Sunday, January 29, 2012

Head Trader

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Stratton Management Company, a subsidiary of Susquehanna Bancshares, is an investment management firm that specializes in equity management of assets for institutions, pensions and endowments, and high-net-worth individuals. Stratton is affiliated with Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc. and Valley Forge Asset Management. 

In this important role, you will be responsible for handling all equity and fixed income trading for the firm while coordinating appropriate information with the operations department for settlement and other purposes; prepare and distribute monthly reporting of commissions to Portfolio Managers and CCO; assist with RFIs and RFPs as related to explanation of the firm's trading procedures; compliance-related duties; monitor trading in relation to employee requests.
 Requirements
Top candidates will possess the following:
  • A Bachelors degree plus a minimum of 5 years of related work experience as an equity and bond trader for an SEC registered investment advisor with portfolio trading experience for registered investment companies 
  • Must possess an excellent working knowledge of trading compliance requirements under both the Investment Company Act of 1940 and the Investment Advisors Act of 1940  
  • Must have excellent communication skills and be able to effectively communicate with brokers, custodian banks, operations staff, portfolio managers, etc. 
  • Demonstrated good judgment, professionalism and integrity along with the ability to detect potential conflicts of interests and take appropriate steps to safeguard client interests and the firm's reputation 
  • Ability to work and learn quickly in a high performing culture, under pressure and with time-sensitive deadlines 
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Applications and Bloomsberg systems and alerts;  Advent Axys and Moxy systems experience are preferred

Stratton Management/Susquehanna Bancshares provides a professional, team oriented environment that encourages both personal and professional growth. We're looking for people who are knowledgeable, sincere, solutions-oriented and supportive. If these traits describe you, then we want you to join our team!
We offer company training, competitive salary, excellent benefits, and an opportunity for growth and are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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