Junior / Entry Level Credit Trading Assistant

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Summary

Awesome Entry Level / Junior Trading Assistant role directly supporting the Portfolio Managers / Front Office of a top Hedge Fund!


Company Information:

Thriving Global Macro Hedge Fund with $10 Billion+ in Assets-Under-Management


Job Description:

Responsibilities:

  • Provide trade entry and allocation across funds and strategies in accordance with firm compliance policy, managing orders and trade flow in a logical and risk controlled manner
  • P&L reporting and attribution (i.e. indices and single name CDS, interest rate swaps, bonds, CDOs/CLOs, equities, equity derivatives, and loans among other products)
  • Maintenance and development of controls around the P&L reporting process
  • Monitor market activity and provide feedback to portfolio managers and support investment teams in terms of information flow and data requests
  • Deal with day-to-day administrative issues related to trading activities and liaise with trading operations
  • Ad-hoc projects including portfolio analysis and trade modelling for portfolio managers

Requirements / Qualifications:
  • Experience at an Investment Bank, Fund Administrator and/or competing Buy-Side Fund with knowledge of derivative products preferred
  • P&L experience, ideally within credit derivatives or other derivatives area and familiarity with trading and hedging strategies
  • CDS/derivatives exposure
  • Demonstrated interest in global capital markets, specifically with reference to fixed income products
  • Advanced spreadsheet based skills, VBA and SQL experience a plus
  • Bloomberg experience
  • Team player with excellent communication skills and attention to detail
  • Willingness to learn new products, processes and skills and take ownership of task completion
  • Must be adaptable and comfortable working in an entrepreneurial environment

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