Associate, Bond Evaluator

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA New York NY US
  • Permanent, Full time
  • IHS Markit
  • 18 Sep 18 2018-09-18

Associate, Bond Evaluator

Position summary

Corporate bond pricing analyst. This position will be for someone with a good understanding of how fixed income instruments are priced with special focus on corporate and government bonds. The successful candidate will be expected to monitor market movements and become a sector specialist in the designated area. Operational tasks such as data delivery, customer support, and client relationships will also be part of this role.

Duties & accountabilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for accurately pricing various sectors of the Americas fixed income market using proprietary models. Responsibilities will include credit spread analysis, dealers quote research, analysis of primary and secondary markets, maintaining existing pricing models as well as increase sector coverage, monitoring and controlling price file distribution, manage client challenges and general customer support.

Business competencies
Education and experience
University degree in Finance, Economics, Mathematics are all suitable. Experience should be in a hands-on capital markets role. Trading assistant, market analyst, or a pricing analyst from another vendor.
Good excel skills. Knowledge of VBA and SQL preferred.
Commercial awareness
Knowledge of the fixed income markets, particularly the cash bond markets. Keen awareness of the credit space.
Management requirements
This position does not have any direct reports.

Personal competencies
Personal impact
The candidate must have a natural attraction to the market and the issuers that compose it. The candidate must be highly detail oriented.
Communication
Constant communication between teammates is critical in daily model maintenance. Ability to articulate situations clearly and quickly is a key characteristic for the candidate.
Teamwork
The pricing team is a small unit operating in a time sensitive environment. As such, all members must participate in all activities necessary to keep the product competitive and moving forward. A sense of willingness to do whatever needs to be done is key to the team operating effectively. Flexible working hours to cover London shift when required.
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