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Trading Assistant

Stamford   •  Permanent

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  • Trading Assistant - Urgent Hire!
  • Hedge Fund Seeking Trading Assistant

About Our Client

Our client, a well-established $12B+ investment manager, is a leading fund within the alternative investment industry. With over 100 employees, our client is filled with hard working professionals focusing on improving the investment management space through their strategies and wide depth of experience.

A reputable and growing quantitative investment manager, our client offers tremendous growth opportunities, strong benefits and compensation packages, and accessible from the NYC Metro Area.

Job Description

In this position, the Trading Assistant will be working closely with the Portfolio Managers providing assistance and support throughout the portfolio management process. Additional responsibilities include:

- Provide assistance with trade execution and position management

- Assist in fundamental macro analysis and trade selection

- Build out tools to automate and systematize different parts of the investment process

- Including trade analytics, risk management, and data analysis

- Interacting with internal groups such as middle office, risk, compliance, and P&L reporting

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate will be dedicated, hard-working and eager to learn while working day-in and day-out. Additionally, the following are core skills needed for the role:

  • 0-4 Years of Finance Experience (ideally in the HF/Investment Space)
  • CFA or in progress
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel
  • Experience with programming languages such as R, C++, Java, Python, and/or Matlab
  • Some advanced mathematics and statistics classwork preferred
  • Prior experience with Bloomberg is a plus
  • Extremely organized and detail oriented
  • Ability to think critically and to efficiently solve complex problems
  • Willingness to take risks, ask questions and learn from feedback
  • Demonstrate a genuine aspiration to apply skillset to financial markets and more generally a lifelong pursuit of learning

What's on Offer

Great opportunity to join a market leader in the hedge fund space. Full-time and permanent role with a base compensation and bonus eligibility.