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Genworth Financial, Inc

Director, Corporate Credit Research, Technology, Media And Telecommunications

Genworth Financial, Inc - Stamford, CT

COMPANY Genworth is a Fortune 500 financial services company providing financial security and protection through our Mortgage Insurance and Long Term Care Insurance businesses. Our purpose is to help families achieve the dream of homeownership and address the financial challenges of aging. At Genworth, our promise to our employees is the opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of our customers, our communities, and one another. Led by our Chief Investment Officer, the Investment Department manages a consolidated investment portfolio of nearly $75 billion and consists of investment professionals focused on portfolio management, risk management, asset management, derivatives, operations, finance and accounting functions. POSITION SUMMARY The Director of Consumer Research position is responsible for coverage of the technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) sector. The successful candidate will be a member of the Public Corporate Credit Research team and report to the Consumer Credit Team Leader. The individual in this role must demonstrate utilization of fundamental credit research to evaluate investment opportunities and monitor existing investment positions in the TMT sector. The successful candidate will be expected to work closely with analysts covering other sectors, and provide guidance and mentorship to associates. In addition, the individual in this role will provide direct support to the team leader and be expected to provide presentations, complex analysis and research to senior management. RESPONSIBILITIES Through fundamental credit analysis, provide buy/sell/hold recommendations in support of investment and portfolio management needs Analyze market investment opportunities through total exposure, maturity, and relative value considerations Maintain an assigned portfolio of approximately 70 credits by evaluating, analyzing, and reporting on each credit's periodic financial reporting, major news releases, investor meetings and calls, and rating agency actions Partner with other members of the Corporate Credit team and Genworth investments to provide written and verbal recommendations of credits and sectors Interact with rating agencies, sell-side analysts, and other independent sources to obtain external views on individual credits or industries Participate in monthly credit reviews and credit surveillance discussions Drive department or division-wide projects and process improvement efforts Proactively provide informational updates on portfolio performance to senior management Mentor junior analysts REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's degree in business or related field Minimum of 7 years of credit research experience in Technology/Media/Telecom experience Experience and demonstrated ability analyzing financial statements Strong functional capability with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint applications as well as Bloomberg analytics Solid written and verbal communications skills and the ability to present effectively to Investment-area leadership and across businesses Independent decision-making skills regarding core credit responsibilities requiring limited guidance Demonstrated ability to positively influence and mentor junior analysts Ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced, changing environment PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS CFA or candidacy SDL2017

3 days 11 hours ago

Genworth Financial, Inc


Director, Corporate Credit Research, Technology, Media And Telecommunications Genworth Financial, Inc - Stamford, CT, United States


Location: Stamford, CT

Company Profile:
When you have the right options, it's easier to reach your financial goals. That's why at Genworth, a leading financial security company, we're dedicated to giving you the one thing that is appreciated most of all—the power of choice. By giving you the flexibility to decide what's best for you, you'll find the innovative solutions that can help you achieve your dreams, no matter where you are in life