Monday, July 23, 2012

Multi-Discplined Equity Trader

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Established Philadelphia asset management firm is seeking a new hire for the trading desk. Duties would include: day-to-day trading desk operations, domestic equity trading, extensive system and database programming, transaction cost measurement and analysis, and standard and custom report preparation using order management and analytical systems.

No calls or visits, please, from applicants or agencies.

Qualifications:
A successful candidate can be expected to have the following:
• BS/BA and at least two years in a similar role
• Programming skills and problem-solving ability to complete projects with minimal support
• Desire to live in Philadelphia area
• Willingness to obtain CFA charter

Plus one or more of:
• Experience trading equity baskets (including familiarity with risk assessment tools)
• International trading experience
• Familiarity with advanced research platforms, such as SAS (preferably), Matlab, R, SPlus

In addition, important personal qualities for a candidate include:
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
• Highest level of integrity
• Attention to detail and flexibility to work both independently and as part of a team
• Positive attitude and sense of humor
• Consuming passion for minimizing transaction costs

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