Sample Resume: Institutional Fixed Income Sales

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JAMES W. HOWLETT, CFA

8 East 63rd Street

New York, NY 10065

000 - 000 - 0000

jhowlett@efinancialcareers.com

Results-oriented Chartered Financial Analyst charter holder with exceptional business acumen and over 10 years' experience in Institutional Fixed Income Sales

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

- Experience marketing and selling structured financial products to institutional clientele, including portfolio managers, hedge funds, pension funds, and insurance companies.

- Background working with major investment banks, both domestically and internationally.

- Track record successfully managing multibillion-dollar accounts.

- Adept at developing new business opportunities, as well as managing and growing existing accounts.

- Possess exceptional network of industry contacts.

- Deft business acumen, with ability to identify opportunities and spot emerging trends.

- Outstanding communicator with experience giving presentations and speaking in public.

- Demonstrated background thriving in fast-paced, deadline-oriented environments.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

ABC Financial, New York, NY 2007 - Present

Senior Associate, Fixed Income Sales. Oversee and manage all facets of $2B fixed-income book.

-Shattered revenue targets for 13 consecutive quarters, ranking as company's top sales performer in 2008 and 2009.

-Able to capture new business and develop strong working relationships with diverse range of clientele.

-Possess outstanding contacts in the broker-dealer community.

-Perform scenario analyses and examine risk and return possibilities for clients. Scrutinize counterparties to evaluate credit risk.

DEF Securities, New York, NY 2004 - 2007

Associate, Fixed Income Sales. Direct contact for multiple institutional accounts, playing critical role in maintaining and bolstering key institutional relationships.

- Marketed cash-mortgage and structured products to institutions, including hedge funds and money managers.

- Analyzed all facets of Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities (RMBS), including fixed, hybrid, and subprime.

- Closely examined buy/sell axes and relayed data to DEF trading desks.

JKL Securities, New York, NY 2000 - 2003

Assistant, Fixed Income Sales. Worked directly with clients to prepare financial reports, assisting clientele and resolving concerns regarding accounts or statements.

- Provided sales support to 5-member team, including completing documentation for all trades.

- Balanced accounts and facilitated reports for auditing.

- Verified transactions met company policies and followed approved guidelines.

- Attending weekly meetings discussing sales, regulatory, and financial concepts.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

MS Office (Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint), MS Access, SQL Server, C, C++, VB, SQL, Visio, SPSS, Minitab), Trading Technologies, Sterling Trader Pro, MarketQA, CQG, Reuters, Bloomberg

EDUCATION / LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS

Chartered Financial Analyst, 2005

University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland

B.A., 1999. G.P.A. 3.66

Possess NASD Series 7 & 63

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