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Type of Role: Investments

Experience Level: Analyst/Associate

Location: New York City, New York

Salary: $100K - $125K

J.P. Morgan Asset Management is the world’s third-largest alternatives manager, with a 40-year history of delivering innovative alternative solutions across market cycles. Our alternative investment engines are managed by highly specialized independent teams, backed by the global reach, vast resources and robust governance of J.P. Morgan Asset Management. Our alternative strategies are designed to achieve specific client outcomes and built to deliver uncorrelated returns to traditional asset classes. Customized alternative portfolios can be tailored to individual client needs. We offer strategies across the alternative investment spectrum, including real estate, private equity and credit, infrastructure, transportation, liquid alternatives and hedge funds. Details below.

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JOB DESCRIPTION

The Equity Derivatives Sales Desk covers Institutional clients including Asset Managers, Hedge Funds, Insurance Companies, Pension Funds and Endowments/Foundations for equity derivatives as well as cross-asset risk premia products.

As a Analyst on the Equity Derivatives Sales desk, you will be required to be both market and client facing. Your role here also requires execution, technical and market skills, a problem solving approach and ability to combine strategic analysis with tactical idea generation.

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Support senior marketers in covering clients and in daily functions of the desk
  • Provide comprehensive client coverage, including fulfilling client requests for market updates, assisting with the execution of client orders and providing clients with market intelligence and analysis
  • Assist in formulating, marketing and executing trade ideas
  • Help ensure smooth post trade execution process including accurate booking of risk, trade recaps and post trade enquiries

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills:

  • Strong communication skills, analytical background and proficiency with excel
  • Candidates must be high energy, take initiative, and multi task in a fast paced trading desk environment, while paying attention to detail
  • Have strong intellectual curiosity, genuine interest in markets, a high degree of organization and attention to detail, and the ability to perform well under pressure
  • Strong knowledge of Bloomberg, Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • FINRA Series 7 and 63 licenses are required for the role, but can be obtained after joining the team

Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills:

  • Fundamental understanding of Python or VBA is preferred