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Associate Director, Fixed Income Trader - SLC Management

Company: Sun Life Financial
Location: Redmond
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

You are as unique as your background, experience and point of view. Here, you'll be encouraged, empowered and challenged to be your best self. You'll work with dynamic colleagues - experts in their fields - who are eager to share their knowledge with you. Your leaders will inspire and help you reach your potential and soar to new heights. Every day, you'll have new and exciting opportunities to make life brighter for our Clients - who are at the heart of everything we do. Discover how you can make a difference in the lives of individuals, families and communities around the world. Job Description: About SLC Management SLC Management is a global institutional asset manager that provides innovative and diversified solutions to meet our clients' evolving needs. Our history of organic and strategic growth reflects this commitment with over CA$303/US$227 billion in assets under management. We are breaking new ground with a full spectrum of solutions for a growing institutional client base of more than 1300 organizations. As a subsidiary of Sun Life, we are aligned with one of the world's leading financial services companies, and benefit from the stability and strength of that relationship. We are a performance-driven organization and live by a set of core values that put our clients' needs and goals first. As part of our team, you play a role in fulfilling our purpose and making a difference. We offer a collaborative, inclusive environment, focused on growth and opportunity, where you will be encouraged and empowered to meet the challenges of a highly competitive landscape. We are looking for talented professionals at all stages of their financial careers: those who are ready to learn, those who are ready to innovate, and those who are ready to lead. Visit us at What you will do: Review and assess relative value opportunities for sector and individual security positions Communicate effectively across the organization to develop and maintain close relationships with other traders, research analysts, relationship managers, and finance to respond to client requests Execute trades across various liquidity platforms (ie/ Bloomberg, TradeWeb, MarketAxess, etc) Utilize analytical skills to leverage existing trading and portfolio management systems, with an eye towards improvements and increased efficiency Identify and distribute relative value trade ideas to the broader investment team Communicate effectively with the broker community to deepen trading relationships, with the goal of delivering best execution Support growth by working on prospective client portfolio reviews, finals presentations, etc. Monitor financial market and global news What you will need to succeed: MBA, CFA or candidacy a plus SQL programming or Python experience preferred but not required Experience in either ABS, Corporates, or Municipals preferred, but not required Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing Ability to work with a diverse range of people A collaborative work style and positive attitude Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Bloomberg, Aladdin, electronic trading and/or other fixed income technologies Ability to remain calm and objective in the face of periods of excessive optimism or extreme pessimism in the capital markets Required education and skills: Undergraduate degree 3+ years of trading and/or market experience Self-motivated and self-directed, effectively manage and coordinate multiple projects and tasks under strict deadlines Strong attention to detail and understanding of the need for precision when trading Must be able to respond negatively to a Disciplinary History Questionnaire as required by securities regulations What is in it for you? Excellent benefits with generous vacation and sick time, 401K match, noncontributory retirement plan, Paid Family Medical Leave, sabbatical program and much more Friendly, collaborative and inclusive culture Our agile work environment allows our employees the flexibility to give and feel their best at work At Sun Life we strive to create a flexible work environment where our employees are empowered to do their best work. Several flexible work options are available and can be discussed throughout the selection process depending on the role requirements and individual needs. For applicants residing in California, please read our employee California Privacy Policy and Notice. COVID 19 - The health and safety of our employees and candidates is our first priority. SLC operates a hybrid work environment with a mix of in office and virtual work. To protect the health and safety of our people, clients and communities, successful candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in accordance with SLC Management's Vaccination Policy to work in one of our offices. SLC Management is committed to providing reasonable accommodation where appropriate. Individuals who are unable to be fully vaccinated related to protected characteristics under applicable human rights legislation, such as a medical condition, disability, or religious belief may request an accommodation. Job Category: Private Fixed Income Management Posting End Date:

Keywords: Sun Life Financial, Redmond , Associate Director, Fixed Income Trader - SLC Management, Executive , Redmond, Washington

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