Highly regarded Asset Manager based in the West End wish to recruit an individual to provide comprehensive support to their Global Bond Trading activities. Working directly with Portfolio Managers who are focused primarily on global fixed income sectors (including non-dollar bonds, emerging market debt, foreign exchange and derivatives), primary responsibilities will be confirming transactions, providing allocations to brokers/dealers, inputting trades into the global trading system, researching and resolving trade discrepancies/settlement issues and supporting Portfolio Managers/Traders as necessary. It is ESSENTIAL that applicants are high calibre graduates WITH no more than 1-3 years relevant investment / asset management sector industry experience including knowledge of the fixed income markets (to include Emerging Markets and FX), familiarity with trade support processes/protocols as well as an
organised, diligent and outgoing manner and the ability to handle the pressures of a fast-paced trading environment with tight deadlines. The candidate should be self-motivated, possess good interpersonal skills and be comfortable working in a team environment.
Knowledge of applications such as TradeSec, ALERT, OASYS Connect/CTM ,Omgeo TradeSuite and SWIFT is considered a plus