Asset Management - Global Fixed Income, Currency & Commodities - Trader - Vice President

New York, USA
Oct 05, 2019
Oct 24, 2019
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
JPMorgan Chase& Co . is a leading global financial services firm with assets of more than $2.7 trillion, over 240,000 employees and operations in over 60 countries. It operates across four business segments including Asset& Wealth Management, Corporate and Investment Banking, Commercial Banking and Consumer and Community Banking .

J.P. Morgan Asset & Wealth Management, is a global leader in investment and wealth management. Its clients include institutions, high-net-worth individuals and retail investors in every major market throughout the world. The division offers investment management across all major asset classes including equities, fixed income, alternatives, multi-asset and money market funds. For individual investors, the business also provides retirement products and services, brokerage and banking services including trusts and estates, loans, mortgages and deposits.

Asset Management is a leading investment manager of choice for institutions, financial intermediaries and individual investors, worldwide. With a heritage of more than two centuries, a broad range of core and alternative strategies, and investment professionals operating in every major world market, we offer investment experience and insight that few other firms can match.

The Global Fixed Income, Currency & Commodities group of Asset Management is responsible for managing approximately $500 billion in assets under management for institutional, high-net-worth, and retail client taxable, fixed income portfolios globally. The US Fixed Income Trader's primary responsibilities and required qualifications are detailed below.

• Execution of rates trades across multiple strategies for the portfolio management team in a timely and economical manner consistent with internal policies and procedures
• Fully understand all components of both cash and derivative rates markets
• Have a strong understanding of liquidity provision and interactions with the dealer community
• Articulate and provide market and pricing color and trends to portfolio managers / research analysts / traders
• Analyze "cheap" versus "rich" relative value opportunities in relation to liquidity, curve and spread scenarios based on prevailing and projected market environment
• Manage compliance and regulatory requirements for trade executions and allocations
• Assist portfolio managers and research analysts in the investment decision making process
• Support the wider New York trading desk across the entire fixed income trading spectrum and demonstrate strong teamwork
• Assist Head Trader in compiling and analyzing trading metrics for management and compliance reporting, as appropriate

• Minimum of three years priorbuy-side or sell-side bond trading experience
• Knowledge of fixed income derivatives industry, markets and terminology
• Knowledge and familiarity withcore trading technologies (Bloomberg, Tradeweb, Marketaxess)
• Strong attention to detail
• Excellent oral and writtencommunication skills
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Strong PC skills (Windows, Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint)
• Strong analytical/problem solving ability
• Excellent organizational and time management skills. Ability to organize andprioritize work assignments; handle multiple tasks/projects/people
• Flexible - willing to assist where needed
• Hold a bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Mathematics or Economics
• Chartered Financial Analyst(CFA) designation, or progress towards the CFA designation, preferred
• Prior experience withprogramming languages (Python, C++, Java, etc.) a plus

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