York, United States, United States of America
Company: Schroders

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