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Senior Legal Counsel - Fintech
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Hong Kong Island
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Description Responsibilities Provide full spectrum of support to the Head of Legal Provie Legal and regulatory advice for daily business operation and general commercial and transactional matters invovling
Quant Trader
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: US$150000 - US$1000000 per year
  • Description We are working with an established prop trading firm (>$1B AUM) who are actively looking to add proven quantitative traders to their team.
Quantitative Researcher
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: US$100000 - US$200000 per year
  • Description An HFT firm based in NYC has been aggressively expanding its collaborative Quantitative Research group as the business has out-performed the general marketplace and their internal benchmarks
Investment Banking Associate - Tech/TMT
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: US$150000 - US$200000 per year
  • Description Investment Banking Associate - Tech/TMT A strong Technology focused boutique investment bank is actively seeking an Associate level investment banking professional with Tech/TMT experience to join
Audit Manager - Capital Markets
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: US$110000 - US$130000 per year
  • Description Leading Global Financial Institution located in NYC is seeking a capital markets auditor to plan and manage all activities related to fixed income, treasury, trading, sales and more
Investment Banking Associate/VP - M&A Generalist
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Salary: US$125000 - US$175000 per year
  • Description A growing global investment banking platform is actively seeking Associate and VP level investment banking professional with M&A experience to join their team in their Boston Office
Ex. Analyst / Associate - FIG/Insurance
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: US$125000 - US$150000 per year
  • Description My client, a global boutique investment bank, is actively seeking both experienced Analyst and Associate level investment banking professionals to join their FIG/Insurance team of banking
Senior Manager - Audit & Risk Management
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Salary: US$135000 - US$155000 per year
  • Description One of the world's premier financial institutions with locations in Colorado, Arizona, Chicago and Dallas is looking to add a Senior Manager of Internal Audit to their rapidly growing team
Credit Risk Modeler
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Louisville, Kentucky
  • Salary: US$100000 - US$130000 per year + 30% Bonus
  • Description A leading regional bank in Louisville, KY is seeking an individual with strong credit risk modeling skills to join their team. This individual will be responsible for developing PD/LGD and Loss

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.