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Dealer / Assistant Portfolio Manager (Cape Town)

Note: Only suitably qualified EE candidates would be considered.

Rather unique opportunity for a young investment professional to join a niche investment firm utilising a derivative-based structured product approach to create bespoke “tailor-made” solutions to meet clients’ unique investment objectives.

Responsibilities Include:

• Executing trades in the local & international financial markets across all asset-classes;
• Pre- and post-trade checks;
• Dealing with ISDA agreements;
• Pricing of Derivative structures;
• Enhancing Alpha generation through Financial Market & Product Research;
• Keeping the team updated on all market developments;
• Assist with required dealing admin and reporting;
• Performance Measurement and Attribution Analysis & Performance Reporting;
• Ad-hoc reports as requested;
• Relationship management;

Requirements:

• Prior Trading/Dealing experience not essential;
• 3 – 5 years’ financial markets experience with demonstrated experience in/exposure to Derivatives;
• Experience within Product Control (Investment Banking) advantageous;
• Relevant academic qualifications with strong Stats/Maths focus preferred;
• Studying towards, or completed CFA, FRM, or CQF preferred;
• Completed JSE Registered Securities Trader exams;
• FAIS Compliance preferred;
• Advanced Financial Modelling (Excel/VBA);
• Confidence, Decisive and Assertive;
• Must be able to take initiative and ownership;
• PASSION for the Financial Markets, Investments & Derivatives;
• Analytical & inquisitive;
• Superb accuracy & attention to detail;
• Articulate with excellent verbal communication skills.

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