Senior Investment Risk Analyst - Fixed Income

Singapore (SG)
Market Competitive
Oct 27, 2020
Dec 26, 2020
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Asset Management
Employment Type
Full Time

At Franklin Templeton, everything we do is focused on one thing – delivering better client outcomes.  We do that by partnering closely with our clients, assessing their strategic needs, and identifying the solution or solutions that can meet the challenge.  Over 12,000 employees working in 34 countries around the world are dedicated to servicing investment solutions for our clients in more than 160 countries. For more than 70 years our success has been a direct result of the talent, skills and persistence of our people, and we are looking for qualified candidates to join our team.

We are looking for a Senior Investment Risk Analyst – Fixed Income to join our team in Singapore. The role calculates, analyzes and reports portfolio characteristics, weights, attribution and risk statistics. The senior analyst must be competent to interface directly with portfolio managers and sophisticated clients and operate effectively within a team providing support to the Global Macro Group.

What are the ongoing responsibilities of this position? 

  • Identify, build and implement reporting requirements supporting the investment group
  • Coordinate with risk consulting team in generating specific reports supporting the investment group
  • Perform sophisticated ad hoc analyses, such as stress tests, sensitivity or hedging analysis give various market conditions
  • Act as backup to team members for critical deliverables specific to the investment group
  • Maintain and manage data required for the investment group’s reporting requirements
  • Respond to complex requests for portfolio characteristics and risk statistics information
  • Assist with creation of marketing materials and pitch books based on client-tailored optimization analysis to assist sales force
  • Meet with existing and potential clients
  • Remain current on performance related trends, topics and issues
  • Assist in conducting industry-wide studies and data analysis
  • Remain current on performance related trends, topics and issues
  • Assist in conducting industry-wide studies and data analysis

What qualifications, skills and experience would help someone to be successful? 

  • Minimum 4 years relevant work experience in Fixed Income Risk Management, preferably in a global setup
  • Bachelor's degree in finance, math or other quantitative discipline
  • CFA or FRM designation preferred
  • Experience using financial/risk application/software, i.e. Barclay’s Point, Bloomberg
  • Knowledge of statistical calculations and strong quantitative abilities
  • Knowledge of financial instruments and markets (especially bond and derivative instrument mathematics)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including presentation skills
  • Ability to maintain updated knowledge of procedures, products and activities of assigned area
  • Ability to work independently with light supervision as well as in a team-based environment

What makes Franklin Templeton unique?

In addition to the dynamic and professional environment at Franklin Templeton, we strive to ensure that our employees have access to a competitive and valuable set of Total Rewards—the mix of both monetary and non-monetary rewards provided to you in recognition for your time, talents, efforts, and results.

We believe that being a good corporate citizen is good business. To us, corporate citizenship means being accountable, serving our clients, being an employer of choice, managing our environmental impact, and supporting our communities. An emphasis on corporate citizenship is embedded in our culture and values, and is an important element of how we achieve success.

We are also committed to your learning and development with resources focused around Experience, Exposure, and Education, to help you achieve your professional development goals. Take some time to, meet some of our people, and see what it means to say, “I AM Franklin Templeton.”

Franklin Templeton values diversity in its workforce and welcomes employees from different backgrounds, generations, capabilities, cultural identification, sexual orientations, and gender expression, in addition to other attributes that contribute to a truly diverse and inclusive community.

We regret that only short-listed candidates will be notified.

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