Fixed Income Fundamental Research Group Associate

Date: Jun 30, 2022

Location: Los Angeles, CA, US, 90025

Company: Capital Group

Req ID: 50623 

Location: Los Angeles, CA 

Relocation benefits offered: Yes


“I can be myself at work.”


You define yourself by more than just a job title, and we want you to feel comfortable bringing your true self to work. We value your talents, your traditions and your take on the world  ̶  everything that makes you unique. We’re working hard to advance diversity, equity and inclusion in our organization and our communities because we know that what makes us different makes us better.


We want you to feel a strong sense of belonging. We value and welcome your experiences, ideas and identity. Over 40 employee resource groups unite our people and help to develop our collective empathy through unfiltered conversations about race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, faith, disabilities, mental health and so much more.


“I can influence my income.”


You want to feel recognized at work. Your performance will be reviewed annually, and your compensation will be designed to motivate and reward the value that you provide. You’ll receive a competitive salary, bonuses and benefits. Your company-funded retirement contribution will be the equivalent of 15% of your annual pay (including bonuses).


“I can lead a full life.”


You bring unique goals and interests to your job and your life. Whether you’re raising a family, you’re passionate about where you volunteer, or you want to explore different career paths, we’ll give you the resources that can set you up for success.

  • Enjoy generous time-away and health benefits from day one, with the opportunity for flexible work options
  • Receive 2-for-1 matching gifts for your charitable contributions and the opportunity to secure annual grants for the organizations you love
  • Access on-demand professional development resources that allow you to hone existing skills and learn new ones


COVID-19 HIRING: Our recruiting and onboarding activities are virtual during the pandemic and we’ve transitioned to a work-from-home environment until further notice. We are offering generous work-from-home benefits to improve our associate’s ability to work remotely.

“I can succeed as a Fundamental Research Group (FRG) Associate at Capital Group.”


As one of our FRG Associatesyou will work closely and collaborate with Fixed Income Investment Professionals and peers to deliver valuable insights, research data, and analysis that will be used to help inform investment decisions. You will work on projects and tasks with growing complexity, seeking direction and guidance from senior leaders as appropriate.  You can self-direct and take interest in professional development, attending trainings and conferences, and identifying skills needed to strengthen your financial acumen, technical capabilities, and research fundamentals.


“I am the person Capital Group is looking for.”


  • You have a bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, STEM or a relevant field of study.
  • You have at least 2 years of experience in fixed income or credit research (experience covering municipal bonds and real estate related sectors is preferred).
  • You have a strong desire to continue to develop bottom-up fundamental credit research skills working in partnership with experienced investment professionals.
  • You have extensive experience with collecting, analyzing, and manipulating data through a variety of channels, including sell-side research firms, internal and external databases and research tools, trade publications, online sources, regulatory filings, etc. and interpreting this data to effectively tell a story.
  • You have experience building and maintaining a variety of excel based financial models (company, industry/sector, macro).You have working knowledge of data visualization tools (e.g. Tableau) and programming languages (e.g. Python).  
  • You thrive in team settings. You ask good questions, bounce ideas off others and proactively share your perspective.
  • You enjoy learning new things and can flex to varying work styles and expectations.


“I can apply in less than 4 minutes.”


You’ve reviewed this job posting and you’re ready to start the candidate journey with us. Apply now to move to the next step in our recruiting process. If this role isn’t what you’re looking for, check out our other opportunities and join our talent community.


“I can learn more about Capital Group.” 


At Capital Group, the success of the people who invest with us depends on the people in whom we invest. That’s why we offer a culture, compensation and opportunities that empower our associates to build successful and prosperous careers. Through nine decades, our goal has been to improve people’s lives through successful investing. We know that our history is a testament to the strength of the people we hire. More than 7,800 associates in 30+ offices around the world help our clients and each other grow and thrive every day. Find us on LinkedIn, Glassdoor, FairyGodBoss, DiversityJobs and Instagram.


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. 

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