Support the Asset Backed Securities and Commercial Mortgage Back Securities trading platforms which includes the Agency CMBS desk, ABS CDS desk, Consumer Debt, Commercial Debt and CLO | CDO desk for Wells Fargo Securities from a Middle Office Operations perspective.
Directly supports trading and hedging activities across CMBS TBA contracts, treasuries, futures, options, interest rate swaps, & CDS Index swaps.
Responsibilities include Profit & Loss generation and attribution, exception resolution, project management, position and trade maintenance, and regulatory reporting.
Interact closely with multiple business partners including Trading, Sales, Finance, Technology, Compliance, Auditors, Business Managers, Project Managers, and our internal TRACE reporting group.
Work with external counterparties, including government sponsored enterprises, in confirming new Issue requests, exchanges, and assuring trades settle appropriately.
Responsible for a variety of day to day tasks, as well as ad hoc requests and project work.
2+ years of capital markets work experience.
Ability to work in a fast-paced, sometimes stressful work environment while responding to complex ad-hoc requests with extreme attention to detail.
Proven ability to manage multiple tasks and request simultaneously.
Exceptional organization, analytical, and documentation skills.
Must be highly proficient with Microsoft product suite including Excel, Outlook, Word, & Access.
A 4-year degree from an accredited university is required with a preferred concentration in Finance, Economics, or Accounting.
Experience with establishing and monitoring project plans and deadlines is a must.
The ability to work long hours, typically 7:00AM to 7:00PM, Monday-Friday.
A keen eye for operational risk and the ability to apply this attribute in day-to-day work.
Graduate work and other professional designations [MBA, CFA, etc.] is preferred.
Experience with Calypso, MATS, Spanklin, BroadrRidge, and Bloomberg are strongly preferred.
The ideal candidate should have a comprehensive understanding of Money Market instruments, most importantly; Agencies CMBS primary and secondary trading, ABS securities, CLO | CDO's, and new issue Agency CMO's.
The candidate must should understand and have prior experience working with the three main government housing agencies [Client, Freddie Mac, and Ginnie Mae].
1+ years working directly working with Mortgage-Backed Securities or Asset-Backed securities.
Some experience with financial calculations including P&L and complex attribution analytics.
Series 99 or 7 license certification is preferred.