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Equity Trader

Morgan Stanley
Singapore, Singapore
Closing date
Mar 28, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Company Profile

Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments and individuals from more than 1,200 offices in 43 countries.

As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is critical to our success. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in integrity, excellence and strong team ethic. Morgan Stanley can provide a superior foundation for building a professional career - a place for people to learn, to achieve and grow. A philosophy that balances personal lifestyles, perspectives and needs is an important part of our culture.

Department Profile

Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM) is one of the largest global asset management organizations of any full-service securities firm, with 45 offices serving clients in 19 countries. MSIM's professionals worldwide provide outstanding long-term investment performance. We offer clients a diverse array of equity, fixed income, liquidity and alternative investments, including merchant banking strategies.

Team Profile

Singapore Equity Trading Team

The Singapore Equity Trading Team provides trade execution across multiple asset classes including equities, futures, options and FX across Asia, EMEA and MENA markets for a large and diverse group of MSIM's Portfolio Management Teams.

Job Description: Multi Asset Derivatives Trader

MSIM is looking for a Singapore based trader with experience executing cash and derivatives trades across equities, futures and foreign exchange. The candidate should have a demonstrated ability to manage communications with multiple portfolio managers and investment teams, as well as sell side dealers. Thoughtful leadership and team player skills are vital to this role. The ideal candidate will be very detail oriented, analytical, have excellent communication skills, along with an interest in global markets.

Required Skills / Experience
• 3-5 years of relevant experience in a similar role
• Ability to adhere to the regulations associated with the investment management business
• Familiarity with order management, execution, and trading systems
• Knowledge of markets, macro factors and cross-asset impact to relevant portfolios
• Desire to work on teams and in large groups to service investment professionals
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Exposure to Bloomberg Terminal is a must
• Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment

Additional Qualifications
• Work with PM and Trading Teams members to manage orders through the complete lifecycle including the following:
Order generation, cash management, pre-trade surveillance, execution and settlement processes.
• Verifying overall accuracy of trade construction, pre-trade analytics and venue analysis inclusive of liquidity risk to ensure best execution.
• Understanding global markets to produce market content for investment teams, liquidity, market structure and efficiency of market access.
• Work closely with compliance, legal, operations, risk, and IT to ensure efficient and effective trading processes

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