Saturday, February 13, 2010

Bond and SMA Trader

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FAMCO (Fiduciary Asset Management), a wholly owned subsidiary of Piper Jaffray Companies, is currently seeking a Bond and SMA Trader for our St Louis, MO office. FAMCO manages a broad array of traditional and alternative equity and fixed income strategies for institutional investors. The Bond and SMA Trader will be responsible, under direction, for executing purchases and sales of bonds authorized by Portfolio Managers.

Responsibilities

# Show offerings/bids
# Execute Bond Trades via TradeWeb, Market Axess, Bloomberg or phone.
# Confirm Trade details and provide allocations.
# Monitor executions and portfolio positions.
# Assist with settlement issues.
# Compile Best Execution data and reports.
# Report to Head of Desk
# Run Reports for Trading Desk and PM’s
# Input Trading Tickets
# Analyze market, trading and commission data
# Extensive use of Bloomberg & Microsoft Excel

Requirements

# Bachelors Degree in business or equivalent work experience.
# Broad-based general knowledge of all markets.
# Bond trading experience a plus.
# Equities or SMA trading a plus.
# Client-focused and dedicated to responsiveness.
# Demonstrated ability to handle a number of simultaneous transactions.
# Ability to manage deadlines within a fast-paced environment.
# Strong individual contributor (self-starter, self-driven, strong work ethic).
# Knowledge of settlement procedures.
# Experience using order management systems.
# Knowledge of Advent products a plus (Apx and Moxy).
# Experience using Bloomberg

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