This Swiss (Zurich) based investment trading house has a very large fixed income trading operation. They are actively seeking a Prop Bond Trader to join that growing team. The firm operates a number of unique trading tools that are used by other financial institutions including banks, other brokerage companies, family offices, enterprise finance providers, hedge funds and the in house investment teams of large pension schemes and mutual funds.
The Prop Bond Trader works upon the main markets and also has access to a unique and innovative global private Exchange. This in many ways acts like a giant clearing network that allows members of it to trade in a secure manner. The majority of the trades conducted via the Exchange are of a private placement type and are large global transactions involving in 90% of cases the instruments traded are bonds and other fixed interest securities
. Needless to say this provides their traders with some unique trading opportunities and access to capital not available to many. The Prop Bond Trader can expect to be trading the full range of fixed income instruments such as corporate bonds, high-yield bonds, Treasuries, notes, asset backed bonds and callable bonds
The company acts as a broker-dealer who not only offer a unique trading platform and some of the industries most advanced tools, but partner with the best known trading firms in the fixed income marketplace. Using this state of the art tool set will allow an experienced trader to take full advantage of the firmâs access to large capital flows and its relationships with Ultra High net Worth investors and institutions looking to trade fixed income products.
They can offer the right Bond Prop Trader outstanding clearing rates, access to new lines of capital and enormous leveraged buying power. They are proud of their high payouts and best in industry technology and trading tools. The firm also operates a registered Swiss private bank that can offer its clients add on services and that ensures all its traders have access to the latest research. Its trading consultancy service is taken up by many other brokerage firms and investment banks. This benefits the Prop Bond trading team as it provides a real time window in to the latest marketplace trading concepts, campaigns and ideas. The firm ensures all traders can expect full support including in house algo developers and a cutting edge broking suite.
To be considered for the Prop Bond Trader vacancy you should be:
- Holding a minimum of a five years Bond trading experience. The bank is especially keen to speak to City or ex City Bond traders.
- You should have a good understanding of latest trading regulation and guidelines.
- You are able to up hold a disciplined and risk aware trading strategy.
- You are adaptable and quick to move when the market conditions do.
- You will be comfortable adopting a quantitative, analytical trading methodology.
They intend to pay the successful applicant to the Prop Bond Trader vacancy a commission on all trades, this is intended to be bps above anyone else, allowing them to secure the industries top performers. The banks culture is to reward the best with the best. You should not need anything else. You can make your application by clicking the apply button at the top of this job description.