Fixed Income Analyst

Job title: Associate, Insights

Direct report: Head, Insights

Job purpose:

To assist the fixed income trading team to generate actionable ideas by analysing treasury securities, credit and other debt instruments across multiple markets.

Key responsibilities:

  • Sourcing, evaluating, and recommending new fixed income investment opportunities
  • Develop investment thesis and strategy related to duration and curve exposures
  • Identify value and risk in key African rates markets
  • Maintain accurate analytics, modelling and valuation of debt securities
  • Communicate ideas and concepts through concise writing and use of graphics to inform and influence stakeholders clearly, timely, and appropriately
  • Build and maintain relationships with investors and issuers

Job context:

  • The role requires the successful candidate to understand, interpret, and leverage the macroeconomic and geopolitical landscape in order to disseminate the best market intelligence, generate alpha and deliver excellent risk-adjusted returns to our investors 

Job profile:

Required skills or attributes:

  • Fundamental understanding of securities and fixed income investments
  • Programming skills will be an additional advantage
  • Ability to proactively generate ideas and use initiative
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or similar software skills 
  • Good organisational and time management skills

Education:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Math, Computer Science, Engineering, Liberal Arts, or equivalent practical experience

Experience:

  • Minimum of 4 years of fixed income investment experience

Salary Range:

  • GHS 6,000- GHS 8,000

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