Multi-Asset Investment Dealer

Rothschild & Co
London, United Kingdom
20 Apr 2023
29 Apr 2023
Job Function
Foreign Currency
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Rothschild & Co

Rothschild & Co is a leading global financial services group with seven generations of family control and a history of over 200 years at the centre of the world's financial markets.

Our expertise, intellectual capital and global network enable us to provide a distinct perspective that makes a meaningful difference to our clients, communities and planet.

We have 4,200 talented specialists on the ground in over 40 countries around the world, enabling us to deliver a unique global perspective across four market-leading business divisions - Global Advisory, Wealth Management, Asset Management and Merchant Banking.

As a family-controlled business built on relationships, we place a huge emphasis on our people and finding the right colleagues to take our business forward.

Rothschild & Co is committed to an inclusive and supportive environment where diversity and different perspectives are valued. We are focused on the attraction and recruitment, development and retention and progression of high calibre talent to ensure we and our clients benefit from the value of difference.

Rothschild & Co Wealth Management UK

At Rothschild & Co Wealth Management, we provide a comprehensive range of private wealth services to some of the world's wealthiest and most successful families, entrepreneurs, foundations and charities. In an environment where short-term thinking often dominates, our long-term perspective to wealth management sets us apart.

Our clients are looking to preserve and grow the real value of their capital. We seek to be sensible custodians, managing our clients' money as if it were our own. Our founding family are one of the few to have successfully preserved their wealth over many generations and we aim to replicate this success for our clients.

Rothschild & Co Wealth Management UK Dealing Team

Reporting to the COO of Investments and part of the wider Investment Infrastructure group, the Dealing Team is responsible for executing predominantly equity and fixed income transactions in furtherance of discretionary strategies managed by the Investment Team. The team are also responsible for a small but important flow of execution-only orders received from clients through the client-facing Front Office teams.

The wider Investment Team comprises portfolio managers, research analysts, strategists and performance specialists who manage a range of bottom-up, fundamental-research-based wealth preservation strategies.

Overview of Role

The team is seeking a Multi-Asset Investment Dealer to be a core member of this evolving technology-focused function that holds exceptional client service and outcomes at its core. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong quantitative aptitude, a broad understanding of buy-side technological developments, and have the ability to interact effectively with a range of stakeholders both internally and externally.

  • Assist in global trading activities in cash equities, sovereign and investment-grade fixed income and structured products, centred around RWM's multi-billion-pound multi-asset strategies
  • Execution of portfolio orders and implementation of best execution strategies
  • Contribute to pre-trade market impact modelling, post-trade transaction cost analysis, market microstructure analysis and algorithmic design
  • Contribute to the ongoing improvement of trading desk processes with emphasis on execution management systems and trade automation, while adhering to a robust risk and control framework. Act as lead for the documentation and maintenance of associate procedures.
  • Assist in the monitoring and oversight of the cadre of trading counterparties ensuring the maintenance of accurate static information and participate in periodic due diligence reviews
  • Provide daily communication and market insights for internal consumption across the Wealth Management division
  • Give support and actively contribute to the portfolio management team and implementation process
  • Work across internal teams including Front Office, Compliance, Investment Controls and Operations to proactively resolve issues and queries

Experience, skills and competencies required
  • 3 to 5 years investment industry experience, with at least 2 years in a trading / dealing role
  • Attainment of, or evidence of intent to attain, appropriate formal qualifications, e.g. Chartered Market Technician or similar
  • Strong Excel skills, ideally with experience of SQL, Python or other programming languages. Experience of working with Avaloq would be an advantage
  • Experience of transaction cost analysis, smart order routing, market microstructure and algo strategies
  • Understanding of quantitative financial and statistical concepts
  • Understanding and interest in fundamental research processes and multi-asset portfolio management
  • A strong understanding of relevant regulatory developments and trends
  • Diligent and high level of attention to detail when working under pressure
  • Ability to work autonomously and proactively to develop project and research ideas
  • Willingness to work in a close-knit team with a long-term perspective
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal and communication skills
  • A curious and change-orientated mindset with a desire to contribute to both ongoing and project-related process improvement initiatives
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