Graduate Securities Trader, Financial Services

Citygrad Limited
London (Greater)
08 Mar 2018
17 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

If you are looking for a dynamic and exciting opportunity in a leading financial trading business, then this is the job for you! The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated individual with a good understanding of the financial market and fiscal products.

CityGrad is working in partnership with a highly established securities trading business looking for talented graduates to join their trading teams. The successful candidate will have sound numeracy and analytical skills combined with excellent communication skills.

Graduate Trader/ Market Maker

As a graduate you will report to the Head of Desk. The successful candidate will be required to;

  • Provide general day to day support for the market makers/sales traders of their designated desk and the wider trading floor.
  • Learn about financial markets, products and services through a variety of methods.
  • Liaise with clients (Brokers, Asset Managers and Institutional Investors) relaying two-way prices.
  • Shadow senior market makers and sales traders.
  • Work towards relevant qualifications such as CISI.
  • Continue to be committed to their career development to achieve an overall aspiration to become either an approved Sales Trader or Market Maker within the Company.

Essential Skills/Experience:

  • Good analytical skills with the ability to digest and summaries multiple sources of information.
  • Strong mental arithmetic skills.
  • Accountability for actions and decisions.
  • Strong client service ethic.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Quick thinking, resilience and the ability to work efficiently in a pressurised and fast-paced environment.
  • A good understanding of markets and a keen interest in developing and deepening knowledge further.

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