We are looking to make a newly created ‘Trader Assistant’ hire – this is an investment desk role, with close exposure to market leading portfolio managers and the CIO. Daily tasks would include trade capture, trade booking, working on ad-hoc tasks for PMs and following up on PnL issues and queries etc. The hire will be cross-trained to take on some securities lending and repo responsibilities. Project work for the PM’s and CIO will also form a key part of this role. The hire will gain expose to all products / strategies and will work in a small, positive, high performing TA team.
Progression elements are not limited at the firm. Moves internally in to risk and trading teams after 2-3years is obtainable for high performers (2 current traders were previously TA’s at the firm), as is a pathway into more senior roles within this team.
We are looking for candidates with 1-3yrs operations/MO/TA/trade support experience, either in a hedge fund or a top tier IB. Candidates must have exceptional academic profiles. Advanced tech skills are useful.
The role can pay up to a £75k base salary and a 50-100% bonus potential if both the fund and hire were to perform exceptionally well. The firm can offer staff a flexible working policy if required.