Graduate Execution Trader/ Operations - Hedge Fund

Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
£35k - £40k
Posted
05 Aug 2022
Closes
06 Aug 2022
Ref
16238206
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Trading Operations -

  • Support Trading during London hours (7:30 to 18:00 London)
  • Discussing hundreds of discretionary orders per day through from dozens of top tier contributors from the world's leading sell side financial institutions
  • Build and maintain a relationship with discretionary traders; engage with the drivers behind ideas and best practice for portfolio management
  • Accurately capture orders, load into our proprietary order management system, and monitor the onward execution. The opportunity to become a skilled execution trader, understanding market microstructure, liquidity, and execution channels
  • Focus will be around equity ideas, but hedging these portfolios with derivatives will be common
  • Apply risk checks to challenge contributors on their suggested portfolio adjustments
  • Escalate execution issues and compliance concerns to the respective departments within the firm for timely review and resolution.


Candidate Attributes

  • Strong work ethic
  • Interest in global equites and desire to pursue either an execution focused role, or a discretionary equity PM role in the future
  • Strong interpersonal skills, enjoys building relationships
  • Will need to pass the Investment Management Certificate (IMC) prior to being granted trading authority, so a Finance based undergrad will help, but not essential.

If you have a first class or a 2:1 degree from a top University in a maths or science based subject, and ideally some financial services internship experience please get in touch.

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