Junior Trader

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A leading Investment Bank is looking for a Junior Trader in Malta to form an integral part of the Trade Desk team within the Securities & Custody department. You will work exclusively in the Trade Desk department, together with the Bank’s authorized traders, and the role entails the assisting of traders, pre-trade check analysis, booking of executed transactions on the Bank’s core banking system whilst also the providing of timely and critical administrative support to the Trade Desk team. The ideal candidate will have attained a related College or University degree and/or relevant proven work experience would be considered an asset. Great Excel skills are a must!  If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience, then GRS look forward to receiving your CV for this Malta based Junior Trader role.
  • Filing, scanning, and saving, archiving of physical records in line with the process manual
  • Setting up of securities in the Bank’s master database and effecting necessary updates
  • Ownership of the Trade Desk Email Inbox to co-ordinate and assist Traders with the verification of trade order instructions prior to execution to ensure that the four-eye principle is applied
  • Execution of Trade Order Instructions (equities, bonds, FX) in line with processes set out in the Process Manual and the Trade Map
  • Follow up on pending trade orders with Bank’s counterparties and brokers
  • Booking of trade orders into Bank’s core banking system
  • Booking of FX Spot and FX Forward orders into Bank’s core banking system
  • Preparation and submission of subscription / redemption order forms with Transfer Agents
  • Build and Maintain relationship with members of the Bank’s Private Banking team
  • Daily reconciliation of outstanding Forward Contracts and monitoring of open forward contract positions, vis-à-vis Margin Requirements
  • Asset reconciliations of the Bank’s records against counterparties’ records
  • Ongoing initiative to identify processes which ensure more effective modus operandi of the Securities & Custody Department
  • Resolving external and internal queries relating to trade orders
  • Attending monthly team meetings
  • Keeping abreast of all banking rules, regulations and directives issued by the MFSA / ESMA, particularly Mifid and other related bodies which are relevant to daily duties
  • Take on any necessary training that is required from time to time, including training that is required due to change in internal processes and procedures
  • A related College or University degree and/or relevant proven work experience would be considered an asset
  • Experience in a similar role would also be considered an asset
  • Strong command of Microsoft Excel
  • Proactive, focused attitude towards work and an ability to plan and consistently meet deadlines
  • Demonstrate good written, oral communication and analytical skills, with excellent attention to detail.
  • Competitive salary package, including annual performance bonus
  • On-the-job training will be provided
  • Opportunity to work in a great team environment which supports teamwork and personal development
  • Group health insurance
  • Employee savings plan
  • Flexible working hours
  • Free parking!!!
Due to the high volume of applications we receive at GRS Recruitment, only shortlisted candidates will be responded to.
To apply for this position, please email your CV to Laura Constantinou, laura@grsrecruitment.com quoting the above job reference or call +356 2778 0664 for further information.



Job Summary
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    14 June 2022
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  • laura@grsrecruitment.com