Saturday, January 22, 2011

Junior Trader

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40|86 Advisors is currently looking for a Junior Trader. In this role you will be trading and valuing structured securities, bond futures, and equity derivatives as hedges of insurance liabilities.
You will also assist with quantitative analysis of derivatives pricing and risk management.


# Assist in derivatives trading and hedging-related tasks, monitor hedge effectiveness, and administer the operations hedging process
# Calculate hedge positions, execute trades and verify dealer pricing
# Verify weekly, monthly and quarterly hedge effectiveness reports
# Assist quantitative modeling of derivative valuations, risk management, and structured security investments
# Assist other interest rate and credit derivatives areas with the risk management processes
# Coordinate with other departments such as actuarial, portfolio management, investment accounting and operations to provide assistance for matters related to hedging.

Qualified candidates will have a Bachelors in Mathematics, Finance, Economics, Engineering, or a related field as well as 2+ years experience within the capital markets, trade execution, or valuation of futures, interest rate, and equity derivatives. Preference will be given to candidates with futures or other derivatives experience.

In order to be successful within this role, you should have a strong understanding of security valuation and financial theory. You should have good communication, writing, and interpersonal skills, good analytic skills with attention to numerical accuracy and details, and good quantitative modeling skills. You should be proficient in Excel. VBA or C++ experience is a plus.

Requirements Please refer to the Job Description for the qualifications.

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