Fixed Income / Bond Analyst - City Based Bank in City of London, London, UK

Employer: MARKET TALENT

Location: City of London, London, UK

Hours:

Salary: £38,000 - £40,000 per annum

My Client is a Prestigious International Banking Brand, with an opening for an Investment Analyst focusing on Fixed Income & Investment Bonds, you will be joining the Banks investment division base in the City of London. They are a global entity, with a Network of 20,000 offices and assets of more than £400 Billion. You will be an advanced user of Excel (macro, pivot tables etc) and would have analysis experience with Fixed Income / Bond products.

JOB ROLE

  • To provide support to Manager (Investments) for Investments booking and management of London Main Branch’s Investments Portfolio as per Investment Policy as per Bank’s expectations.

JOB RESPONSIBILITY

  • Responsible for the preparation of Investment proposals for presentation to UK Regional Investment Committee.
  • Responsible for financial / credit analysis for investment / Bond transactions.
  • Responsible for Quarterly review of investments.
  • Responsible for preparation of Exception reports relating to Rating action / Price breach / deterioration in financials promptly and meticulously.
  • Responsible for preparation of control reports and submitting of same to IBG.
  • Responsible for inputting of investment deals in the Finacle Treasury and coordinate with Back office to ensure that deals are settled well in time.
  • Preparation of Divestment reports for presentation to UK Regional Investment Committee.
  • Responsible for filing / maintenance of all investments related documents / records / approvals / UKRIC minutes etc.
  • Responsible for coordination with Back Office / Mid Office and Auditors and for meticulous MIS reporting to IBG.
  • To shoulder the responsibility in respect of any new tasks assigned / contemplated within the department as per expectations of Manager (Investments).
  • Is expected to handle all routine matters in the department in the absence of other personnel.
  • Responsible for regular monitoring and review of Investments on individual as well as portfolio basis
  • To assist Manager (Investments) in Execution of deals and also to carry out deals as and when required.

COMPETENCIES

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Critical attention to details and sound judgement
  • Excellent analytical skills - questioning and discerning.
  • Target driven and goal oriented - is functionally organised, delivers to requirements and meets timelines.
  • Excellent Balance Sheet analysis skills.
  • Excellent understanding of Fixed Income / Bond instruments.
  • Excellent decision making and problem solving capabilities - is capable of prompt and effective actions in addressing issues.
Required Skills:

Bonds Credit Analysis Fixed Income Investment Rating Action

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