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Financial / Product Specialist

SkillStorm is seeking a Financial / Product Specialist for our client in Jersey City, New Jersey. Candidates must be able to work on SkillStorm's W2; not a C2C position. EOE, including disability/vets.

Description:

  • We are looking to recruit a Senior Financial and Product Specialist to support/lead Front Office Trading Initiatives and Regulatory projects. This is an exciting opportunity to manage within the front office Technology initiatives on trade capture, risk and P&L, regulatory reporting on credit products.

Responsibilities:

  • Risk Engine computes Risk, PL Explain, Ledges and complex scenarios for bond, credit derivatives, interest rate derivatives, Loans and mortgage derivatives. The numbers produced by this system are used by traders, risk managers and MO personnel on a daily basis.
  • Work with traders and portfolio strategist to ensure the daily risk is delivered accurately and on time.
  • Provide business analysis support to traders, risk managers, trading support personnel and Finance. This includes explaining and justifying Risk, P/L Explain and GL numbers. Assist business teams in system User Acceptance testing planning and execution.
  • Team with FO Quant, Risk Quant, model validation and analytics developers to support new credit derivative products and model valuation. Ensure that the numbers produced by the RE are correct as the RE is enhanced and improved.
  • Participate in various retirement, business enablement and regulator initiatives with business and horizontal Technology teams.
  • Acting as primary sign-off point, coordinate deployment and go live plans with Tech & business partners

Required Skills:

  • Extensive knowledge of fixed income finance and option pricing. Previous experience in producing PV and sensitivities on Excel with Quant library is a plus.
  • 5-10 year experience in high pressure working environment within a financial institute. Ability to successfully lead and deliver complex/critical projects in challenging environments.
  • Experience in Agile/Scrum Management and Agile Tools.
  • Ability to multitask across several project and assignment. Experience operating in a decision-making role. Experience facing off to the business
  • Good leadership and communication skills and collaborate effectively across diverse/global teams.
  • Knowledge of SQL, Python is helpful.

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