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Real Estate Analyst
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: City of London, London
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Description We are currently representing a pan-European mid-Market Private Equity Real Estate Firm. They are focused on an asset-driven, value-add, risk-sensitive and exit-focused investment strategy
C++ Developer (1-3 years experience)
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
  • Description Key skills for Junior C++ Low Latency Software Developer: C/C++ programming experienceExperience working in a Linux environmentKnowledge of STL/Boost a plusExperience with low latency
Associate Solicitor
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Description Key Responsibilities: Responding to queries from business and corporate departments;Reviewing and revising documents; Working on compliance projects; Working on know how projects
Agency Development and Recruitment Leader
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Singapore
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Description A key regional player in the Insurance space is currently seeking to fill a leadership role for Agency Recruitment and Development to lead the efforts and execute recruitment strategies to grow my
FPGA Engineer | HFT Firm
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
  • Description Responsibilities: Produce an effective design based on the functional requirements for FPGA.Write efficient RTL code for created design.Optimize RTL code according to critical latency requirements
Regional Corporate Counsel - Technology Firm
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Singapore
  • Salary: S$200000 - S$280000 per annum + competitive
  • Description We are recruiting for a Regional Corporate Counsel for an established, global Tech Services firm.
Quantitative Analyst
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Description Quantitative Risk Analyst A top financial services company is seeking a highly technical and quantitative risk professional to develop predictive risk models for the firm
Risk Modeling Associate
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Salary: US$80000 - US$90000 per annum
  • Description A big 4 firm is looking to add a Risk Modeling Associate! The Risk Modeling Associate will be responsible for… Validation and audit of financial models to assess/mitigate risk; loss forecasting
Renewable Energy VP / Director
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Description Title: Investment Banking Experienced VP / Director - Renewable Energy Location: New York, NY Our client is a leading financial institution and considered to be one of the Fastest growing Boutique

Cross asset sales and structuring professionals are responsible for delivering structured, cross-industry and cross-asset solutions to a diverse set of businesses and clients.  They develop and distribute investing, hedging, financing and optimization strategies for all client segments including corporations, asset managers, banks, pensions, insurance companies and endowments.
Cross asset sales and structuring specialists work to understand their clients’ risk management needs (including legal, regulatory and tax) in depth, and propose solutions which address these needs with the use of derivative and financing products. 

Job Specification, Salary, Outlook
Cross asset sales and structuring professionals are responsible for conducting in-depth and comprehensive industry and company research in connection with product management and investment strategy. As part of the role, they lead negotiation and documentation sessions with partners and clients. They are typically required to liaise with clients, internal partners and third-party advisors, as well as preparing marketing materials and transaction screening memos for syndication efforts. 

So how much do cross asset sales and structuring professionals earn? It depends on a number of factors, but the average salary for cross asset sales and structuring professionals in the United States is $55,973 per annum, with a range of $37,000 - $83,000. Factors that affect the level of salary include job location, technical skills, experience and academic background. In the UK, an average salary of £33,433 per year can be expected, with a range of £20,000 - £69,000.  

Job Description
Cross asset sales and structuring professionals are involved in developing and executing different structured derivative solutions, which are linked to cross-asset quantitative investment strategies, as well as funds, equities and hybrid underlying. This is a diverse and varied role, with the opportunity to work across a number of clients and products. Cross asset sales and structuring professionals will typically manage several projects at once, both individually and as part of a team.    

Typical Responsibilities

  • Booking and tracking different types of trades 
  • Finalizing the price and executing primary and secondary market transactions of structured products
  • Producing marketing documents 
  • Interacting daily with the marketing and structuring / pricing teams 
  • Providing a high level of operational support to the sales team
  • Managing client requests and producing reports
  • Working with IT teams, back-offices and middle offices, to solve operational or business issues related to products sold
  • Ensuring compliance with internal guidelines and procedures 
  • Maintaining the accuracy and integrity of client databases   
  • Improving processes and identifying areas to reduce costs and fix broken workflows 

Key Skills & Qualifications      
Cross asset sales and structuring candidates should have relevant experience in capital markets or investment banking. They must possess a strong quantitative background with a solid understanding of derivatives and bonds. Cross asset sales and structuring candidates must have creative and strategic thinking capability, and excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Cross asset sales and structuring professionals should have a degree in finance, accounting, economics or a related field. You should have an interest in financial markets, and candidates with relevant experience in the field of derivative marketing/structuring are preferred. 

Required job skills:

  • Ability to work under pressure, both from clients or internal contacts 
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to work both collaboratively and independently
  • Reliability, attention to detail and the ability to take the initiative 
  • Capacity to organize and prioritize 
  • Analytical skills
  • Solid interpersonal skills in order to develop relationships with clients and internal stakeholders
  • Keen interest in financial markets 
  • Strong quantitative skills
  • Some knowledge of FX/ equity derivative products/ interest rates 
  • Sound knowledge of the main structured products mechanisms and features (mechanisms, pricing parameters, rationale)
  • Proficiency in various types of software (VB, Bloomberg, Microsoft XL)

Job Trends  
With present worldwide economic expansion and challenges, many banks, financial institutes, share markets, and other financial companies are establishing a physical presence in various emerging markets around the globe, so there are good opportunities to work abroad. Promotion usually involves specialized roles and movement into the management of larger units of financial management. 
There are excellent career progression opportunities in this fast-moving and innovative industry, particularly for those who take advantage of professional training and development.