EM Analyst

Employer
Flow Traders
Location
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Salary
Competitive compensation package
Posted
Jun 13, 2021
Closes
Jul 13, 2021
Ref
10755072
Job Function
Trading
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
The role as EM Analyst will specifically help the trading desk to position risk and drive trade ideas. The trade recommendations will range from top-down market views, country specific views to relative value trade idea generation. The role will require detailed focus on a broad array of Emerging Market sovereign, quasi sovereign and corporate debt. This role is fast-paced, demanding and intellectually stimulating. The ideal candidate should have a combination of strong technical skills as well as commercial acumen. The successful candidate will enjoy contributing to a highly collaborative investment environment and will actively embrace the prospect of overlapping lines of idea generation. The ability to provide a point of view within an open investment dialogue whilst appreciating challenges remains of high value. Additionally, the successful individual must also have a global perspective and creative approach for thinking about innovation, and the evolution of investing and trading.

What you will do
  • Monitor markets and inform trading desks about the potential impact of the news-flow, geopolitical developments and broader market trends on multiple trading strategies
  • Build proper country specific monitors for key risk factors for EM Countries
  • Generate, formulate and test new trading ideas and improve existing trading strategies through a combination of thorough macro, micro, fundamental and quantitative analysis
  • Produce both periodic and ad-hoc analyses on special-events, investment themes, trade ideas and markets trends

What you will need to succeed
  • Bachelor's Degree in Economics, Finance or similar
  • 2-5 years' experience in a EM analyst / strategist or related role
  • Experience in a research discipline, with a proven ability to make investment decisions that are supported by rigorous analysis, often with incomplete information, and communicated with strong conviction
  • Well-developed professional knowledge of Emerging Markets (ideally across Sovereigns, Corporates, Financials and Quasi-Sovereigns) and broader global fixed income markets
  • Advanced aptitude for both fundamental and relative value analysis
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and VBA
  • Affinity with statistics and experience with applying quantitative methods
  • Excellent analytical skills with strong attention to detail
  • Strong quantitative orientation & mindset, including econometrics, and understanding of fixed income concepts; proven aptitude to gather and analyze large datasets and develop complex financial models
  • Keen interest in financial markets, investments and trading
  • Ability to adapt to dynamic environment and markets
  • Intellectual curiosity and drive to constantly improve our market coverage
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal, written and interpersonal)
  • CFA charter holder or candidate

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