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Position: Junior Trader
Job Number: MS03959
Location: NY - New York City
Date Posted: 2017-10-12
Salary Range: $81-100k
Job Summary:

Premier Hedge Fund seeking a Jr. Trader to join their growing firm!! 

Company Information:

Name: Premier Hedge Fund

Job Description:

  • Execute portfolio orders for a relative value fund across the capital structure predominantly in equity and credit markets
  • Understand portfolio risk factors and hedging tools
  • Provide both quantitative and qualitative data analysis and industry research to the team
  • Assist the Portfolio Manager in identifying investment and hedging opportunities
  • Proficient in accessing liquidity through all channels: high touch, capital commitment and algorithmic trading
  • Source liquidity and best execution in over the counter credit and rates markets including cash bonds, loans, CDS and Swaptions
  • Manage FX risk and treasury balances to meet the needs of directional trading and hedging resultant undesired currency exposures
  • Collect, parse and relay important market intelligence from Bloomberg, Twitter and other market participants
  • Aggregate, parse and distribute pertinent sell-side research and personal trade recommendations to investment team
  • Primary point of contact of the firm for all counterparties, managing relationships across trading, prime brokerage and credit relationships
  • Coordinate with CFO to support any/all operations from trade from execution through settlement, processing all life cycle events and reporting

Requirements / Qualifications:


  • 2-5 years trading desk (Operations/Trading Assistant)
  • Knowledge of equity, option and credit markets
  • Sound understanding of all aspects of market structure (protocols, processes & regulations)
  • Demonstrated high degree of accuracy and attention to details
  • The ability to listen and communicate in a clear and concise manner
  • Must be able to work productively in both a small and large group setting
  • Bachelor degree or higher
  • CFA preferred


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