Equity Trader

Front Office Mid Senior Other

  • / Salary: $200-250k
  •  Contract Type: Permanent
  •  Location:

Our client is an award winning hedge fund manager with a $600m> AUM, which is growing rapidly. To further drive this success story, they are looking for an experience Execution Trader to be based in New York.

Key Deliverables:

Work closely with Portfolio Manager to execute equity trades at best levels
• Liaise and manage relationships with brokers, counterparties to ensure trades are well executed
• Tactical intraday and intra month trading
• Provide market information and trading colors to the investment team
• Generate trading ideas and dynamic hedging overlays
• Liaise with operations team to ensure the smooth trading process
• Keep abreast of the market trends and sentiments
• Involvement in the portfolio construction process

Core Competencies:

• 5-10 years of equities execution trading experience
• Investment banking or hedge fund background with derivative exposure i.e. options
• Have a macro outlook
• Strong market knowledge and ability to work with different stakeholders
• Strong analytical and organizational skillset
• Diligent, enthusiastic, detailed-oriented

Andrew Murphy

Andrew Murphy

Starting his recruitment career in 2014, Andrew has experience specialising in accounting, finance and risk at all levels across financial services.