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Graduate Financial Trader

Job/scheme locations: 
St Albans
Type of opportunity: 
Immediate job
Application deadline: 

Your Role As A Graduate Trader Will Consist of:

  • Quantifying our risk and book exposure, hedging out risk where necessary
  • Executing client trades
  • Analysing client behaviour and performance
  • Working with our development team to improve the platform and internal systems
  • As a retail broker, we deal with a wide range of products from single stock equities, FX, index futures and commodities. The successful candidate will be dealing with most of these products from day one and assisting our big clients with their requests.
  • This is a fantastic opportunity for a fast learner and strong problem solver who would enjoy the buzz of a trading floor who also seeks the responsibility of working in a small team.

About You

  • You will have a mathematical based degree from a top university at grade 2.1 or higher.
  • Strong A-Levels, preferably in Science or Maths based subjects.
  • No financial trading experience needed, however a keen interest in the markets is recommended.
  • You will have high standards, excellent attention to detail and accuracy and thoroughness will be at the heart of the way you work.
  • Ability to deal with quantitative based problems.
  • You will be an original thinker, who has the ability to challenge current procedures and systems and deliver measurable improvements ? this is something we actively encourage and support from an early stage.
  • A large part of the job involves taking requests directly with our big clients over the phone. The ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner and in a personable way is essential, whilst being under pressure to solve any issues the client may have.

Covid-19 Arrangements

In the long run, this role will be conducted from our St Albans office, however, arrangements can be made to enable you to work remotely whilst the Covid-19 pandemic persists. 

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More about this vacancy

East of England
Number of vacancies: 
Up to 5