Fixed Income Quant Analyst, Asian Credits

  • Negotiable
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong HK
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Wellesley Partners Ltd
  • 15 Sep 18 2018-09-15

Department: Fixed Income, Investment Management. The job holder works with the Asian fixed income team and is primarily responsible for conducting market research on Asian fixed income and day-to-day portfolio management supports to Asian fixed income portfolios. The job holder will over time aim to develop in-depth knowledge and contribute to actionable investment ideas to the team.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Market Research

  • Assist in developing, enhancing and maintaining credit market and portfolio models, and applying the model output to analyse and generate investment ideas over time
  • Develop and document specific trade ideas for portfolios and discuss in the meetings
  • Undertake thematic and sector research in credit markets
  • Analyse China onshore credit markets and undertake research in China
  • Apply quantitative methods for market research
  • Participate in investment meetings in Asian fixed income, and discuss and contributes market views over time

Participate in investment discussions with the credit teams in other regions to assist investment idea communication across different regions

Portfolio Management

  • Provide analytical supports to Asian fixed income portfolios, in particular buy-and-maintain portfolios and China credit portfolios
  • Assist in developing model portfolios for potential clients
  • Develop quantitative approach to support portfolio management
  • Implement investment strategy at portfolio levels
  • Liaise with infrastructure team to enhance portfolio system efficiency
  • Support portfolio management administration, performance attribution and risk analytics

Technical

  • Assist in analysing credit investment process and identify potential area of improvement
  • Acquire knowledge of fixed income markets, macro and credit research, and portfolio and risk management capabilities over time

General

  • Support product team on presentations, enquiries and reports for existing/potential clients and consultants
  • Conduct peer group analysis
  • Liaise with other teams (e.g. Data Insight, ESG) on fixed income related projects

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor degree in Economics, Finance or relevant related fields; CFA or advanced degrees
  • Demonstrate at least 3 years of experience in fixed income market with preference for candidates with exposures in China onshore and offshore credits. Experiences in quantitative finance will also be relevant
  • Solid understanding of fixed income instruments and portfolio construction process
  • Excellent analytical and reasoning ability
  • Desire to work in a team-oriented multi-location environment
  • Eager learner and able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Keen interest in global markets
  • Good communication skill in English and Chinese is a prerequisite  
  • Comfortable with technology and able to integrate new developments into work processes