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Senior Product Specialist, Fixed Income-APAC

IHS Markit Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Posted 4 days ago Permanent Competitive
Senior Product Specialist, Fixed Income-APAC
Department overview:

IHS Markit's Evaluated Bond service covers all major countries and currencies throughout Europe and North America and is expanding aggressively in the Asia Pacific markets. Our mission is to provide our clients with the highest quality of market data that can be used to support multiple business processes. IHS Markit's next generation evaluation models provide unparalleled transparency to the market place.

Position summary

Fixed Income Pricing Analyst. This position will be for someone with a good understanding of how fixed income instruments are priced with special focus on corporate, government bonds and ABS. The successful candidate will be expected to perform pricing operations, analytics and become a credit product specialist in the designated area. Operational tasks such as data delivery, customer support, and client relationships will also be part of this role. VBA programming is also required to help develop and further enhance existing excel based tool kits.

Duties & accountabilities

Responsible for accurately pricing various sectors of the APAC fixed income market using proprietary models

Perform credit spread analysis and dealers quote research

Analysis of primary and secondary markets

Maintain existing pricing models as well as increase sector coverage

Assist and support all bond pricing/fixed income related projects

Manage client challenges and general customer support

Interact and communicate both internally and externally in a professional and timely manner

Business competencies

Education and experience

BA degree in Finance or Economics.

Fixed income knowledge & experience; Possess solid understanding of fixed income instruments and 4-6 years of related experience.

Monitor market movements; Ability to monitor both macro and micro credit events and apply to daily work flow

Strong technical skills; Microsoft Visual Basic and SQL are required

Client/Customer support; Previous client interaction is essential

Structured Finance/Loans knowledge or experience would be considered favourably for business purposes.

Commercial awareness

Able to successfully navigate needs of a busy organization; keep to tight deadlines and being service oriented

Management requirements

NA

Personal competencies

Personal impact

Service-minded, professional, friendly, punctual, courteous

Strong analytical and mathematical skills

Excellent attention to detail, both numerically and in written material

Display energy, drive and stamina

Open minded, flexible and willing to adapt to changing situations

Must have a self-starting, driven, assertive and positive attitude

Highly motivated and confident

Communication

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Comfortable dealing with clients of all levels of seniority

Strong presentational skills, both verbal and written

Fluency in spoken and written Japanese and Chinese would be considered favourably for business purposes

Teamwork

Team player and willing to progress in a rapidly growing/changing environment

Able to adjust to shifting priorities

Able to work independently with minimal supervision

Able to own tasks and deliver as part of a team

Company overview

IHS Markit is a leading global diversified provider of financial information services. We provide products that enhance transparency, reduce risk and improve operational efficiency. Our customers include banks, hedge funds, asset managers, central banks, regulators, auditors, fund administrators and insurance companies. For further information, please see www.ihsmarkit.com. Equal Opportunity Employer:

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: EEO.Compliance@spglobal.com and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person.

US Candidates Only:

The EEO is the Law Poster http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf describes discrimination protections under federal law.
Job ID  R19682
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