Short Term Credit Analyst

Date: Jun 25, 2022

Location: Los Angeles, CA, US, 90025

Company: Capital Group

Req ID: 50521 

Location: Los Angeles, CA 

Other location(s): N/A 

Relocation benefits offered: No 

Travel required: None 


“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.


Role Summary
You demonstrate an intermediate knowledge level in assigned area and works under direction only as needed. The Short-Term Credit Team provides relevant, quality and timely research and risk analysis on short term issuers in support of Capital Investment Group Services (CIGS) strategic priorities and to enable the CG mission of “Improving people’s lives through successful investing.” Works independently to conduct research and analysis to evaluate the liquidity and credit risk of money market issuers to build and maintain a strong, well-diversified conviction list of approved issuers and to monitor relevant counterparty developments.



  • You understand financial statement/ratio analysis, risk analysis, including the ability to effectively utilize financial models.
  • You demonstrate an intermediate knowledge level in in credit analysis applied to short duration products, specifically money market instruments, and works under direction only as needed.
  • You have a working knowledge of regulatory guidelines and internal guidelines to the investment process.
  • You can conduct research and analysis to evaluate the liquidity and credit risk of money market issuers to build and maintain a strong, well-diversified conviction list of approved issuers.
  • You effectively communicate investment insights and recommendations from fundamental analysis to the Investment Group and relevant committees.
  • You increase analytical depth by taking sector/company/industry views, and actively participating in discussions regarding fund holdings, eligible securities and credit analysis at the semi-monthly Short-Term Investment Compliance and Review (STICR) Committee meetings.
  • You communicate confidently and comfortably with rating agencies, issuers, and the broker dealer community to gather relevant information in support of the research process.
  • You demonstrate a strong commitment to build networks to enable collaborative problem-solving, as a participant and a leader.
  • You can serve as a resource for multiple departments on short term credit or relevant matters as needed.
  • You seek and establishes new collaborative relationships by strengthening formal and informal relationship networks inside and outside the organization.
  • You demonstrate an ability to use the Aladdin Research System and the Aladdin Dashboard to enable trading, publish research and clear operational control rules.
  • You collaborate with Capital’s traders and investment group associates to support the research process and identify investment priorities.
  • You effectively utilize quantitative models within the fundamental research process to evaluate credit risk.
  • You operate with an eye toward continuous improvement in the research process.
  • You demonstrate an intermediate knowledge of Capital’s policies and practices and the guidelines set forth by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) pertaining to money market investments.
  • You participate in evolving analytical environments to support research and research-driven processes in a collaborative research environment.
  • You are responsible and accountable for risk by openly exchanging ideas and opinions, elevating concerns, and personally following policies and procedures as defined.
  • You can adapt to changes, and manage several assignments simultaneously, setting priorities, meeting deadlines, and working independently within established guidelines.
  • You engage and develop associates as needed.




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“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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