Hiring for startup Hedge fund in New York

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Senior Equity Trader/VBA Programmer

We are looking for a senior equity trader that has a strong background within US securities. Primary responsibility for this position is to execute daily order flow for our customers while trading to achieve best execution, minimize market impact, and lower overall execution costs. Administrative functions of the role will include; maintain daily trade blotters, trade recaps and daily reconciliation. This role requires confidence working with data, a strong foundation in math, and attention to detail and the ability to interact with members of several different teams within and outside of our organization.

Requirements:

  • Timely and accurate calculation, allocation, and execution of trades onto operating platform; tailor trading to achieve best execution, minimize market impact, and lower overall execution costs
  • Provide trader market commentary, street research summary and color with particular attention to companies where the fund is currently active or holds positions
  • Manage client account cash balances within the scope of trading; process foreign exchange transactions
  • Perform transaction cost analyses and employ findings to improve fund performance
  • Evaluate broker execution performance with Portfolio Managers; manage broker commission schedules to ensure appropriate compensation for services
  • Collaborate with information technology to suggest and implement enhancements to the trading platform
  • Interface on client presentations and meetings related to trading topics.

Qualifications:

  • Visual Basic (VBA) programming skills required
  • 5+ years of trading experience required in US securities; only candidates with equities experience will be considered
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or related field required (Master’s Preferred)
  • Strong analytical and verbal and written communication skills
  • Understands general market dynamics, liquidity characteristics, and interaction of supply and demand characteristics both domestically and internationally
  • Understands appropriate use of electronic trading, crossing networks, dark pools, algorithms and portfolio trading
  • Ability to understand and implement trading strategies to complement Portfolio Manager’s tactical trade objectives


We recognize that our strength and success are directly linked to the quality and skills of our diverse associates. We are proud to be a place where talented people who want to make a difference can grow as professionals, leaders, and as individuals.

Job Function: Senior Equity Trader/VBA Programmer
Primary Location: Remote
Schedule: Full-time

Note: ONLY serious candidates apply at below link and send over the contact details.

http://www.suchitgupta.com/#!apply/q7jtk
 

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