Equity Trader - Abu Dhabi


Location:

Abu Dhabi

Date posted:

18th June 2019

Employment type:

Permanent

Job reference:

65500-0011037399

Staffing area:

Financial Services


Description

This role would suit a candidate with international and/or emerging markets experience, with a track record in portfolio management, defining trading and investment strategies, and a track record of positive pnl generation.


The Role



  • Trade securities in local, regional and international markets in line with the group's investment strategies

  • Actively monitor portfolios to ensure they are managed in-line with their objectives, risk considerations and recommendations as laid out in the CIO's Investment Strategy

  • Monitor the investment performance of these portfolios against benchmarks, and communicate/manage risks accordingly or as directed

  • Keep up to date with and interpret financial/market reports, make recommendations to CIO with regards to sector allocation and stock recommendations based on fundamental research in a regular and timely fashion.

  • Liase with and maintain local and international broker network, custodians and administrators

  • Analyze financial information to support forecasts of business, industry, and economic conditions to assist in investment decisions, including technical analysis and market sentiments.

  • Monitor and provide CIO with daily trading information

  • Maintain research database and track investment recommendations made.

  • Work closely with operations team as well as other members in the investment team; Collating relevant information and data as well as assisting in all account opening or maintenance paperwork

  • In addition to marketable securities buy and sell financial assets for the company as directed; these may include OTC instruments, private company shares, and other assets such as futures, listed options, commodities & structured notes.

  • Execute trades, in an efficient and timely manner in order to maximize financial performance of the relevant portfolio.

  • Perform any other duties as assigned by CIO



The Candidate



  • Bachelor degree in Finance or Economics from reputable institution

  • CFA Charter-holder Preferred

  • Minimum 5 years prior experience in investment trading of either equities, fixed income, hedge funds or private equity

  • Knowledge of GCC financial markets

  • Ability to analyze financial statements

  • Ability to prepare clear and concise investment reports and recommendations

  • Ability to speak in fluently in English; communication in Arabic preferred

  • Interpersonal skills and communication a must

  • Able to be based in Abu Dhabi




Dubai

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC)
Gate Village 1, Level 1, Office Unit 104, P.O. Box 482100
Dubai
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+971 (0) 4 382 6700
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