Trading Assistant – Top-tier Hedge Fund

  • Excellent
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Aptitude Asia
  • 24 May 19

Our client is a top-tier hedge fund globally, looking to hire a high caliber, with strong business sense Trading Assistant to support a group of professional Traders and Portfolio Managers for their business expansion in Asia. This role has a strong career progression into a Junior Trader role.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist a group of professional traders on trade bookings, and intra-/end-of-day trade recaps for trade life cycle management.
  • Resolve PnL issue to ensure the accuracy of all trade entries and internal compliance.
  • Compliance under strong control framework.
  • Maintain and enhance spreadsheets and tools used by the desk.
  • Consolidate flows from Brokers and distribute to Traders/PM’s/Analysts

Requirements:

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Mathematics, Finance, Economics, or relevant.
  • 1-3 years experience in a trading floor environment, ideally supporting the Equity Derivatives trading desk. 
  • Self-starter, self-learning individual, demonstrate a strong desire and abaility to learn on the job.
  • Strong interest in financial markets and understanding of complex products.
  • Sound analytical and interpersonal skills, effective communication and presentations skills.
  • Microsoft Office, in particular Excel, good coding skills in VBA and/or Python.

To apply, please kindly send your CV to Donna (donna@aptitudeasia.com). Thanks.