Fixed Income Global Rates Analyst

Location
Juneau, Alaska
Salary
Salary is discussed upon successful completion of application.
Posted
19 Jan 2022
Closes
18 Feb 2022
Industry Sector
Finance - General, Government
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Masters

The Fixed Income Rates Analyst is primarily responsible for working with and leveraging the time of the Fixed Income Portfolio Managers. This newly created position will work with the portfolio managers to analyze the domestic and global rates portfolios. The Analyst will perform in-depth country and region research in order to identify relative value and make recommendations for total return opportunities. The Analyst will be responsible for monitoring and maintaining our existing analytics system (BlackRock Aladdin). They will also be expected to provide analytical support to the investment process and perform ad-hoc investment analysis related to the investment goals and strategies. 

Key Duties

  • Fundamental and technical analysis of domestic and global rates and FX
  • Portfolio structure and monitoring
  • Responsible for risk analytics systems
  • Supra and Sovereign credit and pricing analysis

Principal Responsibilities

  • Maintain current knowledge of fundamental economic developments and other factors affecting interest rates within the global investment universe in order assist in buy and/or sell decisions where multiple solutions exist
  • Create and maintain a sovereign risk scorecard
  • Analyzes securities markets by performing credit and relative value analysis and provides input on the specific strategies/securities to invest
  • Produce standard and ad hoc reports as required
  • Assist Portfolio Managers on an as needed basis with tasks outside of main focus

Required Qualifications

  • College degree and 2+ years related work experience in Business, finance, quantitative finance, economics or scientific degree with 3 to 7 years of investment management experience
  • Thorough knowledge in fixed-income analytics, along with the ability to apply the concepts to solve practical portfolio problems
  • Exceptional technical skills. The analyst will assist in progressing the technical aptitude of the entire fixed income team
  • Highly self-motivated and detail-oriented. Ability to work accurately and maintain composure under pressure while meeting strict deadlines
  • Aptitude to gather relevant facts in a timely manner and make sound decisions quickly

Preferred Qualifications

  • Candidates with a firm grasp of sovereign economic fundamentals, fundamental knowledge investment grade sovereign bond and foreign exchange markets and instruments is highly preferred
  • MBA, MS in finance, or CFA designation
  • Exceptional analytical and quantitative skills
  • Working knowledge of Blackrock Aladdin or Barclays Point

Key Corporate Attributes

  • Strong commitment to APFC’s vision and its shared values of integrity, stewardship and passion
  • Self-motivation and very strong sense of personal and professional integrity
  • Intellectual curiosity and excellent attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in a small collaborative team environment

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may be added, removed or changed at any time with or without notice.

AAP/EEO Statement

APFC provides equal employment and advancement opportunities to all. APFC follows all applicable Federal and State laws and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other class protected by law.

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