Fixed Income Specialist - Municipal Bonds

    • Job Tracking ID: 85444-315217
    • Job Location: Omaha, NE
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 01/13/2021
    • Years of Experience: 2+
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description

D.A. Davidson Companies is an independent, employee-owned company with a rich history spanning more than 85 years. We are dedicated to conducting our business in accordance with the highest standards of integrity and ethics, and delivering exceptional service to our clients and each other. We support an open and supportive culture, and encourage candid communication that make our companies and each of us better. Just as we work to improve our clients’ financial well-being, we also work to strengthen local communities—and giving back is one of our core values. You can learn more about our company culture and impact in our latest annual report.

We are currently seeking a Fixed Income Specialist - Municipal Bonds within the Fixed Income Capital Markets division in Omaha, NE. In addition to strong analytical and communication skills, the most successful applicant will demonstrate a high degree of emotional intelligence and will thrive in a fast-paced, highly collaborative team.

Experience and Skills

Qualifications:


* Proactive and analytical approach, ability to process information quickly and accurately, and make sound decisions within strict time constraints.
* Excellent interpersonal, communication, presentation and project management skills with the ability to collaborate effectively.
* Proficient computer skills, able to utilize new systems or programs as necessary. Strong knowledge of Excel is a plus.
* 1-3 years of experience preferred. Experience in one or more of the following areas a plus: trade support or municipal underwriting.
* FINRA Series 52 license required within first six months of employment. General knowledge of FINRA, MSRB and SEC Rules and Regulations and how they are applied.

Duties:


* Provide input and assist in the marketing of the firm’s municipal bond underwritings.
* Communicate with Public Finance Bankers and the Sales Representatives to aid in information flow for marketing of new issues. The position is challenged to remain current and understand economic and market conditions, interest rate fluctuations, credit ratings and the impact these issues have on tax-exempt products.
* Develop and maintain knowledge and understanding of the structure and unique aspects for each issue, and have the ability to review bond documents to ensure accuracy and timely dissemination of information during marketing. This may also include preparation of certain documents related to new issues.
* Assist Public Finance Bankers with pricing schedules.
* Research and obtain information including industry and financial market trends, run data queries and analyze such data as requested by internal and external partners.
* Record and maintain orders received on new issues and assist with allocations as directed by the Underwriters.
* Process trades and ensure accuracy on all trading systems. Research, analyze and resolve problems and questions utilizing appropriate systems.
* Work closely with the accounting department to ensure all deals are appropriately posted. Provide the necessary information to accounting prior to each month end. Provide profit/loss reports to ensure the proper posting of trades.
* Assist in writing and maintaining policies and procedures and identifying standards and efficiencies for the department.
* Participate in special projects and perform any other duties as directed. This may include serving as backup to other positions in the department or providing training to new personnel.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.