US Associate- Trader Assistant (closed)
Credit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank’s Credit Trading Department is seeking a recent college graduate that has experience in the Financial Industry. The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong initiative, able to work under pressure and have an understanding of the Financial Industry.
The U.S. Associate program offers an opportunity for recent college graduates interested in finance and investment banking to actively participate in this fast-paced and challenging industry. We provide our U.S. Associates with the tools necessary for professional growth and career advancement. The U.S. Associate experience fosters the opportunity to connect with people who can help guide you career.
The U.S. Associate position will be available for a maximum of 2 years. The goal of the U.S. Associate program is to develop the ideal candidate into a full-time position at the end of the two years.
Support the desk and Head of desk with various tasks in the daily activity of the desk, essentially pertaining to inputting trades in Murex, marking CDS curves in Credit Pricer, working with MO in trade reconciliation, approving repos.
Candidate will need to be well versed into dealing with various systems and departments of the bank and be able to develop a strong understanding of how they interact.
Organizational skills will be vital as the person will need to be involved in figuring out complex processes (and eventually contribute to their betterment by making suggestions).
Autonomy and a certain level of confidence will be necessary as the person will need to interact with various departments, ideally on his/her own
Good analytical and mathematic skills (preferred)
We are not looking for a hard core IT person, but for someone who has good capacity to understand complex processes and be organized to get things done. A good ability to communicate and interact is also important again as there will be a fair amount of interaction with internal functions, someone that understands priorities and good attention to detail.
Series 7 license required
Enter trade tickets in various systems
Enter CDS marks in Credit Pricer
Run end of day P & L report
Reconcile P & L estimate and Murex vs MAM
Help with various market studies
Help with other tasks the desk is required to perform