Trading Assistant

Recruiter
Selby Jennings
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
15 Nov 2022
Closes
15 Dec 2022
Ref
16726108
Job Function
Hedge Funds
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
The Candidate
  • Excellent Academics with degree(s) in a numerate discipline
  • Minimum 3 years' trade assistant \ operations experience.
  • Sound understanding of financial markets and different financial products, specifically ETD and OTC Derivative instruments.
    • Execution, mechanics and analytics
    • Front to back processes
    • Market infrastructure
  • An excellent knowledge of operational risk and risk mitigation utilising technology, process and controls.
  • Advanced excel and knowledge of VBA, SQL or other programming languages.
  • Cross asset class experience is preferred: FI, FX, Credit, Rates, Equities

The Role
  • Work closely with execution traders and portfolio managers across a number of clients.
  • Ability to prioritise based on risk profile is critical, as is a clear and concise communication with clients.
  • Close working relationships with a number of internal partners including the COO team, Fund Control, Investor Relations, Fund Risk and Quants.
  • Occasionally coverage across the wider operations function may be required.
  • The Key Facets of the Role are : Trade Capture; Life Cycle Event Management; Static Data Management; Reconciliation of Client Positions; Process Improvement and Projects