Monday, November 12, 2012

Trader, Repo Desk - Los Angeles, CA

Position Description

Position Title: Trader – Repo Desk ($150bn Multi Strategy Manager, Los Angeles)
Summary: The repo trading position is responsible for all aspects involved in repo and reverse-repo execution and management. This trading position will require trade execution, position monitoring, risk management and reporting, as well as constant communication with the back/middle office, operations, credit traders, and portfolio managers. Incumbents are investment professionals having excellent communication skills, strong aptitude in math, and excellent attention to detail.

Duties and Responsibilities:
 Assist management of multi-billion dollar repo/reverse-repo book.
 Create and disseminate portfolio reporting.
 Execute repo and reverse-repo transactions, manage dealer relationships.
 Assist pricing portfolio daily, manage haircut and collateral balances with dealers.
 Assist in counterparty and collateral risk management.
 Provide funding costs and investment opportunities to portfolio managers.
 Manage pricing, haircuts, relative-value with credit traders.

Qualifications:
 Minimum three years relevant repo/funding desk experience.
 Strong preference to CFA or CFA candidate.
 Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
 Strong finance, economic, business, and math skills.
 Located in Los Angeles Office.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to:
John Grogan
Silverdean Associates
Phone: (415) 944-8777
Email: john@silverdean.com

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