36 days agoAxa

Analyste Solutions d'investissements (F/H) - PARIS

  • Paris 1er Arrondissement (Paris)
  • IT development

Job description



AXA Group Investment & ALM department (part of AXA GIE) is seeking an Investment Analyst who will join one of the 3 teams reporting to AXA Group CIO.

Group Investment Solutions (GIS) is a small but very exposed team which mission is to design efficient solutions and support AXA entities on optimizing cross asset investment and hedging strategies notably through the use of financial derivatives under accounting, capital and liquidity constraints. The team is also in charge of coordinating the management of entities FX positions which requires very frequent interactions with local CIOs and their team.

You should have strong quantitative and communication skills and be able to be proactive in advancing specific topics. You will also have to establish many contacts and trust relationship with local investment teams.

Key accountabilities:

Quantitative Analysis:

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Perform quantitative assessment of financial risks or exposures for the purpose of supporting GIS interactions with insurance entities around the world and Group management;

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Maintain and improve tool to simulate impacts of hedging strategies on economic capital;

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Monitor costs and economic capital efficiency of hedging alternatives;

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Perform quantitative analyzes on trade ideas, notably backtesting/ historical;

Presentation:
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Use quantitative analysis to support GIS presentations in Investment Solutions calls (CIOs attending), Global Investment Committee (top management attending) and other GIS presentations;

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Participate actively to transversal working groups and centers of expertise lead by GIS (by preparing agendas, presentations and minutes of the meetings/calls;

Market Monitoring:

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Meet with investment banks and asset managers to discuss market dynamics and investment or hedging ideas;

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Generate investment and hedging ideas based on market analyzes;

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Design of specific tools based on Bloomberg or other data sources to follow key market metrics (including implied volatility levels, cross currency basis, FX hedging costs, credit index implied correlation) to support analysis and decision on investments/ hedging;

Ideal candidate profile



Qualifications :

Background and experience:




Master's degree or equivalent dual diploma (or PhD) in finance, actuarial, mathematics or statistics;

Technical and professional skills:

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Strong knowledge of Excel required, knowledge of VBA or Bloomberg is a plus;

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Relevant work experience with exposure to complex financial products is a plus;

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Analytical skills / ability to evolve in a complex and diverse technical environment;

·  Fluent in English - both written and spoken;

Soft skills and competencies:

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Largely autonomous in building quantitative tools; however other team members who have solid financial markets experience will support in learning on markets and products;

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Ability to interact with various people internally including through conference calls to discuss analysis;

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Rigorous, results oriented, curious with intellectual appetite for robust and reliable quantitative analysis;

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Team spirit, eager to learn and progress; proactive in asking questions;

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Motivated by an international and dynamic environment;
If you wish to give your career a new dimension within an international and dynamic team, you are very welcome to apply online!