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Type of Role: Investments

Experience Level: VP/Principal/Director

Location: Santa Fe, New Mexico

Salary: $110K - $190K

Thornburg is a global investment firm delivering on strategy for institutions, financial professionals and investors worldwide. The privately held firm, founded in 1982, is an active, high-conviction manager of fixed income, equities, and multi-asset solutions. As an independent firm, Thornburg can take on a wide range of opportunities, explore ideas thoroughly and work across strategies to deliver consistent risk-adjusted outperformance over the long term. The firm attracts free-thinking professionals who are eager to pursue investment outcomes beyond the confines of popular wisdom. From nimble operational capabilities to principles and actions fitting of a global citizen, Thornburg’s world-class investment platform and team are aligned on strategy to serve investors. Details below.

Primary Job Function:

Thornburg is seeking an experienced fixed income investor to assist with the fast-paced growth of its fixed income franchise. A successful candidate will have the knowledge and skills to conduct fundamental credit analysis and manage portfolios within the global fixed income umbrella. This team member is expected to investigate and provide fundamental analysis for new and existing high yield corporate positions, leading to well-formulated theses and recommendations to portfolio teams. This individual will also play a key role in the launch and management of additional products that utilize and/or support current strategies. All team members are expected to contribute to the success of all Thornburg investment strategies, which requires the ability to identify investment opportunities across sectors, geographies, and investment styles.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Recommend fixed income securities, particularly high yield corporate credits for investment across Thornburg fixed income and multi-asset portfolios.
  • Help launch and manage new and existing separately management accounts (SMA) and completion portfolios that track broader Thornburg fixed income strategies.
  • Collaborate with groups across the firm to lead the growth of Thornburg’s SMA platform.
  • Use finance, accounting, economic and other skills to identify, analyze and create investment arguments based on an investment’s fundamentals and relative value proposition.
  • Effectively communicate investment recommendations and broader economic, sector or portfolio thoughts to the entire team both written and orally.
  • Monitor individual securities on an ongoing basis. Deliver timely and thorough updates.
  • Serve  in a global generalist capacity, with coverage responsibilities spanning geographies and industries, as well as asset sectors as needed.

Job Benefits:

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage.
  • Employer 401(k) safe harbor and profit-sharing contributions.
  • Work/life programs such as flexible work arrangements, flexible paid time off, paid parental leave, employee assistance plan, commuter benefits, student loan repayment program, education reimbursement program.
  • Community involvement opportunities.
  • Onsite cafeteria.
  • Onsite fitness center.
  • Referral program.
  • Bachelor’s Degree – required; Advanced degree and/or progress toward CFA – preferred.
  • Experience analyzing high yield corporate credit such as bonds and bank loans – required; Experience covering credits from a range of industries and geographies – highly preferred.
  • Portfolio management experience – required.
  • Private credit experience – preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience as a buyside or sellside high yield credit analyst.
  • Strong analytical skills including financial, accounting, economic and ESG knowledge.
  • Series 7 & 63 licenses, or able to obtain within 12 months of hire.

Santa Fe is the capital of New Mexico. Founded in 1610 and nicknamed “The City Different,” Santa Fe captures hearts and minds with its museums, restaurants, theater, opera, and adobe-style architecture. With an average of over 300 sunny days per year and picturesque landscape, it’s no wonder that outdoor activities such as skiing and hiking in “The Land of Enchantment” attract visitors from around the world.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender, gender identity or protected veteran status. We especially encourage applications from individuals who can bring diverse cultural and ethnic perspectives and experiences to the campus.