Trading Analyst Job Description

Trading Analyst Job Description

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Trading analyst provides mentorship and guidance to junior team members in the areas of bond market functions, fixed income fundamentals, and MBS analysis and trading.

Trading Analyst Duties & Responsibilities

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Daily processing of cash flow activities based on client requests and Russell initiated activity
Provide ongoing rebalancing services for US Institutional clients, including periodic (ongoing, monthly, and quarterly) review, calculation, analysis, and execution of asset allocation and rebalancing transactions for US Institutional client accounts
As assigned, participate on cross-functional project teams as a trading and rebalancing representative and take beginning-to-end responsibility for the assigned portion of the project as determined by the project team lead and/or supervisor
Maintain and update current procedures, design and draft new procedures relating to operational processess
Generating numerous analytical reports to control financing costs, determine convertibility of bonds
Build Financial Models for below investment grade corporations primarily in North America
Prepare and plan for the annual budget
Be responsible for financial/statistical modeling
Contribute to process improvement initiatives and identify requirements for enhancements to existing systems
Understand client’s business and overall financial performance

Trading Analyst Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Trading Analyst

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Education for Trading Analyst

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Employers hiring for the trading analyst job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Finance, Economics, Business, Engineering, Mathematics, Accounting, Education, Computer Science, Statistics, Technical

Skills for Trading Analyst

Desired skills for trading analyst include:

MBS and retained/released sales methods
Account management
Proprietary mortgage risk management
Valuation analytics
Derivative markets and instruments
Macroeconomics and financial markets
Options theory
Black Knight products and services
Sensitivities and fixed income financial theory and practice
Fundamentals of ratesheet and margin management

Desired experience for trading analyst includes:

Familiarity with industry protocols such as FIX, SWIFT, FpML
Understanding of the changing regulatory landscape and its impact on trading
Familiarity with the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and experience working with development teams
Requires 3-4 years of equities trading compliance experience
Working knowledge of USXTP Fidessa, Bloombert, and Microsoft applications
Working experience in Red Hat Enterprise Linux System (RHEL) administration

Trading Analyst Examples


Trading Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a trading analyst. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for trading analyst
  • Participating in the analysis and recommendation of deploying third-party solutions (build vs
  • Experience in fundamental Equity research across sectors and supporting activities such as industry analysis, company specific competitive analysis, management assessment, risk assessment and valuation
  • The ability to operate across multiple channels and product spaces
  • A relevant educational qualification such as a Bachelor of Science (BSc)/Master of Science (MSc) or the equivalent work experience or qualifications
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and other analytics tools
  • Preparation and development of division’s sales performance report
  • Management of the division’s sales and forecasting application
  • Drafting monthly business overview for senior management
  • Addressing new sales, sales pipeline, and other critical areas of business performance
  • Preparation of monthly financial reports that evaluate budget to actual performance and recommend adjustment to forecasts
Qualifications for trading analyst
  • Presenting to senior management and key risk governance committees on model eligibility under FRTB across CS’ businesses, capital implications and highlight actions required to remain on IMA
  • Demonstrates basic knowledge of desktop hardware and software and related technologies
  • Demonstrates some knowledge and experience in various industrial best practices and standards, ITIL incident, problem and configuration management
  • Proficient use of MS Excel (with a strong emphasis on financial modeling) and database applications
  • Option Greeks and their behavior over time
  • Interest rate derivative products like Swaps, Swaptions, Spread Options, Cap/Floors, CMS range accruals, Digitals

Trading Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a trading analyst. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for trading analyst
  • Serving as a liaison with senior business managers to stay current with business developments and trends
  • Elicit, analyze and document business requirements, business rules and data sources, and work with development teams throughout system implementation and delivery
  • As key member of the project team, you will work with the project manager, development manager, developers, business analysts, and quality assurance teams to ensure that the project is delivered on time and within budget
  • Develop knowledge and become subject matter expert resource, supporting development of application roadmap
  • Prepare risk assessment framework documents maintain the borrow rating) database to ensure that all amendments to ratings are record on an expedited manner
  • Initiate and maintain contact with trading professionals, Group Risk management, Global Trading Documentation and Credit Transaction Management
  • Assist in the preparation and reporting of portfolio statistics and other management information reports in a timely and accurate manner
  • Completion of assigned projects and other duties efficiently and effectively in order to support the team meet planned and unplanned demands
  • Demonstrate and apply understanding and knowledge of markets, products, processes, regulations and systems required to deliver on business objectives
  • Partner with Corporate Resource Group teams to implement and develop policies to satisfy regulatory obligations
Qualifications for trading analyst
  • To be part of the Index trading team and participate in managing the Index mono and multi-underlying books
  • To price, hedge and risk manage trades
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Management, Finance, Engineering, Mathmetics preferred but will consider relavant experience in lieu of a degree
  • Experience building and working with databases
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills to determine business needs and explain results
  • Knowledge of market structure and equity trading would be beneficial

Trading Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a trading analyst. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for trading analyst
  • Analysis of existing physical and financial Precious Metals trading business, to help with migration projects
  • Analysis of multi-asset inventory management system
  • Analysis, implementation and testing of new Base and Precious Metal products in Openlink
  • Documentation of current and future front-to-back business processes, as defined by business and technology strategies
  • Training of end-users and other relevant users in using new features and functionality
  • Provide support to Capital Markets and Investment Operations groups on day-to-day issues regarding PnL, cash flows, market data, Risk, Simulation configuration, PnL analysis & attribution
  • Provide knowledge transfer of application support to team members, operations, and support team with proper documentation
  • Work with Application Development team to implement new changes in the applications
  • Work closely with team to assist with the co-ordination and preparation of Transaction Requests and amendments
  • Assist with management of day to day account issues including excesses, urgent requests (amendments) processing payment approvals and reallocations
Qualifications for trading analyst
  • Business Partner experience within financial services
  • Scenario Analysis/Model Calibration/Risk Reporting
  • Monitor upcoming autocall/barrier events, send report to trading/sales
  • Track daily price movement in the books vs the market
  • Track and analyse the hit-ratios for all of the Exotics books
  • Daily PnL Attribution

Trading Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of trading analyst. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for trading analyst
  • Assist with continuous identification and reporting of critical risk events affecting counterparties and portfolio
  • Prepares, validates and reports daily portfolio position and profit/loss reports to traders
  • Helps prepare Key Performance Indicator (KPI) reports on trading activity
  • Acquires and maintains external and internal information and resources to develop market intelligence and insights into regional supply/demand issues and knowledge of market fundamentals
  • Back Office set-up activities liaising with the Headquarters in Italy and local teams
  • Participate in daily, weekly and monthly settlement of physical and financial trading activities (Accounts Payable/Receivable)
  • Assuring optimization of the financial exposure, particularly referring to collateral, margining and cash deposits
  • Assist with generation of invoicing statements and cash forecasting, communicating progress with involved internal groups including the accounting team
  • Develop an understanding of the market structure and build relationships with internal and external counter-parties, traders, position managers, operations and other areas
  • Reconcile commodity activity to ensure data quality, communicating impacts to commercial and accounting teams
Qualifications for trading analyst
  • Reverse Engineer exotic market quotes from the inter-dealer broker market and maintain a database
  • Send periodic pricing runs together in conjunction with trading and FE desk
  • Generate internal marketing presentations for products
  • Trade Support/Capture
  • Custom indices – daily market data validation and maintenance
  • Track/Monitor Index changes coming up in the week ahead

Trading Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a trading analyst. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for trading analyst
  • Utilize the Quantitative Risk Management (QRM) system to maintain an accurate trade blotter and track hedges and delivery obligations
  • Prepare daily Margin Call to maintain counterparty accounts at current market levels
  • Keep up to date with current valuation factors from internal and external sources
  • Build reports and dashboards of web analytics data to understand business performance and deliver actionable insight
  • Provide recommendations to the Online Trading, Content and Merchandising teams to help them drive online sales, working with them to deliver their data needs
  • Work closely with the central usability analytics teams to ensure metrics remain robust in a changing technology landscape, with any concerns escalated in a timely manner
  • Identify, define and deliver deep-dive analysis into specific business areas to support performance improvements category performance, event analysis
  • Monitor and manage customer journeys, working proactively to spot and understand changes in customer behaviour and the potential drivers
  • Manage a demanding workload of projects and tasks – prioritising and planning requests with support from your line manager
  • Challenge the status quo - acting as the expert for web analytics across the Online division
Qualifications for trading analyst
  • Expiries/Determinations/Fixings
  • Secondary Market/Indications
  • Inventory Management/Treasury Unwinds
  • Engineers (Tier 1 institute) with MBAs (preferred but not must)
  • 1-3 years’ work experience in Banking/Financial Services in Equity Exotics – Hybrids, SNO, Index Derivatives
  • Derivative products like Swaps, Swaptions, Spread Options, Cap/Floors, range accruals, Digitals

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