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Type of Role: Investments

Experience Level: Analyst/Associate

Location: Hartford, Connecticut

Salary: $80K - $120K

Based in Hartford, CT, Hartford Investment Management Company (HIMCO) is looking for an Associate Trader to support the fixed income and equity trading groups.  The successful candidate must have the ability to be a value-added partner with the existing traders, portfolio managers and analysts throughout the investment process.  This individual will also focus on analysis supporting the derivative efforts.

Responsibilities

  • Trading – Execute sales and purchases of securities within assigned sectors under the direction of senior trader and/or portfolio manager.  Develop an understanding of markets, economics, supply/demand technical and valuation.
  • Portfolio Management – Identify and evaluate pricing trends in primary and secondary markets and identify relative value ideas.  Proactively communicate with sector teams.  Begin to develop an understanding of portfolio guidelines and mandates.
  • External Relationships – Build partnerships with securities dealers; work diligently to uphold the firm’s reputation with the street.
  • Research – Provide support to portfolio manager and senior trader in special projects (modeling, pricing, etc.).

Candidate Profile

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 0 to 3 years of investment related experience. Fixed income and/or equity market related experience preferred.
  • Strong communication skills, oral and written.
  • Sound judgment and decision-making skills with ability to multi-task in fast-paced environment.
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills.
  • Willingness to pursue and obtain C.F.A.

As a condition of your employment for HIMCO, you will be required to affirm to HIMCO’s Code of Ethics and understand that you will be required to comply with the disclosure of accounts, holdings and pre-clearance of trades for the accounts of you and your household family members as more fully described in the Code of Ethics Key Points. If you will be deemed to be a “Covered Associate” under HIMCO’s Pay to Play Policy, you will also need to disclose all political contributions that you have given within the past 2 calendar years.

Compensation

The listed annualized base pay range is primarily based on analysis of similar positions in the external market. Actual base pay could vary and may be above or below the listed range based on factors including but not limited to performance, proficiency and demonstration of competencies required for the role. The base pay is just one component of The Hartford’s total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include short-term or annual bonuses, long-term incentives, and on-the-spot recognition. The annualized base pay range for this role is:

$80,000 – $120,000

Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity or Expression/Religion/Age