Wealth Management Dealer

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Rothschild
  • 06 Sep 18 2018-09-06

Rothschild & Co is one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory groups. We provide M&A, strategy and financing advice, as well as investment and wealth management solutions to large institutions, families, individuals and governments, worldwide.

Having been at the centre of the world's financial markets for over 200 years, we can rely on an unrivalled global network of trusted professionals and decision makers.  This means that we have in-depth market intelligence, bringing us closer to current issues than any other global financial institution.

Our 3,400 talented employees spread across 50 offices around the world have a strong track record of outstanding execution in three business lines: Rothschild Global Advisory, Rothschild Private Wealth and Asset Management, and Rothschild Merchant Banking.

It is this combination of scale, local knowledge and intellectual capital that allows us to provide a distinct perspective and effective long-term solutions for our partners.


Rothschild & Co Private Wealth

At Rothschild Private Wealth we offer an objective long-term perspective on investing, structuring and safeguarding assets, to preserve and grow our clients’ wealth.

We provide a comprehensive range of private wealth services to some of the world’s wealthiest and most successful families, entrepreneurs, foundations and charities. In an environment where short-term thinking often dominates, our long-term perspective sets us apart. We believe preservation-first is the right approach to managing wealth.

 

Overview of Role

The Rothschild Wealth Management (RWM) Investment team in London is seeking a Dealer / Trader to join the multi-asset buy-side Dealing team focusing on trade execution, transaction cost analysis and algorithmic trading strategies. The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate a strong quantitative aptitude, a broad understanding of technological developments on the buy-side, and display the ability to interact effectively with both internal Portfolio Managers and the sell-side.

 

Responsibilities

  • Reporting to the Head of Investments, the candidate will be assisting in global trading activities in cash equities, fixed income and derivatives, centered around RWM’s multi-billion dollar primary multi-asset strategy
  • Execution of portfolio orders and implementing best execution strategies
  • Oversight of TCA, market microstructure analysis, algorithmic execution strategy design, and market impact modelling (pre & post trade) for Portfolio Managers
  • Assist in improving of the trading desk processes with particular regards to trade automation, analytical insights and regulatory requirements
  • Provide effective communication and market insights for internal consumption across the RWM division
  • Give support and actively contribute to the portfolio management and implementation process
     

Experience, Skills and Competencies Required

  • Degree educated or equivalent (in a quantitative discipline preferred)
  • Thorough understanding of quantitative financial and statistical concepts
  • Advanced TCA, smart order routing, market microstructure and execution algo experience (VWAP/TWAP)
  • Understanding and interest in fundamental research processes and multi-asset portfolio management
  • Ability to work autonomously and proactively to develop project / research ideas
  • A strong understanding of relevant regulatory developments and trends
  • Diligent and high level of attention to detail even when working under pressure
  • 3 - 5 years investment industry experience  
  • Strong excel skills, understanding of VBA and SQL desirable
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Willingness to work in a close-knit team with a long-term perspective