Junior Trader

Location: Chicago, United States

The Role

We are seeking a junior trader to join our program trading desk within ED&F Man Capital Markets. Our program trading desk specializes in the execution of US Equities & Option.  The successful candidate will be trained on all aspects of our business from trading to clearing to market micro structure.   The desired individual must be passionate about the markets, detailed oriented, extremely accurate and able to work under pressure.


• Execute US equity and option trades
• Communicate effectively and professionally with clients
• Ensure all daily trading files are processed correctly
• Resolve clearing issues
• Maintain various excel spreadsheets, including P&L reports
• Analyze data to improve trading performance
• Produce client TCA reports
• Solve problems as they arise

Skills & Qualifications

•           Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in a finance related field)
•           Passion for trading and the markets is a must
•           Advanced Excel skills (VBA, Macros and Pivot Tables)
•           Knowledge of Tableau is desired
•           History of producing highly accurate results
•           Ability to work under pressure and high stress
•           FINRA Series 7, 63, 55 (or 57) license - training and sponsorship will be provided for right candidate

Please Note: This is not prop trading position, we are executing on behalf of our clients.


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