Trading - Associate Assistant Vice President
A leading Global Financial Institution is seeking to employ a Trading - Associate Assistant Vice President in London.
Hours 40 per week/permanent.
Competitive salary offered.
The role holder will provide back up and support to senior traders in the assigned areas of Developed European Cash Trading, EEMEA Cash Trading and Asia Pacific Cash Trading, provide timely and accurate dealing services for clients in the assigned areas of Developed European Cash Trading, EEMEA Cash Trading and Asia Pacific Cash Trading and manage the firm’s inventory and trading risk under supervision and as assigned in compliance with all applicable regulation within a given business area.
Other responsibilites involve effectively maintaining various risk positions and managing within position limits, providing liquidity and trade ideas to clients and sales traders, while trading within set limits to help the trading team achieve a given revenue target. The role holder will be expected to ensure correct ticket entry and order routing, maintaining communication with the salestrading desk and assisting in resolving any settlement problems, ensuring ticket entry completion and providing general trading activity support, as necessary.
The role holder will provide consistent pricing and market making to salestraders and clients; monitor all daily electronic trading activity and determine where certain trades should be routed for execution. The role holder will execute firm and customers’ trades in accordance with desk Volcker designation and may contribute to the formulation of trading strategies and ensure all trades are booked to the front office position keeping system on the day they are executed. As a member of the trading team the role holder will develop and nurture client relationships, anticipating and identifing their needs while developing close and effective working relationships within respective Regions/ Countries/Functions /Global Businesses.
The successful candidate will be a graduate and will have the following:
Skills and Qualifications:
- Mathematics with Finance BSc or Equivalent.
- Financial Engineering & Risk Management MSc or Equivalent.
- Prime Finance Risk background with experience managing market risk, portfolio liquidity risk and counterparty risk.
- Proven Programming skills in Advanced VBA, Python, Matlab, C++.
- Proven work experience in Capital Markets – ie Associate level.
- Broad Product knowledge across asset classes (Equity, FX and OTC products) and solid understanding of basic trading strategies.
Closing dates for applications: 5th October 2017