Junior Rates Trader, Fixed Income Asset Manager, London Junior Rates Trader, Fixed Income Asset Manager,  …

Non-disclosed
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 25 Sep 21
£competitive
Non-disclosed
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 25 Sep 21
£competitive
Our client is a leading global Fixed income asset manager who is looking to hire an ambitious junior trader to support their Rates desk across the full trade lifecycle. Reporting to the portfolio manager, this is a great opportunity for the successful candidate to be trained and progress internally into a trader.

Responsibilities

  • Monitor portfolio risk and positions 
  • Support portfolio managers implementing relative value investment strategies for developed markets
  • Trade bookings, managing existing trades, modelling trades, pricing and risk management
  • Understand fund complexities/intricacies on complex trade allocations
  • Size potential trades, ensuring adherence to limits and restrictions, as well as booking eventual executions
  • Resolve pre & post-trade settlement issues
  • Come up with trade ideas, and efficiency improvements 


Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree in economics or mathematical related degree ( min 2.1)
  • Minimum 2 years post grad experience 
  • Excellent understanding of fixed income 
  • Understanding and interest of macroeconomic trends
  • Strong mathematical understanding - good knowledge of statistics 
  • Understanding of derivatives, 
  • Excellent Excel and MS Suite skills (SQL or python preferred)
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to solve problems
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