Trade Associate Job Description

Trade Associate Job Description

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Trade associate provides specialized expertise for Trade Compliance export and import activities; may act as a lead in export/import activities, ensuring compliance with applicable regulations.

Trade Associate Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Reviews the suitability (comparing the old and new contracts) and the accuracy of the transactions, fees, and sub-accounts selections
Notifies the broker of any errors found or data elements in question
Provides order-entry assistance to brokers and sales assistants
Be a liaison to internal and external associates regarding FTZ operations and activities
Operational implementation for new trading products such as Instantaneous Title Transfers (ITT) and book purchases
Office 2003 / 2010 (with Microsoft Exchange)
Market Data Support
Blackberry handhelds and BES, iPhones, iPads and other mobile devices
Miscellaneous third party tools
In-house built add-ins and applications

Trade Associate Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Trade Associate

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CDCS, CFA, CITF, SAP, S/4HANA, AFS, FMS, CUSECO, LCB, JSDA

Education for Trade Associate

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the trade associate job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Collage Degree in Finance, Business, Accounting, MBA, Economics, Education, International Trade, Marketing, Business/Administration, Engineering

Skills for Trade Associate

Desired skills for trade associate include:

NSCC/Fund Serv trading and settlement platforms
Retirement Plans
Basic general ledger accounting
Asset servicing
Bloomberg
Corporate Action events
DTCC
FIS InvestOne product is a strong advantage
Import / export compliance
International and US contracts process

Desired experience for trade associate includes:

3 years of relevant experience in the financial services industry in corporate and/ or investment banking areas
Expertise in computer applications and database management tools including, but not limited to, MS Excel and MS Word
General audit experience is required
8 to 10 years of total work experience preferrably in Capital Markets Trade Operations viz
Workstations and Printers, Toshiba/Lenovo laptops
New user setup, hardware installation, permissions, application testing

Trade Associate Examples

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Trade Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a trade associate. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for trade associate
  • Establishing relationships with internal clients which include Institutional Client Service Representatives, Fund Managers, Business Managers, Legal representatives, other Plan Accounting Operations units external trading counterparts
  • Perform 'A Posteriori' controls
  • Resolve Front Office vs
  • Investigate and clean up fails / breaks
  • Participate in system & static data maintenance
  • Aid in new client registration with KYC / Compliance
  • Liaise between Front Office & Operations, Product Control Group, and IT
  • Set-up a pro-active business approach of the financial and economic corporate events on the stock positions managed by the Front Office
  • Provide ad hoc assistance for traders / salespersons
  • Work closely with IT team and define needs
Qualifications for trade associate
  • Compliance,risk or trading background preferred
  • Undergraduate degree form a recognized educational institution
  • Familiarity with Volcker traded products exemption and exclusion requirements covered funds
  • Candidates must have specific experience in equity markets and have a track record in supporting Equities, Futures and other exchange traded products
  • An understanding of depositary receipts and exchange traded funds would be preferable
  • Ability to deliver, with attention to detail & deadlines while adhering to risk and controls
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Trade Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a trade associate. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for trade associate
  • Support outside money managers in regard to process flow, regulatory issues, trade execution
  • Trade capture and exception management
  • Trade processing and allocations
  • Enhancing controls and continuously improving and reducing operational risk
  • Troubleshooting problems arising on an ad-hoc basis
  • Reacting to BU and Client driven demands
  • Working with multiple units in Operations, BU and technology on projects and efficiency initiatives
  • Assist management to ensure compliance with all rules, regulations, and internal controls and promptly deal with any issues as they arise
  • Ensure that all “Business Supervisory Procedures” are completed on time
  • Conduct regular reviews to confirm that control/oversight are being conducted as designed
Qualifications for trade associate
  • Desired - Experience of securities products, an operations background and client facing experience is preferred, but not essential
  • A knowledge/interest/understanding of AML related regulations
  • Thorough knowledge of compliance supervision policies relative to Equities
  • Knowledge of trading methodologies and strategies
  • Working knowledge of systems which include Trade Management, Business Objects, Trades Navigator, and excellent knowledge of ADP
  • Good to excellent skills in Excel and Access are necessary
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Trade Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of trade associate. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for trade associate
  • Assist in the effective design and execution of appropriate controls and for implementing a continuous monitoring regime with regards to audit issues, operational risk issues, compliance programs, adherence to standing orders etc
  • Work with Manager to help develop and execute overarching Trade strategy for on-site hotels in conjunction with Brand Management team to deliver financial goals
  • Develop and maintain strong partnerships to maximize hotel messaging through all Travel Industry Sales (International and Domestic), Meeting and Events Sales, including 3rd parties and platforms, and Youth Sales
  • Work with the sales teams to leverage partnerships for added-value to the hotels and work directly with IMC counterparts to communicate resorts strategy, offers, and initiatives through all partnerships (meetings, presentations, production updates, etc) in a collaborative manner to ensure brand integrity and standards are maintained
  • Partner with Youth Sales teams to align product offerings into the Destination Youth Strategy for maximum exposure
  • Partner with Hotel Conference Management teams to align product offerings for Local/Social and Weddings programs across all properties, along with Director of PR and Consultant, to develop branding that will capture the essence of this market
  • Develop reporting to analyze and interpret results on all marketing initiative to ensure we are meeting business objectives
  • Gather research, trends and Insights on competition, markets and segments to provide innovative recommendations to drive the evolution of the business
  • Reconciling all trade details
  • Assisting with end-to-end daily trade flow and ad hoc trading issues as they arise
Qualifications for trade associate
  • Working knowledge of back office procedures, departments and contacts
  • Must have strong mathematical inclinations and the ability to work well with Excel Spreadsheets
  • Completion of Canadian Securities Course and CPH and the Traders Training Course
  • Support groups such as the Business Research Group and the Law Department
  • Excellent PC skills, specifically in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint are essential
  • 8 to 10 years of total work experience preferably in Capital Markets Trade Operations viz
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Trade Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of trade associate. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for trade associate
  • Oversees the overall programme of projects, tracking project progress, providing assistance and support
  • Maintains project reporting to key parties including the Project Steering Committee
  • Planning, creation, designing presentation for senior management meetings and events
  • Review ISDA Confirmations (primarily for OTC equity options)
  • Understand and support various collateral arrangements
  • Working knowledge of various securities types
  • Maintain custodian settlement instructions on Omgeo Alert and broker instructions in internal systems
  • Assist in the daily pricing comparison for equity securities
  • Ensure all prices are correct and research discrepancies with vendors
  • Assist with the creation of new assets in the Security Master
Qualifications for trade associate
  • Experience in Senior management and cross functional presentation
  • Participate in Corporate Action monitoring and processing
  • Participate in ad hoc project work as needed
  • Mandatory Product knowledge in the Trade Finance Business, including Letters of Credit, Documentary collection, Guarantees, Financing products
  • In-depth knowledge in ICC Publications such as UCP, URC, ISBP, URDG, ISP
  • Ability to work independently part of a team, including interfacing across all levels at Vendor and MS
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Trade Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a trade associate. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for trade associate
  • Maintain responsibility for working with brand marketing, product marketing and sales to determine both yearly event strategy and individual strategic approach to each show or meeting
  • Facilitate proper inventory management practices for all inbound and outbound equipment for all events and shows with Order Entry and Inventory
  • Develop equipment list for assigned project to ensure an adequate supply of equipment for exhibit
  • Facilitate and implement all pre trade show activities such as preparing applications, arranging for the shipment of equipment, and making travel and hotel arrangements for customers and sales personnel
  • Work with Marketing and Sales teams in providing promotional items, such as premiums and give aways for Tradeshows Exhibits and Meetings
  • Manage the Exhibitor Display Vendor on assigned projects
  • Maintain responsibility for selection of booth site location, design of booth layout and graphics and signage with input from Marketing and Sales
  • Work with vendors to arrange space, provide equipment and setting up and dismantling the space
  • Attend and manage assigned key trade shows to ensure that all activities and events are properly staffed and that all necessary materials are available and in good supply
  • Supervise all on site operations, staff and trade show product for assigned projects in advance to ensure appropriate supply of product to support exhibit
Qualifications for trade associate
  • Strong working knowledge of International TA primary applications ( RIVA, IWSR )
  • Demonstrated experience working in logistics including oversight of 3PL’s, freight forwarders and customs brokers, and small package carriers
  • Pharmaceutical/biotech distribution experience including GDP/GMP regulations and Customs/FDA import procedures
  • Formal training / certification in US and International import/export requirements and documentation
  • Experience with ERP systems and databases
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office tools including Excel and Project

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