Analyst

Location
Calgary (City), Alberta (CA)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 31, 2018
Closes
Aug 30, 2018
Industry Sector
Asset Management
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors

About Argenta

Argenta Canada Ltd. was founded in 2014 and implements short-term trading strategies for an institutional investor that are designed to maximize returns while minimizing the daily volatility of returns. Argenta’s strategies are focused on market-making and are transacted using a co-located high speed trading system. Argenta is registered in the portfolio manager category with the Alberta Securities Commission.

Job Description

Argenta Canada requires a Trading Analyst to join its growing team help design and implement short-term trading strategies. The Analyst will be primarily responsible for spreadsheet analysis and monitoring market conditions to identify potential trading opportunities. Other responsibilities will include daily processing of the firm's trading activity, accounting, database construction and maintenance, and trade execution. The position will require long hours and a high level of dedication.

Desired Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will have the following attributes:

  • Well-developed spreadsheet modelling skills
  • Keen interest in the markets and/or short-term trading strategies
  • Undergraduate or post-graduate degree
  • Track record of excellence
  • Strong work ethic
  • Detail oriented
  • Comfortable operating in a high-performance culture
  • Enrolled in or completion of the CFA program

How to Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter by email to careers@argentacanada.com by August 17, 2018. Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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