Trading Assistant

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Pharo Management
  • 16 Feb 18 2018-02-16

Pharo Management is a leading global macro hedge fund group with a focus on Emerging Markets. Founded in 2000, the firm has offices in London, New York and Hong Kong and employs 70 professionals. Pharo trades foreign exchange, sovereign and corporate credit, local market interest rates, commodities and their derivatives. Our investment approach combines macroeconomic fundamental as well as technical analyses. Our funds have some of the best track records in the industry.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for booking all trades executed by the London execution desk
  • NPV calculation of IRS collapses
  • CDS collapses
  • Trade assistance, clean-up and help with daily issues, valuations, etc. (before it flows to the Ops team)
  • Ad-hoc projects / tasks from the execution desk
  • Work closely with the operations team, liaise with the execution traders and banks, to help investigate post-trade queries and make any corrections on behalf of the execution team

Role Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or a graduate with a quantitative degree with up to two years of work experience in an operational framework at a top tier financial services institution
  • Candidate must be energetic, hardworking, with a positive attitude and a team player
  • The successful candidate will require proficient understanding of the following financial instruments: FX, bonds, futures and derivatives
  • Candidates must be eligible for UK work visa