Trader, Equities

Posted 27 March 2024

Trader, Equities at Fiera Capital

Finance Full-time Montreal

Experience: Entry-Level
Education Required: Bachelor’s degree in business administration or other relevant field ;
Canadian Securities Course (CSC) or the commitment to complete it before the end of probation period (mandatory);
Salary Range: Not Specified

Close date: 25 May 2024

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At Fiera Capital

We invest in creating a culture of purpose that makes our people feel valued, cared for, seen, and heard.

Our approach to employee experience is tailored to your needs and ambitions:

  • Your Inclusive Experience: We are committed to cultivating an inclusive, safe, and trusting work environment.
  • Your Growth & Empowerment: We have ambitious growth goals for our firm, which makes us a great place to advance your career.
  • Your Rewards & Recognition: We deeply value our people and their contributions and that’s reflected in our competitive compensation and benefits packages and our collaborative culture.
  • Your Wellness Your Way: We strive to create a healthy work environment and we offer programs designed to support our employees’ wellbeing.

Position Description

What we are looking for:

Under the supervision of the Head of Trading, Equities, the Trader, Equities seek to ensure best execution on all trades and operations. The incumbent will also be involved in improving the different tools used by the team.

Your responsibilities:

  • Execute Equity Trades in Canadian, US and Global markets;
  • Execute trades for Derivatives products;
  • Partner with Portfolio Managers and provide ongoing information about market sentiment, trading environment, trading volume and price volatility;
  • Develop and maintain good relationships with Portfolio Managers, Brokers and trading partners;
  • Maintain and monitor commission budget;
  • Automate different manual processes;
  • Perform all related tasks.

Required Skill / Experience

Must have requirements to be successful in this role:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration or other relevant field ;
  • A pertinent combination of relevant experience and education will be considered;
  • Canadian Securities Course (CSC) or the commitment to complete it before the end of probation period (mandatory);
  • CFA Charter Holder or in the process to become a CFA will be considered a major asset;
  • Between 1 and 2 years of experience in a similar role within a Portfolio Management firm (major asset) or relevant internship experience in the Finance industry;
  • Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of equities and their respective markets, trading characteristics and trading regulations;
  • Good understanding of factors affecting equity securities and markets;
  • Good knowledge of Bloomberg , Fidessa, Triton, Microsoft office (major asset);
  • Knowledge of VBA, C++, Python, or other related coding languages (major asset);
  • Demonstrate strong analytical, organizational skills, precision, attention to detail and flexibility;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Proficiency in French and English, spoken and written;
  • Ability to work as part of a team and under pressure.

Additional Information:

  • Fiera Capital adheres to a hybrid working environment with 3 days in-office per week
  • If you are interested in a career at Fiera Capital and you meet 70% or more of the requirements, do not hesitate to submit your application!

For all positions in Quebec (Montreal and Laval), proficiency in French, both spoken and written, is mandatory. Working English proficiency is also required in order to serve our offices and clients around the world.

Fiera Capital subscribes to the principle of employment equity. Our staff is our most valuable asset, and our goal is to create an inclusive and equitable environment where everyone can achieve their true potential.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, colour, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, or on the basis of disability, genetic information or any other federal, state, or local protected class. Fiera Capital will not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment.

All staffing decisions, including hiring and promotion decisions, will be based on merit, skills, performance, and business needs. We are pleased to receive applications from qualified individuals from a variety of backgrounds. Job applicants who are individually selected for an interview will be notified that accommodations are available upon request. If a selected participant requests accommodation, Fiera Capital shall consult with the applicant and provide, or arrange for the provision of, suitable accommodation in a manner that considers the applicant’s accessibility needs due to disability.

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Please note that job titles indicated in job postings may differ from internal job titles. Accordingly, offers of employment may not reflect job titles indicated in job postings.

We thank all applicants for their interest in a career with Fiera Capital. We will only contact those selected for an interview.

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