Sunday, December 13, 2009

Municipal Trader

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Large investment banking firm seeks a Municipal Trader for its Northern NYC suburb location.


Candidates for this position must have at least 2 years prior experience within a Tax Exempt Fixed Income Product. A compelling interest in the financial markets and excellent credit and analytical skills are required. The candidate is expected to collaborate with the businesses - Sales, Trading, Strategy and Municipal Finance. This fast-paced and intense environment requires an aptitude for analyzing and interpreting complex information from multiple sources in a timely manner.

Duties Include:
• Managing a book of odd-lot inventory consisting of several hundred positions
• Providing liquidity and appropriate markets to the retail sales force
• Partner with the municipal desk's sales team to market positions and ideas related to trade opportunities
• Interact and respond to Financial Advisor community in order to facilitate business
• Must be able to respond to directives as it relates to inventory and pricing of product

Skills Required:

• Outstanding attention to detail, highly organized, and extremely proactive
• Must be a service oriented, team-player eager to assist colleagues and members of the department at all levels
• Self-motivated, innovative, hard working individual, who can handle changing priorities and multiple tasks in a timely fashion
• Technology friendly with the ability to understand and enhance existing systems
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Diligent and meticulous individual with the ability to “think outside the box"
• Must be service oriented and a team player with the ability to work outside ones comfort zone
• Strong time management/prioritization skills and solid judgment
• Series 7 and 63
Working knowledge of Bloomberg, and familiarity with the ratings agencies

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