VP, Fixed Income

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Job Summary

The Fixed Income Trader will be responsible for developing business and Financial strategies for the Fund Management Team, execute trades on behalf of the company based on research on various Fixed Income Investments and adjust policies to meet the company’s overall investment strategy.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 7 years

Job Description

  • Select, direct and execute Fixed Income Trades on behalf of the company
  • Interact with both internal and external parties to ensure seamless execution on mandated transactions and coordinate the ultimate settlement of transactions across all asset classes.
  • Develop and monitor assessments on portfolio risks, prepare a report for decision making
  • Perform and evaluate research, such as detailed company or industry analyses, to inform financial forecasting, decision making, or valuation.
  • Maintain internal databases of market data such as market spreads, deal pricing details, etc.
  • Monitor macroeconomic data and provide market outlook as it affects the various investment portfolios
  • Interact with Fund Managers to develop and implement fund investment policies or strategies.
  • Review and comply with the firm’s policies and proactively identify operational risks/ control deficiencies
  • Monitor financial or operational performance of individual investments to ensure portfolios meet risk goals.
  • Maintain Investment portfolios, and report on portfolio performance to management
  • Interact with clients through portfolio update meetings and provide investment recommendations
  • Monitor regulatory law changes to ensure Investment compliance or to capitalize on development opportunities.
  • Attend investment briefings or consult financial media to stay abreast of relevant investment markets.
Qualifications
  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree, preferably with a concentration in Finance, Accounting, Math, Economics, Technology, or Engineering
  • At least 7 years of Institutional experience at a trading firm
  • Master’s degree is an added advantage
  • Must have a CFA certification or is in the process of acquiring one (1)
  • Excellent written & oral communication skills
  • Experience with Blackrock’s Aladdin Portfolio Management system desired
  • Proficiency in Bloomberg, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word
Required Skills
  • Working experience as a Fixed Income trader
  • Strong knowledge of the Securities Industry, Product and Portfolio Management
  • Must have experience across fixed income products including Treasuries, Bonds, Mortgages.
  • High understanding of Trading and data analytics
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Interpersonal relation skills
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft package and trading software
  • Excellent Organizational and Leadership Skills

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