AVP – Equity Trading Assistant – Hybrid opportunity Jobs in New York, NY, NY at Michael Page

Title: AVP – Equity Trading Assistant – Hybrid opportunity

Company: Michael Page

Location: New York, NY, NY

The position is an AVP level trading assistant position supporting the Equity Front Office desks; performing Middle office functions such as reconciling trades, addressing all trade life cycle issues, running T-1 trader P&L and processing any trade related activity i.e. corporate actions, buy ins etc.

Client Details

Our client is one of the world’s leading investment banks, with over 2 trillion AUM, providing banking and financial services worldwide.


Responsibilities include:

Support day to day trade operations/settlements; ensure accuracy and swift resolution

Run trader P&L, Trade capture/validation

Analysis and resolution of trade discrepancies across internal systems and external counterparties

Daily monitoring of excess/deficits activity

Support the Equity Front Office desks within a trade confirmation/settlements capacity

Review and action Possession and Control 15c3-3 activity

Buy in processing; REG SHO

Review and resolve failing trade activity

Investigate & resolve cash and stock reconciliation issues

Maintain superior client service skills (Internal and External clients)

Address settlement/position discrepancies; appropriate desk/Manager for prompt resolution

Adhere to all rules, regulations and procedures that govern this role and organization


The ideal candidate should possess the following skills and/or attributes:

High Proficiency in Microsoft Excel

Effective time management skills with the ability to meet deadlines

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

An overall knowledge of Equities and Fixed Income products (exotic derivatives a plus i.e. IRS,FX,Futures)

Understand and/or have knowledge of how to process Corporate Actions

Motivated self-starter, fast learner who is able to multi-task

Ability to work in a fast paced demanding environment

Knowledge of ADP/BPS, DTCC, Obligation Warehouse, SmartTrack, Ascendis (Possession & Control)

Experience working as Prime Brokerage trading support/operations

Minimum of 4 years of Middle Office/Operations experience – previous TA experience preferred

Minimum of a BA/BS degree or equivalent industry experience

Job Offer

Competitive salary

OT Eligible

Hybrid role – 2/3x a week in the office

Work/life balance

Healthcare benefits – Full Medical/Dental/Vision

Retirement 401(K)

Paid Time Off/Vacation

Exposure to vast amount of financial instruments

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual’s status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

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