Fixed Income Pricing Specialist

Employer
IHS Markit
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
1 Jun 2021

Job Details

About Us

The evaluated bond pricing team provides independent pricing, transparency and liquidity metrics on government, sovereign, agency and corporate bonds. Using a proprietary tool along with a variety of market data sources we are able to evaluate over 150,000 bond prices intraday.

Your Role

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.

About You

The successful candidate will be responsible for accurately pricing various sectors of the EMEA 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.

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.

Specific Requirements:
  • University degree in Finance, Economics, Mathematics are all suitable.
  • Experience should be in a hands-on capital markets role (e.g. Trading assistant, market analyst, or a pricing analyst from another vendor).
  • A strong working knowledge of SQL is vital in order to extract and analyse live data. VBA and/or Python is also desirable
  • Knowledge of the fixed income markets, particularly the cash bond markets. Keen awareness of the credit space.
  • The candidate must have a natural attraction to the market and the issuers that compose it.
  • The candidate must be highly detail oriented.
  • Constant communication between teammates is critical in daily model maintenance. Ability to articulate situations clearly and quickly is a key characteristic for the candidate.
Inclusion and diversity are critical to the success of IHS Markit, and we actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected category. For more information on the many ways in which we enthusiastically support inclusion and diversity efforts for both candidates and employees, please access our Inclusion & Diversity Statement here .

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