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Trading Assistant

Trading Assistant

Artisan Partners
Boston, MA

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Artisan Partners seeks a Trading Assistant to join the firm’s newest autonomous investment team that is focused on investing in emerging and frontier debt markets.

The Trading Assistant will have high exposure to emerging markets debt and derivative instruments and will work in a close-knit team with abundant learning opportunities. This role will be responsible for providing pre-and-post trade support functions as well as supporting other investment functions. Instruments supported include USD and emerging market currency denominated bonds, FX (spot, forward, options), interest rate swaps, credit default swaps, futures and total return swaps. The Trading Assistant will be expected to frequently provide creative solutions to the unique challenges of emerging markets investing. The ideal candidate for this role will be passionate about the capital markets and will be seeking opportunities to learn and be challenged.

Responsibilities

The candidate can expect to:

  • Set up trades in order management system
  • Confirm settlement details of all cash and derivative trades
  • Monitor margin requirements of cleared and bilateral trades
  • Resolve failed trades
  • Act as liaison with custodian and fund accountants to ensure accurate holdings and accounting details on funds
  • Create reporting on relevant fund details for Traders and Portfolio Managers
  • Set up and maintain trading relationships in a broad range of markets, including emerging and developed markets

Qualifications

The successful candidate will possess strong analytical skills and attention to detail. Additionally, the ideal candidate will possess:

  • Undergraduate degree in related discipline
  • Passion for capital markets
  • Willingness to perform structured tasks with a high sense of urgency and excellent attention to detail
  • A self-starter mindset with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment and demonstrated ability to prioritize
  • Ability to cope with changes and uncertainty; team player able to identify what needs to be done and contribute
  • Strong knowledge or desire to learn programming skills
  • Ability to work effectively with internal and external partners, from peer group to senior managers or service providers
  • Foreign language skills a plus
  • Personal or professional exposure to emerging markets a plus

As a talent firm, we believe our greatest asset is our people. The health and safety of our associates is our highest priority.

In consideration of this core value, extensive monitoring throughout the pandemic, full examination of business and economic implications of continued COVID-19 outbreaks, and in consultation with external experts, Artisan has implemented a Vaccination Reporting, Face Coverings and Testing Policy. The policy requires all U.S. associates to report their vaccination status and produce proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or otherwise comply with face masking in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. All offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon this same condition of employment.

Associates may be legally entitled to a reasonable accommodation if they cannot comply with certain elements of this policy due to a medical condition or disability, or if the provisions in this policy conflict with a sincerely held religious belief, practice or observance. Requests for reasonable accommodations can be initiated after a contingent offer of employment is received as part of the pre-employment screening process.

Privacy Notice for California Applicants

Artisan Partners Limited Partnership is an equal opportunity employer. Artisan Partners does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.


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