Valuations Supervisor / Manager Drogheda

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 Job Description:

As manager on the Ireland Pricing team, the successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that OTC product pricing for a number of different clients is generated on time and is accurate, pricing queries from Back Office colleagues/Client are addressed, etc.

The candidate should have a good working knowledge various OTC product types as well as an understanding of the pricing inputs used in the valuation of such products.

OTC Products include Credit Default Swaps, Variance/Volatility Swaps, FX Options and various forms of Interest Rate and Currency Swaps.  

Good communication skills are required as the role will involve communication with the NY pricing team as well as clients and Back Office colleagues. Strong problem solving, VBA and Excel skills are preferable as well as a good working knowledge of Access/SQL as troubleshooting and development of macros are a large part of the job.

 Daily Tasks:

  1. Daily review of trade booking of interest rate derivatives (swaps, caps, floor, swaptions, FRA), credit default swaps, and FX options.
  2. Analysis of profit and loss based on market changes (yield curves, FX rates, spread changes, etc.)
  3. Perform pricing of OTC derivatives using financial models – i.e. Black Sholes,
  4. Yield curves bootstrap
  5. Work with developers to write up business specifications
  6. Understanding of valuation methods or risk management techniques
  7. Value At Risk -V.A.R
  8. Greeks
  9. Plays key role in development and maintenance of pricing applications, analytics and reporting services.
  10. Assist on specifying new functionality for further operational improvements/efficiencies.
  11. Review swap curves and volatility data.
  12. Provide support address client inquiries; demonstrate firm understanding of the product to end users.
  13. Assist in the on-boarding of new business wins.
  14. Supporting Assistant Vice Presidents in developing implementation of specifications that  enhance  risk product and lead to operational efficiencies
  15. Knowledge of the software development


November 19, 2013 • Tags:  • Posted in: Financial

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