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Senior Derivatives Analyst

AXA Investment Managers
Puteaux, France
Closing date
Aug 3, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
At AXA IM our purpose, to act for human progress by investing for what matters, is central to every action we take as a business. As a responsible asset manager, we actively invest for the long-term to help our clients, our people and the world to prosper.

As a future Senior Derivatives Analyst, you will report to our Head of Derivatives Support and you will be part of the Investment Support team.

DISCOVER your opportunity

Our Goal is to offer to our client a sustainable and reliable operational investments solutions. We are close to our clients and attentive to their needs and we strive to meet them with exceptional level of service.

Our main mission is to onboard, control and support the operational platform of AXA IM, focusing on Derivatives. We ensure that these operational services are consistent and efficient for AXA IM and its clients around the world whatever the external service provider to whom it may be delegated. We also support AXA IM development through direct services.

Your role and responsibilities will notably include:

Derivatives Support team manage OTC derivatives activity (multi cross Asset) with 3 major pilars:

1- OTC Derivatives Pricing :
  • Financial reports inventory production for AXA group entities
  • OTC Derivatives pricing within derivatives system and quantitive pricing library
  • Validation of OTC Cash flows (and accruals)
  • OTC sensitivies and stress stess scenarii computation
  • Evidence of hedging efficiency.
2- Collateral Management and Counterparty risk monitoring :
  • Daily monitoring and oversight of Collateral activity
  • Daily follow-up of collateral Disputes with counterparties
  • Daily monitoring of residual exposures and counterparty limits consumption
  • Monthly reporting of counterparty risk calculation based on OTC sensitivies.
3- Controls on EMIR requirements :
  • Daily reconciliation and matching of OTC positions with counterparties
  • Daily valuations controls and reconciliation of AXA IM internal valuations versus counterparties
  • Timely confirmation monitoring and paper confirmation signatory
  • EMIR Refit controls and clearing obligation implementation and monitoring.
Derivatives Analyst will contribute and partipate into projects involving Derivatives processes:
  • Regulatory projects (ie EMIR, AIFMD)
  • Projects to improve and industrialize processes in the context of the asset management of client portfolios
  • Contribute and support new business (new strategy, new products, new clients)
Under this role and while always performing in line with AXA IM Risk Control Framework, the Derivatives Analyst will act as an expert point of contact for
  • Any middle and back office inquiries / escalations / requests related to Derivatives, raised by Front Office, clients and others ;
  • Resolving operational issues, develop preventive set ups and document procedures ;
  • Taking initiatives to implement best practices, secure processes, automate controls, targeting operational efficiency and reliability ;
  • Supporting business development with adequate flexibility in order to promote simplification, lowering costs and operational risks in the medium/long term.

Your Profile

SHARE your unique expertise

We welcome different combinations of skills and experiences.
  • Master degree in Finance
  • 10 or more years of work experience in Asset management or investment banking in relation with:
    • OTC Derivatives pricing and sensitivies calculation.
    • Collateral managment process and exposure controls
  • Good understanding of Front to Back processes on OTC Derivatives environment.
  • Participation in operational projetcs
Knowledge and Skills
  • Skills and knowledge of financial products and in particular OTC derivatives and their pricing model.
  • Ablility to work in a team environment as well as individually.
  • Strong skills in Excel are required (VBA knowledge is a plus)
  • SimCorp and Bloomberg
  • SQL
  • Communication oral and written, mainly in English
  • Strong professionalism, interpersonal skills with client centric mindset
  • Analysis capacity - Attention to details
  • Flexibility and Ability to work in a challenging environment with fixed deadlines.
We would love to know more about you. Let's connect! Send us your resume.

About AXA

The AXA Group is a global leader in insurance and asset management, with 160,000 employees serving 105 million customers in 62 countries.

We protect and advise our clients at every stage of their lives, offering products and services that meet their needs in the areas of insurance, personal protection, savings and asset management.

Our mission : To act for human progress by protecting what matters

Our values : Customer first, Integrity, Courage and One AXA

About the Entity

At AXA IM we are investing with a clear purpose - to make the world a better place. We act for human progress by investing for what matters. Our conviction-led approach enables us to uncover what we believe to be the best global investment opportunities across alternative and core asset classes. We are already entrusted by our clients with more than €887 billion in assets.

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AXA IM is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we encourage candidates with disabilities or any other protected characteristic to apply. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities, when needed, to apply for a position or to perform essential job functions.

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What We Offer

We are committed to offer you an environment where you can:

Grow your potential : Be part of a forward-thinking business with internal opportunities and personalized learning paths available to help constantly develop your skills and abilities .

Shape the way you work : Work for a company which is highly committed to providing flexibility & balance to its employees, offering you a large range of benefits (hybrid working, competitive health benefits, among many others.).

Thrive within a diverse community : Play a role within a responsible company that actively recognizes and values individual differences in a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Move the world forward : Join a responsible employer that acts in favor of societal and environmental causes as an investor, insurer and company, notably through the AXA Heart in Action association. As part of our commitment to sustainability and environmental responsibility, we will celebrate your arrival by planting a tree.

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