Commodities Quantitative Strategist - Analyst / Associate

Morgan Stanley

Commodities Quantitative Strategist - Analyst / Associate

Salary Not Specified

Morgan Stanley, City of Westminster

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 1 week ago, 15 May | Get your application in now before you're too late!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: fa4266cd96494a73910ab2417d007de5

Full Job Description

The commodities business is looking for a quantitative strategist located in London, to support the European Power and Gas Trading Desk.

The candidate will be part of the commodities strategist team and will work on supporting the daily running and expansion of the EUPG Trading Desk. This is a broad role and will involve tasks related to: assisting with the expansion of products on offer, assisting with the execution of specific client-driven trade requests, business analysis/translating of requirements for systems enhancements, writing and maintenance of valuation models and the writing and maintenance of pricing/analysis tools for use by the desk.

What will you be doing?

· Maintain and improve quantitative models.

· Setup and testing of new products for trading.

· Perform data analysis for trading desk.

· Work with controllers and the modelrisk groupson model documentation and approval.

· Work with traders and originators on deal pricing and risk management., Interested in flexible working opportunities? Morgan Stanley empowers employees to have greater freedom of choice through flexible working arrangements. Speak to our recruitment team to find out more.

· Some prior experience in financial services, commensurate to Analyst or Associate level.

· Degree in a quantitative subject.

· Coding experience, preferably in C /Python.

· Good analytical, problem solving and communication skills.

Certified Persons Regulatory Requirements:

This role is deemed as a Certified role and may require the role holder to hold mandatory regulatory qualifications or the minimum qualifications to meet internal company benchmarks.

The Fixed Income Division is comprised of Interest Rate and Currency Products, Credit Products and Distribution. Professionals in the Division assess and actively manages risk, trade securities, and structure as well as execute innovative transactions in the fast-paced and constantly changing global markets. The Commodities Division is a market leader across a broad range of commodities markets, with expertise in areas including client risk management, financing solutions and investor products Sales & Trading.

From the largest global institutions to innovative new hedge funds, investors come to Morgan Stanley for sales, trading, and market-making services in almost every type of financial instruments including stocks, bonds, derivatives, foreign exchange, and commodities. Our professionals provide liquidity and content to clients around the world, actively assessing and managing risk, trading securities, and planning and executing transactions in the fast-changing markets. As the needs of our clients become increasingly complex, we often develop customized solutions.

About Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments, and individuals from more than 1,200 offices in 43 countries.

As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is critical to our success. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in integrity, excellence, and strong team ethic. Morgan Stanley can provide a superior foundation for building a professional career - a place for people to learn, to achieve and grow. A philosophy that balances personal lifestyles, perspectives and needs is an important part of our culture.