Saturday, June 5, 2010

Trader - Equity - Managed Accounts

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Since our founding in 1955, Federated Investors, Inc. has grown to become one of the nation’s largest investment managers with assets under management of more than $401 billion.

We have 155 domestic and international equity, fixed income and money market funds, as well as a variety of separately managed account options. We deliver a diversified product line to financial intermediaries to help them reach a variety of investment goals for their clients. Product performance combined with breadth and innovation, have enabled Federated Investors to achieve substantial asset growth over its 50-year history. (For additional information about Federated Investors visit FederatedInvestors.com).

An opportunity currently exists within our Trading department for a Trader – Equity – Managed Accounts.

CAREER OPPORTUNITY #: 5493


POSITION TITLE: TRADER – EQUITY – MANAGED ACCOUNTS
DEPARTMENT: TRADING
POSITION SPECIFICATIONS:

- Bachelor Degree or equivalent relevant experience in lieu of degree; business related major (finance/accounting) preferred:
- 1 to 3 years trading experience or trading support experience required;
- Knowledge of domestic equity securities trading and settlement issues required;
- Familiarity with Check-Free APL and sponsor systems, i.e., SB MATES, SB PM Trade, MS Access, Morgan Stanley PPA, PRU Calculator, GIMII preferred;
- Strong quantitative, math, accounting and excel skills required;
- PC proficient

MAJOR DUTIES:

- Coordinate, generate, transmit and execute all Federated Private Investment balancing systems and trade orders
- Generate, execute and allocate block trade orders with various sponsor trade desks as authorized by the senior trader or portfolio manager
- Process new accounts, deposits, tax sale requests, and the liquidation of assets for withdrawals and terminations
- Provide portfolio manager or senior trader and with information about the market that would impact the volume or price volatility of the issues traded in portfolios
- Interact and maintain good working relationships with various security dealers
- Communicate effectively with the back-office partner to keep accounts in line with investment objectives
- Monitor integrity of each product on the various portfolio trading systems supported by sponsors
- Assist portfolio manager by analyzing information to aid in providing tax implication analysis
- Compile information for monitoring of execution for all sponsors to insure best execution
- Work with sponsors and broker/dealers to resolve trade errors and problems
- Work with sponsors and broker/dealers on trade settlement and allocation issues

HOURS/LOCATION:

- 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
- Federated Investors Tower – Pittsburgh, PA 15222

EXPLANATORY COMMENTS:

- Strong interpersonal and communication skills
- Strong work ethic and problem solving skills
- Detailed oriented and ability to work well within deadlines
- Demonstrated ability to multitask, make decisions and respond quickly and accurately to directions in a fast paced work environment
- Exceptional organization skills
- Ability to work in a trading room environment
- Ability to work as a contributing member of a team

Federated Investors, Inc. offers a competitive salary and benefits package along with a professional environment.

For consideration, go to https://careers.federatedinvestors.com and apply to job # 5493.

Only those candidates in whom we have an interest will be contacted.

EOE
Requirements

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS:

- Bachelor Degree or equivalent relevant experience in lieu of degree; business related major (finance/accounting) preferred:
- 1 to 3 years trading experience or trading support experience required;
- Knowledge of domestic equity securities trading and settlement issues required;
- Familiarity with Check-Free APL and sponsor systems, i.e., SB MATES, SB PM Trade, MS Access, Morgan Stanley PPA, PRU Calculator, GIMII preferred;
- Strong quantitative, math, accounting and excel skills required;
- PC proficient

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