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Treasury Lead - High Frequency Trading Firm
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Salary: Bonus
  • Description One of the largest and well-known high frequency trading shops in the industry is seeking talent from a treasury and/or counter-party risk background for a cross-dimensional role within the treasury
Director of Compliance
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Description Responsibilities: Serving as subject matter expert and help draft Strategic ADV brochure updatesEvaluate the effectiveness of established compliance processes and controls; and direct enhancements
Senior Quantitative Analyst
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum
  • Description Senior Quantitative Risk Analyst My client, a top financial services company is seeking a highly technical and quantitative risk professional to develop predictive risk models for the firm
Investment Banking Sr. Analyst
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Description Title: Investment Banking Sr. Analyst (Real Estate) Location: New York, NY Currently working with an Elite Boutique Real Estate Investment Bank looking to add investment banking Analysts to their
Junior Algo Developer
  • 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
Audit Manager (f/m/d) - Asset Management Segment
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Frankfurt am Main, Hessen
  • Salary: €70000 - €100000 per annum
  • Description An Expert in Audit Management should: *Audit Practice: Plan and lead complex audit assignments and supervise audit projects. *Quality Management: Support the update of audit methods
Compliance VP / Director, General Compliance, Securities firm
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Hong Kong
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Description This person will be responsible for... Handle and review enquiries from regulators on trade-related enquiries, demand for information and investigation related requests;Handle statutory reporting
IRB Model Validation Expert
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: London
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Description We currently have a fantastic new opportunity for an IRB Model Validation Expert to join a Financial Service company on a 6 months rolling contract basis! This position commences in January 2020!
Power Trader
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Switzerland
  • Salary: Swiss Franc130000 - Swiss Franc200000 per annum
  • Description Power Trader A leading European Utility is looking for a talented individual to join their Power trading desk. The successful candidate will be trading Power across the curve on continental hubs

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.