FHN FINANCIAL STRATEGIST-CHICAGO, IL in Chicago, IL at First Horizon National Corporation

Date Posted: 5/21/2020

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    500 West Madison Street
    Chicago, IL
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Job Description

The primary responsibility of the Strategist is to perform reviews of mortgage-backed securities and portfolios with a large concentration of mortgage securities.  Maintain and enhance FHN’s database of spreads, prepayment characteristics, and market conditions relevant to the valuation of mortgage bonds.  Field requests from sales representatives and customers for bond and portfolio analysis.  The Strategist will utilize both internal and external vendor resources such as Bloomberg, YieldBook, and  CPRCDR.  Assist in the development of analysis for the monthly publication of Mortgage Strategies.

The strategist will also spend time assisting other strategy groups at FHN Financial, specifically Portfolio Strategies in Memphis, concerning broad trends in mortgage debt issuance and investment flows.



  • Education: Bachelor degree in finance, economics, mathematics, accounting, or comparable area that demonstrates ability to analyze fixed income securities and portfolio composition.  Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint required.
  • Experience: Exposure to statistical software packages, basic programming, investments, fixed income securities or economic analysis a plus.
  • Good communication capability with solid writing skills.
  • Self-directed worker with minimal need for daily instruction on key tasks.  A team-oriented individual who has the ability to both mentor others and perform assigned tasks with proficiency.
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing tasks as market shifts alter priorities and work flow.
  • Ability to perform complex analysis in a trading floor environment and/or discipline to work from home as circumstances warrant.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


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