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Centralized Research Group - Corporate Derivatives - Junior Analyst



Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

Job Description

The Centralized Research Group (CRG) is part of CIB R&A covering Banking globally. It works closely with the firm’s Investment Banking (IB), Commercial Banking (CB) and Global Corporate Banking (GCB) teams offering customized financial solutions across Mergers & Acquisitions, Equity / Debt capital raising, Credit, Treasury, Cash Management, Trade, and Markets, among others.

The Junior Analyst will work closely with front-office Private side Corporate Derivatives teams across the globe on a wide array of derivative products and help in research, analysis and in pitching risk management solutions to corporates for hedging exposure to FX, rates, equity, credit and commodities asset classes and related situations

Job responsibilities

  • Marketing materials and pricing support: Work with senior bankers across regional locations to prepare marketing materials for clients including market updates, macroeconomic outlook, pricing updates, risk exposure analysis and hedging profiles, case studies and peer benchmarking
  • Financial analysis: Analysis and interpretation of financial statements of corporates focused on risk management aspect. Work on various technical projects involving analysis on volatility, back-testing of different hedging instruments and subsequent recommendation of optimum hedging solutions
  • Market research: Support with market intelligence to identify market trends, potential deal opportunities with priority clients (maintain databases, trackers, etc.)
  • Management review packs: Create MIS focused at business scoping by analyzing the global and regional wallet distribution of derivatives markets. Create internal business scorecards, strategy project trackers and regional business review packs for senior management

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Engineering, Commerce or Economics graduates from top Tier colleges with an excellent academic record
  • Basic understanding of Investment Banking with strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • Knowledge of analyzing company financials /financial modeling in excel
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to effectively interact with senior professionals and key stakeholders
  • Ability to multitask several projects, have a keen eye for detail and deliver quality under pressure
  • Ability to adapt to non-standard requests independently with minimal guidance and manage time when faced with multiple urgent tasks
  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills

Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Relevant work experience in derivatives with a quantitative background
  • Knowledge of databases like Bloomberg etc.
  • An eye for automation; basic knowledge of VBA and Python