Index Manager - Fixed Income Index Group

Recruiter
S&P Global
Location
Mexico City (MX)
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
09 Jun 2021
Closes
09 Jul 2021
Industry Sector
Credit Rating Agency/Bureau
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors

Responsibilities: 

  • Perform and coordinate daily calculations across the fixed income team, rebalances, and maintenance of new and existing indices in a proprietary index calculation platform.  Generating and disseminate index values and attributes.  Ensure accurate day-end calculation of each assigned index and timely dissemination to clients.
  • Review and analyze advance fixed income risk measures such as options adjusted spread, duration, convexity etc.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert by answering questions about changes in the index, client data requests and proactively communicating any major issues.
  • Understand complex index methodology to ensure that calculation and attributes correspond to the stated methodology. Oversee new index methodology and application to achieve its stated objectives. 
  • Lead periodic methodology reviews, ensuring the index continues to satisfy its objective.
  • Establish, execute and coordinate operational procedures and enhancements for the fixed income group, leading to operational efficiencies while maintaining best practices for quality assurance, independence and objectivity. 
  • Partner with technology and production support to further enhance our system capabilities and accommodate business growth. Perform User Acceptance Testing (UAT) for enhanced system capabilities.
  • Manage and maintain relationships with key members of other groups including Index Services, Global Index Launch Team, Technology Team etc.
  • Take ownership and manage multiple projects and deadlines. The projects may involve; requirements gathering, analysis, compiling data, creating and updating documentation.
  • Clearly communicate with internal and external stakeholders
  • Participate in the new product process, testing new indices, contributing to methodology documents and ensuring a smooth roll-out into production.
  • Learn S&P DJI’s proprietary index calculation engines.

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • At least 3+ years professional experience working with fixed income indexes either at a service provider or direct user at a bank or fund manager
  • Fluent in English
  • Experience partnering with IT for new projects and synergies: knowledge of VBA, SQL, python or other programing/database applications as they relate to the IT framework a plus
  • Proven experience working with complex databases and financial models.
  • A demonstrable understanding of global financial markets, experience dealing with customers in a demanding environment
  • Excellent analytical capabilities working with large data sets, to aid in solving non-routine problems in a timely fashion with keen attention to detail
  • Superior computer skills in Excel, Word, Access and related applications.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in business finance, accounting, economics, math, statistics, or engineering strongly preferred
  • Strong desire to work in fixed income for the leading index provider
  • CFA or progress toward CFA and or CIPM a plus
  • Experience working with a team locally and staying in close communication with international teams.
  • Ability to work independently, maximizing efforts to ensure efficiency, accuracy & on-time delivery while taking on new initiatives
  • Experience with S&P Capital IQ, Refinitiv Eikon, FactSet, BondEdge, Yield Book, FINCAD or other fixed income financial applications a strong plus

Please apply with your English CV. Recruiting process will be in English, if you wish you can apply directly at the following link:

https://spgi.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/SPGI_Careers/job/Mexico-City-MX/Index-Manager---Fixed-Income-Index-Group_261234

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