Thursday, July 30, 2009

Fixed Income Trader

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Description

SWBC (Southwest Business Corporation) is consistently recognized as one of the premier employers in San Antonio and has an immediate opening for an experienced, Fixed Income Trader. This is an exciting opportunity for the right individual to join an energetic and seasoned team, with an established and expanding national firm.

Headquartered in San Antonio, SWBC is a diversified financial services company providing a wide range of insurance, mortgage, and investment services to financial institutions, businesses, and individuals. With offices across the country, SWBC is committed to providing quality products, outstanding service, and customized solutions in all 50 states. SWBC has been recognized annually as one of the Top Ten Best Places to Work in San Antonio.

Position Summary

Responsible for trading, monitoring, reporting, verifying, researching, and distributing information regarding all fixed income securities trading opportunities and market patterns for existing financial institution clients.

Essential Duties

* Performs the daily activities of the Trading Desk to include the timely and efficient execution of securities transactions.
* Provides multiple bids and offers processing for financial advisors, sales representatives, and financial institutions.
* Researches, formulates and distributes trading information, industry comparisons, and fixed income data to field representatives and management teams.
* Secures and verifies information pertaining to securities available for purchase from bids, brokers, and dealers for distribution.
* Monitors movement of securities markets and trading patterns of securities to ensure proper trade execution and minimize market impact.
* Monitors and reports unmatched trades.

Requirements Minimum Requirements

* Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Financial Management, or other related field.
* Must possess and maintain all applicable securities licenses (Series 7 and Series 63).
* Must have at least two (2) years in analyzing, trading, and/or monitoring fixed income securities products or related experience.
* Must have excellent organizational, interpersonal, and problem resolution skills.
* Must demonstrate exceptional organizational and detail-oriented abilities.
* Must proficient in word processing and spreadsheets including MS Office products such as Word and Excel.
* Must have the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with users, vendors and management.
* Must be a self-starter, be able to work independently and exercise sound judgment.
* Must be able to sit for long periods of time while utilizing personal computer applications and software to trade, analyze, research, report, and distribute fixed income securities and products.

Additional Information

* SWBC is a Substance-Free Workplace and requires pre-employment drug testing.
* Please note SWBC does not hire tobacco users.

SWBC’s compensation package is competitive and includes the following employee benefits: 401(k) with company match, paid medical/dental health premiums for employees, Life, Long Term Disability, Accidental Death and Dismemberment, and Long Term Care insurance policies. SWBC also provides opportunities for professional growth. To learn more about SWBC, visit our website at www.SWBC.com. If interested, please e-mail your resume through our website listed above. Only those candidates who meet the minimum requirements need apply.

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