FTN Financial Portfolio Strategies Strategist in Memphis, TN at First Tennessee Bank

Date Posted: 8/14/2019

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Position Overview:

FTN Financial is the broker-dealer arm of First Tennessee Bank. The Portfolio Strategies Group operates within the capital markets division focusing on institutional fixed income investment strategies. The group works closely with our sales representatives and their institutional customers, with a particular focus on our bank customers. The group is presently made up of six members on the Memphis trading floor and three members in our Houston office. This open position is an analyst role on the Memphis trading floor.

FTN Financial is an industry leader in fixed income sales, trading, and strategies for institutional customers in the US and abroad. We also provide investment services and balance sheet management solutions. With an average daily trading volume of $5+ billion, FTN transacts business with approximately 45% of all domestic depositories with portfolios over $100 million and approximately 50% of all US banks with portfolios over $100 million.1

Learn more at www.ftnfinancial.com.

Requirements Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Use FTN’s proprietary web platform to analyze the impact of investment portfolio restructures.
• Develop a proficiency in bond analysis as well as an understanding of bank portfolios and balance sheets.
• Assist sales reps in presenting portfolio strategies to their institutional customers.
• Help customers understand the accounting implications of various strategies.
• Assist in the preparation of articles related to specific portfolio strategies as well as with selected regulatory, accounting and tax issues.
• Participate in presentations given at FTN sponsored or trade group conferences.

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

• Bachelor degree in accounting, economics, or a finance related field
• Self-directed worker with minimal need for daily instruction on key tasks.
• Flexibility to adapt to changing tasks as market shifts alter priorities and work flow.
• Skilled at using Microsoft Office












  • All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender stereo typing, and age. First Tennessee is an EO employer – M/F/Vets/Disabled.
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