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Trader Assistants work alongside head traders and provide administrative and operational support. Common duties listed on a Trader Assistant resume sample are executing trades, performing reconciliations, resolving discrepancies, inputting trades, creating new accounts, and responding to corporate actions. Most Trader Assistants showcase in their resumes qualifications such as finance expertise, communication and interpersonal skills, attention to details, multitasking, teamwork, and the ability to work under pressure. A Bachelor’s Degree in math or economics is usually required.

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1

Sales Trader Assistant

Assisted with the management of clients assets - Total assets in excess of $250 million

  • Executed buy and sell orders with traders for Listed and OTC stocks, Municipal Bonds, Mortgage Backed Securities and Option transactions
  • Responsible for the computing, and conveying all financial, economic and political data effecting the value of equity and bond positions
  • Coordinated equity syndicate business-soliciting clients for indications of interest, compiling data on offerings, and attending management presentation meetings
  • Oversaw and ensured the processing of stocks transfers, margin and reorganizing items
  • Communicated daily updated bond and equity prices to clients, and discussed trading and investing strategies
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BBA
Bachelor of Business Administration
2

Trader Assistant, Manager- Associate

Handled resource assignments, status tracking, system quality assurance, daily status reports and presentations to senior management

  • Managed 7 Trader Assistants providing risk and transaction management services for several Interest Rate market products
  • Managed the verbal confirmation and transmission of cash security transactions for 17 traders
  • Directed a team conveying all JPMSI in-house and customer bids during Treasury Auctions and Open Markets Operations
  • Performed Quality Assurance procedures to ensure that all U.S. Treasury guidelines were met throughout the Auction Process
  • Ensured compliance with and improved Sarbanes Oxley controls
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Business Management
3

Associate, Trader Assistant for Equity Derivatives and Credit Derivatives

Acted as a liaison between sales and trading teams and other internal / external entities to support the business

  • Performed trading facilitation, trade capture, reporting, and secondary events/corporate actions management
  • Analyzed and reconciled daily P&L and risk exposure and produced daily reports for the sales and trading teams
  • Developed knowledge in financial products including Equity Swaps, ETFs, Options, Structured products, Credit Default Swaps, Corporate Bonds, SG structured notes, and SG index products
  • Initiated and managed deadline-sensitive projects related to new business developments, compliance and risk control, front-office to back-office system development, and etc.
  • Designed and implemented VBA macros to automate daily processes and special projects
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Economics
4

Trader Assistant

Performed inventory analysis to reconcile discrepancies between the clearing firm statements and the portfolios in the analyzers.

  • Assisted traders in hedging the risk based on the risk constraints of individual portfolio.
  • Supported On-Floor trading at Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) for Foreign Exchange, Eurodollar (Interest Rate), and S&P 500.
  • Calculated daily P&L and facilitated communications between all the traders, brokers, back office, clearing firm personal, and Globex clearing firms.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Economics
MA
Master of Arts
5

Associate, Front Office Trader Assistant

Exhibited good understanding of market conditions that help to manage risk positions and future market movement

  • Wrote daily commentaries recapping the days market news, movements, and new risk positions
  • Monitored and updated our FX Forwards points and spreads broadcasted on our electronic trading platform
  • Monitored daily risk positions and performed ad-hoc risk and PnL analysis based on quantitative and analytical methods
  • Calculated and reported end of day PnL and Risk to upper management
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
6

Trader / Trader Assistant

  • Worked alongside partner managing more than $100M in working capital in a long/short book including equities, futures, options, and commodities. Handled research, execution, and managed broker orders.
  • Received an early promotion after seven months; assigned $1M trading book of business to manage.
  • Researched securities, reconciled daily P&L and positions, resolved trade discrepancies, and confirmed payments for a broad range of financial products.
  • Monitored market movement, price pressure, and sector related stocks, and rapidly communicated the information to floor brokers and senior exchange personnel.
  • Developed strong relationships with many accounts, including money managers and hedge funds. Minimized risk while trading multiple securities and achieving a favorable risk to reward ratio.
  • Gained extensive knowledge various trading styles including arbitrage, speculation, and hedging.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Business Administration
7

Fixed Income Trader II - Fixed Income Trader Assistant

Buyer and seller of various types of taxable and tax-exempt fixed income securities in excess of over 2.8 billion annually

  • Communicated with over 350 Portfolio Managers and state Chief Investment Officers to provide new and secondary securities to fit individual portfolio needs
  • Maintained an excellent rapport with broker/dealers across the country
  • Entered and updated approximately 2,100 trades monthly for five Fixed Income Traders and retrieved over 100 daily and weekly rates for Money Market Portfolio Manager
  • Reported overnight repo for Money Market funds to Federated Investors
  • Verified and processed daily a variety of Money Market transactions
  • Monthly reconciliation over 150 client accounts on CMS/Bondedge System
  • Prepared monthly volume statistic reports and performed other departmental duties as need including pricing and purchasing of departmental equipment and supplies
  • Compiled a bid list of municipal securities for sale via Bloomberg
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
BBA
Bachelor of Business Administration
MA
Pursuing Ma
8

Derivatives Market Trader Assistant

Analyzed account positions to help identify viable trades in line with group strategies

  • Reviewed all trades for accuracy and proper reporting
  • Executed futures orders to assist with hedging of Eurodollar options trades
  • Reconciled futures and options trades for end of day position statements
  • Audited account statements daily for all traders to ensure account accuracy
  • Provided support for 6 traders by frequently updating and confirming positions in a fast paced environment
  • Collaborated with floor and screen traders to make sure all parties were informed of market prices in both locations
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BBA
Finance
9

Trader Assistant Team Manager

Developed and implemented reports and processes to increase operational efficiency and streamline processes

  • Ensured that all escalated items were prioritized and resolved in a timely fashion
  • Trained, supervised, and evaluated a team of 4 - 6 trading assistants
  • Identified, investigated, and resolved trading discrepancies affecting Risk and P&L
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Economics
10

Trader Assistant/nasdaq Trader

Responsible for NASDAQ market making, broker dealer interaction and relationship building in investment bank. Trained and oriented new associates in operations department. Skilled in wire room operations and back office procedures. Team member of operations serving 10 retail brokers and supporting top level management.

  • Profitable market maker for NASDAQ stocks.
  • Received highly positive reviews for outstanding improvements in price of executions, as well as for streamlining daily operations.
  • Assisted analysts with fact gathering and idea generation.
  • Hired by this company right out of high school and promoted through levels of increasing responsibility.
  • Recommended first year of employment to be sponsored for General Securities license series 7.
  • Created and maintained system operations and blotter systems.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Finance
Finance

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