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Equities Cash Trading Quant, VP

Job Summary

  • Company: Leading Financial Institution of Canada
  • Location: New York, New York (New York, New York)
  • Compensation: Open

Job Description

Position Purpose:

To lend quantitative disciplines to facilitation and unwinding trading capabilities. To apply quantitative and statistical significance to equity trading data and build equity trading analytics. To build and re-engineer trading algorithms and trading strategies for the Cash Trading business that would lead to lower trade unwinding losses and greater efficiency in trading.

Key Accountabilities:

• Provide Historical and Significant Trends & Analysis of Facilitations and Trade Unwinds to the Cash Desk.
•  Build Equity Trading Strategy and Algorithm for trading and unwinding of block positions
• Intra-day risk advice to traders on taking positions
• Analyze alpha profiles for trade facilitations
• Build algo for automated unwinding of cash positions
• Build Indications of Interest related analytics for Cash
• Build Transaction Cost Analysis related analytics for Cash
• Build client specific analysis and make available to Sales

Job Requirements: (Knowledge/ Experience):

• 4+ years experience in Equity Trading
• Has developed trading models
• Has traded
• Has built trading analytical models
• Has a strong understanding of facilitation and unwinding of positions as relates to the Cash Business
• Strong business knowledge of equity cash trading and algorithmic trading.
• Proactive, Self Starter
• Strong communication skills
• Ability to build and foster business relationships
• BS or MS in Computer Science; MS or PhD in Statistics, Finance, Applied Math, Operations Research
• Knowledge of C, Perl, VBA, Compustat, Bloomberg, MarketQA, Factset, IDC, IBES, Reuters, Fastick, Optionmetrics, IMS, Biopharm, Thomson, IBES
• Series 7,63,55 required

Required Skills/ Competencies/ Attributes:

See Above



Required Accreditation(s):

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Diversity in the workplace, one of our shared values, lies at the heart of our rewarding, open, supportive and inclusive work environment. We respect and respond to the many competing and evolving priorities in our lives so you can focus on what you can do best - put clients first.


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