The Americas Technical Sales team contributes to the success of new sales, upsales and associated revenue generation within the MSCI Analytics segment by generating and delivering analytical output of multi-
asset class portfolios during the positioning stage of the sales cycle; focusing on functional positioning, product differentiation and a client driven pitch -
a prerequisite to shorten the sales cycle and influence commercial negotiations.
Scope of Responsibility
Analyzing client supplied portfolio / market data for single and multi-asset class investment portfolios and identification of data deficiencies / discrepancies
Loading client portfolios in various applications and executing on standard and sophisticated methodologies for complex instrument types
Running reconciliation reports (sensitivities, risk, scenarios, performance, optimization) to ensure that clients’ investments strategies are accurately represented in various tools and applications
Liaising with prospective clients to understand their investment strategies and ensure that portfolios are accurately modeled within MSCI’s analytical tools
Analyzing portfolio risk and performance, generating reports, crafting presentations, and providing commentaries to help position the benefits of MSCI tools
Proactively implementing custom / workaround solutions to meet client use cases
Over time, conducting application demos and presenting analytical results directly to prospects
Supporting Proof of Concepts, Trials, and other Presales Activity and responding to prospective client queries while generating follow up analysis
Training prospects during the trial phase on the tools & applications, methodologies and reporting - educating prospects on how they can utilize various analytics to meet their business requirements and use cases
Specific Knowledge / Skills
Familiar with different risk measures and quantitative models
Fluency in English with excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent Excel including Macro / VBA experience Skills
Experience with XML is a plus
Self-starter with strong organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple projects under tight, short-term deadlines whilst managing client expectations.
0-5 years of experience in risk management, quantitative trading or quantitative research - knowledge of credit and rate products is helpful
Additional qualifications in CFA (US) and / or FRM would be a plus, for candidates looking for rapid career development
Bachelor Degree in Mathematics, Physics, Actuarial Sciences, Engineering, Economics, Statistics, Finance or similar subject
Post graduate qualification in Finance (M.Sc. / M.B.A. / P.G.D.M. / Ph.D) is a plus.
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