Investment Solution Alternate - (F/H)

Location 75-PARIS, France
Experience level Apprenticeships
Job details sector Finance, Control and Strategy
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We are a leading global company in insurance and asset management. We create innovative products and better quality of service. We promote an open working environment. We provide challenging and empowering jobs with strong expertise and learning opportunities.
 
Present in 56 countries, our 157,000 global employees work to support and help our 102 million customers worldwide, both individuals and businesses, by providing them with solutions to better:
• manage and pass on their personal assets
• prepare for their retirement
• protect their loved ones or businesses
• settle their health expenses
• grow their wealth.
 
Position Summary
 
AXA Group Investment Solutions (GIS) team (part of AXA GIE) is seeking an investment solutions analyst alternate who will join one of the 3 teams reporting to Group Chief Investment Officer. GIS is a small (3 people currently) but very exposed team whose mission is to support AXA entities on optimizing 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 and the management of the securities lending program which requires very frequent interactions with local Chief Investment Officers (CIOs) and their teams.
 
You should have strong quantitative and communication skills, and be able to be proactive in advancing specific topics. After 12 months in this position there is a potential opportunity to obtain a full-time position within the team.

Your responsibilities
 
Market Monitoring:
 
Design, maintenance and automation of specific tools based on Bloomberg or other data sources to follow key market metrics (implied volatility levels, cross currency basis, FX hedging costs, CDS index spreads, credit index implied correlation) to support analysis and decision on investments/ hedging.
 
Quantitative Analysis:
 
Perform quantitative assessment of financial risks or exposures for the purpose of supporting GIS interactions with insurance entities around the world and Group management
Strengthen some key reporting notably Group FX report with the support of group data (?) team
Develop tools to support investment decisions on FX strategies based on several market factors
Perform quantitative performance analysis on FX strategies against an internal benchmark
 
Presentation:
 
Use quantitative analysis to support GIS presentations in Investment Solutions calls (local CIOs attending), Group Investment Committee (top management attending) and other GIS presentations

Position requirements
 
Professional and technical skills
 
Working towards a Master’s degree engineering or finance
Strong knowledge of Excel and VBA required, knowledge of Bloomberg is a plus
Strong interest in the financial markets and derivatives
Analytical skills / ability to evolve in a complex and diverse technical environment
Fluent in English and French - both written and spoken;
 
Interpersonal skills
 
Largely autonomous in building quantitative tools; however other team members who have solid financial markets experience will support in learning on markets and products
Ability to interact with various people internally including through conference calls to discuss analysis
Results oriented, rigorous, intellectual appetite for robust and reliable quantitative analysis
Eager to learn and progress; proactive in asking questions
Motivated by an international and dynamic environment


Would you like to wake up every day driven and inspired by our noble mission and to work together as one global team to empower people to live a better life? Here at AXA we strive to lead the transformation of our industry. We are looking for talented individuals who come from varied backgrounds, think differently and want to be part of this exciting transformation by challenging the status quo so we can push AXA - a leading global brand and one of the most innovative companies in our industry - onto even greater things.

In a fast-evolving world and with a presence in 64 countries, our 165,000 employees and exclusive distributors anticipate change to offer services and solutions tailored to the current and future needs of our 107 million customers.

 


The headquarters of the AXA Group, based in Paris 8th, brings together the Group's corporate activities. It coordinates the various entities with the Group's strategy, and is responsible for managing international projects. The headquarters has approximately 800 employees and is distinguished by its strong international culture (39 nationalities).

We provide you regular career opportunities in international teams. If you want to join us, don’t hesitate to apply !

 

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