McGraw Hill Financial MGR-FIXED INCOME in Mexico City, Mexico

Position Description

TheRole:

Index Manager

The Location:

Mexico

The Team:

Must be able to work with complex financial models and index methodologies, must ensure that members of the Index Committees have all necessary information and analysis to understand and take on the maintenance of the indices being developed, Reliance on multiple departments, partners and vendors for data and analytic platforms, Must be able to handle large volumes of data with due care and attention to ensure complete accuracy

The Impact:

The Index Manager is responsible for the all daily aspects of a family of indices. The candidate will assist teams and coordinate with other global stakeholders for daily research of and application of events to indices in accordance with the appropriate client-provided index methodology.

What’s in it for you:

To further develop your career within a Global Company

Responsibilities:

  • Perform and coordinate daily calculations across the fixed income team, rebalances, and maintenance of new and existing indices in a proprietary index calculation platform. Generate and disseminate index values and attributes. Ensure accurate day-end calculation of each assigned index and timely distribution and dissemination to clients.

  • Maintain or improve customer focus with assigned fixed income index clients on a daily basis by answering questions about changes in the index and client data requests and proactively communicating any major issues.

  • Understand complex index methodology to ensure that calculation and attributes correspond to the stated methodology. Oversee new index methodology and application to achieve its stated objectives.

  • Establish, execute and coordinate operational procedures and enhancements for the fixed income group, leading to operational efficiencies while maintaining best practices for quality assurance, independence and objectivity.

  • Partner with technology and production support to further enhance our system capabilities and accommodate business growth. Perform User Acceptance Testing (UAT).

  • Manage and maintain relationships with key members of other groups within S&P Index Services, across other S&P departments, particularly IT.

What We’re Looking For:

  • Fluent in English and Spanish

  • Bachelor’s Degree. Advanced degree in business finance, accounting, economics, math, statistics, or engineering strongly preferred

  • Minimum of 2 years professional experience working with fixed income indexes either at a service provider or direct user at a bank or fund manager

  • Superior computer skills in Excel, Word and related applications. Experience with S&P Capital IQ, Thomson Reuters Eikon, FactSet, BondEdge, Yield Book, FINCAD or other fixed income financial applications a strong plus

    • Experience partnering with IT for new projects and synergies:*

    knowledge of VBA, SQL or other programing - database applications as they relate to the IT framework a plus

  • A demonstrable understanding of global financial markets, experience dealing with customers in a demanding environment

  • Excellent analytical capabilities working with large data sets, to aid in solving non-routine problems in a timely fashion with keen attention to detail

  • Ability to work independently, maximizing efforts to ensure efficiency, accuracy & on-time delivery while taking on new initiatives

  • Strong desire to work in fixed income for the leading index provider

    • MBA - CFA or progress toward CFA and or CIPM a plus