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Analyst - Trading Enabler - Bank (1-3 yrs)
JOB SUMMARY :
This leading global bank is committed to being the best financial services provider in the world. An aspirational employer with the platform to raise careers up to the next level, we foster a diverse, inclusive environment that encourages new ideas. An outstanding opportunity now exists for a talented professional to join our award winning team.
The Centre is the bank's investment banking centre in India. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of the bank and works very closely with various hubs to deliver cutting edge investment banking services for the Global Markets franchise. The teams will be front office teams acting as virtual extensions of the business in hubs like London, New York and Hong Kong.
Global Equity Derivatives (GED) is one of the key businesses within the Global Markets Equity division. The Corporate Derivatives Trading desk is involved in providing financing solutions to sponsors/family offices/institutions through equity linked products. The desk has successful investments and deals in a range of industries such as real estate, technology and financial services.
- Pricing of non-linear and derivative trade structures such as collars, call spreads and other option based strategies. through scripting and simulation on their Analytics tool, and based on thorough understanding of various pricing parameters
- Providing thorough due diligence of equity underlying from both fundamental and technical perspectives as part of deal selection in the linear margin loan business
- Pricing and determining key terms of the deal
- Identifying idiosyncratic risks in bespoke trades and dynamically toggling between different deal shapes
- Running quantitative and technical analysis to develop trading and hedging strategies
- Prepare risk analysis papers for trade approval by CRM / MRM
- Performing legal due-diligence to ensure that legal documents accurately reflect the decided terms and conditions.
- Reviewing Risk & PnL movements on a daily basis. During the life of the deal, the team helps risk manage the positions by a constant review of the trigger levels, providing daily risk flashes and monthly updates
The ideal candidate will have experience within a financial services environment and should demonstrate the following:
- Strong academic background.
- Highly quantitative and analytical bent of mind
- Ability to program and advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel, and PowerPoint.
- Ability to work well under pressure & always with a professional demeanour.
- The ability to identify process efficiencies, suggest improvements and implement where feasible.
- High attention to detail, solid organisational and interpersonal skills.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Proactive in terms of business development and effective communication to deliver projects.
- Able to work independently, as well as in a team environment, prioritising multiple tasks meeting strict deadlines.
The following will be considered a significant advantage:
- Exposure to derivative structures, pricing and trading
- Coding experience in Python etc.