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Equity Trader - Asset Management

New York, United States
Posted about 20 hours ago Permanent Base Salary Plus Bonus
A top-tier $250+ billion institutional asset management firm in midtown Manhattan is currently looking to hire an Equity Trader with 2 - 4 years of equity trading experience within the asset management / hedge fund industry.

Equity Trader


  • Execute equity trades to implement global investment strategies
  • Interact with the Investment team on developing and improving trading strategies and provide feedback on changing market conditions
  • Work with middle office / back office groups on any processing or settlements issues
  • Contribute to analysis of trading costs with the Investment team and Risk departments
  • Maintain data sets for use in the investment process and help to build new data sets
  • Opportunity for expanded responsibilities on the trading and investment analysis aspects of the job
  • Opportunity for expansion by the firm into new asset class product areas that could produce additional responsibilities


  • Bachelor’s degree with a focus in Finance, Economics, Accounting or related fields preferred
  • 2-4 years of equity trading experience within the asset management / hedge fund industry
  • High levels of curiosity and interest in investment subjects
  • Solid quantitative skills
  • Proficiency with Excel/VBA and system applications strongly preferred
  • Experience with Trade Order Management systems such as Bloomberg AIM preferred
  • CFA charterholders or progress towards CFA designation a plus
  • Series 3 or willingness to take the Series 3 and SWAP proficiency exam, other registration exams as may be necessary