Guggenheim Services, LLC

Investment Analyst (Buy Side), 2023

Job Locations US-CA-Santa Monica
Posted Date 2 months ago(1/27/2023 10:29 AM)
Job Category
Finance & Accounting Jobs
Position Type

Position Summary

The Investment Analyst position is a full-time position for current undergraduate students who anticipate graduation by the Summer of 2023. Candidates should be top performers who are willing to work hard in an entrepreneurial environment where initiative, creativity, maturity, and enthusiasm for learning are highly valued. This position begins Summer 2023.
Guggenheim Investment is recruiting across several buy-side positions, such as:
  • Insurance Portfolio Management
  • Total Return Portfolio Management
  • Governments & Agencies
  • Financing & Short Rates
  • Foreign Exchange
  • Investment Grade
  • Bank Loans
  • Municipals
  • Structured Credit
  • Macroeconomic Research
  • Real Estate
  • Infrastructure
  • Equities
  • Institutional Distribution
  • Corporate Strategy
  • PCG

Guggenheim staff will assist in assignment of candidates to different groups.

Essential Job Functions

Specific Responsibilities Vary by Team, but Include:
  • Identify and evaluate securities for potential investment or sale
  • Develop competency in various fixed income and equity concepts and products
  • Research current market themes and credit trends within sectors and maintain relevant statistical data as necessary
  • Prepare credit memoranda on potential purchases and existing investments
  • Effectively communicate with investment professionals across Guggenheim Partners’ various investment groups
  • Perform due diligence on Investment issuers and managers via third party research, meetings and conference participation, which may require occasional domestic travel
  • Build applications to meet the risk management and portfolio construction needs of the broader organization
  • Interact with marketing, investor relations, client valuation teams and trade settlement groups
  • Prepare timely and accurate periodic and ad-hoc exposure and performance reports for management
  • Progress toward CFA charter is required by some teams. Successful candidates should demonstrate progress toward CFA within 18 months of hire

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to succeed with limited supervision
  • Record of success as part of a team or group effort
  • Must be able to operate in a stressful, deadline driven environment while still maintaining a strict attention to detail and ability to prioritize issues appropriately
  • Understanding of accounting via basic coursework or experience
  • Strong technical skills

Basic Qualifications

  • Expected undergraduate graduation date of December 2022 - June 2023
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint. Bloomberg or programming experience a plus
  • Limited travel may be required

Salary Details

The annual base salary for this role is $100,000. The base salary range represents the low and high end of the anticipated base salary range for this position. Actual base salaries may vary depending on factors such as location and experience. The range listed reflects base salary only, and the total compensation package may include other components such as incentive compensation.

About Us

Guggenheim Partners is a diversified financial services firm that delivers value to its clients through two primary businesses: Guggenheim Investments, a premier global asset manager and investment advisor, and Guggenheim Securities, a leading investment banking and capital markets business. Guggenheim’s professionals are based in offices around the world, and our commitment is to deliver long-term results with excellence and integrity while advancing the strategic interests of our clients.

Guggenheim is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Learn more at, and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @GuggenheimPtnrs.


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