Securities Analyst Job Description

Securities Analyst Job Description

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Securities analyst provides necessary training to end users to increase their effectiveness and ability to use the reporting tools.

Securities Analyst Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Develop reporting dashboards and strategic tools for senior management and Compliance
Development and support of analytical tools and infrastructure to help trading desk with daily trading activities, relative value
Review of outgoing wire payment exceptions generated as possible matches on sanctions and prohibited persons lists other lists
Assisting with compliance with USA PATRIOT Act requirements (e.g., CIP, Foreign Bank Certification, Section 312) relating to certain of the Firm’s business sectors
Conduct client due diligence in various third-party and internal databases
Initiates or actively participates in efforts to improve process
Building trading and risk management platforms
Developing and maintaining financial models
Identifying and back-testing trade opportunities
Create and monitor daily risk reports

Securities Analyst Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Securities Analyst

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ACCA, ACA, ACAMS, VIE, CFA, DDS, DDR, CPA, FRM

Education for Securities Analyst

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the securities analyst job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as University and Collage Degree in Finance, Business, Accounting, Economics, Financial Services, Education, Graduate, Engineering, Business/Administration, Mathematics

Skills for Securities Analyst

Desired skills for securities analyst include:

Tools
Ability to analyze and determine the credit-worthiness of a business enterprise through its financial statements
Ability to leverage that information in creating customized customer solutions
Ability to locate
Ability to read
Ability to use numerical methods to compile information about a given situation
Ability to use quantitative tools and techniques to measure and analyze risks
Anticipating
Approaches
CME Rule 526 for Futures Block Trades

Desired experience for securities analyst includes:

Experience to work with remote located teams and clients
System literacy
Strong programming background in C/C++ and Java
Experience in European RMBS, CMBS, other asset backed securities
Experience in asset-level (loan pool) statistical data analysis
Experience in pricing and risk managing derivative instruments

Securities Analyst Examples

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Securities Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of securities analyst. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for securities analyst
  • Coordinate client requests and liaise with other internal and external constituents
  • Support senior members of the team with daily client inquiries
  • Helping with desk's daily activities
  • Communicating and presenting investment ideas
  • Development of models, analytics, and trading systems related to commercial mortgage backed securities, loans, and derivatives
  • Either several years' experience as an equity research analyst specialising in the Media sector, or in an industry or management consultancy company specialising in TV strategy and finance
  • The initiative and enthusiasm to build a high-quality product, and be willing to work the hours necessary to fulfil your ambitions
  • Proven ability to develop strong working relationships with institutional clients, sales and trading teams, and Media company directors
  • Optimizing terms in trading documentation
  • Working with Federation teams, Sales and Trading to creatively solve issues
Qualifications for securities analyst
  • Ability to develop solid expertise related to US asset types and security transactions
  • Ability to effectively communicate both in an oral/written manner with peers and partners
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment, exhibiting leadership, initiative and flexibility
  • Two or more years of securities operations experience
  • Working experience with NAS-Trade, EDM, IMS, and Fundmaster (AS400) a plus
  • Proficiency with MS Office - Word and Excel
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Securities Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a securities analyst. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for securities analyst
  • Performing financial / operational analysis and managing due diligence efforts
  • Working closely with senior members of the team in recommending investment decisions
  • Monitoring portfolio companies and assisting senior members in recommending key portfolio decisions
  • Ensure timely settlement of trades for Equity, Fixed Income, Funds and Equity Derivatives
  • Ensure timely and accurate processing corporate actions (income processing, mandatory and voluntary events)
  • Monitor overdue entitlements and follow up with custodians
  • Custodian fee processing
  • Preparation of periodic reports
  • Create and monitor appropriate metrics for assessing the performance of Securities Division supervisors
  • Support the division’s supervisory control infrastructure including Supervisory Workstation and GSOE
Qualifications for securities analyst
  • Experience in Equities and Fixed Income settlements in Private Banking environment
  • A high quality degree level education, and a first class general academic track record
  • Good in SWIFT and with Avaloq knowledge
  • Good time management, prioritising tasks and able to meet deadlines
  • At least 1-2 year industry related experience with a strong understanding of financial products, especially in the clearing Equity and IR space
  • Specific knowledge of product development, high frequency trading business is a plus
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Securities Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of securities analyst. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for securities analyst
  • Proven ability to develop strong working relationships with institutional clients, sales and trading teams, and Bank directors
  • Ensure prices are completed in an accurate and timely manner in line with pre-set deadlines
  • Assist with the provision of data for the internal and external audit process•
  • Ensure procedures in relation to all tasks are adhered to
  • Assist with the preparation of reporting requirements
  • Respond flexibly to the needs of the current situation, amend own work program to deliver desired outputs
  • Analysis of current deals on clients' portfolios
  • Evaluate the impact of market news on the securities and their respective positions
  • Creating exit strategies for securities
  • Preparation of quarterly client performance reports and ad-hoc reports
Qualifications for securities analyst
  • Self-starter with ability to work effectively with minimum supervision
  • Outstanding academic and professional record
  • Preferably with 1-3 years of valuation experience
  • Solid analytical/technical skills and attention to detail
  • Enthusiasm and ability to lead projects
  • Strong interest in the alternative energy sector
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Securities Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of securities analyst. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for securities analyst
  • Frequent liaison with the fixed income team to communicate analysis and recommendations
  • Pro-actively automate manual workflows and improve existing processes with particular focus on web distribution, business metrics and automated testing
  • Review and analyse macroeconomic data and general real estate market trends in individual regions of the world
  • Read and synthesize commercial broker reports
  • Analyzing Implementing regulatory change which impacts the Securities Division
  • Build and conduct financial earning models / analyze performance & outlook of listed companies
  • Support team leader of consumer sector and write timely company & industry research reports
  • Arrange plant/company visit trips in China and other countries whenever appropriate
  • Handle client enquiries and call up / meet clients to market on investment ideas
  • Prepare sub-ledger to ledger reconciliation to ensure accuracy and completeness
Qualifications for securities analyst
  • Strong programming background in C++ and Slang
  • Knowledge in fixed income products and mortgage credit products in particular
  • Knowledge in financial mathematics
  • Working with a Senior Analyst, the publication and presentation of insightful high-impact research reports on the sector and its constituent companies
  • Providing support on currently covered European Media stocks
  • Forming financial models and forecasts for a broad range of Media companies, beginning with pay TV and free to air TV broadcasting
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Securities Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of securities analyst. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for securities analyst
  • Perform income analysis and roll-forward calculations across various types of financial instruments
  • Assist with coaching and development of team members
  • Interact and communicate with various business units throughout the company and assist with inquiries and issue resolution
  • Interact with internal and external auditors internal controls to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and sox processes
  • Perform operations functions during US & CAD holidays
  • Build and maintain vendor and industry contacts
  • Understand and apply knowledge of regulations
  • Provide information to leadership about potential risks and solutions
  • Pricing and risk managing secured and unsecured funding transactions
  • Interacting with trading desks across asset classes in understanding desks’ positions, strategies and funding requirements
Qualifications for securities analyst
  • Deep understanding of software design and its best practices
  • Strong communication skills, ability to convey technical topics to a diverse audience
  • Bachelors in Finance, Economics or related discipline
  • CFA completed or in progress / Willing to prepare for and take appropriate securities exams
  • Good working use of excel, ability to manipulate large amounts of data into usable reports (Vlookup, Hlookup, pivot tables)
  • A lean toward quantitative skills, ability to review strat reports and perform risk analysis

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