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Sr Trading, Sales Assistant: Global Financing & Futures

New York, New York

Job Description:

Supports Front Office Sales desks.  Responsible for trade capture and resolving trade discrepancies.  Liaises between trading, trade support, sales, counterparties, counterparty credit, operations, and compliance.  Participates in the introduction and UAT of new initiatives, systems, and process improvements to increase efficiency and enhance controls.  Handles ad hoc requests from clients and the desk.  Requires product knowledge of financial instruments relevant to the area supported and across related asset classes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates with senior desk heads, compliance, supervision, and counterparty credit risk to ensure procedures are compliant and up to date
  • Leverage understanding of the performance drivers for the GBAM businesses to create value add analysis and drive strategic insights
  • Overseas sales assistant functions including trade capture, client onboarding and documentation, customer due diligence, AML refresh, counterparty credit limits, regulatory change management, reporting and analytics, and client relationship management


  • In depth knowledge of cash and derivative FICC products, including knowledge of credit, loans and bank debt
  • Comfort speaking with clients, senior business heads, auditors, and regulators.  Ability to handle client escalations delicately
  • Familiarity with documentation and other requirements (regulatory, credit, AML, static data needs) for trading various FICC products
  • Basic understanding of FICC regulatory environment and industry initiatives
  • Strong sense of urgency with ability to multi-task heavily
  • Familiarity with trade capture, client onboarding, and credit risk systems a plus
  • Expected to conduct BAU trade entry across all products and entities as needed by the business

Desired Skills

  • 3+ years of trading floor or operations experience
  • Be a “doer” as well as a “thinker” and demonstrate an ability to drive projects / tasks to completion
  • Self-starter with outstanding problem solving skills. Excels at ‘getting things done’ with minimal direction
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong operational processing and risk control skills including the ability to build well-controlled spreadsheets and source appropriate and meaningful data
  • Be enthusiastic, keen to learn and quick to gain an understanding of complex issues and concepts
  • Take personal responsibility for delivering high quality work and have a track record of outperformance and delivery
  • Be able to design and produce insightful regular reports and drive continuous improvement in these reports
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, team-oriented environment – both work closely with senior members of the team and work independently
  • Operates with urgency at all times

Enterprise Job Description:

  • Supports sales and/or trading desks. Responsible for trade capture and resolving trade discrepancies. Liaises between trading, trade support, sales, counterparties, counterparty credit, operations, and compliance
  • Provides direct support to traders on the floor
  • Responsible for trade capture and trade activity reporting
  • Advises traders of position adjustments and/or discrepancies. Reviews trade sheets/tickets
  • Tracks and verifies trades and checks accuracy of processed trades


1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: 


Learn more about this role

Full time


Manages People: No

Travel: Yes, 5% of the time

New York pay and benefits information

New York pay range:

$85,000 - $135,000 annualized salary, offers to be determined based on experience, education and skill set.

Discretionary incentive eligible

This role is eligible to participate in the annual discretionary plan. Employees are eligible for an annual discretionary award based on their overall individual performance results and behaviors, the performance and contributions of their line of business and/or group; and the overall success of the Company.


This role is currently benefits eligible. We provide industry-leading benefits, resources and support to our employees so they can make a genuine impact and contribute to the sustainable growth of our business and the communities we serve.

Street Address

Primary Location:
ONE BRYANT PARK, NY, New York, 10036