Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Senior Trader - asset backed securities

Apply for Job Here

Robert Half Finance and Accounting has teamed up with a financial services / investment firm to assist in the recruitment of a Senior Trader who will focus on mortgage backed securities. This role will be responsible for all interest rate risk derivatives trading as well. Candidates must have exposure to MBS and interest rate derivative trading. Pay is up to 120K base salary plus bonus.
Please email your background to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] or you can call Chris Willhite at 972-789-9590.
Senior Trader
Job Description:

BASIC PURPOSE

Analyze, price, and trade investments, liabilities, hedges and perform related reporting within the delegated authority and responsibility established by department management.

PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES

1. Within delegated responsibility, analyze, execute, and perform reporting for investments for the firm's term investment and liquidity portfolio in a manner consistent with the firm's strategic objectives, and risk management and capital market policies.
2. Within delegated responsibility, analyze, execute, and perform reporting for liabilities including consolidated obligations, repo, and fed funds in a manner consistent with the firm's strategic objectives, and risk management and capital market policies.
3. Assist department management in the analysis and execution of derivative hedges in a manner consistent with the firm's strategic objectives, and risk management and capital market policies.
4. Assist in servicing Bank members, including the pricing of various credit products, the calculation of advance prepayment fees, and supporting the advance rate setting process.
5. Assist in the management of the firm's liquidity position and monitoring derivative exposure.
6. Monitor, research, and report changes in the marketplace impacting the firm's capital market activities including improvements to valuation techniques and analytical software. Provide commentaries and updates on market conditions.
7. Assumes additional responsibilities as assigned.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

1. MBA preferred or BA or BS desired with a major in business, finance, mathematics or economics.
2. 5 to 7 years + of capital markets experience with extensive exposure to MBS and interest rate derivatives required.
3. Experience in using fixed income analytical software. Knowledge of Yield Book and Bloomberg preferred. Proficiency in Excel required.
4. Excellent analytical and organizational skills with attention to detail and accuracy.
5. Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.

Please email your background to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] or you can call Chris Willhite at 972-789-9590.

Founded in 1948, Robert Half Finance & Accounting is the world's first and largest specialized financial recruitment service. We specialize in placing experienced professionals in all areas of accounting, finance, credit and collections, bookkeeping, payroll, audit and taxation. For more than 60 years, we have developed lasting relationships with the industry-leading companies we serve, which gives us access to the best career opportunities for our candidates.

Our parent company, Robert Half International (NYSE: RHI), was the first company in the staffing industry to be added to the S&P 500. We are consistently named to FORTUNE® magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" list and the Forbes Platinum List, and were recently added to The Forbes Global 2000 listing of the world's largest companies. Robert Half Finance & Accounting is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Requirements Series 7, 63 securities licenses Hands on exposure to mortgage backed securities trading Understanding of interest rate derivatives

Apply for Job Here

Subscribe to Trading Jobs by Email

Find the latest Trading Jobs

No comments:

click me