SFD - Senior ABS Portfolio Manager Analyst

Location 92-HAUTS-DE-SEINE, France
Experience level Experienced Hire
Job details sector Asset Management
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The Senior PM/Analyst will be a key role in our investment team, defining global ABS investment strategy, and taking responsibility for a number of investment funds and mandates. The person will be an active contributor to the investment process both in terms of investment analysis, active management and monitoring, in order to drive positive investment performance. The person will also have client contact and be expected to contribute to positive asset growth over time.

Portfolio management
• Managing different ABS products for funds and mandates in line with key metrics and guidelines
• Broad universe coverage including ABS, RMBS, CMBS across the regions (Europe and US)
• Express views/convictions of the team and contribute to global investment performance
• Active portfolio management through investment recommendations and relative value
• Realized performance (analysis of factors contributing to the perf, benchmarking)
• Client reporting (respect of timing, quality of information, feedback loop with clients)
• Valuation

Credit underwriting and review
• Identification of key risk factors and mitigants
• Identification and update on risk parameters (regulation, changes in market environment)
• Production of write-ups (including transaction review if necessary, summary by sector)
• Participation in investment committees (agenda, minutes, coordination with trading and main portfolio manager)
• Drive priorities for asset class reviews

Business development and marketing efforts
• Participation in marketing efforts of the asset class

• Production and rationalization of data
• Improvement of existing tools
• Check the quality of information
• Participation to business needs definition to support existing and new activities
• Close collaboration with IT developers to design and integrate new tools into other Front office tools



Knowledge & Skills:
 Strong knowledge in Excel
 Some knowledge in VBA and other programming languages would be a plus
• 5+ years working in Structured Finance market. An experience in US ABS and CMBS would be a plus
• Proven financial analytical skills, fluency in English & French
• Excellent communication skills, capacity to embark people in innovative projects
• Experience in presenting investment themes to colleagues / clients
• Team player, multi-tasking and ability to work under pressure, very thorough mind and capacity for synthesizing


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 166,000 employees and exclusive distributors anticipate change to offer services and solutions tailored to the current and future needs of our 103 million customers.

We are an active, long-term, global, multi-asset investor focused on enabling more people to harness the power of investing to meet their financial goals. By combining investment insight and innovation with robust risk management we have become one of the largest asset managers in Europe, managing €746bn in assets as of the end of 2017. We employ about 2,400 people around the world and operate out of 21 countries.

We are proud to foster a high-performance culture, which means that we seek to recruit and retain people who are not only technically-skilled but also globally-minded, innovative and able to leverage their unique perspectives and life experiences to support our success as a company.