Friday, August 29, 2008

Trader I - Government Bonds

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At Edward Jones, our formula for success has been to put our customers first. We recognize that the surest way to deliver outstanding service is to continually develop and reward those who provide it. If you're looking for the tools, resources and freedom to build a great future, contact Edward Jones today. And see for yourself why for the seventh year, Edward Jones was named one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For in America" by Fortune magazine in its annual listing. The firm took the No. 16 spot overall in the ranking and was named to the No. 4 spot for large companies. The seven Fortune rankings include top 10 finishes for five years and consecutive number one rankings in 2002 and 2003.

Full-time associates are provided a core set of benefits including:

* Life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment coverage
* Short-term and long-term disability

* Paid vacation
* Paid holidays
* Paid sick days

* Workers compensation
* Unemployment insurance

* Mutual fund purchases at net asset value
* Employee assistance program
* Opportunity for bonus participation

* Company-paid profit sharing
* Tuition reimbursement

* Adoption expense reimbursement

# Full-time associates may also elect to participate in the following:Medical and dental insurance
# Additional life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment coverage
# Long-term care insurance

# 401k plan with company match
# Flexible spending accounts
Do you enjoy handling a variety of duties? Are you looking for a fast-paced, challenging new career? Edward Jones is seeking an associate to work as a trader in the Government Bond Department. Responsibilities include managing inventory positions, working with Financial Advisors on specific requests and marketing fixed income investments to Financial Advisors. If you have an interest in the markets and enjoy working in a team environment, this exciting career may be ideal for you!

Responsible for the trading and supply of bonds to help meet the financial goals of clients.
Actively market fixed income investments to Financial Advisors in order to help meet client needs.
Provide accurate and timely responses to branch inquiries regarding fixed income inquiries.
Maintain regulatory compliance.

Series 7, 66 or obtain within 4 months of hire
1-3 years of industry experience
A bachelor's degree in finance, marketing, business or accounting preferred
Microsoft Office proficiency a must.
Strong presentation, written, verbal and listening skills required.
Excellent customer service skills
A high level of proficiency and aptitude in mathematical skills are essential.
Strong problem solving skills are necessary to determine which resources to use when responding to branch requests.
Ability to multi-task and prioritize responsibilities, is essential.
Ability to demonstrate an understanding of the financial markets.

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