Trading Assistant (Hedge Fund)

Location
New York, USA
Salary
Highly competitive Base + Bonus
Posted
Mar 28, 2021
Closes
Apr 27, 2021
Ref
10639971
Job Function
Operations
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Multi-strategy hedge fund is hiring an experienced and talented Trading Assistant to join their team.

The successful candidate will be involved with a wide variety of day-to-day tasks in support of the firm's trading operations in addition to playing a key role in tactical and strategic projects.

The successful candidate will bring the following:
-5+ years' experience as a Sales and/or Trading Assistant or in Trading Operations at a bank or fund; Product Control and/or Middle Office experience also considered;
-Sound product knowledge spanning Commodities, Credit, Derivatives, Equities, FX and Interest Rates;
-Strong technical toolkit, including Excel, VBA, SQL and Python;
-Experience in project management;
-Highly collaborative; able to build relationships with finance, operations, quant, tech and trading teams;
-Outstanding communication skills; ability to respond rapidly, and analytically, to situations as they arise;
-Interest in / passion for the markets;
-A strong academic pedigree from a top school;
-CFA preferred.

For a discussion in confidence, please apply with your resume.

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