Equities Trade Support Associate

Equities Trade Support Associate
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Equities Trade Support Associate

Summary

The Equities Trade Support team is seeking a self-starter with strong problem solving, analytical and organizational skills to perform confirmation, affirmation and reconciliation of Point72’s equities trading activity.

A Career with Point72’s Equities Trade Support Team

The Equities Trade Support team is responsible for the daily confirmation and settlement of equities, options, FX, CFD’s, and actively traded swaps. The team is actively engaged with Point72’s Front Office, Back Office, Compliance, and Technology teams to manage operational risks. The team also works very closely with all of Point72’s trading and clearing counterparties. 

What you’ll do

  • Reconcile equities, options, CFDs, actively traded equity swaps, and FX on a daily basis
  • Verification and reconciliation of all positions to our prime brokers and trading counterparties
  • Daily review, verification, and processing of mandatory and voluntary corporate actions
  • Work with our portfolio managers, traders, external trading counterparties, and prime brokers to resolve trade related issues in a timely fashion
  • Help monitor and reduce foreign currency exposure through the execution of FX transactions
  • Assist in responding to ad hoc queries from internal and external partners
  • Participate in and offer recommendations for continuous improvement of the team’s processes via automation and/or identifying opportunities for increased efficiency and/or control

What’s required?

  • Degree in Accounting, Business, Economics, Mathematics, or related field
  • 4-8 years of experience in the Middle Office Operations or Trade Support function of a financial institution
  • Expert level knowledge of the markets and financial products, Bloomberg, and corporate actions
  • Superior problem solving and analytical skills
  • Strong work ethic, self-motivated, confident
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task and adapt to a changing environment
  • High attention to detail aimed at delivering a product that meets our best-in-class standards
  • A self-starter who can work independently
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel. A basic understanding of VBA is helpful but not required
  • Commitment to the highest ethical standards

We take care of our people

We invest in our people, their careers, their health, and their well-being. When you work here, we provide:

  • Fully-paid health care benefits
  • Generous parental and family leave policies
  • Mental and physical wellness programs
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Non-profit matching gift program
  • Support for employee-led affinity groups representing women, minorities and the LGBT+ community
  • Tuition assistance
  • A 401(k) savings program with an employer match and more

About Point72

Point72 Asset Management is a global firm led by Steven Cohen that invests in multiple asset classes and strategies worldwide. Resting on more than a quarter-century of investing experience, we seek to be the industry’s premier asset manager through delivering superior risk-adjusted returns, adhering to the highest ethical standards, and offering the greatest opportunities to the industry’s brightest talent. We’re inventing the future of finance by revolutionizing how we develop our people and how we use data to shape our thinking. For more information, visit www.Point72.com/working-here