Corporate Bond Analyst

AEGON NV   •  

Plano, TX

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance

  •  

8 - 10 years

Posted 64 days ago

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Are you collaborative and intellectually aggressive? Do you want to learn something new each day? Do you understand the various asset classes as they are used in the marketplace? Do you have a strong academic grounding in quantitative modeling?

If your answer is yes, we are looking for you!

What You Will Do: You will analyze Transamerica’s corporate bond portfolio for hedging and investment purposes, as well as become an expert in corporate credit, and be highly impactful on the investment portfolio.

What You Will Learn: You will have the ability to work on multiple asset classes while being very close to the transaction and will be able to see the impact of your analysis immediately.

What Success Looks Like:

  • Analyze Corporate Bond portfolio for investment and hedging purposes. Understand all bond features such as calls, puts and sinking funds.
  • Develop a corporate credit analysis framework for the firm, providing input on items such as concentration guidelines, internal ratings and risk limits.
  • Serve as internal expert on bond market trends and product features.
  • Manage and present departmental analyses to mid-level management. May work in product development, ALM or Modeling Support and will participate in the research, design and implementation of trading/hedging strategies, as well as general quantitative modeling thought leadership.
  • Consult with practitioners, the academic community and other financial institutions in researching the development of risk management models for new and existing products.
  • Apply knowledge of quantitativefinance, actuarial science and/or scientific computing.
  • Oversee the development of various analytic models, which may include sensitivity analyses, stress testing, value-at-risk, scenario testing and Monte Carlo simulations in both a Risk-Neutral and Real-World framework.

What You Need:

  • Graduate degree in mathematics, actuarial science, finance, business, or related field with at least 7 years relevant work experience OR Bachelor’s degree and FSA/CFA/Equivalent Designation plus 7 years relevant work experience OR Bachelor’s degree plus 10 years relevant work experience.
  • Highly preferred to have extensive experience with commercial credit analysis software such as Risk Frontier, CreditEdge or RiskCalc. FinCad experience also desirable.
  • Excellent understanding of investment and finance concepts, and be able to creatively apply them in solving analytical problems in the business setting.
  • Excellent communication skills

What You Receive:

A Comprehensive Wealth + Health package. It’s our passion to empower people, and especially our employees, to add years to their lives and more life to their years. That means a healthy account balance and a healthy body to match. As you’ll come to discover, Wealth + Health is a central part of everything we do!

Wealth Benefits; Competitive Pay, Bonus, and Benefits Package; Pension Plan, 401k Match, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Tuition Reimbursement, Disability Insurance, Stock Purchase Plan, Employee Discounts, Career Training & Development Opportunities, Certification Sponsorship

Health and Work/Life Balance Benefits; Be Well Company sponsored holistic wellness program which includes Wellness Coaching and reward dollars, Parental Leave, Adoption Assistance, Employee Assistance Program, College Coach Program, Back-up Care Program, Paid Time Off to Volunteer, Employee Matching Gifts Program, Employee Resource Groups, Inclusion and Diversity Programs, Employee Recognition Program.

Company information

Why Work for Us
Total Rewards at Transamerica: It’s more than a paycheck. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package is designed to help support you in many ways — throughout all stages of your life and career. We provide a competitive, market-driven program that encompasses base compensation, bonus potential, retirement, health and wellness benefits, learning and development opportunities, plus great employee perks. All designed with you in mind… to help you live your best life, grow personally and professionally - and feel valued for the work you do.

Learn more about our Total Rewards Package.

Equal Opportunity Employer:
Transamerica Life Insurance Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of age, religion, sex, gender identity, genetic information, race, color, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, participation in the uniformed services (e.g. U.S. Armed Forces, National Guard), physical or mental disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local equal employment opportunities laws.

AEGON USA Realty Advisors, LLC, is an Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of age, religion, sex, gender identity, genetic information, race, color, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, participation in the uniformed services (e.g. U.S. Armed Forces, National Guard), physical or mental disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local equal employment opportunities laws.

Applicants with physical or mental disabilities may be entitled to a form of reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state and local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will insure equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on the Transamerica Companies.