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Investment Analyst (Newark, NJ) at Prudential Financial

Posted in Accounting 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Newark, New Jersey

Job Description:

Business Overview:


PGIM, the global investment management businesses of Prudential Financial Inc., is a multi-manager organization that delivers industry-leading strategies and solutions to clients around the world. Prudential Capital Group (PCG) is a PGIM business, and one of the largest asset managers of private debt securities with nearly $84 billion of private debt and equity investments in more than 1,000 companies worldwide (as of December 2018). Prudential Capital Group typically invests over $10 billion annually in privately placed senior and mezzanine financings with middle-market companies. 


With 14 regional offices worldwide, Prudential Capital Group is known for investing in relationships, providing strategic capital and delivering consistent results. PCG provides financing across the private capital risk spectrum and its regional office network has locations in North America -- Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Minneapolis, New York, Newark and San Francisco; the UK/Europe ? London, Paris, Milan and Frankfurt; and Australia ? Sydney. (The Sydney office operates through PGIM (Australia) Pty Ltd.)


The Newark-based investment team of Prudential Capital Group is seeking an Investment Analyst for its three-year analyst program. The position is located in Newark, NJ. 


Investment Analysts have the opportunity to develop analytical skills, business perspective, and an understanding of the industries relevant to the assignment.  The Analysts partner with small investment teams in which each member makes an integral contribution to the business. 


Description Responsibilities:


The Investment Analyst position offers college graduates the chance to build their analytical skills and expand their knowledge of private capital investments and the broader capital markets in the three-year analyst program.  In this position, Analysts support Prudential Capital Group in managing and investing private placement debt.  Prudential Capital?s clients range from large multi-national public companies to smaller privately held companies.


Working on small investment teams, Analysts research companies, markets and industries; participate in the due diligence on transactions; develop their financial modeling and comparable analysis skills; prepare written analysis on potential new investment transactions; support the team in monitoring portfolio investments; and, prepare marketing materials to support the team?s direct calling efforts.


?Industry and company research


?Financial modeling and credit analysis


?Transaction and due diligence support


?Portfolio and credit monitoring


?Prepare marketing materials










? Candidate shall have a college degree, preferably in Accounting, Finance or other quantitative subjects; preference for a July/August 2019 start


? Excellent analytical and accounting skills


? Familiarity with the capital markets (knowledge of debt and equity security terms and valuation methodologies)


? Strong writing, interpersonal and communication skills


? Business related experience is a plus


? Participation or interest in participating in the Chartered Financial Analysts® (CFA) program is a plus.