Trader Resume Samples

A Trader is responsible for buying and selling of shares. Some of the important job duties that can be seen on a Trader Resume are – to capture new leads, contact them via phone or online, consult with existing clients, inform supervisors about potential trades, network with people in the relevant field, study about competitors, analyse and forecast market trends, prepare reports, and document the same.

To take up this career, you need to possess certain vital skills and talents, like sales-oriented approach, strong interpersonal and communication skills, attention to details, strong written communication, excellent negotiation skills, ability to network well with people, and to be up to date with current trends. Minimum education needed to apply for this role is a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Arts, Science, Commerce, or Management. A Master’s degree is an added advantage. Several years of relevant work experience will be advantageous.

 

Trader Resume example

Trader Resume

Summary : Results oriented sales professional with a proven record in business development and expanding long term business relationships. This is attributed to a focused consultative selling process enhanced by strong analytical skills.

Skills : Investment management, MS-Excel.

Description :

    1. Analyzed and supported trading activities for an account. Determined risk of purchase and/or sale of trades based on current market conditions.
    2. Support principal trader in trading S&P futures contracts in highly volatile markets on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
    3. Analyzed commodity charts for volume and pricing information to identify patterns, formulate trading scenarios, and report results to upper management.
    4. Interpreted market place events and overall economic conditions on a real-time basis to predict the impact of events on the pricing of S&P futures.
    5. Placed S&P 500 future orders based on trending analysis, interpretation and risk assessments on volume and pricing patterns.
    6. Sensitive order decisions based on ever-changing market conditions in order to maximize profits due to market volatility.
    7. Leveraged a leading financial trading platform, X-Trader, to extract data in order to generate daily profit and loss results for management.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Marketing


Trader Resume

Summary : Commodity and FX Trader with an academic background in corporate finance and investment banking. Have a deep understanding of FX, crude oil markets and natural gas markets.

Skills : Computer Software, Application Knowledge.

Description :

    1. Planned, coordinated, and performed diverse trading functions in various sectors. Minimized risk through careful management of positions.
    2. Charged with providing tailored market research, accurate buy/sell indications, timely stock trading, and monthly management reports.
    3. Accountable for daily P&L performance and activities, including price negotiations, merchandise pricing, and customer order facilitation.
    4. Developed considerable knowledge of several key sectors including financial, retail, and consumer products.
    5. Analyzed market trends, conditions, and developments to formulate effective and profitable trading strategies.
    6. Performed a pivotal role in supporting directive for cross-training by leading daily training meetings, distributing informational documentation to fellow traders.
    7. Implemented, tested and supported an advanced technical analysis trading system, for finding securities.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Business Administration


Jr. Trader Resume

Objective : Results-driven problem-solver with technological savvy as a trader and analyst, utilizing back testers in Python and other scripting languages, as well as various analytical tools to improve mean reversion and quantitative.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Responsible for marketing and origination and coordinate with outside offices regarding all sugar trading activities.
    2. Marketing both Refined & Low-Quality White and on occasion bulk raw sugar in different countries.
    3. Responsible for monitoring local Supply & Demand developments, domestic price movements, and local sugar policies.
    4. Actively involved in plans to grow the sugar trading business and develop new markets and new customers.
    5. Negotiation and building relationships with sugar suppliers and destination buyers. Explore & develop markets and execute trades to capture profitable opportunities.
    6. Market-to-market risk, due diligence surrounding contract, and monitoring financial strength/performance of customers.
    7. Constant monitoring of Supply & Demand developments and provide market information and analysis related to their respective countries.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Marketing

Trader II Resume

Headline : Experienced and personable client facing professional with direct portfolio management experience; both in a small and large bank environment. This experience includes managing sizable and complex trust relationships.

Skills : Energy Derivatives, linear & non linear derivatives, Swap.

Description :

    1. Advised PMs on a potential structure to achieve targeted direction/gross exposure levels, new and potential opportunities, and market-moving headlines.
    2. Directed flows into various SMAs and evaluated/executed funds' needs for rebalancing. Team idea origination, macro investment theme selection.
    3. Authored research reports employing financial modeling, sell-side research, and relevant information obtained from management meetings and conference calls.
    4. Master Strategy Global Long/Short Equity Fund earned recognition as one of Barrons' Top Funds.
    5. Traded healthcare and technology stocks for an annual profit. Provided effective sales coverage to a large institutional account.
    6. Developed, maintained, and profitably traded organic corn, sunflower meal, and soybean meal markets.
    7. Matched order flow to retain new business and deliver preferred commodity cash prices for both supply and demand-side customer book.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Business Administration

Trader III Resume

Summary : Experience in the energy industry with a diverse background in energy trading and natural gas accounting. Provide asset optimization through portfolio management, system monitoring.

Skills : Project Management, Financial Analysis, Consulting.

Description :

    1. Responsible for trading PJM Bal Day, Next Day, Bal Week, Next Week Decision for trade execution included overall generation.
    2. Responsible for trading Indiana Hub Bal Day, Next Day, Bal Week Trade execution includes the previous mention criterion.
    3. Evaluating look ahead, daily overview, an expanded day ahead and interchange summary report.
    4. Excellent in understanding market mentality to knowing when to expose and execute.
    5. Coordinated and developed trade strategies with a group. Experienced in Miso Virtuals in relation to market congestion.
    6. Monitored Miso's flow of power, scheduled outages, and provided profit through congestion in localized nodes.
    7. Completed CFTC and FERC regulation, enforcement, and compliance course yearly.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Finance

Sr. Trader Resume

Summary : Financial industry experience in Business Administration Candidate in the CFA Program Well-organized multi tasker with strong detail orientation. Self-driven team player with strengths in communication.

Skills : Human Resources, Operations Management.

Description :

    1. Conducted trades in the energy complex including crack spread and natural gas calendar spreads as well as precious metals gold and silver relationship spread.
    2. Utilized a trading strategy with a deep understanding of fundamentals, including economic data, supply, and demand, Federal Reserve.
    3. Maintained a sharp ratio in yield curve trades. Used high probability low-risk trading strategies resulting in a successful track record.
    4. Improved results year after year using a blend of statistical, technical and psychological techniques.
    5. Equities, Commodities & Stock Index Futures Proprietary Trading Market Analysis.
    6. Self-Employed Day trader job was to monitor the financial markets and make quick trading decisions based on findings.
    7. Analyzed stocks and foreign exchange trading through applied quantitative and technical understanding.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Human Resources

Trader/Representative Resume

Summary : Responsible for working directly with and assisting management to improve customer support on technical and trading analytics for the enhancement of high quality technical tools support.

Skills : Communication Skills, MS-Excel.

Description :

    1. Responsible for trading daily deposits of cash, equities, mutual funds and fixed income products for new and existing clients.
    2. Provide trade support and reconciliation as well as performing confirmations and settlements on all trades.
    3. Significant income as one of the largest traders in the fed finds option space. The firm experienced the fewest number of trade errors.
    4. Responsible for account liquidations and individual distributions and RMDs.
    5. Speak with advisors and clients on a daily basis about the best way to trade individual client accounts and overall trading strategy.
    6. Proprietary trader specializing in short term interest rate options, particularly fed Funds and also Eurodollar options.
    7. Increased market share by establishing solid relationships with customers and brokerage firms.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BA

Sr. Trader Resume

Summary : Options trader for a boutique market making firm specializing in equity index options. Experience trading on and off floor. Results-driven with a solid understanding of market mechanics.

Skills : Formerly Series certified, Skilled in Excel modeling, Portfolio construction.

Description :

    1. Submit trades for execution for all firm clients using Tamarac Rebalancer and Schwab Institutional Trading software.
    2. Execute trades in client accounts via the internet using sign-on information provided by the client.
    3. Process trade errors, calculate gain/loss and provide a quarterly report to the management team.
    4. Consult with Advisers and Relationship Managers on trade issues daily (redemption fees, bond pricing, trade restrictions).
    5. Perform daily administrative tasks in the Tamarac Rebalancer Trade system including account types, trade files, allocation models.
    6. Train new staff as part of a rotation program on Trading and Tamarac. Use Bloomberg software when necessary for research and Best Execution reporting.
    7. Primarily quantitative analysis and high-frequency trading (HFT) using an integrated group of software platforms.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Psychology

Lead Trader Resume

Summary : Commodity and FX Trader with an academic background in corporate finance and investment banking. A result driven, quick learner and self starter professional who strongly believes in team working.

Skills : Energy Derivatives, Crude Oil Trading, Swap.

Description :

    1. Trading using Spot contracts and CFDs in order to hedge the company's exposure obtained from customers' positions on Forex, Precious Metals, Equity Indexes.
    2. Risk management and quantitative analysis skills producing a Sharpe Ratio. Hedging on G10 currencies, Precious Metals, Equity Indexes.
    3. Defining hedging strategies based on market volatility and book structure/projections.
    4. Trading desk troubleshooting as needed involving multiple department's coordination.
    5. Worked during market hours. Largest fed fund option trader. Proprietary trader specializing in short term interest rate options.
    6. Consistent income in a challenging trading environment Skills Used Analytical skills to capture arbitrage opportunities.
    7. Experience mentoring and managing a group of proprietary traders at the graduate college level.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Corporate Finance

Associate Trader Resume

Summary : Successful Stockbroker out of college, very adept at all forms of marketing and sales. Options Trader on American Stock Exchange, trading large option and stock positions.

Skills : Quantitative Analysis, Financial Market Research.

Description :

    1. Accounts Receivable Manager Manage the Accounts Receivable team for the Harmon Homes Western Division, including the customer service call center.
    2. Ensure the aging and DSO meets company established levels. Personally handle collections of high dollar customer accounts.
    3. Reconcile customer accounts as needed to collect outstanding balances. Was the "go-to" person for questions on the company's billing and collection software.
    4. Hire, train, motivate, review, and counsel employees. A registered representative with New York Stock Exchange, Series licensed.
    5. Reconciled senior traders' accounts and cleared trades with clearing firms.
    6. Shadowed senior traders resulting in the experience to trade their own book.
    7. Added alpha to positions by scalping deltas. Mentored new clerks in classroom and pit experience.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Management

Trader Resume

Objective : Economics specializing in Derivatives and Corporate Risk Management and a minor concentration in Marketing. Professional experience and courses have provided with a strong background in the methodologies.

Skills : MS-Office, Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Speculated in Note contracts with an average daily volume. Account leverage size equivalent to per trade.
    2. Arbitraged interest rate differentials between the Fixed-Income Markets. Account leverage size equivalent to EU per trade.
    3. Monitored daily currency risk on cash position with an average daily volume.
    4. Experimented with Neural Networks in order to develop automated trading systems.
    5. Set up logistics as well as recorded and maintained minutes for each Sales Traders, "Prospective Client" meetings.
    6. Assist the sales force with revenue building and marketing strategies.
    7. Monitor processes to ensure deadlines are met and customer accounts are handled accurately.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Business Administration