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									Money Market Analyst Job Description

Money Market Analyst Job Profile and Description

The money market analyst is the one who needs to analyze and look into the matter of
money market instruments such as short term deposits, treasury bills and foreign
exchange swaps. He or she recommends the options to the financial manager on which
instrument to use for the short term investments. As there are the occasions when a
company prepares cash payments for suppliers, indebtedness, payroll money or other
cash disbursement requirements often ahead of their due dates. The cash resources can
be invested within a period of time before they are used and can be anywhere from
oversight money placements to 30-day floats and Financial Managers.

Duties and Responsibilities

There are the following duties and responsibilities of a money market analyst which are
expected to be fulfilled:

      The money market analyst has the prime duty to conduct the regular research on
       global and local money markets trends.

      He or she has to check out and analyze the treasury bills, short term time
       deposits and overnight placements, money funds, foreign exchange swaps, asset
       back securities, and municipal notes, among other money market instruments.

      He or she has to prepare the trend reports regularly of economic and market.

      He or she has to recommend the reports to the Financial Investment Manager.

      The analyst has to gather the related data on stock and bond reports.

      He or she has to do the economic forecasting from government financial and
       economic bureaus, securities manuals, financial statements and other financial
       publications as well.

      He or she always has to identify the investment opportunities if any to utilize
       them properly.

      It is needed to maintain the coordination with the local stock brokerages on
       money placements.

Skills and Specifications

The required skills and specifications are as follows:

      He or she should be able to handle the detail work.
      He or she needs to have the tenacity to ensure mathematical accuracy in the work
       considering that options for money market placements can be just a matter of
       fractional cents.

      He or she should have the team working skills to work with a team with the
       compliance with the deadlines and work under pressure.

      The person must exhibit strong interpersonal skills to establish and maintain the
       effective working relationships with the brokers, banks, investment houses and
       government financial agencies.

      He or she should have the team working skills to work with a team of loan
       officers as well as with client management officers.

      The person needs to have a thorough and deep knowledge of the money market
       instruments, investment and risk management principle.

Education and Qualifications

      The person needs to have a basic degree at the minimum in a business field
       with a strong bias in Banking, Financial Management and Business

      It will be an added advantage for the person having a previous experience in
       investments and financing business.

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