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Senior Trader

Brokerage company
Key Responsibilities:
  • Execute trades for clients in multi-asset class products including Equities, FX, Structured Products

  • Interface with and trade for several portfolio managers

  • Trade and provide oversight of transaction costs and operational risks across all securities

  • Collaborate with portfolio managers to develop a clear trade strategy, including cost forecasting, trade construction, and trade sizing

  • Provide value-added commentary on security price action, market movements and macro themes

  • Cross-selling of associated Company services.

  • Contribute to the drafting of market comments prior to market opening, as well as newsflash related to major market events.

  • Ensure the trading desk is compliant and follows all market regulations

  • Report issues and trading errors to local management as well as, where required, to the Advisory Management team.

  • Act as a liaison with other functions: Middle Office, Back Office, Counterparties, Compliance and Risk.

  • BVB and ASF certified

  • Master’s degree in investment, finance, or economics would also prove to be a great advantage.

  • 5 years relevant trading experience in a similar position

  • Strong interest in the financial market and should have a passion and desire to trade

  • Knowledge of local market structure and regulatory landscape

  • Knowledge of capital markets and asset management, as well as, market structure, broker access and regulations.

  • Self-Starter – able to work with minimal supervision

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Ability to work under pressure and within a complex organization

  • Strong analysis capacity, rigor, and accuracy,

  • Ability to analyze and manipulate large data sets

  • Ability to anticipate, to have a strategic evolution and to take decisions

  • Genuine passion for job role and function of a trader

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