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Associate - Research

  • Job
    Full-time
    Junior & Mid Level
  • Research & Development
  • New York City

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Economics, Finance, Financial Engineering, or related; and
  • 2 years of experience in the job offered or a related finance occupation.
  • Must include 2 years of experience in each of the following:
  • Identifying and assessing macroeconomic trends in Latin America, including expectations of fiscal policy, monetary policy, inflation, and economic activity;
  • Developing fundamental macro-financial models using statistical analysis in Python, R, or Matlab to provide an assessment of the future evolution of macroeconomic and financial variables;
  • Communicating macroeconomic and financial developments, as well as their implications for asset prices to external and internal stakeholders;
  • Creating and managing complex datasets of financial and macroeconomic variables using information from Bloomberg, official government data, and Haver;
  • Analyzing and interpreting the impact of market-moving news in Latin America; and,
  • Understanding the macroeconomic, financial, and political structure of countries in Latin America.
  • 25% domestic and international travel required, as necessary.

Responsibilities

  • Assemble historical financial models using macroeconomic fundamental data, government and central bank reports, as well as local press releases.
  • Conduct financial, statistical, and macroeconomic analysis on LatAm local markets and specific assets to support team’s investment thesis.
  • Research sector trends to support recommendations in LatAm local debt markets.
  • Prepare reports and primers on economies and markets.
  • Initiate and build relationships with clients to develop a network of contacts appropriate to the industry, country and asset market covered.
  • Collaborate cross product to broaden skill set and enhance analysis to support investment thesis.
  • Identify and assess macroeconomic trends in Latin America, including expectations of fiscal policy, monetary policy, inflation, and economic activity.
  • Develop fundamental macro-financial models using statistical analysis in Python, R, or Matlab to provide an assessment of the future evolution of macroeconomic and financial variables.
  • Communicate macroeconomic and financial developments, as well as their implications for asset prices to external and internal stakeholders.
  • Create and manage complex datasets of financial and macroeconomic variables using information from Bloomberg, official government data, and Haver.
  • Analyze and interpret the impact of market-moving news in Latin America.
  • Understand the macroeconomic, financial, and political structure of countries in Latin America.

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Mission & Purpose

Bank of America is one of the world's largest financial institutions, serving individuals, small- and middle-market businesses and large corporations with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk management products and services. The company serves approximately 56 million U.S. consumer and small business relationships. It is among the world's leading wealth management companies and is a global leader in corporate and investment banking and trading. This LinkedIn company page is moderated. For more information, please visit: https://bit.ly/32FDdQr. For account issues, please visit: https://bit.ly/2GeTIeP.

Culture & Values

  • Deliver together

    We believe in the importance of treating each client and teammate as an individual and treating every moment as one that matters. We strive to go the distance to deliver, with discipline and passion. We believe in connecting person-to-person, with empathy and understanding. We believe everything we do for our clients, teammates and the communities we serve is built on a solid business foundation that delivers for shareholders.

  • Act responsibly

    We believe that integrity and the disciplined management of risk form the foundation of our business. We are aware that our decisions and actions affect people’s lives every day. We believe in making decisions that are clear, fair and grounded in the principles of shared success, responsible citizenship and community building.

  • Realize the power of our people

    We strive to help all of our employees reach their full potential. We believe that diverse backgrounds and experiences make us stronger. We respect every individual and value our differences - in thought, style, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, race, ethnicity, culture, age, ability and experience.

  • Trust the team

    We believe great teams are built on mutual trust, shared ownership and accountability. We act as one company and believe that when we work together, we best meet the full needs of our clients, and deliver value to our shareholders.