AVP, Economist – Fixed Income
Our client was established in 1987 and based in New York City and is wholly owned by one of the largest insurance companies globally with over $600 billion of assets. They were formed for the sole purpose of providing investment advisory services to its affiliates and has been registered with the SEC as an investment adviser since 2012. They have over 23 Billion in Assets Under Management with over 60+ Investment Professionals.
As they are continuing to expand, they are seeking an adaptable team player to join as an AVP, Economist for the Fixed Income department. In this role, you will be responsible for research and analysis of financial market as well as economic issues and advise internal portfolio managers and clients.
What’s in it for YOU?
- Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance – Premiums for employees are covered at 100% and premiums for dependents are covered at 70% by the company.
- 401k match and Money Purchase Plan (fully company-funded), Life Insurance and Disability Insurance and up to 6 weeks of Paid Parental Leave.
- Tuition Reimbursement, Pre-tax Commuter Benefits, and current Hybrid Work arrangements.
- Paid Holidays in addition to vacation days, floating days, and paid sick time.
- Our client provides opportunities for resourceful, independent, and self-motivated individuals to generate ideas and excel in a highly collaborative, multicultural team.
What YOU get to DO at this innovative company:
- Research and analyze financial market and economic issues with extensive focus in US.
- Interpret and forecast market trends, economic data and central bank monetary policy decisions.
- Provide timely and comprehensive reports/ad hoc commentaries to both internal and external audience.
- Liaise with industry sources to capture the forefront market trend and improve macro and market forecasts.
- Develop economic models through quantitative and qualitative analysis.
What you NEED to SUCCEED in this challenging role:
- Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or equivalent concentration; MBA and/or CFA designation preferred.
- At least 3-5 years in macroeconomics and/or financial markets related experience such as economist, strategist, portfolio manager, analyst or related position with an understanding of the wider financial environment; multi-national corporation experience preferred.
- Strong command of MS Office software and advanced Excel; proficiency with Bloomberg and related automated research tools.
- Outstanding analytical, financial modeling, written and verbal communication skills.
- Good understanding of US economic policy, strong curiosity about economics and financial markets.
- Detail oriented, pro-active and able to excel in a highly collaborative global team.
- A flexible team player able to adapt to change.