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Daily generation of fixed income securities and derivatives valuations for multiple market closes, entailing start-to-end responsibilities. This includes market data collection and analysis, price generation, quality control, and client feedback.
The Analyst role in PricingDirect is a demanding position requiring a knowledgeable professional capable of performing complex financial assignments, including quantitative and information/data analysis, requiring self-motivated problem solving skills in a dynamic environment.
Examine and develop new areas of product growth through independent self-guided research, interactions with clients, J.P. Morgan trading desks, research professionals, and technology teams.
Address all client concerns on a daily basis with emphasis on providing first-class service and quality.
Continuously improve product and service quality through daily market surveillance, communication with market participant, data and financial analysis, enhancing process controls, and ensuring data quality.
Develop and maintain regular contact with trading desks, research, and market participants.
Perform in-depth analysis on an individual security or portfolio of securities and explain nuances to colleagues and clients.
Firm understanding of the principles of finance, business operations, fixed income, derivatives, mathematical and/or statistical modelling. Practical experience working with databases, Python, SQL, Tableau, and Excel VBA
Ability to collect and analyze large amounts of market information, extract its essence and incorporate the findings into valuation matrix and processes.
Creative problem solver with ability to perform well under pressure.
Detail oriented, with a highly disciplined approach to process and quality control.
Ability to learn quickly, multi-task and self-manage priorities.
Excellent client communications skills.
Strong team player.
Bachelor's degree or higher in , Mathematics, Physics, Finance, Economics, Engineering, Computer Science or similar
Knowledge of fixed income and/or derivatives products and pricing.
Experience with data analytics and machine learning techniques a strong plus.
Experience in programming/scripting languages such as Python, SQL, R, VBA or Perl.
Proficiency in Excel and high aptitude for learning new technologies.
Clear, logical thinker with strong quantitative abilities.
Effective communication skills to interact with traders, research, and clients.
Significant progress towards CFA designation a strong plus.