Execution Trader - Equity Long/Short Hedge Fund

Upward Trend
Greater London
GBP 60,000 - 80,000
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Job Description

Execution Trader - Long/Short Hedge Fund

London

Our client, an Equity L/S Hedge Fund, is currently seeking an Execution Trader to join its in-house Trading team as third hire.

Responsibilities

  • This hire will be working with a senior trader in support of multiple portfolio managers in Europe, primarily through executing the range of products and strategies that they trade.
  • Critical support for portfolio managers in help managing portfolios.
  • Ensure that the portfolio managers see any material news in a timely manner.
  • Assist the team in building the centralised trading function to make it resilient, efficient, and scalable.
  • Work in a team environment and interact closely with investment teams.
  • Use trading metrics and statistical data to identify areas to increase profitability and improve performance.
  • Maintain close relationships with a wide network of brokers.

About You

  • Trading experience, preferably at a buy-side firm. 2 year +
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience, preferably in finance, economics, mathematics, engineering and/or computer science.
  • Excellent analytical and quantitative capabilities.
  • Understanding of financial markets and willingness to learn new strategies and asset classes.
  • Confident working in Microsoft Excel and Bloomberg.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and thrive in a fast-paced team environment.
  • Comfortable in challenging processes to help to improve them.
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