Fixed Income Analyst

Employer
Manulife Hong Kong
Location
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 18, 2019
Closes
May 25, 2019
Ref
5882295
Job Function
Banking
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
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Job Description
Manulife Asset Management (MAM) is the asset management division of Manulife Financial Corporation. MAM's diversified group of companies and affiliates provides comprehensive asset management solutions for institutional investors, investment funds and individuals in key markets around the work. This investment expertise extends across a full range of asset classes including equities, fixed income, derivatives, and alternative investments such as oil & gas, real estates, timber, farmland, as well as asset allocation strategies. MAM has investment offices across multiple continents - Asia, North America and Europe. MAM has more than 100 years of experience managing portfolios for The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company, John Hancock Life Insurance Company, and other major clients and is a leading global investment management group.

Accountability Statement

The incumbent will work closely with the portfolio managers in the Asia Fixed Income team based in Hong Kong. The incumbent will be assisting the portfolio managers and generating required analysis including but not limited to credit, fx, and rates market in Asia. The incumbent is also required to understand the desk strategies and be able to provide support including quantitative analysis and supporting administrative function. The role will develop a career path to become a senior Desk Analyst.

Responsibilities
  • Quantitatively analyze large data sets for investment research;
  • Perform portfolio analytics and develop reports for investment meetings;
  • Conduct performance analysis and attribution;
  • Develop tools to enhance the portfolio management process;
  • Liaise with different teams in the company on portfolio issues;
  • Research in Asia macro and credit developments;
  • Provide all other necessary administrative support to portfolio managers;

Knowledge/Skills/Competencies/Education
  • University qualification with degree in Business, Finance or related subject preferred. Candidates working towards a CFA will be a plus.
  • 1 - 3 years of experience in related industry. Exposure in front office business would be preferred. Candidates from other disciplines will be considered. Buy-side background is optional;
  • Knowledge and relevant experience in fixed income markets in Asia would be preferred;
  • Passionate in investment management and financial markets. Possess strong desire to become a Portfolio Manager;
  • Strong technical orientation in excel (VBA, macro). Strong analytical skills, numerical aptitude, interpersonal and communication skills are required;
  • Great attention to details and able to work independently with limited supervision;
  • Fluent in spoken and written English. Cantonese/Mandarin is optional but advantageous;


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About Manulife
Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people achieve their dreams and aspirations by putting customers' needs first and providing the right advice and solutions. We operate as John Hancock in the United States and Manulife elsewhere. We provide financial advice, insurance, as well as wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2016, we had approximately 35,000 employees, 70,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving more than 22 million customers. At the end of 2016, we had $977 billion (US$728 billion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made almost $26 billion in payments to our customers.

Our principal operations are in Asia, Canada and the United States where we have served customers for more than 100 years. With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we trade as 'MFC' on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges and under '945' in Hong Kong.

Manulife is committed to supporting a culture of diversity and accessibility across the organization. It is our priority to remove barriers to provide equal access to employment. A Human Resources representative will consult with applicants contacted to participate at any stage of the recruitment process who request an accommodation. Information received regarding the accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.

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