Monday, February 4, 2008

Credit Valuations Analyst

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Description
About our client
•Our client is a top tier Global Investment Bank.

Job description
•Manage the valuation requests from clients for OTC derivatives, structured products and bonds/securities on a timely and accurate basis
•Set up new client profiles and update and maintain existing client information on the valuations systems
•Manage the Valuations, respond to client questions and queries and provide a superior level of client service
•Build excellent relationships with HSBC traders, sales, operations
•Work closely with other support areas of HSBC locally and globally
•Assist with the global roll out and ongoing enhancement to GVS the new Global Valuations Service
•Identify ways to automate any current manual process
•Enhance current service offered for counterparty valuations
•Understand, follow and demonstrate compliance with all relevant internal and external policies, regulations, processes and procedures that apply to the client valuations function
•Maintain HSBC Internal Control standards

What's on offer
•Our client is offering a competitive base salary plus discretionary bonus.

Requirements
Who we are looking for
•1-3 years experience within a Client Valuations team and/or 2-3 years within Derivatives Middle Office, Credit Derivatives preferred
•Detailed knowledge of the legal and market practices of providing OTC derivatives "Client Valuations"
•Knowledge of vanilla equity, bond and derivative instruments and experience in dealing with credit derivative instruments and structured products
•Strong numerical / statistical background
•Excellent written and oral communication skills are required
•High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
•Familiar with operational controls
•Good Microsoft Office Skills
•Effective Team Player
•A high level of customer service knowledge
•Experience within a middle office environment would be helpful
•The candidate must be able to work on their own initiative and be completely reliable

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