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Senior Trader

Title Senior Trader
Categories Banking & Financial Services
Job No. 2438
Salary US$175,000 + benefits
Location George Town, Cayman Islands
Job Information

My client, the investment arm of a substantial family office based in the Cayman Islands, are currently looking for a Senior Trader to join their team. My client has a diverse investment portfolio spanning multiple jurisdictions and sectors including direct private equity and real estate investments as well as investments in hedge, private equity and venture capital funds.

The opportunity would suit seeking an experienced Trader whom would join a growing Front Office team. The incumbent will primarily be responsible for executing market-facing orders across a range of asset classes, with a significant focus on listed global equities and equity derivatives.

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Support the investment team by assuming responsibility for the execution of market facing orders in a timely fashion and with the highest degree of accuracy.
  • Develop a solid understanding of the existing portfolio and investment philosophy of the team. • Monitor financial, economic and market developments that relate to the broader portfolio, and, where necessary, communicate this to portfolio managers and analysts.
  • Assist, where necessary, in booking trades and maintaining positions within the portfolio management system to ensure reports accurately reflect the portfolio. Liaise with middle and back-office teams to achieve this goal.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with external counterparties and vendors. Over time, there will be scope for this role to incorporate a greater degree of investment analysis and asset valuation. The successful candidate will possess:
  • Minimum 2:1(UK) or 3.4(US) GPA Undergraduate degree or equivalent.
  • Hold or have commenced studying for the CFA charter or similar post-graduate qualification, would be a distinct advantage.
  • Minimum 5 years prior work experience in an execution environment with a financial institution.
  • Working knowledge and experience with Bloomberg research and trading tools. Exemplary communication skills – able to communicate appropriately with senior team members at all times.

A comprehensive remuneration package is on offer with a salary range of US$150,000 to US$175,000 depending on experience and ability. Benefits offered highly competitive also. Get in touch for further information at gavin@baraud.com.

Job Type permanent
Apply to Email gavin@baraud.com