Trader

Wilbanks, Smith & Thomas Asset Management, LLC is an established and growing investment advisory firm with offices in multiple cities. We are dedicated to providing our clients world class investment strategies and service. Our team currently consists of more than 45 professionals, each of whom is expected to serve with enthusiasm, alacrity, and the utmost professionalism.  We are committed to offering our employees a challenging and friendly work atmosphere with opportunities for advancement.  Only those candidates with integrity, dedication and a desire for long-term employment should apply for this position.

We are seeking to fill the position of Trader which is a full-time permanent position working in our Norfolk, Virginia office. The role of this position is to serve as a key employee in our Trading Department, as well as provide support to the Portfolio Managers in our firm.  We will consider entry-level candidates who are driven and anxious to learn.  Candidate must also possess excellent communication skills and a friendly, professional and positive demeanor.

Job Description:

This is an entry level position.  Extensive training will be provided to the selected candidate.  The Trader will be responsible for a large volume of equity trading, a variety of fixed income trading, database management, and ongoing support to internal team of Analysts and Portfolio Managers.  He/she will be part of small team in the Trading Department, responsible for executing trades every day on multiple platforms.  Trade instructions and investment strategy will be communicated to Trader by internal investment team. 

Experience / Qualifications:

-- Bachelor’s Degree in finance, economics, accounting, math, statistics, or similar field of study

-- Strong working knowledge of MS Office, specifically Microsoft Excel

-- Preferred experience with Bloomberg Terminal, Morningstar, FactSet

-- Passionate about investment management and a desire to make a career in the industry

-- Strong analytical and organizational skills

-- Ability to work well within a team and on a self-directed basis

If you are interested in applying for the Trader position please submit your resume in PDF format to Human Resources Manager, Wilbanks Smith & Thomas Asset Management LLC, 150 West Main Street, Suite 1700, Norfolk, VA 23510.

Email: employment@wstam.com.   No phone inquiries will be accepted.

Learn more about WST at https://www.wstam.com/

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