Equity Trader

  • Negotiable
  • Hong Kong
  • CDI, Plein-temps
  • Non-disclosed
  • 17 août 18

Global Asset Management firm looking to add an Equity Trader to their team to cover Asian markets. The role will report directly to the Head of Trading, Asia Pacific and to the Global Head of Trading.

Your Role:
* Achieve better trading prices than benchmark
* Work closely with other traders in other time zones
* Work closely with portfolio managers in HK and in other time zones
* Monitor regulatory, legal and fiscal areas in different markets
* Follow procedures
* Negotiate blocks with counterparties

Requirements:
The successful candidate must have:
* between 2-5 years' experience trading Asian cash equities, or relevant financial experience
* the ability to manage multiple tasks under pressure within a fast-paced environment
* the ability to execute high volumes of trades in different countries simultaneously
* a strong attention to detail in every aspect of the trading process
* a strong understanding of various global regulatory environments
* familiarity with compliance policies regarding best execution and fair allocation practices
* the willingness to assist Head Trader on desk projects to increase overall efficiencies of processes and practices
* the ability to run and analyze pre and post trade analytics, liquidity analysis, and structure trades
* the ability to build and maintain broker relationships
* the ability to present to Portfolio Management on regular basis

* the ability to successfully share ideas and information across a global trading and investment platform

* the willingness to partner effectively with legal/compliance, middle /back office, pricing, confirms, and other support teams to avoid issues in operationally complex markets with stringent regulatory environments
* advanced knowledge of excel and an advanced familiarity with Bloomberg
* the ability to create tools to track important trade desk metrics and create more efficient desk processes
* strong communication, analytical, problem solving skills
* experience with the use of a variety of electronic trading platforms such as algorithms, DMA, and dark pools.
* strong understanding of risk and is an individual with the highest integrity and ethical standards
* Language preference: fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin