Fixed Income AVP, Trader

Our client specializes in delivering tailored investment solutions to institutional clients across the globe. With its wealth of expertise, extensive global presence, and unwavering commitment to prioritizing client needs, the firm aims to establish itself as a reliable partner in guiding clients through the intricate landscape of financial markets and assisting them in attaining their investment goals.

As they continue growing, they are looking for an AVP, Fixed Income Trader with proficiency in Japanese. This role involves executing credit-related orders in compliance with trading procedures and portfolio guidelines.

What YOU get to DO at this growing company?

  • Execute credit-related orders generated by portfolio managers while adhering to trading procedures and portfolio guidelines.
  • Participate in internal meetings with Portfolio Managers and Credit Analysts to contribute to investment decision-making.
  • Engage in value-additive discussions and solutions, including index analysis, spread trend monitoring, relative value assessments, and trade ideas.
  • Analyze portfolios and guide portfolio managers in considering guidelines, customer needs, and risk rewards.
  • Cultivate relationships with the broker/dealer community to obtain valuable bids and offers, facilitate improved new issue allocations, and gather market intelligence.
  • Enhance execution efficiency and assist in creating automated solutions for desk processes and order flow.
  • Perform miscellaneous duties as assigned.

What you NEED to SUCCEED in this challenging role?

  • Bachelor’s degree in a finance-related field required; MBA and/or CFA designation preferred.
  • 3-5 years of experience in credit areas, fixed income, and fund investing, with a preference for trading experience.
  • Proficiency in MS Office software, advanced Excel, Bloomberg, and related automated trading tools.
  • Fluency in both English and Japanese (speaking, reading, and writing).
  • Detail-oriented, proactive, and able to thrive in a highly collaborative global team environment.
  • Flexible team player capable of adapting to change.

What's in it for YOU? 

  • Comprehensive health benefits including medical, dental, and vision coverage for employees and their families.
  • 401(k) retirement plans with employer-matching contributions to support long-term financial planning.
  • Generous vacation, sick leave, and holiday allowances to promote work-life balance.
  • Flexible scheduling options and remote work opportunities are available, along with career advancement programs and wellness initiatives. 
  • Employees have access to confidential counseling services, financial assistance, and subsidized transportation options. 
  • Discounts on company products/services and partnerships with local businesses provide additional perks. 
  • Programs like paid parental leave and childcare assistance support employees in managing personal and professional responsibilities effectively.