Fixed Income Analyst Fixed Income Analyst …

Credit Suisse
in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 29 May 20
Credit Suisse
in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 29 May 20
Credit Suisse
Fixed Income Analyst
We Offer
  • Support the Fixed Income Advisors in their day to day sales and advisory tasks, including the preparation of new issue & tactical idea emails, everyday market updates, presentation materials, maintenance of bond list databases & issuer profiles, sending of weekly bond lists and bond redemption ideas for maturing bonds and any such tasks that would assist the Advisors in their sales and advisory activities.
  • Inform RMs/IC about redemption outlook/forecast and our re-investment proposal and advise them on fixed income market flows and opportunities through regular meetings.
  • Provide management with monitoring metrics on the number of bond redemption in different maturity buckets, underlying volume of the redemptions, and number of re-investment proposals and underlying volume of re-investment proposals.
  • Provide internal Credit Suisse clients such as Investment Consultants (IC), Relationship Managers (RM), and Portfolio Managers (PM) with broad advice in Fixed Income Products.
  • Provide direct advisory services for clients through DAC (direct access clients) service.
  • Demonstrate skills on bond recommendations from in-house research so as to distribute investment ideas where we focus on liquidity, credit and duration strategy.
  • Source for illiquid Asian and EM domestic currency bonds.
  • Provide market intelligence and update on new issues during the book-building process.
  • To be on top of the market related news and new bond issues so as to provide timely and accurate information to the clients.
  • Advise RMs, fund managers, portfolio managers and investment consultants in their fixed income investment decisions.
  • Provide a high quality of service to clients in order to assist the RM team deliver the revenue targets in alignment with the business objectives
  • Coordinate with external intermediaries for trading ideas, research and building positive relationships.
  • Ensure that all compliance and legal guidelines are adhered to
  • Maintain a symbiotic relationship with relationship teams, by assisting them to enhance business, by dealing with them in a transparent manner on pricing of products and offerings
  • Proactively seek out customer responses on the quality of product and service on a regular basis
Business Focus
  • Sending out new issues, tactical ideas and daily market updates for the fixed income team
  • Actively provision bond redemption outlook and reinvestment proposals along with their maintenance of related lists, database and updating of issuer profiles
  • Dynamic, professional and active advisory on fixed income products for internal Credit Suisse clients
Sales and Marketing
  • Liaising with RMs and IC-Sales to provide information and knowledge about markets. Building relationships with execution agents, brokers, market makers, both external and within CS Group, to ensure the best service for bonds
  • Dedicated to helping RMs in solving problems in queries, investment options, client calls, etc.
Market Intelligence and Knowledge Building
  • Committed to keeping yourself abreast with the latest developments in the financial markets at all times
  • Gathering and sharing intelligence on markets, products, clients, competitors, etc. to improve the competitive advantage
  • Adhering to the internal policies & regulatory requirements where applicable
  • Keeping the concerned authorities (internal & external) informed of potential violation of legal and compliance regulations, Credit Risk Management issues, etc, to ensure smooth functioning of various processes
Business Partnership
  • Participating in User Acceptance Testing of new/modified systems being introduced by the IT team and providing them feedback on the efficiency
  • Participating in Disaster Recovery Planning exercise of the bank
Communications & working relationships
  • Both structured and informal reviews with Head TS Fixed income HK head and TS Head APAC
  • Continuous liaising with RM teams, IC-Sales, Operations, other desks in TS, external counterparts, for functional efficiency
  • Open communication through team meetings

You Offer
  • Relevant University or Graduate Degree with a sharp analytical mind and problem solving skills.
  • Ideally 3+ years of connected similar experience with a Credit Rating Agency, Investment Bank, Private Bank or Asset Manager. CFA, FRM, CAIA holders preferred
  • Build strong and positive relationships with business partners of all levels
  • Outstanding written and verbal Communication skills in English along with Cantonese (mandatory) and Mandarin (advantageous) given the market focus.
  • Integer and ethical colleague who adheres to all relevant internal policies & HKMA requirements.
  • Proficiency in advanced Excel, PowerPoint and Bloomberg skills. Ideally combined with knowledge on VBA and SQL too.
  • Improving, building and leading change in all aspects of the job and possess the ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Motivated, engaging, service oriented, flexible and an outstanding collaborator with a dedication to supporting clients
  • You are ambitious, dedicated, hardworking and can work on own initiative whilst also working collaboratively and deliver on time with a high level of integrity, sense of urgency, attention to detail and quality standards