Assistant Trader

  • Location: New York, NY
  • Type: Perm (Contingency)
  • Job #37867
  • Salary: $130,000

Job Overview – Assistant Trader:
We are seeking an Assistant Trader to join our team in Midtown NYC. This role involves working directly with the Head Trader on a diverse range of tasks, including trade execution, settlements, confirmations, and reporting. You will have the opportunity to meet with investors and senior management, with room to grow into a trading role in the future.

Location: New York, NY
Compensation: $130,000 – $225,000/year + bonus
Schedule: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday to Friday

Responsibilities as the Assistant Trader:

  • Support the Head Trader in all trading matters, including sourcing investments, price monitoring, and divesting securities.
  • Produce daily reports tracking the firm’s investments.
  • Serve as the primary trader for machine-traded equities.
  • Record trading activity on a blotter and order management system.
  • Manage analyst requests for confidentiality agreements on prospective investments.
  • Perform yield and duration analysis of the funds’ investments.
  • Calculate and produce reports for various threshold analyses.
  • Prepare weekly reports recapping trading desk activity and fund performance.
  • Assist with investor reporting for the Marketing Team.
  • Work with Compliance on pre-trade and post-trade regulatory/risk items and reporting.

Qualifications for the Assistant Trader:

  • 5-8 years of experience in trade operations from a fund or bank.
  • Experience with bank debt products.
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills (pivot tables, VLOOKUP).
  • Competency with Bloomberg.
  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks concurrently.

Application Notice: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, Atlantic Group will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion. #CB

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Job ID: 37867