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Vice President, Equity Trader

Monday, March 14, 2022

This role is a unique opportunity for an individual to support our Equity Trade desk. We are looking for a motivated performer to contribute to Beacon’s Equity Trading Department and work closely with the firm’s Equity Sales, Investment Banking and Research Departments in providing professional, timely and accurate service to Beacon’s trading clients.

What is expected of you?

  • Interact daily with Trading team to develop trading strategies;
  • Execute daily trading strategies in accordance with the firm’s priorities including Beacon’s Equity Sales, Investment Banking and Research Teams;
  • Manage multiple tasks under pressure of a fast-paced environment;
  • Execute high volumes of trades within industry Compliance and Operational standards;
  • Employ various order management systems and have a deep understanding of algorithmic trading;
  • Communicate with both clients and internal Beacon staff in a professional and timely manner;
  • Identify investment opportunities arising from market dislocations;
  • Manage trading/settlement risk for the firm including Beacon’s trading portfolio;
  • Review current trading execution services to develop increases in trading revenue volumes;
  • Increase the number of institutional trading clients leading to increases in revenue.

What do you need to succeed?

Must-Have

  • Effective writing capabilities;
  • Strong computer modelling skills (Excel) with the ability to quickly learn new platforms (e.g. Factset);
  • Detail oriented with solid analytical skills and the ability to synthesize data points into trends beyond the mainstream;
  • Self-motivated and an ability to perform under pressure and meet time sensitive deadlines, sometimes for extended periods of time;
  • Demonstrated passion for equity/financial markets.

Qualifications

  • Educational degree in Business;
  • Significant Canadian equity trading experience;
  • Fully licensed to operate as a trader in Canada.
  • Experience with a trading Order Management System (Fidessa or IRESS)

This full-time role is based in Toronto. Please send your resume to careers@beaconsecurities.ca

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