Career Opportunity: Senior Analyst, Securities (New York, NY)

Posted by Steve Flynn on 8/23/17 9:46 PM

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Our client is currently seeking a Senior Analyst in its Asset Management department covering investment portfolios of non-agency MBS, other structured products and mortgage loans.

If you are interested in applying for the position, you can apply to job #260 on our careers website.

Essential Functions

  • Maintain cashflow projection models for investment portfolios of U.S. residential credit assets including RMBS and mortgage loans
  • Perform discounted cashflow analyses under different credit scenarios, financing structures and other assumptions
  • Monitor portfolio positions by maintaining data on purchases, sales and actual vs projected cashflows
  • Present analyses and proposals to senior management
  • Coordinate with the trading desk including support for BWICs and other trading activities
  • Understand the investment thesis for each portfolio and play an integral role in the management and performance of the portfolios
  • Calculate valuations for portfolio hedge positions
  • Monitor the market and industry trends
  • Execute various ad-hoc analysis as requested by senior management

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong Excel and Power Point skills a must
  • Hard working, detail-oriented and committed to producing great end results
  • Strong analytical and financial modeling skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly changing work environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work autonomously or as a member of a team
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize work and manage time
  • A self-teacher and quick learner able to pick up the technical skills necessary for any project
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate clearly and concisely with all levels of management


  • Bachelor's degree from a leading university 

  • 2 years at a large technology-driven corporation, ideally within an innovation, business development or 
corporate venture capital role 

  • 2 years at a venture-backed startup that sells into or partners with large corporations, ideally within a 
product, product marketing, growth, or business development role 

  • Strong understanding of the venture capital, startup and corporate innovation ecosystems 

  • Experience advising VC-backed companies on tough growth and operational challenges 

  • Ability to meet tight deadlines, be responsive, manage varied tasks and work within a team 

  • Ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner both verbally and in written form


  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Degree in Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Engineering or related field


  • 2-4 years of experience at a financial institution; ideally in the mortgage or structured products sector

Other Skills:

  • Proficiency in Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint (Microsoft Office Suite)
  • Strong Excel skills required; knowledge of macros a plus
  • Detailed knowledge of Intex required
  • Understanding of Bloomberg, 1010 data and LP database a plus

Work Environment:

  • This job operates in a professional office environment
  • This position generally requires long hours – 50 hours per week

Travel Requirements:

  • This positon does not require frequent travel.

Desired Organizational Competencies:

  • Accountability - Demonstrates a commitment to and responsibility for accomplishing individual, team and business objectives
  • Drive - Consistently achieves challenging goals/objectives, and demonstrates an ability to create value and maximize results
  • Planning- Identifies business needs, problems and risks proactively, and develops well founded plans that specify strategies, actions/solutions, risk mitigants and desired results
  • Critical Thinking / Judgment - Commits to an action after developing alternative solutions that are based on logical assumptions and factual information and that take into consideration resources risks and organizational values
  • Adaptability - Exhibits the capacity to successfully change and evolve one’s actions, opinions and behavior as a result of changing priorities or environment
  • Communication Skills - Proactively communicates in the appropriate medium with clarity and focus at the right level to ensure delivery has the appropriate impact
  • Influential Leadership - Leads with confidence and conviction, and is able to establish credibility, trust, and respect among team members
  • Team Work - Fosters collaboration among team members and business partners, and uses capabilities to achieve team goals

Preferred Degrees
Bachelor of Science, 
Bachelor of Arts, 
Bachelor of Business Administration

Preferred Certifications
Not Applicable

Preferred Work Status
U.S. Citizen,
U.S. Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder)

Willingness to Travel

Carried Interest

Stock Options

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