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Investment Analyst

Fixed Income – Investment Analyst – Investment Grade Corporate Bonds                            

This position is located in our downtown Pittsburgh office and offers a hybrid work schedule.
Since 1955, millions of investors in the United States and around the globe have relied on Federated Hermes, Inc. (NYSE: FHI) for world-class investment solutions. Federated Hermes has grown to become one of the nation's largest investment managers with $631 billion in assets under management. Federated Hermes is a global leader in active responsible investing with one of the largest engagement and stewardship teams in the world representing over $1 trillion in assets under advisement.

Federated Hermes has a new opportunity for an Investment Analyst for our Pittsburgh headquarters. This position may focus on consumer products, food & beverage, and retailers and will be a key member of the Investment Grade Corporate Bond group, which manages approximately $20 Billion in assets. As an Investment Analyst, you will conduct in-depth research and analysis to support the firm’s investment decision-making process. An ideal candidate will be intellectually curious, passionate about finding the answers, and confident in making recommendations. Position title of senior investment analyst / intermediate analyst will be commensurate with experience.

·      Bachelor degree; MBA strongly preferred
·      Minimum of 3 years of fixed income or equity valuation analysis experience required; investment grade and/or high yield preferred
·      Solid accounting and finance experience
·      Proficiency with Excel, Word and Bloomberg
·      CFA or progress toward CFA preferred
·      Conduct fundamental, in-depth credit analysis to assess credit quality and to make investment recommendations.
·      Provide and maintain internal credit assessments and develop sector expertise to assist in portfolio management decisions.
·      Participate in and present at credit and sector tactical meetings with portfolio managers, traders and other analysts.
·      Maintain on-going, frequent communications with portfolio managers, analysts and traders.
·      Develop and maintain working rapport with external industry sources, as needed, to support credit analysis responsibilities and investment decision making.

·      Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, economics or related field with a solid foundation in finance and accounting required
·      CFA or progress towards CFA designation preferred
·      Prior investment-related work experience preferred
·      Excellent research and analytical skills required
·      Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with ability to work in a team environment
·      Solid work ethic with superior analytical skills and the ability to multitask
·      Travel may be required on occasion
Pittsburgh is one of the nation’s most livable cities with a strong economy; lower cost of living than cities of similar size; entrepreneurial spirit; sense of community; superior academics and top research universities; and, vibrant arts, food, cultural and professional sports scenes. Federated Hermes is a company that fosters a collaborative culture and recognizes the value of individual contributions.
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Federated Investors, Inc. offers a competitive salary and benefits package along with a professional environment.