Fixed Income Credit Trader

Posted 24 days ago
Main Location
Atlanta, GA, United States
Open jobs

As one of the world’s leading asset managers, we are solely dedicated to delivering an investment experience that helps people get more out of life. If you're looking for challenging work, smart colleagues, and a global employer with a social conscience, explore your potential at Invesco

The Department

The Global Fixed Income and Currency (“FIC”) Trading Group  is part of Invesco’s Global Trading Platform.  The Global FIC trading teams mission is to provide risk controlled trading alpha to our investors in support of our Fixed Income investment businesses around the globe.

Your Role

Primary responsibility is to trade investment grade and emerging market securities for ETFs, mutual funds and institutional accounts, ensuring best execution. Additional responsibilities include providing team members with market color, aiding the team in maintaining compliance and cultivating relationship with counterparties. This position will also provide primary support to Sr. Traders in Investment Grade (IG)/Emerging Market (EM) and High Yield (HY) sectors.

You will be responsible for:

  • Execute Fixed Income orders across IG, EM and HY sectors using a variety of strategies, trading venues, broker dealers in order to achieve best execution for IVZ Fixed Income teams.
  • Work with Sr traders to develop and refine analytical tools used to evaluate trading activity.
  • Maintain a close relationship with fund managers, ensuring constant dialogue regarding market news, market trends, key market indicators and regulatory developments.
  • Aid in resolving settlement issues working as a liaison between the trading desk and support functions including operations, compliance legal and accounting.
  • Assist in maintaining compliance with investment guidelines and regulations
  • Cultivate relationships with counterparties in support of our access to liquidity and investment idea flow.
  • Maintain awareness of developments with markets, regulations, trading technology and other issues relevant to the relevant markets.
  • Attend meetings, some of which may be after normal business hours, with brokers and other industry representatives for the purpose of developing appropriate industry contacts and relationships.

The experience you bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree is required, and MBA preferred. CFA preferred
  • 5+ years trading investment grade, emerging market and other fixed income products.
  • Knowledge of the investment grade or emerging market sales/trading business community is preferred.
  • Proficiency in Bloomberg, Aladdin, TradeWeb, MarkAxess and Liquidnet preferred.
  • Expertise in Excel and other desktop software is required.
  • Resourceful and self-motivated.
  • Analytical literacy; ability to perform complex analysis and present data in a meaningful way.
  • Highly developed communication skills.
  • Ability to balance multiple tasks in a stressful environment
  • Ability to make decisions with incomplete information
  • Desire to work in a team environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong understanding of economic principles and capital markets functions.

What’s in it for you?

Our people are at the very core of our success. Invesco employees get more out of life through our comprehensive compensation and benefit offerings including:

  • Flexible time off and opportunities for a flexible work schedule
  • 401(K) matching of 100% up to the first 6% with additional supplemental contribution
  • Health & wellbeing benefits
  • Parental Leave benefits
  • Employee stock purchase plan

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The job holder may be required to perform other duties as deemed appropriate by their manager from time to time.

Invesco's culture of inclusivity and its commitment to diversity in the workplace are demonstrated through our people practices. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, age, or veteran status. Our equal opportunity employment efforts comply with all applicable U.S. state and federal laws governing non-discrimination in employment.

 

Mission
We're a community of women leveraging our connections into top companies to help underrepresented women get the roles they've always deserved. Simultaneously, we work to build truly inclusive hiring processes and environments where women can thrive and not just survive.
Are you hiring? Join our platform for diversifiying your team
Fixed Income Credit Trader
Invesco, Ltd.