Senior Execution Associate

Mesirow Financial - Greater Chicago Area

Posted 783 days ago
  • Experience
    Associate
  • Job function
    Finance
  • Employment type
    Full-time
  • Industry
    Financial Services
  • Job ID
    3467181

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About this job

Job description

 The Opportunity:
Implementation of foreign exchange execution strategies during European trading hours within Currency Management group.

  • Execution of quantitative model signals in accordance with existing execution strategies
    • Assure best execution of trades and forward pricing
    • Support Portfolio Management in execution of overlay strategies 
  • Develop and maintain relationships with the Asian and European trading desks of our counterparties.
  • Responsibilities focused during European trading hours, 11 PM – 7 AM CST, Sunday through Thursday.
  • Provide overnight commentary to Currency Management team.

Desired Skills and Experience

Minimum Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or related field.
  • Minimum 2 years experience in a trade execution role.
  • Series 3 license, or willingness to obtain within 90 days from their start date.
  • Well organized, disciplined approach to work with a high level of attention to detail.
  • Ability to solve problems independently.
  • Understanding of portfolio risk management.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Excel 2007/10, Bloomberg and Reuters.

This position will not lead to an opportunity to trade a proprietary account. 

About this company

Mesirow Financial

Mesirow Financial is a diversified financial services firm headquartered in Chicago. Celebrating its 75th anniversary this year, the firm remains independent and employee-owned with approximately 1,200 employees globally. With expertise in Investment Management, Global Markets, Insurance Services and Consulting, Mesirow Financial strives to meet the financial needs of institutions, public sector entities, corporations and individuals. For more information about Mesirow Financial, visit its website at mesirowfinancial.com.

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