Fixed Income Researcher
MSCI is a market leader in Global Indexes, Smart Beta, ESG and Risk Management, and is at the forefront of the secular trends dominating the financial services landscape today. We are committed to the future sustainability and transparency of the financial markets. We create innovative products and services that allow our clients to make more informed investment decisions, and we provide investors with critical performance measurement and risk management data and analytics.
Your Team responsibilities
As an Associate in Index Management Research in Monterrey, you will be looked to primarily support our client base in the Americas related to fixed income index methodology topics. You will be involved in Research work that goes into designing MSCI's Fixed Income Index products.
This role will also include time interacting directly with clients or over the phone and through email channels. There will also be some interaction as a liaison between internal teams such as IT, Data, Product, Sales in project work streams.
The Associate role will also be involved in general Index Management Research responsibilities such as index policy research and some assistance in new product development.
Your key responsibilities
•Serve as a source for client base methodological and research-based queries. This is not an operational role.
•Play a key part in expansion and maintenance of MSCI's fixed income index offering
•Contribution to consultation construction and client interaction and engagement is an important part of role
•3-5 years direct or financial industry experience (a must).
•Excellent English Communication Skills, verbal and written. (a must).
•The candidate should ideally have some experience with fixed income index investing and construction.
•Knowledge and familiarity around concepts of index maintenance and portfolio management / replication across asset classes is helpful.
•Knowledge and familiarity in at least one of these programming languages: Matlab/Python/R/SQL is necessary.
•Good quantitative knowledge and analytical skills.
•Strong organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple projects under tight, short-term deadlines.
•A self-starter and highly motivated individual, with the ability to work individually and within a team.
How we’ll support you
•Coaching and support from experts in your team
•A performance and growth-oriented culture and values
•Opportunities for continuous learning to aid progression
•Goal based objectives and development plans
•Transparent performance-based compensation schemes