MKP Capital

Associate/Vice President, Short Term Interest Rate Trading – London

UK-London
# of Openings
1
Category
Other

Overview

NY/London based diversified alternative investment manager is seeking to add an Associate/Vice President level candidate to join the Short Term Interest Rate team. The successful candidate will provide support to the broad Portfolio Management and Associate Portfolio Manager (APM) team with a primary focus on short term interest rates and rates relative value. Candidates must have deep knowledge of repo and European money markets.

Responsibilities

  • Execute, develop and support various rates, repo and FX activities across G7 fixed income
  • Assist in managing a portfolio of High Quality Liquid Assets (liquidity pool)
  • Develop new and use existing analytical tools to identify alpha generating investments and financing strategies
  • Collaborate with STIR team and broader macro investment team on best ideas & strategies
  • Communicate with dealers and maintain good relationships

Qualifications

  • 3-7 years of relevant experience in a similar role
  • Deep knowledge of European/UK money and rates markets
  • Understanding of money markets, repo, libor basis, cross currency basis, government bond basis, derivatives, futures, options and other Rates relative value products/strategies
  • Knowledge and understanding of global financial regulations and their impacts on markets (current and proposed regulations)
  • Understanding of liquidity risk management and asset liability matching
  • Comfortable voicing opinions and receiving feedback within a highly collaborative, team oriented culture
  • Deep passion for financial markets

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