The Junior Fixed Income Analyst is a developing professional role. Deals with most problems independently and has some latitude to solve complex problems.
Integrates in-depth specialty area knowledge with a solid understanding of industry standards and practices. Good understanding of how the team and area integrate with others in accomplishing the objectives of the subfunction / job family.
Applies analytical thinking and knowledge of data analysis tools and methodologies. Requires attention to detail when making judgments and recommendations based on the analysis of factual information.
Typically deals with variable issues with potentially broader business impact. Applies professional judgment when interpreting data and results.
Breaks down information in a systematic and communicable manner. Developed communication and diplomacy skills are required in order to exchange potentially complex / sensitive information.
Moderate but direct impact through close contact with the businesses' core activities. Quality and timeliness of service provided will affect the effectiveness of own team and other closely related teams.
This role is based within the Private Bank’s Capital Markets Group, covering client activity in fixed income cash trading and advisory.
This position will be part of Fixed Income Team reporting to the Head of Fixed Income Flow and be involved in covering private clients directly.
Delivering ideas and trade recommendations; whilst providing the highest level of execution service and advice; to UHNW Citi Private Bank trading clients
Actively develop and market to a dedicated advisory client base in line with the business’s service and revenue objectives.
Identify client needs and fixed income objectives within the context of their overall investment strategy.
Actively monitor markets (particularly fixed income / credit). Develop and remain abreast of market intelligence with the view to delivering such intelligence to the relationship management teams in the region, in conjunction with CPB and CIR research functions.
Maintain rigorous risk management approach with clients on their exposures in accordance with clients’ stated risk tolerances.
Responsible for increasing client penetration across the entirety of fixed income product set
Act as the regional product expert whilst working in accordance with the business’s product programme, processes and procedures Actively design product improvements, better delivery methods, implementing new capabilities.
Responsible for ensuring the seamless execution, booking and reporting of transactions.
Ensure conformity with global Firm standards of client service, regulatory, compliance, and operating model
Increase connectivity and engagement between Markets and Citi Private Bank clients and staff.
Actively participate in regional sales and marketing forums to promote fixed income product capabilities.
Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency.
2-5 years relevant experience
Experience in sales and trading of primary bonds and flow fixed income products / Experience of market commentary and analysis capabilities / Experience of Developed as well as Emerging Markets
Experience in derivatives and structured products will be beneficial but not essential / Previous exposure to High Net Worth Private clients and Family Offices would be beneficial / An additional language to English is beneficial but not essential
Strong fixed income market knowledge and experience / Good interpersonal and communication skills essential / Strong IT skills essential / Strong analytical skills essential / Ability to develop strong working relationships across functional and geographical lines.
Regulated role with applicable / mandatory licenses and / or qualifications.
Bachelor's / University degree or equivalent experience
Completed JSE RPE Exams including;
Introduction to Financial Markets
The Bond Market
Regulations and Ethics of the SA Financial Markets
Grade : All Job Level - All Job FunctionsAll Job Level - All Job Functions - ZA
Time Type : Full time
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