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IHS Markit

Associate, OTC Derivatives Portfolio Valuations


IHS Markit Portfolio Valuations provides an independent, post-trade valuation service to buy-side institutions globally, covering vanilla and exotic OTC derivatives, cash instruments and structured notes across all asset classes. The service also offers clients the ability to receive an aggregated set of counterparty marks for their trades.

We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic individual with an interest in derivative pricing to be part of a team of analysts that support the daily valuation of portfolios of positions submitted by clients.

Analysts work with clients during trials, implementation, production and challenge processing; they also oversee various data capture and review procedures in support of the global valuation business.

Duties & accountabilities
  • Organizing and running daily and monthly valuation processes for clients; this will require hands-on responsibility for some accounts
  • Handling simple and complex price challenges and resolving them to the satisfaction of the client
  • Building and maintaining client relationships, so that clients are aware of IHS Markit's new and existing valuation capabilities and increase their use of these services
  • Contributing to the design and testing of IHS Markit's valuation systems
  • Ensuring that data capture and cleaning processes are run, refined and automated
  • Potential requirement for shift work ~once a week working a 12-9pm shift to support global customers and handover to India team

Education & experience
  • Good degree in a quantitative discipline
  • Good understanding of OTC derivative valuation in one or more asset classes
  • Strong knowledge common office tools and software including Excel and VBA
  • Appetite for providing services to external clients on a regular basis
  • Relevant practical experience (1-2 years)
  • Other programming experience in any language e.g. SQL

Commercial awareness
  • Must have general understanding of financial markets, and be keen to extend knowledge of OTC derivatives across all asset classes
  • Must embrace the importance of high service levels as part of a commercial relationship
  • Must be detail-oriented, thorough and able to use own initiative to solve problems
  • Must have the ability to work well in a team to ensuring that tasks are completed and issues are followed up and closed
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills are essential
  • Strong skills required to be able to communicate effectively with external clients and across business units within the company.  This will include email, phone and face-to-face meetings
  • Clear, structured and professional in both writing and speech
  • Must gain a clear understanding and appreciation of the other functional and regional teams in the valuation group
  • Must respect and apply the various control activities required to maintain and monitor the quality of the service

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Inclusion and diversity are critical to the success of IHS Markit, and we actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected category. For more information on the many ways in which we enthusiastically support inclusion and diversity efforts for both candidates and employees, please access our Inclusion & Diversity Statement here.

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