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Senior Portfolio Manager, Canadian Fixed Income : 0000B03M

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Author ahnationtalk
Date June 2, 2018
Type Full Time
Company HSBC Bank Canada
Location Vancouver, BC
Category Business / Management
Client HSBC Bank Canada
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Senior Portfolio Manager, Canadian Fixed Income : 0000B03M

Global Vision. Local Focus.

Things really are different here. A career with HSBC in Canada is truly an experience that few financial service organisations can match. Here you will find yourself inspired and supported by colleagues whose daily responsibilities cross time zones, continents and cultures. You will be motivated to aim for your highest aspirations, and enjoy the rewards of belonging to a diverse and growth-driven culture.

Canada is a priority market for HSBC. We remain focused on growing customers locally with our unique products, and we offer a full suite of solutions developed from our global connectivity and network. HSBC has the institutional strength, capacity and commitment to support our Canadian client’s requirements here and around the world. Employees who thrive at HSBC are service focused, entrepreneurial and driven. They show collaborative spirit and a quest for continuous improvement, while having the industry expertise and business acumen to deliver.

About Retail Banking & Wealth Management

Retail Banking and Wealth Management serves millions of customers worldwide through our branch network, call centres, and digital and mobile banking. We also connect institutional and retail clients with investment opportunities through our Global Asset Management division.

A day in the life a Senior Portfolio Manager include the following:

To assist the Head of Fixed Income (HOFI) in the active management of fixed income portfolios in accordance with duration views, credit views, approved security lists and client guidelines. Act as Lead Portfolio Manager for all Retail and Institutional Liquidity mandates and secondary Portfolio Manager for all Retail and Institutional Bond mandates. Primary responsibilities will be oversight for all Retail and Institutional Liquidity mandates, secondary oversight for all Retail and Institutional Bond mandates, risk budgeting and portfolio construction, duration strategy, macro-economic research, portfolio analytics and performance measurement. To provide innovative research in capital markets, prepare written reports with a focus on top-down economic research. To generate value-added trade and investment strategy ideas and oversee their implementation and monitoring. Support all distribution channels in marketing, with focus on the institutional consulting business and RBWM. Support the Institutional team with the servicing of existing clients.

Principle Accountabilities:

  • Continually re-assess the operational risk inherent in the business, taking account of changing economic or market conditions, legal and regulatory requirements, operating procedures and practices, management re-structuring and the impact of new technology.
  • Support the success of the Fixed Income business by contributing to an investment process that generates consistently strong investment returns for AMCA’s client base.
  • Further support client retention through client servicing initiatives.
  • Support business development and the growth of AMCA’s asset base through marketing and sales initiatives.
  • Deliver fair outcomes for our customers and ensure own conduct maintains the orderly and transparent operation of financial markets
  • Work within the Fixed Income team to develop and implement the risk budgeting process, portfolio construction parameters and investment strategy.
  • Efficient execution of Fixed Income strategies within defined, strategic portfolio parameters.
  • Providing portfolio construction and macro-economic input to Fixed Income team meetings.
  • Providing portfolio risk analysis and performance attribution.
  • Monitoring, filtering and communicating market information to the Fixed Income Team on a timely basis.
  • Providing investment research and support to business development and all distribution channels.
  • Work with other members of the Fixed Income and Operations teams, as well as third party providers, to maintain programs and databases that support the Fixed Income investment process.
  • Promote an environment that supports diversity and reflects the HSBC brand.
  • Ensure that all Desk/Department activities are conducted in compliance with all laws, rules, regulations and procedures, in accordance with best market practice. In particular, to make sure written practices are in place, revised as necessary to keep them up to date and understood by all employees who are appropriately trained, qualified and approved for the positions that they fill, and kept informed of all relevant changes to applicable rules and regulations.
  • Ensure that all employees are aware of and effectively identify and manage applicable money laundering (ML), terrorist financing (TF), sanctions and reputational risks.
  • Complete other responsibilities, as assigned.

Knowledge & Experience / Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education, preferably in finance, commerce, economics or accounting.
  • CFA designation
  • 10 years+ experience in an investment role, including 5+ years in a portfolio management position.

HSBC Proud

In 2017, HSBC Bank Canada was named one of the Best 50 Corporate Citizens by Corporate Knights magazine, in addition to The World’s Best Bank by Euromoney Magazine in its annual Awards for Excellence.

Join HSBC, and benefit from the following:

  • Career Development: Within your current role, as well as Canadian and international opportunities
  • Company Reputation: Offering prestige, strength, and longevity
  • Business Growth: Underpinned by our drive, and the highest banking standards
  • International Connectivity and impact: Build global relationships and be a part of international initiatives
  • A diverse workforce: Reflecting our belief that diversity of thought, background and perspective make HSBC a stronger organization
  • Corporate Sustainability: We build our business for the long term by balancing social, environmental and economic considerations in the decisions we make

Learn more about HSBC

HSBC Bank Canada, a subsidiary of HSBC Holdings plc, is the leading international bank in the country. We help companies and individuals across Canada to do business and manage their finances internationally through three global business lines: Commercial Banking, Global Banking and Markets, and Retail Banking and Wealth Management. HSBC Group – one of the world’s largest banking and financial services with assets of US$2,492bn at 30 June 2017. Linked by advanced technology, HSBC serves customers worldwide through an international network of around 3,900 offices in 67 countries and territories in Europe, Asia, North and Latin America, and the Middle East and North Africa.

Job Field : Funds Management
Primary Location : North America-Canada-British Columbia-Vancouver
Schedule : Full-time Shift : Day Job
Type of Vacancy : Country Vacancy
Job Posting : Jun 1, 2018, 11:04:57 AM Unposting Date : Jun 22, 2018, 11:59:00 PM

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