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Raymond James, 2024 Summer Associate Fixed Income Business Analyst - St. Petersburg, FL - Application via WayUp



United States
Posted on Friday, November 3, 2023
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Raymond James Overview

One of the largest independent financial services firms in the country could be the place you build a career beyond your expectations.

Our focus is on providing trusted advice and tailored, sophisticated strategies for individuals and institutions. Raymond James Financial is a diversified holding company, headquartered in St. Petersburg, FL. Raymond James provides financial services to individuals, corporations and municipalities through its subsidiary companies engaged primarily in investment and financial planning, in addition to capital markets and asset management.

At Raymond James, we are putting the power of perspectives into action and building an inclusive and diverse workforce that reflects our commitment to associates, and clients of the future. Our company values associate development and growth, offering opportunities through developmental programs, mentorships, and continuing education options.

We strive to ensure everyone feels welcomed, valued, respected and heard so that you can fully contribute your unique talents for the benefit of clients, your career, our firm and our communities. Raymond James is an equal opportunity employer and makes all employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs.

Job Summary

Under immediate supervision, the Summer Associate Fixed Income Business Analyst performs routine department work using specialized knowledge and skills obtained through education, experience and/or specialized training. Performs analytical work and related assignments that support Senior Analysts & Traders and clients in an assigned industry. Responsible for thorough analysis of projects, preparing cash flow analyses, offering circulars and other documents related to the offerings, and client presentations, as well as conducting research related to existing and prospective clients. May be responsible for complete projects or specific aspects of them, depending on their complexity and scope. As interns gain experience, they are expected to increase their capacity to process a larger portion of a given transaction. Guidance is provided to perform varied work that is difficult in nature requiring evaluation, originality and ingenuity to make moderately complex decisions.

This is a temporary role.

Work Schedule: Up to 40 hours per week for a limited time, determined by department need.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Completes spreadsheet financial models for assigned industry.
  • Formulates new transaction proposals.
  • May assist in development of financial analyses including revenue models, running the numbers, debt profiles and refinancing and cash flow analysis.
  • Helps in preparation of client pitch books.
  • Maintains records of market conditions and issuance, prepares regular updates, and reports for internal and external constituencies.
  • Creates and presents marketing and sales materials.
  • May have limited interaction with clients.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of

  • Fundamental investment concepts, practices and procedures used in the securities industry.
  • Basic knowledge of Fixed Income procedures, regulatory requirements, transactions and client relationships.
  • Financial markets and products.
  • Basic business case analysis.
  • Financial analysis and data modeling.

Skill in

  • Excellent analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills sufficient to recognize and detect errors and offer resolution.
  • Basic skills in coding, SQL, HTML 5, Python. "Scripting Languages"
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing to all level of associates and clients.
  • Operating standard office equipment and using required software applications to produce documents such as reports, graphics, electronic communication, spreadsheets, and databases.

Ability to

  • Multi-task and work on a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
  • Efficiently manage time and resources in order to overcome quantitative and analytical challenges.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships at all levels of the organization.
  • Work under stress restricted by time deadlines and work volume fluctuations.
  • Prepare and deliver clear, effective and professional presentations.
  • Communicate both orally and in writing, with all levels of the organization and external clients.
  • Work independently as well as collaboratively within a team environment.

Educational/Previous Experience Requirements

Education/Previous Experience

  • Junior or Senior standing student pursuing a Bachelor's Degree (B.A.) or Master's Degree in Finance, Economics, MIS, ISM or related field at an accredited university. ~or~
  • Any equivalent combination of experience, education, and/or training as approved by Human Resources.


  • None required.


Hybrid position - St. Petersburg office

  • No travel required.

At Raymond James - as part of our people-first culture, we honor, value, and respect the uniqueness, experiences, and backgrounds of all of our Associates. When associates bring their best authentic selves, our organization, clients, and communities thrive. The Company is an equal opportunity employer and makes all employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs.