Proprietary Trader Resume Samples

A Proprietary Trader undertakes the task of investing capital from their employer. A well-drafted Proprietary Trader Resume indicates the following duties – making a trade on behalf of their organization to earn a profit, analyzing the market trend periodically, formulating effective and profitable trading strategies, and minimizing the risk through careful management. Other duties include monitoring the stock market conditions, identifying and managing risk in trade portfolios; strategizing with brokers, and other traders for optimal trading; and analyzing trades to enhance overall performance.

Those interested in securing this job role should mention on the resume the following skills and abilities – self-motivated with strong written and verbal communication skills. Knowledge of investment strategies and analytical skills are also needed. The ability to make quick decisions on market changes is also mandatory. Formal education is not mandatory for this role, as the trade skills come with experience, but some bigger companies want their traders to sign up for the proprietary trader continuing education program.

Proprietary Trader Resume example

Proprietary Trader Resume

Summary : As a Proprietary Trader, responsible for tracking records inequities to join our proprietary trading, and also preparing reports for funds including accounts payable, profit sharing and payroll, etc.

Skills : Bloomberg Terminal Software, ESignal Pro Software.

Description :

    1. Generated trades and research analytics for the overall portfolio.
    2. Performed risk analysis and trade execution for the overall portfolio.
    3. Performed daily financing for the firm's $20 billion portfolios.
    4. Prepared all the financial records and reports for the fund, including accounts payable, profit sharing, and payroll.
    5. Responsible for all investments and cash management activities.
    6. Invested in reverse repurchases, commercial paper, Banker's acceptances, and floating-rate notes.
    7. Created and implemented trading strategies using options and equities.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MBA in Business Administration


Proprietary Trader Resume

Headline : A highly motivated, entrepreneurial individual with 19 years of business, real estate, and sales experience working in high pressure, results-oriented cultures where have excelled and exceeded expectations. Extensive knowledge of real estate business from a project management vantage point. Ability to create budgets, analyze trends, and bring projects in under predetermined budget.

Skills : Microsoft Office Suite, CQG, ESignal, Trading Technologies, Bloomberg, TradeStation, Proprietary Front-End Trading Systems.

Description :

    1. Responsible for all trade execution, with a variety of front-end trading systems, and communication with exchanges for the resolution of discrepancies.
    2. Diligently oversaw all aspects of trade development and implementation while executing strategies in equity indexes, crude oil, treasuries, and foreign exchange.
    3. Conducted fundamental economic analyses and monitored news flows to developing a daily trading bias.
    4. Performed comprehensive daily market research to maintain familiarity with current industry trends and technologies.
    5. Professionally developed and backed test correlation trading strategies by collaborating with a group of traders and quantitative researchers.
    6. Consistently maintained strict compliance with industry regulations and risk parameters while executing trading strategies within futures and options markets.
    7. Quickly identified and analyzed market disruptions and price abnormalities while applying stringent risk management by actively monitoring market activity.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Law and Financial Markets


Proprietary Trader Resume

Objective : Highly motivated financial analyst seeking a challenging position in the financial services industry working in accounting, accounts payable, or financial reporting. Demonstrated skills include fundamental and technical analysis, professional mutual fund accounting experience, attention to detail, critical thinking problem-solving skills, and ability to work well in a team environment.

Skills : Microsoft Office Suite, Bloomberg Terminal, ThinkorSwim, Minitab, Excel Miner, SPSS.

Description :

    1. Executed trades, performed risk management, and daily cost/profit analysis.
    2. Assisted developer in creating Algorithms to execute foreign exchange spot, futures, and options trading strategies.
    3. Ensured compliance with risk management guidelines, and hedging strategies.
    4. Reviewed currency strategies and timings for closeout.
    5. Prepared and analyzed intra-day market analysis on all open positions.
    6. Performed hypothetical trade testing.
    7. Implemented a personal strategy of position trading using an array of quantitative statistical analysis using screeners, fundamental statistical ratios, economic data, and chart technical analysis to identify high probability equities and options trades.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Risk Management

Proprietary Trader Resume

Summary : Highly motivated and achievement-oriented financial services professional, with 13+ years of experience in trading, operations, and relationship management. Skilled in servicing, building, and maintaining excellent relationships with institutional and hedge fund clients.

Skills : Series 7,56, Customized Financial Software, Track Data.

Description :

    1. Used technical analysis to formulate profitable intraday trading strategies, long and short.
    2. Identified proper liquidity and volatility necessary for intraday set-ups.
    3. Used strict risk management techniques to limit losses and maximize profits.
    4. Maintained consistently profitable track record and a positive return on capital.
    5. Engaged in proprietary trading of in-house commodity funds utilizing relative value trading techniques.
    6. Utilized fundamental analysis of international economic events to develop trade and risk management strategies.
    7. Collaborated on research and trading ideas inequities as well as crude oil, natural gas, and the precious metals futures markets.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS in Political Science

Proprietary Trader Resume

Objective : Treasury futures and Eurodollar futures trader with eleven years of experience. Utilize a trading strategy of fading the yield curve, trade the end of the afternoon hours through the market hours. Having strengths in trade execution and trade optimization.

Skills : Microsoft Excel, Financial Modeling, Technical Analysis, Fundamental Analysis.

Description :

    1. Compiled and analyzed news events and industry trends from the major news and financial data sources, such as Bloomberg, to formulate daily and short-term trading strategies.
    2. Projected value of stocks by using various pricing methods, such as Price to Earnings, Dividend Discount, and by comparing ratios such as PEG ratio and Sharpe ratio.
    3. Applied technical investment strategies, such as the Bollinger band, RSI, MACD, and moving averages to formulate and execute daily trading strategies across all sectors.
    4. Calculated portfolio valuations, the average cost of portfolio holdings, and the total percentage of assets invested to create weekly/daily summary reports for firm partners.
    5. Monitored trading activities of new traders as part of risk management.
    6. Traded and developed into the overall market maker.
    7. Performed daily research configuring stock screeners to identify stocks with meaningful moves and momentum.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MBA

Proprietary Trader Resume

Summary : A management liability underwriter with an award-winning sales background. Achieve sales growth and develop new business through effective listening, strategic problem-solving persistence, and attention to detail. A passionate about building relationships with customers, creating custom solutions, and exceeding expectations.

Skills : Statistical Analysing Skills, Modeling Skills, Programming Skills.

Description :

    1. Managed a proprietary trading account through the purchase and sale of equity and government fixed income products for a large international trading firm.
    2. Traded fixed income products on electric platforms including the eCBOT, CME, ICE, and Eurex exchanges.
    3. Organized the company's new trader training program resulting in a 70% retention rate compared to less than 50% industry average.
    4. Provided guidance to new traders through the company mentor program resulting in growth from 30 to 100 traders during my tenure.
    5. Responsible for the trading of firm accounts with a primary focus on NASDAQ and NYSE stock portfolios.
    6. Served as primary liaison with the back office and traders to ensure compliance with all company established guidelines while tracking daily trading, profit, loss, and margin call activity and data.
    7. Oversaw the trading activity of two traders, providing guidance and insight into daily trades and risk management functions.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS

Proprietary Trader Resume

Summary : Master of Business Administration graduate with seven years of experience as a data analyst focusing on finance and trading innovation. Highly knowledgeable in marketing, sales, and finance with extensive experience in operational re-engineering. Team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Skills : Project Management, Sales, Property Management.

Description :

    1. Checked trade and position records for accuracy, resolved problems in real-time for a well-established member of the exchange.
    2. Relayed messages and executed orders in a mission-critical environment.
    3. Analyzed option portfolios, evaluated technology vendors, and provided technical advice.
    4. Extracted and cataloged historical price data for SQL database analysis.
    5. Recorded bids and offers in the trading ring to adjust volatility estimates.
    6. Trained under most experienced traders.
    7. Performed analysis of risk and evaluated possible contingencies to profitably buy and sell financial instruments.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MBA in Business Administration

Proprietary Trader Resume

Summary : Highly seasoned and reliable recent graduate. Adept at interdepartmental coordination to maximize business functionality and efficiency. Committed to ongoing professional development and research to ensure currency and innovation in management and problem-solving.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Pivot Tables, Accounting.

Description :

    1. Looked for and acted on any developing industry and/or market trends to maximize profits.
    2. Primarily focused on old-line industries, i.e., oil and gas, airlines, commodity producers, railroads.
    3. Participated in companywide discussions of trading and investment ideas.
    4. Allocated capital into equity markets based on an analysis of the market.
    5. Independently initiated and managed futures trades using X_Trader Pro.
    6. Conducted extensive backtesting of thickly traded equities to implement a high-frequency trading strategy for high probability profitable statistical entries and exits to trade during intra-day volatility slowdowns.
    7. Followed leading financial indicators for short-term scalping positions.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BSBA In Accounting

Proprietary Trader Resume

Summary : Veteran derivatives trader with comprehensive experience managing profitable derivatives trading businesses. Exposure to a wide variety of markets, conditions, and products, including listed and OTC options, warrants, and convertibles.

Skills :  MS Excel, Managing SKills, Trading SKills.

Description :

    1. Monitored and Trade NYSE and NASDAQ markets, using skill learned in the last 20 plus years of trading.
    2. Developed certain algorithmic trading models to identify and trade market scenarios, to quantify risk profiles associated with different trading times and lengths.
    3. Ability to learned new skills to enhance trading, by using math, basic computer writing skills, and social media to build new 'models' as to how the market works.
    4. Maximized profitability by utilizing sound trading strategies and timely market-making decisions.
    5. Managed trading assistants to achieve maximum communication with the traders.
    6. Leveraged personal and firm capital to manage a Long/Short, Event/Catalyst driven equity portfolio utilizing a multi-sector approach.
    7. Determined the overall risk associated with specific trade portfolios based on price ranges, relative value, and volatility fluctuations.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BA in Economics

Proprietary Trader Resume

Headline : Highly experienced in directional foreign exchange and interest rate trading in the G10 markets. An extremely analytical, diligent, and results-driven professional, equipped with more than 20 years of experience and verifiable achievement in researching and analyzing capital markets to make investment decisions in both foreign exchange and interest rate markets.

Skills : Portfolio Management, Analytical, Execution, Personnel Management, Decision Making.

Description :

    1. Trade directional and hold positions relatively short term, usually days and seldom more than a few weeks.
    2. Approached the markets with a very open mind (do not see any bank flows) and change views as news and conditions (price action) warrant.
    3. Employed a combination of fundamental data analysis, central banker speech analysis; and technical analysis including momentum; patterns & price breakouts to make trading decisions.
    4. Traded interest rate and currency futures.
    5. Employed the use of both technical and fundamental analysis to make trading decisions.
    6. Evaluated and analyzed equities markets conditions to scale in and out of positions based on market volatility.
    7. Developed on-going risk/reward analysis for traders to help manage profit and losses.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA in Economics