Saturday, October 29, 2011

Trade Support / Assistant to Portfolio Manager ($55-70K)

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Prestigious mid-town financial service company is adding depth to their  team by hiring a Portfolio Management Assistant (PMA).   This person will work on the trading desk supporting a senior portfolio manager within a growing and successful team. 

Responsibilities

-         Monitor cash positions
-         Monitor security holdings
-         Coordinate with back & middle office
-         Monitor duration exposures
-         Monitor cash flows
-         Perform account maintenance
-         Monitor intra-day holdings and control for net balance of Treasury bonds held in each
          account after accounting for Treasuries bought & sold intra-day so that no short sales
          occur
-         Process transactions and input trades into Investment Management System
-         Monitor FX Forward exposure
-         Monitor futures exposure and deal with the Derivative Ops and Futures Clearer
-         Maintain client information list
-         Trouble-shoot and problem-solve as necessary when there are trade fails or other
           discrepancies requiring investigation
-         This particular position / candidate with the demonstrated aptitude/  would have the
           potential to become an Assistant Portfolio Manager, which would involve the following
           functions:


-  Provide input into portfolio strategy with regard to sector positioning, and participate in the development of the team’s investment policy
-  Recommend and execute trades, being able to articulate the exact rationale for each investment decision while providing supporting research
-  Produce key trade write-ups, participate in client meetings and marketing activity

Whar we are looking for in a candidate:

-         2-4 years experience in a related position either at an investment management firm or at
          a bank or broker-dealer
-         Basic understanding of wide array of securities 
-         Ability to help perform spreadsheet data analysis
-         Ability to manage several projects simultaneously
-         Ability to work effectively under tight time constraints when necessary
-         A demonstrated proclivity for attention to detail
-         Proven ability to work both independently and as part of a team
-         Interested in potential career growth into an Assistant Portfolio Manager
 

RequirementsDegree with 2+ years of experience from a similar investment environment...must possess the ability to succeed in a fast paced environment..

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