Assistant Trader



, Florida

, United States


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This is a fantastic role for any individual looking to establish their career in a stimulating, challenging, and talented trading environment. The ideal individual will have some experience dealing with booking, reconciling (and to some extent executing) derivative products and their respective hedges. The successful candidate is expected to contribute immediately by supporting the existing traders across many of their responsibilities.

Quantitative graduates who display a strong interest in deploying their skillsets within the Commodities and Derivative markets will also be considered.

Key Responsibilities

  • Primarily responsible for assisting the Trading team in booking OTC derivatives trades/Vanilla options and their respective hedges
  • Verification of Trading PL and identification of any incorrect risks/bookings.
  • Management of the operational side of exchange booked hedges (EFS/EFP/AA).
  • Key liaison with Middle Office and Sales with regards to trade flow accuracy.
  • Market analysis and research, including some data analysis if required.
  • Static data reconciliation/management (ensuring data quality of contract expiries, exchange holidays etc.)
  • Working with Middle Office, P&L and confirmations teams to reduce operational risk.

Skills & Experience

  • 1-2yrs Middle office experience in a trading (ideally options) environment
  • Experience dealing with a Trading team and booking/validating trades in a timely and accurate manner
  • Basic knowledge of options and their lifecycles
  • Familiarity with Trading exchange processes and resolving breaks across exchanges/brokers/clearers
  • Confidence to challenge processes and implement more efficient operations if inefficiencies are identified.
  • Good interpersonal skills and team orientated.

Salary: $48,000.00 – $50,000.00 per year

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