Sales Trader

Start Date: Immediate


Salary: Negotiable


Sales trader required for fast growing APAC broker dealer in Hong Kong. The role will require the successful candidate to generate transaction revenue through trade execution in both Equity and Credit markets, as well as FX and derivatives. Support will be provided through an existing team of trade execution and settlement personnel. The company is part of a larger parent that has global access to equity,credit, derivative and capital markets. 


Roles of responsibilities:


* Primarily cash equity execution of client orders, with some exposure to FX and Fixed Income Business Lines. Ensure that trades are completed in accordance with internal best execution policies, whilst maintaining smooth trade processes. 

* Handle client enquiries and provide market information to clients 

* Perform system testing and assist in the rollout of internal system upgrades. 

* Gain familiarity with internal software and processes to understand client exposure and ensure the timely booking of all trades. 

* Monitor balance movements on client overview reports, ensuring financing and risk controls are in place whilst keeping management abreast of any significant trends and developments

* Assist Dealing Head and Settlements Manager with monitoring client margin position and forced selling

* Generate dealing flow by calling and developing relationships with client base and counterparties, understanding their investment behaviour and orientation

* Generate new business leads using resources such as Bloomberg, and to circulate a lead sheet for discussion and weekly follow up

* Assist Dealing Head with organizing the firms trading desks globally with regards to strategy, product scope, and enhancements on dealing room processes

* To assist with completing periodical desk revenue and budget reports


Skill Requirements


* Sales experience

* Customer-oriented

* Proactively engaging

* Willing to take shift rearrangement to cover global markets

* 5+ years of trading experience

* Undergraduate degree required