Junior Trader Resume Samples

A Junior Trader works for large hedge funds or brokerage firms. These traders often assist the Senior Trader in the brokerage and hedge fund. During the process of assisting and learning, the following duties mentioned on the Junior Trader Resume are carried out – executing stock orders and daily routines; acting as a representative for the firm, explaining the firm’s investment strategy to potential investors; monitoring the actions of the other workers, providing financial insight or advice; and acting as a representative in meetings.

Employers normally prefer to hire applicants with the following skills and abilities – previous experience trading fixed income and equities; excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong analytical skills, organized and detail-oriented with the ability to follow up to meet deadlines; and staying updated with the latest market trends. Although there are no education requirements, most of the Junior Traders possess a college degree, financial and stock market experience.

Junior Trader Resume example

Junior Trader Resume

Headline : Finance Professional with over 10 years of experience in the equity trading/brokering business. Successful in fast, dynamic environments. Proven ability to balance competing demands.

Skills : Predictive Analytics, Data Modeling, Statistics, Program Evaluation, SAS, Python, Java, Microsoft Office, Writing.

Description :

    1. Promoted to Associate Director based on proven ability to maximize profits by closing deals with new clients and cultivating existing top client accounts.
    2. Provided trading solutions to portfolio managers using an algorithmic trading platform to analyze volatility and optimize price execution.
    3. Trained new hires and organized team-building events.
    4. Added $1.5 million to the quarterly commission pool.
    5. Brought on 5 new executive portfolio managers from Wall Street's top banks.
    6. Traded $50 million daily in hedging.
    7. Quick decisions in a rapid, high-stress environment.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS In Finance


Junior Repo Trader Resume

Objective : Worked with a global investment team in all aspects of repo financing, which include executing repo and reverse-repo transactions, position monitoring and relationship management.

Skills : Sales/Trading, Negotiation.

Description :

    1. Executed repo transactions and assist in managing dealer relationships.
    2. Assisted in managing haircuts and collateral balances with dealers.
    3. Maintained and optimize repo reporting and monitoring tools.
    4. Worked with operations and prime brokers to confirm positioning.
    5. Provided global repo market updates to the Portfolio Managers and Investment teams.
    6. Worked closely with company's repo traders and portfolio managers, and trade operations, cash management and treasury functions.
    7. Identified, developed and implemented special projects to improve efficiency and expand capabilities
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
B.A. Economics


Junior Trader Resume

Objective : Trading Professional with nearly four years of experience analyzing global macroeconomics and trading interest rate futures. Skilled in researching monetary policy and economic conditions to develop profitable trading strategies. Core competencies include Quantitative and qualitative research and analysis Modeling with Excel and VBA Proprietary trading of Eurodollar futures.

Skills : R, SAS, Excel, VBA, SQL, Access, Data Analysis, Data Mining.

Description :

    1. Tailoring wealth management and investment options for high net worth individuals and their families often covering several generations.
    2. Ticket creation/completion for both equity and fixed income trades.
    3. Account rebalancing versus model.
    4. Created correspondence for distributions and withdrawals of funds.
    5. Verified cash levels and resolved compliance flags prior to trading.
    6. Maintained summary of all daily trading activity.
    7. Maintained daily mutual fund spreadsheet.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
BA In Liberal Studies

Junior Trader Resume

Objective : Engaged in continuous, hands-on training that includes education on option valuation, game theory, hedging, portfolio analysis, and simulated trading games.

Skills : Portfolio Management, Risk Management, Excel, Financial Analysis, Powerpoint, Sales, Word.

Description :

    1. Research/implement/analyse strategies based on tick-level/alternative data for spot and derivatives (future/swap/option).
    2. Monitor live strategy performance/debug issues/post trade analysis.
    3. Perform data integration and cleaning (identifying outliers).
    4. Applies machine learning techniques such as feature. selection/transformations/normalisation to explore and evaluate alphas.
    5. Be proactive by applying cutting-edge ideas and models derived from research papers.
    6. Develop expertise in relative value market fundamentals, quantitative modeling, and risk management.
    7. Manage real-time execution of semi-automated trading systems.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
M.S

Junior Trader Resume

Summary : Respected and committed financial professional. Dynamic team player with a successful track record of profitability in a variety of financial markets. Talented in the development of relationships with internal and external strategic partners. Seeks out business challenges and areas of improvement.

Skills : Trade analysis, Trading Systems, Algo Trading Strategies.

Description :

    1. Key responsibility being the real-time management of the risk being taken by traders and mitigating non-core risks.
    2. Team member helping to manage multiple trading portfolios with avg $500k daily VaR and positive equity curve in aggregate.
    3. Built & maintained meaningful relationships with key contacts across Petchem/NGL/energy space to facilitate trading activities.
    4. Experience in trading & managing both liquid screen-based and illiquid direct brokered commodities in olefin and NGL markets.
    5. Developed & maintained fundamental models as well as built multivariate regression-based forecasting tools to aid in trading.
    6. Solid understanding of broad-based macro-level energy market and implications to specific markets I am responsible for daily.
    7. Independently managed and quoted a portfolio of 150 equities both electronically and as a member of a pit on the CBOE floor.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MS In Finance

Junior Trader Resume

Headline : 5 plus years in the Packaging industry in Quality Assurance and Supply Chain fields. People-oriented, enthusiastic individual with outstanding communication and organizational skills. Substantial experience in the high-energy, highly competitive financial trading environment where speed, self-composure, and attention to detail are critical.

Skills : Excel, financial analysis, investment management, asset management, capital markets.

Description :

    1. Responsible for initiating and executing delta and gamma trades.
    2. Worked alongside senior traders and volatility managers while making independent trading decisions.
    3. Led morning meetings with a recap of the previous.
    4. Source, select, and trade single name RMBS CDS for 5 short fund accounts and track portfolio mix.
    5. Produces, processes, refines, transports, stores, finances, and supplies commodities globally.
    6. Completed shipments.
    7. Hedged consignments using LME traded derivative instruments.
    8. Co-authored periodic, in-house trading reports.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    5-7 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Executive
    Education
    Education
    BS In Statistics

    FX Junior Trader Resume

    Headline : FX Trader manages bank’s FX positions of and delivers recommendations/solutions to FX Advisors. Managing client flows, writing market researches and analysis, structuring and recommending hedging strategy, calculating/verifying product valuation and pricing, and managing interbank relationships.

    Skills : Desk Strategy, Financial Systems, Trading Terminal, Forecasting, Financial Reports.

    Description :

      1. Manage bank-wide foreign currency positions via tools such as e-trading platforms, Bloomberg, and telephone, based on market dynamic and clients requests.
      2. Provide market updates and write-ups to bank-wide employees and also clients.
      3. Advises sales on forecast of foreign exchange rates based on capital market scenario analysis.
      4. Reviews trade outstanding orders to ensure accuracy, proper record keeping, and compliance with relevant regulations.
      5. Responds to sales inquires on FX and maintains EWBs foreign exchange accounts.
      6. Manages FX cash flow and Nostro account balances.
      7. Carry out trades and maintain EWB's accounts.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    5-7 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Executive
    Education
    Education
    BS In Statistics

    Junior Trader Resume

    Headline : Creative thinker, who can capture trading opportunities, convert ideas into trading solutions and pilot sophisticated trading strategies with mathematical and programming skills. In this role you will:

    Skills : Reporting, Model Research, Finacial Modelling, News Research, Analyse Trends, Trading Strategies.

    Description :

      1. Conducted valuation model research using C++ & R and proposed changes with up to hundredfold performance increases over-employed model.
      2. Achieved profitability during volatile environments brought on by falling commodity prices and macroeconomic factors.
      3. Interacted with multiple prime brokers and broker-dealers on settlement of trades.
      4. Worked directly with CFO on various projects related to the operations department.
      5. Delivered aggressive sales presentations to C-Level executives at industry-leading hedge funds.
      6. Utilized sector knowledge to effectively and consistently negotiate new trading opportunities.
      7. Analyzed daily research, news events, and analyst trends to develop and recommend trading strategies.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    5-7 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Executive
    Education
    Education
    BS In Economics

    Junior Trader Resume

    Headline : Managed trading strategies and improve profitability by converting ideas into quantitative models.

    Skills : Statistical Analysis, Budgeting, Strong Oral/Written Communication.

    Description :

      1. Executed customer orders in major currencies.
      2. Assembled, processed, and communicated all market order information.
      3. Confirmed and input trades into the front office booking system.
      4. Interacted with back office, middle office, and other departments to resolve issues.
      5. Implemented corporate trading strategy to trade commodities by software on a marked-to-market basis.
      6. Supported trade desk with ad hoc reporting, pricing analysis, and position management.
      7. Executed trades for internal customers.
      8. Worked closely with trade desk and credit department to limit company exposure to poor credit.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    5-7 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Executive
    Education
    Education
    BS In Statistics

    Junior Trader Resume

    Headline : Developed a deep understanding of derivatives theory and financial markets. Generated ideas on trading opportunities, product insights, risk management and trading system

    Skills : Conflict Resolution, Fast/Adaptive Learning, Critical Thinking & Problem Solving.

    Description :

      1. Backed up all senior trader sectors when applicable. 
      2. Prepared credit reviews for upcoming new issuance.
      3. Responsible for $750mm PNL and position.
      4. Acquired tactics and methods of dealing with foreign currency at a large money center bank.
      5. Developed basic electronic trading skills.
      6. Secure certification for handling of organic feed materials, allowing the firm to begin trading in organic products.
      7. Responsible for the creation and validation of trading strategies on the futures and options market for a senior derivatives trader.
      8. Developed lasting customer-focused relationships contributing directly to the bottom.
      9. Developed trading strategy by analyzing trends in the currency market.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    5-7 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Executive
    Education
    Education
    BS In Finance