Trading Analyst

Published
February 22, 2021
Location
St. Louis, Mo
Category
Job Type

Description

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage and execute order flow from team members in the energy, softs and equity markets
  • Communicate order status and potential opportunities with team members as needed during trading day in order to facilitate necessary adjustments
  • Utilize available tools and algorithms to construct and execute complex trade structures
  • Develop relationships with brokers and members of exchanges to improve liquidity and discover new opportunities
  • Reconcile morning broker positions with internal reporting to confirm all positions are squared before daily trading commences
  • Report intra-session and day end P&L to other team members
  • Reconcile end of day positions with Sector Analysts and Controller
  • Conduct a quick daily huddle with each team to review prior day execution, open orders, daily strategy and market news
  • Proactively monitor markets and provide feedback throughout trading session to Sector Analysts
  • Identify potential opportunities for improvement in execution or enhancements to strategies
  • In collaboration with Sector Analysts, conduct analysis of market trends and opportunities
  • Under guidance of Softs Sector Analyst, research and develop potential new trading strategies
  • Development of analytical and critical thinking skills

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree with strong academic performance in finance, economics, math or a technical field (engineering or hard science)
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in finance, business or a related field
  • Quantitative reasoning skills
  • Experience and competency in Microsoft Excel
  • Trading experience preferred, but not required
  • Knowledge of commodity futures options and equity options preferred, but not required
  • Experience with a programming language (VBA, Python, R) preferred, but not required
  • Ability to adapt and learn quickly

 

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