Derivatives, Structuring: currently 25 jobs.The latest job was posted on 16 Nov 18.
Derivatives, Structuring Jobs
There are numerous job vacancies in the Derivatives section on efinancialcareers.com with a special focus on structuring. In the financial world, a derivatives market deals with instruments/options whose price is derived from one or more underlying asset. These include futures contracts.
The derivative market which is worth more than one quadrillion dollars, offers number of different job opportunities. One such front office avenue is structuring. Structuring is somewhat like project management and requires you to understand you client and interact with them on a regular basis. You need to know what the client (often a corporation) wants and then select the right financial instruments to suit the legal and tax requirements of the client.
Areas of derivatives structuring include fixed income, equity funds and UCITS index pensions, and insurance ALM structuring. Lots of derivative business is tax driven so for success in this field in-depth knowledge of tax implications of various products and tax laws of the region is a must.
With the global market’s swift development, structuring progresses hand-in-hand. Many competitive firms have emerged with fantastic global solutions across areas of derivative structuring, especially in the United States.
Derivative/Structuring jobs abound in New York City (New York), Chicago (Illinois) and Houston (Texas) among others. Selby Jennings QRF, Tuttle Agency and Millar Associates in New York, United States are currently the biggest names in either sector.