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Trading Assistant - Hedge Fund

Salary £25,000 - £30,000
Location London, Bank
Role Trading
Job Type Permanent
Size Under 20
Job overview
Our client is a leading hedge fund based in London. They are looking to hire an entry-level Trading Assistant to join their growing team.

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Company profile

In this Trading Assistant graduate job, you will be joining a profitable young credit hedge fund who have experienced huge success in recent years. They focus on generating outsized returns through investment opportunities across asset classes in both the US and Europe. With backgrounds working for some the largest banks on the planet, their team has a wealth of experience under their belts - meaning that there is plenty of opportunity for an entry-level Trading Assistant to learn from the very best in the business.

Job description

In this Trading Assistant graduate job, you will be a key part of a relatively small team, so will be able to learn from experienced professionals and industry experts and have the chance to progress quickly. The job itself will be incredibly varied, and will give you invaluable exposure to all aspects of running of a hedge fund; including trading, portfolio, risk management and product development. To be successful in this role you will need to be both organised and highly ambitious, as you will be working closely with senior management on a whole array of projects, and undertaking various ad hoc duties to ensure the smooth running of the firm.

Key responsibilities

In this Trading Assistant graduate job, your responsibilities will include:

  • Monitoring the firm’s existing positions across funds, including credit and scenario analysis
  • Carrying out quantitative assessment of proposed new transactions, and working closely with the investment team
  • Collating and processing information for investor reports and newsletters
  • Preparing material for investors - including presentations for prospective investors and write-ups for existing ones
  • Working closely with senior management on a number of different projects
  • Undertaking ad hoc duties as and when required

Job requirements

  • A minimum of a 2.1 from a top university
  • Highly numerical skills and confidence working in Excel
  • A great eye for detail, and the ability to keep many plates spinning at once
  • The confidence to work both autonomously and as part of a team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Benefits of the job

  • A great starting basic salary of between £25,000 - £30,000 (DOE) + discretionary incentive scheme
  • Fantastic offices right in the heart of London
  • Plenty of opportunity for progression and development within a burgeoning hedge fund
  • The opportunity to work alongside industry experts and learn from the best in the business

Looking for Trading Graduate Jobs or Entry-Level Finance Jobs in London and want to join a boutique hedge fund? If you are a self-driven graduate looking to kick-start your career in finance, apply for this Trading Assistant graduate job in London today!

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Samuel Hickson
Senior Consultant