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Type of Role: Investments

Experience Level: VP/Principal/Director

Location: New York City, New York

Salary: $183K - $348K

Bank of America is an American multinational investment bank and financial services holding company headquartered at the Bank of America Corporate Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, with investment banking and auxiliary headquarters in Manhattan. The bank was founded in San Francisco, California. It is the second-largest banking institution in the United States, after JPMorgan Chase, and the second-largest bank in the world by market capitalization. Bank of America is one of the Big Four banking institutions of the United States. It serves approximately 10.73% of all American bank deposits, in direct competition with JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup, and Wells Fargo. Its primary financial services revolve around commercial banking, wealth management, and investment banking.

Job Description:

The Structuring, Origination and UHNW Solutions team (“the Team”) is cross-asset solutions unit responsible for originating, structuring, positioning, and executing transactions for both retail and Ultra High Net Worth clients across the Americas. Focus on over-the-counter solutions across asset classes, ranging from interest rate and FX hedging, to hedging and monetization solutions around concentrated stocks. Product range includes vanilla or light-exotic options, as well as more complex solutions involving contingencies, digitals and hybrids.  As part of their responsibilities, professionals on the Team develop research-driven strategic and tactical trading ideas; interact with Financial Advisors to provide advice on portfolio hedging and positioning based on client’s objectives and risk tolerance; and engage in the structuring, origination, positioning and execution of OTC derivatives and fully funded transactions across all the asset classes. The role involves close partnership with credit, risk, XVA, legal and compliance to design creative tailor-made solutions that best address client needs

Responsibilities:

The Team is seeking an individual to be responsible for modernizing the platform through the redesign of key processes and parameters to create an industry leading platform to meet the needs of UHNW clients. The ideal candidate will have strong technical OTC derivatives background with cross-asset derivatives skills and a minimum of 7-10+ years of prior experience working in platform development, OTC structuring capacity, and client coverage. The individual is expected to be able originate the previously mentioned solutions; including derivative pricing and execution, term sheet generation, and development of marketing materials and presentations. Additionally, the candidate will need to generate value-add actionable timely ideas based on global economic trends, macro topics, and asset class dynamics, and position them effectively with clients based on their specific needs. Other requirements including being extremely organized and motivated, with strong quantitative, analytical and communication skills.

Required Qualifications:

  • At least 10 years of relevant work and analytical experience in the areas described above
  • Deep understanding of OTC Derivative markets including market technical, ISDA documentation and credit terms, regulatory capital implications to ensure appropriate platform design, and related trading infrastructure
  • Understanding of planning strategies and considerations imperative to servicing UHNW clients (i.e. tax implications of various investment strategies critical for wealth structuring, and credit terms for OTC Derivatives)
  • Multi-tasking and ability to work under pressure.
  • Strong marketing and presentation skills
  • Ability to work as a team player in a dynamic, fast-paced and collaborative work environment.
  • FINRA registered representative required.
  • Must have SIE and series 7 licenses at time of hire.
  • Very strong quantitative, analytical and communication skills.

Desired Qualifications:

  • MS, MBA and/or CFA are desirable but not necessary.
  • Strongly prefer candidates that currently have 63/65, 24 and 66 licenses. Candidates must be willing to obtain these licenses within compliance guidelines.

Minimum Education Requirement: Bachelor’s degree in related field

Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: 

40