Interactive Brokers Hong Kong Limited (“IBHK”) is seeking a Junior securities finance sales trader. The ideal candidate is hardworking, detail-oriented, problem-solving, and has the ability to interact with clients of the group, internal associates and external counterparties. This position requires the ability to swiftly master and utilize the firm’s Trader Work Station and Securities Lending and Borrowing (SLB) platforms in order to execute daily responsibilities
The securities finance sales trader will be responsible for growing and expanding the client-oriented securities finance product: by liaising with sales representatives, nurture clients with an outspoken need for securities financing services, increase breadth and depth of products offered, grow pairing and facilitation of short sales, steer and accelerate the expansion of the yield enhancement programs.
The Junior Securities Finance Sales Trader will be reporting to the Head of Securities Financing, Asia Pacific.
Direct liaising with in-house clients to support and facilitate securities financing needs
Grow the in-house stock yield enhancement programs
Expand the program to additional markets
Grow client base and notional long/short balances
Support sales representatives surrounding the securities finance product
Constantly evaluate systems and processes to identify inefficiencies and recommend enhancements
Support management in strategic local decision making
Solid academic background showing strong knowledge in Mathematics, Science, Accounting, Finance and/or Business
High degree of comfort and fluency with computers and technology, and understanding of how technology is applied to business or an ability to develop this rapidly
Ground level knowledge base or experience in securities financing is required (entry level)
Experience in Treasury/Operations/Clearing is a plus
Professional English skills are required, any other languages are a plus
Logical approach to problem solving
Detail oriented with solid math skills
Ability to efficiently handle multiple tasks
Self-motivated and energetic
Professional demeanor with good communication skills
Intermediate to high level of proficiency in MS-Excel
Ability to work in a small-team environment with a servicing attitude
Interactive Brokers a subsidiary of publicly-traded Interactive Brokers Group, Inc., based in Greenwich, Connecticut (NASDAQ: IBKR) is a low-cost provider of trade execution and clearing services for active traders, institutional investors, financial advisors and introducing brokers. IBKR’s premier technology provides electronic access to stocks, options, futures, forex, bonds, and funds worldwide from a single IBKR Integrated Investment account. IBKR is one of the largest online brokers by trade volume and is consistently ranked at the top of its field.
Our employees are part of a dynamic, multinational, fast-paced, results-oriented team working to provide our customers with state-of-the-art trading technology, superior execution capabilities, worldwide electronic access, and sophisticated risk management tools.
Our headquarters are in Greenwich, CT, USA. IBKR has offices in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Hungary, Estonia, Russia, India, Hong Kong, China, Japan and Australia.
IBKR is a member of NYSE, FINRA, and SIPC. Interactive Brokers Group brokerage affiliates are regulated by securities and commodities agencies around the world.
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