Editor Index Job Description Sample
Fixed Income Index Trader
The Trader will support assigned Fixed Income Group (FIG) portfolios.
Duties and Responsibilities
1.Collects and distributes market information for the portfolio manager. Uses a variety of tools and databases such as Bloomberg, Access databases and Excel spreadsheet files to identify critical data for decision-making. Involved in price taking trading, guided price setting trading and is developing more accomplished negotiating skills. Involved in medium risk situations such as trading spread product.
2.Answers telephone inquiries on the trading desk pertaining to fixed income (e.g., bond, money market, municipal money markets) trading information and fixed income pricing. Based on knowledge of bond market, collects and relays relevant information for use by Portfolio Manager, Analyst, and more senior traders. Acts as a liaison with outside bond vendors.
3.Assists with research under the guidance of more tenured traders. Helps develop operational knowledge of less tenured traders.
4.Reconciles as may be required, (with middle office and RMG) the assigned portfolio(s) cash position on a daily basis ensuring all activity is accompanied by the appropriate documentation, i.e. trade tickets. Completes relevant administrative paperwork and tickets to process updates to the cash log, reconcile cash processed through all appropriate areas, and reports cash position to the portfolio manager within established daily time frames. Researches variances as necessary to explain trends or unusual events impacting the cash position.
5.Generates a variety of risk management reports on the portfolios including detailed information on the diversification, durations, and cash positions of the assigned portfolios. Runs quarterly Lipper reports to review portfolio characteristics from month to month and resolves/highlights trends. Familiarity with fund compliance, regulatory rules and investment guidelines.
6.Researches issues involving the fixed income portfolios as assigned by the portfolio manager. Performs market analysis for senior staff.
7.Tracks assigned sector spreads and develops an understanding of relative value in assigned sector. Stays abreast of relevant news events. Develops relationship with sector analyst and may participate on Satellite (SAT) team.
8.Identifies and recommends process improvements through data analysis.
9.Develops knowledge of fixed income markets, assigned sector, and bond market transactions. Develops an understanding of market forces impacting bond performance and portfolio indices through reading and research. Develops an understanding of relative value and creates trade recommendations.
10. Executes security trades as authorized by portfolio managers. Maintains and develops relationships with securities dealers.
11. Participates in ad-hoc and FIG projects including reporting responsibilities, special projects and performs other duties as assigned.
Undergraduate degree (preferably in accounting, finance or economics) or equivalent combination of training and experience. Progress towards MBA or CFA preferred.
Minimum three years general experience.
Strong PC skills including a broad knowledge of spreadsheet, database and other applicable software packages.
Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
Excellent communications and mathematical skills.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Ability to work independently.
Vanguard is not offering visa sponsorship for this position.
SUB Abuse Counslr III - Addiction Severity Index Tester
Please Note: This is a continuation of the position posting dated 05/31/18. Applicants who previously applied for this vacancy need not resubmit their application.
CLOSES: 06-25-2018 - EXTENDED
JOB POSTING NO: 045219WM
PAYROLL TITLE: SUB ABUSE COUNSLR III
EXTENDED TITLE: Addiction Severity Index Tester
SALARY: GR. B16-($3,172.27 / Monthly)
VACANCY LOCATION: Gatesville, TX
UNIT/DEPT: Woodman Jail Facility
PAYROLL JOB#: 033762
Hazardous Duty Pay
Law Enforcement & Custodial Officers System (LECOS) Retirement
Telephonic Interviews Will Not Be Accepted
Work Site Visits Will Not Be Conducted
No Study Material
1.Bachelor's degree from a college or university accredited by
an organization recognized by the Council for Higher Education
Accreditation (CHEA) or by the United States Department of
Education (USDE). Major course work in Criminal Justice, a
Behavioral Science, or a related field preferred. Each year of
experience as described below in excess of the required four
years may be substituted for thirty semester hours from an accredited
college or university on a year-for-year basis.
2.Four years full-time, wage-earning experience in substance
3.Therapeutic community environment experience preferred.
4.Screening and assessment experience preferred.
5.Current valid license as a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor
(LCDC) by the Texas Department of State Health Services, current valid
certification as a Certified Criminal Justice Professional (CCJP) by
the Texas Certification Board of Addiction Professionals, current
valid license as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) by the Texas
Commission of Professional Counselors, or current valid license as a
Licensed Psychological Associate (LPA) by the Texas Board of
Must maintain valid license or certification for continued employment
The salary for an ERS Retiree (or non-contributing member) will
The following Military Occupational Specialty codes are generally
applicable to this position. Applicants must fully complete the
summary of experience to determine if minimum qualifications are met.
68, 67, HM, 01, 4C, 42
- Outside applicants will be required to submit to pre-employment drug testing as a condition of employment.*
Applicants must submit the State of Texas Application For Employment and the applicable supplement for outside applicants (PERS 282) or current TDCJ employees (PERS 598) to the contact person listed on the job posting. Applications may also be submitted through the Work In Texas website; however, the applicable supplement must also be submitted to the contact person. Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to the contact person's email address; however, applications will not be accepted by email.
Rehabilitation Programs Division
2 Financial Plaza, STE 370
Huntsville, TX 77340
- Applicants who fax an application are requested to fax both their State of Texas Application for Employment and the applicable supplement. Applicants who wish to submit their application with attachments should either hand deliver it to the contact person or send it via U.S.Mail or overnight delivery.*
Faxed applications must be complete and legible in order to be considered and must not have been sent from a fax machine located at a TDCJ unit or department.
Applications must be received by the contact person by 5:00PM on 06-25-2018. A complete job description and all application forms may be obtained at the above address or by viewing the Job Description. Job Descriptions are available in PDF format which maybe read with the free Adobe Reader.
- Equal Opportunity Employer*
Internal Wholesaler – Producers Choice (Fixed & Index Annuities) - Req. 1801822
Under limited direction, uses specialized knowledge and skills obtained through education and experience to work directly with Financial Advisors and the Sales Support staff. Assist the Financial Advisors in all aspects of the sales process, including Annuity product education, case design, competitive analysis and client calls. In addition, this position will assist in the development of target market campaigns, appointment scheduling for an external wholesaler, follow-up communications, and phone coverage of each Region's Financial Advisors as needed.
This position will cover the FL territory with a focus on fixed and index annuities.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Assists in all aspects of the sales process.
Works with Senior Wholesalers to generate new business and increase Annuity sales.
Communicates to Financial Advisors in other regions and introduce annuity products both in person and by phone.
Assists in case analysis and presentation.
Assists in the creation of client proposals, investment policy statements, Mobius, Zephyr and Morningstar reports, etc. as needed.
Assists in supporting marketing campaigns by organizing and implementing telephone calls and mailings.
Responds to requests from Financial Advisors who need assistance in selling products.
Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
The Sales process with a focus on relationship building.
Financial services industry.
Preparing and delivering clear, convincing and professional presentations to small and large audiences.
Identifying the needs of customers through effective questioning and listening techniques.
Organize, manage and track multiple detailed tasks and assignments with frequently changing priorities in a fast-paced work environment.
Detail orientation to ensure quality standards are met without impairing workflow.
Follow-up to ensure resolution and completion of tasks.
Operating standard office equipment and using required software applications to produce correspondence, reports, electronic communication and spreadsheets.
Use appropriate interpersonal styles and communicate effectively and professionally, both orally and in writing, with internal and external client's at all organizational levels, and with all levels of expertise in the securities industry, to accomplish objectives.
Effectively address concerns or challenging questions when they arise.
Represent RJA in a highly professional manner.
Effectively market Raymond James and show resilience through the prospecting process.
Work independently as well as collaboratively within a team environment.
Take on responsibilities beyond what is required; volunteers to take on new assignments.
Exhibit tendencies to be a self-starter and not wait for signals.
Promote products and be comfortable in a sales environment.
Demonstrate high self confidence.
Excel in a team environment.
- Associate's Degree (A.A.) in related field and/or one (1) to three (3) years financial industry related experience and/or training; or equivalent of education and experience.
- Any equivalent combination of experience, education, and/or training as approved by Human Resources.
Life Insurance License to be obtained within six (6) months of hire date.
Series 7 or ability to obtain within (6) six months of hire.
Series 63 or 66 or ability to obtain within (9) nine months of hire.
Equity Product Manager - Index Strategies
Northern Trust Asset Management leverages deep capital markets expertise and capabilities to provide differentiated and innovative investment solutions for clients and profitable growth for shareholders. The Strategic Product Management Group (SPG) mission is to translate our asset management capabilities into a comprehensive product strategy rooted in the firm's strategic growth plans. The SPG works collaboratively with investment manufacturing and distribution to ensure products are effectively managed through the product life cycle. We are seeking results-driven investment professionals who will play critical roles in commercialization of our core asset management capabilities.
Strategic Product Group – Equity Product Manager, Index Strategies
The Product Manager is a capability expert who develops and manages comprehensive product plans that yield profitable growth. Responsibilities lie in 3 broad areas: (1) competitive landscape assessment; (2) product positioning and messaging; (3) go-to-market action plans.
Develop views on the future of passive management through analysis of market and industry trends. Inform product development and commercialization efforts for Collective Trusts and UCITs.
Identify product competitive sets/peers and the key Northern Trust product value drivers that are differentiators relative to the competition.
Develop internal assessment approach, mapping existing products to stages of the product lifecycle, to aid in identification of gaps and establishment of product development priorities. Recommend repositioning or elimination of products as needed to enhance commercial performance.
Assess investment performance and product commercial viability throughout the product life cycle.
Develop product line plans that support and align with strategic priorities. Contemplate multiple avenues for scalable growth.
Drive business case development for product innovation cleared through product governance and vetting structures.
Champion product line profitability and evolve pricing and expense management strategies to effectively manage the P&L.
Collaborate with distribution and investment manufacturing teams on annual sales and revenue targets.
Position and promote products in collaboration with Product Marketing and Investment Team Strategists with focus on content development for thought leadership and sales collateral.
Represent product in various internal and external forums.
Support sales/prospecting opportunities with effective pricing strategies against the backdrop of competitive institutional client bids.
The successful candidate will benefit from having:
Bachelor degree; MBA and/or CFA strongly preferred.
7-10 years of work experience in the investment management industry, with direct experience in investment product management.
Strong analytical and business management skills with an ability to translate broad strategic goals into specific and measurable action plans.
Strong oral and written communication skills, prior experience with product marketing collateral development is a plus.
Strong team orientation with solid negotiation skills and an ability to influence across disciplines and outside of reporting lines; an ability to lead virtual teams.
P&L management experience.
Experience developing junior staff.
Proficient with investment tool sets, project management software, Excel and Powerpoint.
For more than a century, Northern Trust has worked hard building our legacy of outstanding service, expertise and integrity. From a Chicago-based bank founded in 1889, we now have more than 20 international locations and 16,500 employees globally. We serve the world's most-sophisticated clients – from sovereign wealth funds and the wealthiest individuals and families, to the most-successful hedge funds and corporate brands.
We burnished our reputation as a global leader delivering innovative investment management, asset and fund administration, fiduciary and banking solutions enabled by sophisticated, leading technology. And through it all, we continually laid a solid, forward-looking foundation on which future generations can continue growing and achieving greater.
As of June 30, 2017, Northern Trust Corporation had:
- $126 billion in banking assets
- $7.4 trillion in assets under custody
- $9.3 trillion in assets under custody/administration
- $1.0 trillion in assets under management
Product Design Lead / Senior UX Architect - Global ETF & Index Investing (Eii) Team – New York/San Francisco (Director)
BlackRock helps investors build better financial futures. As a fiduciary to our clients, we provide the investment and technology solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. As of March 31, 2018, the firm managed approximately $6.317 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide. For additional information on BlackRock, please visit www.blackrock.com | Twitter: @blackrock | Blog: www.blackrockblog.com | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock.
BlackRock helps investors build better financial futures. As a fiduciary to our clients, we provide the investment and technology solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. As of September 30, 2017, the firm manages approximately $5.977 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide.
BlackRock's iShares is the #1 Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) provider globally with over $1.5 trillion in assets under management as of September 30, 2017. With more than a decade of ETF innovation and expertise, iShares is a trusted leader in the ETF industry. We serve investors of all sizes, including advisors, personal investors, wealth managers, banks, asset managers, pensions, and insurers. The platform offers clients a comprehensive range of products that provide precise, transparent and cost-efficient access to a full range of asset classes and global markets.
Who we are
The Global ETF & Index Investing (EII) Institutional Digital Products team is responsible for driving the development of tools & analytics that enable our clients and client-facing teams to make sound ETF decisions at each stage of the investment process. Our users have complex, fast-paced, informationally overloaded jobs, and so the tools we design must add value while adding minimal complexity. To do our job well, we utilize creative design-led techniques to help us break through the industry jargon and bureaucracy and find insights that others can't. We elevate UX not just to solve users' problems but also to use design to steer the product's evolution into a powerful and extensible framework. The successful candidate will join this unique and specialized team that provides product strategy and delivery capabilities for client-facing applications. Our Design team sits within the business and partners with the product managers and engineers to ensure that our hand-crafted, innovative ideas are deployed. The team formulates and executes on our vision and strategy for the EII technology platform by
Leading and championing digital initiatives, both big and small
Defining product strategy, guiding product development and being engrained in the entire product lifecycle
Working closely with developers and stakeholders to innovate, conceptualize, design and pilot new capabilities to simplify our internal and external clients' business problems.
Advocating and influencing partner teams to build and buy-in on product vision to create market-leading products
This is a fascinating time in our industry. By now, it's a cliché that financial institutions will have to embrace technology and innovation if they are to thrive in the years to come. We are already bought into this and are committed to show that we can do it, and are looking for others to join.
Who are we hiring?
We are looking for an outstanding innovative Senior Interaction Designer (UX Architect) with experience designing digital products across mobile, web and desktop. You will:
Work on some of the most complex problems imaginable at the intersection of two dynamic industries: finance and technology
Influence decisions on market strategy, platform strategy, client engagement and implementing innovative technology based solutions
Leverage market analysis, competitive knowledge and user research to design best in class digital products
Engage directly with our users to ensure that we are building the right product and gather feedback about user experience
Promote and evangelize the product and new features with marketing, sales, support, and any partner groups
We follow a user-centric design-led approach to create impactful and commercial products and you should expect to advocate these principles with all types of audiences
Drive the overall process of Interaction Design/Information Architecture for complex highly functional business applications
Both formally or informally uncover user needs and contexts via primary and secondary research techniques and leverage your learnings to come up with the big idea
Create, present, and document proposed solutions from the big ideas to the smallest components which might include interaction models and flows, screen and component states, data and information hierarchies
Escort a proposed solution through to deployment and beyond ensuring that the vision becomes a reality
5+ years of experience working as a user experience professional with education in graphic, industrial, interaction design or related degree
The ideal candidate is, above all, a maker and enjoys balancing craft with an academic interest in theory and science of Interaction Design, HCI, and user-centered design methodologies
Experience designing applications within complex business domains similar to financial services is a plus
Enjoys designing highly functional user interfaces
Has a deep understanding of interactivity and its impact on human behavior
Has experience conceptualizing, modeling, and designing complex, yet innovative, experiences
Understands the value of homing in on contextual details that help ensure we're solving for the right problems
Can defend their designs with rationale rooted in user needs and business goals
Enjoys the multi-disciplinary and collaborative nature of product development
Is detail-oriented and appreciates the value of visual aesthetics across everything we do
Can translate business problems and requirements into compelling UI's
You question current processes and are curious, ask a lot of questions and propose solutions on how to improve the current situation. You push the status quo and have the ability to influence by convincing
Demonstrable experience designing rich interactions for desktop, web, hand-held form factors
Track record of successful deliveries and a strong portfolio that highlights their ideas and end-product.
A portfolio with samples of work must be reviewed before an interview will be scheduled
BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.
BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.
Index Data Manager, AVP
State Street's DataGX team is looking for an Index Data Manager to support the daily operations of handling the index data requirements for our clients globally. This role requires deep analytical expertise with fixed income and a strong operational background.
You will work closely with IT, Portfolio Management, Compliance, Risk, Performance, Client Reporting and Operations teams on a daily basis to fulfill their index/benchmark data requirements.
Manage a small team responsible for the loading, creation and validation of index data to a central depository in addition to third party systems.
Responsible for the calculation and maintenance of standard, custom and blended benchmarks.
Liaison with external vendors for problem resolution.
Research and resolve problems for the index data users throughout the company globally.
Participate in department wide initiatives, including the annual review and upkeep of policies and procedures, checklists and other ad hoc projects.
Collaborate with vendors to setup and source standard and custom benchmark data.
Collaborate with IT and internal clients to define, document and develop new benchmarks.
A Bachelor's Degree in Business/Finance or a related field.
3-5 years of experience in financial services with exposure to fixed income.
Expertise with Microsoft Word and Excel is required.
Experience manipulating large data sets with the ability to pinpoint inconsistencies.
Understanding of index return calculations and methodologies will be viewed upon favorably.
Familiarity with various vendor analytic tools like Barclays POINT, Citigroup's Yield Book, Bloomberg's PORT etc. would be a plus.
Attention to detail along with ability to work in dynamic and time sensitive environment is required.
Possessing strong written and oral communication skills.
Strong organizational skills will help you excel in this job.
Across the globe, institutional investors rely on us to help them manage risk, respond to challenges, and drive performance and profitability. We keep our clients at the heart of everything we do, and smart, engaged employees are essential to our continued success. Our promise to maintain an environment where every employee feels valued and able to meet their full potential infuses our values. It's also part of our dedication to inclusion, development and engagement, and corporate social responsibility. You'll have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you. Join us. State Street is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disability.
ETF And Index Operations Analyst
ETF and Index Operations Analyst
- Bedford, MA
The ETF and Index Operations Analyst is part of a global team that calculates and distributes real-time Intraday Optimized Portfolio Values (IOPVs) or real-time and End of Day Index values for ICE's broad client base. The Operations Analyst will:
Work with team members in the US, London, and Asia to ensure that Index and IOPV production is executed flawlessly each business day.
Interface with clients to support new product launches and resolve queries related to IOPV or Index calculations.
Work with internal team members and developers to design, test, and implement tactical and strategic solutions for new client requirements, and to enhance operational efficiency and control while meeting all regulatory requirements.
Be detail-oriented and able to complete and document all required tasks while responding to market events in real-time as they occur.
Key Functions and Responsibilities
ETF IOPV calculation / processing – Ensure accurate calculation of all calculated IOPV values via the execution of all daily production procedures and controls while operating within strict deadlines.
Index Calculation / Publication
- Ensure accurate calculation of all intraday and End of Day Index Values, and accurate, complete, and timely delivery of all Index product files to internal and external clients.
- Quality Assurance
- Perform routine quality assurance procedures, which include checking prices and monitoring market activity to understand impact on our clients' IOPV or Index calculations.
- Product Enhancements
- Consistently review procedures and processes to identify enhancements and efficiencies that could be created through additional tools and development enhancements in support of existing products and potential new ETF launches from new or existing clients.
Review client or internal product requirements and provide review and feedback on business specifications for implementing the new calculation requirements within the test system. Assist with onboarding of new clients.
Client Support – Includes addressing client queries, monitoring of intraday calculations and official end of day index calculation, dissemination of client files, and timely resolution of issues. Liaise with internal Client Service teams to assist in resolution of incoming queries regarding the ETF and Index service.
Skills & Experience:
Proficiency in MS Excel required. Experience with Visual Basic preferred but not required.
Play a supporting role on larger projects, including documentation of business requirements, testing, and implementation. Manage smaller projects such as client implementations.
Minimum of 2 years in a Fund Accounting / Administration or Investment Management role preferred.
Working knowledge of global financial markets with a focus on equity and fixed income securities.
An understanding of the construction and calculation of financial indices is preferred.
Must be a detail-oriented self-starter who excels at meeting strict deadlines and must also be comfortable working with clients
Must have strong communication skills; ideal candidate will be able to clearly and confidently express important details in writing and verbally.
Meticulous attention to detail is critical.
A bachelor's degree with a strong academic record is required.
Must be able to work some holidays
MA: Bedford (32 Crosby Drive)
FULL TIME / PART TIME
Intercontinental ExchangeICE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or ancestry, age, disability or veteran status, or other protected status.
Index Sales (F/M)
Applicants with professional experience2-3 years minimum of working experience in finance
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPointGood knowledge of the asset management industry
Excellent social skills, self-starterPassion for financial markets, desire to develop a career in sales
Bachelor's degree required
Proficiency in written and spoken English. Other language skills will be an asset
Your tasks and responsibilities
Work with existing team to maintain and grow revenues within North America
Prepare tailored presentations and quantitative analyses for existing and prospective clients
Identify products that would meet specific client goals and requirements
Research ideas for new indices based on market trends and client feedback
Maintain day-to-day client relationships
Work along the sales team to grow in particular the buy-side segment
Deutsche Börse AG opens up international capital markets for its customers. Its product and service portfolio covers the entire process chain from securities and derivatives trading through the settlement of transactions and provision of market information to the development and operation of electronic trading systems. With its process-oriented business model, Deutsche Börse increases the efficiency of capital markets. Committed employees are the key factor for innovation and further growth. Without them Deutsche Börse Group would not have developed into one of the most modern exchange organisations in the world. More than 5,300 employees work for the Group - a dynamic, motivated and international team.
Join the sales team of one of Deutsche Boerse's fastest growing business segments by researching and promoting index solutions, conducting quantitative analyses, creating custom pitch books for sales campaigns and providing excellent client service. The Sales Analyst will serve as a vital member of a small team that services buy side and sell side clients across the North American region.
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Index Manager - Fixed Income
The Role: Index Manager
The Location: Mexico City
The Team: IMPG, Index Maintenance
The Impact: The index manager must be able to analyze and implement complex index methodologies and solve non-routine problems on an on-going basis, is responsible for all aspects of a group of indices. The index manager also supports sales, marketing and client services by speaking and meeting with clients and index users, maintains key relationships with clients in support of the indices, also act as a backup to other managers in the department, making knowledge of their product line essential.
What's in it for you: As an Index Manager, you will be responsible for key communications submitting data for use in the indices, including, but not limited to, resolving data quality issues with the data submitter.
Requires expertise in System Design and User Acceptance Test (UAT) to test new functionality and developmental systems from both a market manager and an index manager's perspective. Works in close coordination with the technology group and production support group to further enhance our system capabilities by building a state of the art data delivery platform.
Work with clients and index development group to ensure optimal index structure based on the client's needs. Provide customer service to existing index clients and attend client meetings
Preparing and calculating indices. This includes performing analytical research on large data sets to determine the composition of the index, adjusting data in our calculation system, and adjusting the data to conform to the rules of the index
Must ensure timely and accurate delivery end-of-month index data to clients and end users.
Preparing and delivering announcements as they relate to index changes to clients and end users in advance of the implementation of the changes.
Quantitative analyses of index results to check for quality, as well to assist in improving the indices.
Update index methodology on an as-needed basis in coordination with clients and other S&P staff to ensure indices remain relevant.
Manages and maintain relationships with key members of other groups within S&P Index Services, across other S&P departments, particularly IT.
Work with the technology group to further enhance our system capabilities by identifying deficiencies in our work flow and quality control processes
Works with index development and technology to assure calculations are correct and timely
Must be able to manage multiple projects and deadlines. The projects involve; requirements gathering, analytical thinking, compilation of data, and documentation.
Must be able to work with very large comprehensive data sets.
Take a leading and subject matter expert role in coordination with the technology group and production support group to further enhance our system capabilities by identifying (and by working as part of a team to correct) deficiencies in our work flow and quality control processes.
Participate in new product process – new product generation, working closely with the PMO and Index Innovation
What we're looking for:
3-5 years' experience fixed income using spreadsheets and databases
Bachelor's Degree. Advanced degree in Actuarial Science, Computer Science, Business, Math, Economics, or Finance. Quantitative course work strongly preferred.
Direct experience working for an insurance company analyzing healthcare claims or demonstrated knowledge of insurance data processing is preferred, understanding of healthcare markets and data sets.
Advanced experience working with excel spreadsheets, database applications and large datasets / Knowledge or training in computer programming language a plus
Knowledge of Matlab and ability to leverage technical and analytic skills to support statistical analysis of healthcare claims data
Must be able to demonstrate excellent analytical and quantitative capabilities to solve original, non-routine problems in a timely and insightful manner
Ability to learn S&P's proprietary index calculation engines.
Understanding of global financial markets and indices Strong numerical skills
Requires excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to coordinate work done by multiple people and / or groups.
Experience dealing with customers in a time-sensitive demanding environment where interpretation of data has both objective and subjective components requiring persuasion and influencing skills.
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Index Analyst (Nyc/Buffalo)
Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. Our core activities are safeguarding assets, lending money, making payments and accessing the capital markets on behalf of our clients.
Citi's Mission and Value Proposition explains what we do and Citi Leadership Standards explain how we do it. Our mission is to serve as a trusted partner to our clients by responsibly providing financial services that enable growth and economic progress. We strive to earn and maintain our clients' and the public's trust by constantly adhering to the highest ethical standards and making a positive impact on the communities we serve. Our Leadership Standards is a common set of skills and expected behaviors that illustrate how our employees should work every day to be successful and strengthens our ability to execute against our strategic priorities.
Diversity is a key business imperative and a source of strength at Citi. We serve clients from every walk of life, every background and every origin. Our goal is to have our workforce reflect this same diversity at all levels. Citi has made it a priority to foster a culture where the best people want to work, where individuals are promoted based on merit, where we value and demand respect for others and where opportunities to develop to are widely available to all.
Develop new benchmark index models alongside structuring, quant analysts and IT
Daily production and reconciliation of benchmark index models, primarily FX, commodities, equities and multi-asset
Support the Citi Investment Strategy (CIS) US business
Manage US relationships with external vendors
Continued growth in the business has meant that we are looking to increase the size of the Benchmark Administration Team globally
Develop and manage all Citi benchmark indices globally and cross asset class
Desire to expand business in to the US
Occasional Travel may be required for training purposes
Implement index model calculations and other index calculation related processes in the Benchmark Administration codebase
Manage the daily calculation and reconciliation of the FX, Commodities and US Equity Benchmark Index business
Work with the London team to develop and improve Benchmark Index processes globally
Become the local expert on US benchmark indices cross asset
Demonstrated experience in at least one of the following programming languages is essential: Perl, Python ,& C (in that order)
Accelerated skillset in Perl
Excel experience is essential (intermediate or above)
Basic knowledge of SQL and Unix is beneficial
Experience of Benchmark Index Calculation cross asset, especially FX or Commodities Benchmark Indices
Knowledge of corporate actions
Extensive use of Excel at the intermediate level or higher
Programming experience of 1-2 years
Strong quantitative thinking skills
Strong written & communication skills
- A numerate background is preferred, MSC in a quantitative field is preferred
Strong attention to detail
Methodical approach and strong organizational capabilities
Ability to manage tight deadlines
Ability to work with a team on projects
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