The Horizon Group
April 13, 2015
Job Type


Structured Credit Trader


Position Summary:


Work closely with Sales in NY and clients to increase Structured Credit business from Americas, with a particular focus on Latin America


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Bring in relevant experience in structuring, trading and managing the risks of complex structured credit trades
  • Work closely with the rest of Structured Credit Trading to steer the business in their Americas with the view the grow revenues from this region
  • Provide balance sheet and capital optimal structures
  • Liaise with Structured Credit Management for new business proposals or for specific trade approvals
  • Liaise regularly with Risk Functions to explain the structured credit business and for specific trade approvals
  • Responsible for increasing revenues for the business, with a target of $5m - $10m in the first full year of operation
  • Support and co-ordinate the team to deal effectively with clients to maximize revenue for the bank within their day to day activities.
  • Drive business development.


Experience /Qualifications/Education:


  • Strong analytical background is required.  No specific degree mandatory although undergraduate and MBA would be preferred.  Series 7 and 63 required
  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience in the structured credit business
  • Proven track record of generating revenues in the Americas
  • Build and maintain an efficient working relationship within FIC and C&M as well as other areas of the bank in order as is required and consistent with the strategic goals
  • Develop technical-, market- and product expertise in a way consistent with the strategic aims of the business and beyond.
  • Establish an efficient working relationship with sales, trading and other product areas
  • Experience in trading and managing risks in extinguishable cross-currency swaps essential as well as the full product suite for Structured Credit in Americas.


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