Prestigious global asset manager seeks to identify a high calibre individual currently undertaking a trade support/desk assistant role within the Fixed Income space. The role presents an excellent opportunity for career development and our client requires applicants to possess superior academic qualifications in addition to practical trade support experience. The successful candidate will be educated to at least degree level (with a strong degree gained from a top tier university) and a relevant professional qualification. Masters level education is strongly preferred.
In addition to practical work experience the successful candidate will demonstrate a genuine interest in the wider financial markets Practical experience of working with Fixed Income products and exposure to flow credit sales and trading is essential.
The role carries responsibility for supporting Global Bond Fixed Income Trading and specific responsibilities will include investigating and resolving discrepancies, ensuring accuracy of executions and allocations for trades, compiling and disseminating market information and providing general assistance to traders on an ongoing basis.
Applicants must be well presented self-starters with a professional approach and excellent analytical, communication and stakeholder management skills. Strong organisational skills and the ability to work effectively under pressure and to tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment is essential.