Associate - Trading Assistant


Financial Services


New York, New York

Employment Type



Well-established Structured Credit & Private Equity investment fund is looking to hire a Product Management/Middle Office professional who will sit on the trading desk and will manage all non-investment related functions around the issuance/execution of complex structured credit transactions.  

Job Description:

Compensation : $105000 - $140000
Job ID : 13502


  • Oversee key operational aspects around the issuance/execution of complex structured credit transactions.   
  • Responsible for the setup of new securities and ongoing deal maintenance throughout the trade life-cycle
  • Trade booking of all asset-level investment activity into accounting system (buys, sells, draws & repayments, interest, fees, expenses, etc.) and ensure the same is relayed to Fund Administrator
  • Work with trading desk to review borrowing bases, satisfy funding requests, and ensure interest & fees are being charged correctly
  • Manage the asset-based leverage with Lenders and coordinate necessary funding’s to operate our business
  • Conduct monthly meeting with trading desk and management to review performance, trading activity, and holdings/analytics
  • Partner with portfolio managers, business development, and senior management with ad hoc analyses and requests
  • Maintain desk-specific interactive dashboards to assist in portfolio & pipeline management
  • Coordinate weekly pipeline meetings for trading desk to review upcoming deals and projected activity on existing arrangements
  • Active involvement with idea generation and implementation of creating quality solutions within the team to support new client and business activity

Job Requirements:


  • BA/BS degree required with a minimum of 4 years of experience in financial services
  • Knowledge of Bonds, Derivatives, CLO’s and Whole Loans
  • Sound judgement and strong problem solving skills
  • Team player with ability to build strong cross-functional relationships
  • Extremely organized, detail-oriented, with control mind-set
  • Expert MS Excel skills
  • Strong PC Skills including with some reporting tools preferred (Power BI, Tableau, Alteryx)



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