compensation: $42k plus possible discretionary annual bonus employment type: full-time
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Research and Trade Execution Specialist for Futures and FX firm
Responsible for execution of intl futures trading & associated financial & market research. Duties incl executing trades of futures; developing & implementing new trading strategies using advanced Excel spreadsheet functionality, and other software; monitoring markets and positions; using statistics & probability theory to predict future market movement; tracking & analyzing quantitative financial & economic data to identify opportunities, forecast business & economic trends & inform trading strategies; reviewing transactions to ensure conformance to regulations; preparing financial reports for mgmt.
Position requires 1) Bachelor's degree in finance, business administration with a major in finance, or similar finance field. Coursework must include international markets, business and economic forecasting, and probability and statistics. 2) Certification in Excel. In lieu of certification, employer will accept college coursework teaching advanced spreadsheet skills. 3) Completion of the FINRA Series 3 exam prior to hire, and notification of passing score within 2 months of hire. The National Futures Association requires successful completion of the Series 3 to trade futures. 4) Successful completion of background checks by the FBI and Commodity Futures Trading Commission within 2 months of hire.
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