The Hartford Assistant Research Analyst-High Yield in HARTFORD, Connecticut

Title: Assistant Research Analyst-High Yield

Location: United States-Connecticut-Hartford

Job Number: 1701419

Assistant Research Analyst – High YieldOverview of Position:HIMCO is seeking an Assistant Research Analyst for its High Yield Research group. This individual will join a collaborative and successful research team and will work in close partnership with a Coverage Analyst on the High Yield Research Team. The individual will provide research support that will allow the senior analyst to consistently deliver investment results that meet or exceed client expectations.Responsibilities:+ Financial Modeling – Utilize relevant financial information to build detailed financial models and industry comparable analysis. + Assist analyst in monitoring company and industry news flow and keeping up with changes in secular trends that will affect fundamental outlook of coverage companies. + Assist senior analyst in preparing presentations for internal and external clients. + Assist senior analyst in formulating and presenting investment recommendations. + Assist senior analyst in preparing recommendation updates utilizing our internal systems and processes. + Over time,the candidate should demonstrate independent critical thinking in support of their analysis and sector recommendations.

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At The Hartford, our compensation philosophy is simple: we pay competitive base salaries and reward performance. In addition, you will be eligible to participate in our comprehensive benefits program including Medical, Dental, Life and Disability Insurance, a 401K Plan, an Employee Stock Purchase Plan and more.

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Qualifications:+ Strong academic background with preference for a candidate with a bachelor's degree in mathematics, finance, accounting, economics or a related field. Internship and/or course work in investing, particularly in fixed income, a strong plus but not required.+ Strong analytical and quantitative skills, advanced modeling experience, willingness to leverage technology and systems. Strong Microsoft Office (ie Excel, Powerpoint). Knowledge of Barclays Point, Yield Book or BlackRock Solutions a plus.+ Sound judgment; strong written and verbal communication skills.+ Ability to work independently while embracing and promoting team concept and positively contributing towards a culture of collaboration.+ Independent thinker; intellectually curious, with a passion for investing.+ Effective time manager.Job: Fixed Income Research