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Graduate Quant Trader’s Assistant

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Location: sydney

Salary description:

  • $50-100k AUD Equivalent
  • Permanent
  • years of experience

Our client is seeking a recent graduate in mathematics, economics or quant focused degrees. The successful applicant will support the senior traders for 12-18 months with a view to joining the trading training program in the US.

Applications will only be accepted from graduates with a proven high level of academic quantitative achievement (HD or minimum D averages throughout University). Ideally you would have excelled in both high school and university mathematics courses.

Responsibilities:

  • Analysis and Flow of Market Information
  • Follow daily reports of dividends, earnings, and news. Communicate information to traders and produce reports for risk managers
  • Adjustment of Options Market
  • Input systems parameters to generate option quotes based on theoretical options models, customer order flow and interaction with traders and brokers
  • Management of Option Specialist Books
  • Make sure trades settle correctly & fix brakes. Maintain positions and calculate profit and loss
  • Day to day administration and support to traders-maintain a smooth working environment for the trader
  • Liaise with trading desk and brokers
  • Prepare pricing sheets
  • Under direct supervision of a trader will be responsible for changing market prices and executing trades
  • Trade capture and reporting
  • Upload OTC trades to prime brokers
  • Reconciliation of positions market value between prime brokers and desk

Requirements:

  • Exceptional quantitative and analytic skills
  • 4 Unit Maths
  • Knowledge of statistics and probability
  • Understanding of option price theory and models
  • Strong computer skills
  • Thorough mastery of Excel and Access
  • Programming ability preferred
  • Financial markets experience
  • Knowledge of financial products
  • Knowledge / experience in Asian markets preferred
  • Team player
  • Confident, assertive, quick-thinking

Please clearly state your academic qualification, the grade average achieved and the year you completed university in your application. Please also submit your resume only in Word format.

Contact Us in Sydney

LEVEL 26, 1 BLIGH STREET
SYDNEY NSW 2000

Phone:+61 2 8246 8900

Hiring Staff: hire@antonmurray.com

Seeking Work: apply@antonmurray.com

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