Trader Assistant – Hedge Fund – Front Office Progression - Junior required for 100k+ role

  • negotiable
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Mondrian Alpha Recruitment Solutions
  • 16 Aug 17

A global Hedge Fund are looking to make a newly created hire in to its expanding London office.

Supporting a top performing, expanding EMEA desk, you will sit with an investment team purely made up of Portfolio Managers, Research Analysts and Traders. The desk are making an additional Trading Assistant hire to cope with increased volumes and complexities within their business. There is a separate operations/middle office team, so you can be assured that this is a pure front office / markets focused TA remit. Given the current make-up of the team and firm wide expansion plans in Europe, the fund are looking to take this opportunity to hire in a top performing junior that can use this as a stepping stone in to an investment role within 2-3yrs time (Execution Trader, Junior Portfolio Manager, Research Analyst etc.).

We are looking to hire a candidate with 2-5yrs experience in either an IB or Hedge Fund Trader Assistant/Middle Office role. We could also look at an exceptional Hedge Fund Operations Analyst who is looking for the next step towards front office. You must have a strong grasp of derivatives. You will have an excellent academic record and communication skills, personality and character that fit a front office environment.

The role has flexibility on base salary in order to offer the right candidate an attractive pay increase. As bonus expectations are 50-100%, a top performer will earn a 100k+ GBP total compensation package.