Fixed Income Emerging Markets Research Associate London 2024

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At MFS, you will find a culture that supports you in doing what you do best. Our employees work together to reach better outcomes, favoring the strongest idea over the strongest individual. We put people first and demonstrate care and compassion for our community and each other. Because what we do matters – to us as valued professionals and to the millions of people and institutions who rely on us to help them build more secure and prosperous futures.

About MFS

In 1924 MFS Investment Management established the first mutual fund in the United States. Today, MFS offers a wide range of products and services to investors, including more than 70 mutual funds, fixed and variable annuities, separately managed accounts, and retirement plans to retail customers, institutional investors, and insurance offerings.

At MFS we hire talented people and allow them to work in an environment that fosters teamwork. We strive to make MFS a company where our employees can grow and succeed. While MFS provides a supportive work environment, we maintain high standards of accountability to ensure that employees meet our standards of excellence. We value intelligence and hard work. We value the perspective you bring. We will reward you for your good ideas, your work ethic, and your experience. We believe that our unique culture directly benefits our business.

What you will do

  • Credit analysis of Emerging Markets issuers across a variety of industries; help to formulate investment recommendations under the supervision of the covering analyst
  • Keep abreast of market developments in the coverage area – regulatory, political, and business environment and financial trends
  • Build and update financial models, charts, and other supporting materials
  • Develop and write research reports on company events, news, earnings, and other relevant topics
  • Gather and communicate Environmental, Social and Governance (“ESG”) risks and opportunities
  • Collaborate and engage with Research Associates, Analysts and Portfolio Managers across the investment platform
  • Assume additional projects and responsibilities as required

About you

  • One to three years' relevant experience in fixed income, equities, banking or a consultancy
  • Bachelor’s degree and a strong interest in developing a career in EM Fixed Income research
  • Analytical mindset: ability to gather, synthesize and concisely compile information
  • Demonstrated passion for learning, with a focus on finance and/or international economics and affairs
  • Skilled at both written and verbal communications
  • Organized and attentive to detail
  • Ability to work on complex projects in a self-directed manner
  • Computer/modeling skills: Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint

At MFS, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace. If you are excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly, we encourage you to apply - you might be just the right candidate for this role or others.

DEADLINE 14th March 2024