Current Opportunity

Investment Analyst/Trader

Posted Date 25 January 2024

Job Type Permanent

Location Queensland

Contact Name Amity Delaney

Our client is currently seeking an Investment Analyst/Trader to based on the Sunshine Coast. This role will trade in North American Power and Gas and stands as a significant opportunity to contribute substantially to the team’s functions while benefiting from direct mentorship with experienced traders.

Position Overview:

  • Our client is seeking an analyst/trader with 2-5 years of experience in financial trading/trading operations or investment banking.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Based on the Sunshine Coast, the role requires flexibility to work beyond standard office hours.
  • Primary responsibilities encompass trading operations, execution, and administration.
  • Proficiency in analytics, Excel, coding, automation, and database development/interaction is imperative.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Trading Operations: Involves deal entry, daily PnL reconciliations, and the generation of daily risk and position files.
  • Trading Execution: Execute trades based on Portfolio Managers’ directives or predefined scenarios/signals/events.
  • Trading Compliance: Ensure continual compliance of all positions.
  • Fund Administration: Manage monthly NAV, business accounting, and reconciliation to internal systems. Maintain communication with Fund administrators and accountants.
  • Processes: Oversee end-to-end trading, analysis, and risk management processes daily.
  • Analysis: Maintain and update proprietary models. Collaborate with developers for the creation and automation of new models/signals.

About You:

  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in financial trading/trading operations or investment banking.
  • Preferably holds a background in actuarial science, engineering, computer science, and/or economics.
  • Must be situated in, or willing to relocate to, the Sunshine Coast, QLD.
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Excel and coding (with a preference for Python and R).
  • Competency in handling large datasets and proficiency in setting up, managing, and interacting with databases.

Soft Skills:

  • Possesses an analytical mindset.
  • Demonstrates attention to detail and punctuality.
  • Exhibits a strong work ethic.
  • Excellent communication and written skills.
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines and work autonomously based on past roles.

For further information or to apply for this role, please contact Amity Delaney on amity@sklactuarial.com.au or 0408 887 885

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