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Equity Finance Trader

Posted 6 Feb 2024
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1 to 3 years
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Full-time
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Degree level
Required language
Dutch (Fluent)

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Equity finance is a new business at IMC and is part of our successful Forward team. We already have a partnership with a Prime broker dealer and are active in the broker space. We are looking for a Junior Equity Finance Trader who will join this established team of experienced traders covering all types of listed Delta one products on European blue-chip indices.

WHAT YOU'LL DO:

  • Execute trades on stocks, futures and FX for hedging Delta One products and synthetic equity finance
  • Manage the single stock book as well as the funding and corporate risk exposure
  • Work closely with our best-in-class research and quant teams to analyze your results and improve your approach
  • Maximize revenue by both finding, and then capitalizing on funding and corporate action opportunities
  • Work closely with others to improve and develop the setup, pricing and processes
  • You will have lots of responsibility and ownership early to drive strategies forward and be successful.

WHO YOU ARE:

  • You are a junior trader with 6 months to 1 year of work experience on an Equity Finance trading desk
  • You have a Master’s degree preferably in Financial Engineering, Maths or Computer Science
  • You possess a strong knowledge of equity finance products (listed and OTC), stock borrowing and lending as well as all types of corporate actions.
  • You are passionate with trading, with a good understanding of finance regulations and taxations which could trigger trading opportunities.
  • You demonstrate an entrepreneurial mindset with a healthy risk appetite and quick decision making.
  • You have strong analytical skills following a clear and structured thought process.
  • IMC is a fintech company where your coding skills will be put to good use (Python, VBA etc.).
  • You are able to build and manage strong relationship with brokers to perform your day to day trades.
  • You are self-disciplined, able to drive projects, work under pressure and tight deadlines.
  • You are a strong team player who enjoys working in a multi-cultural environment.
  • You have excellent knowledge of the English language.

OUR HIRING PROCESS

To set you up for success, you can find our hiring process including tips on applying and interviewing with us on our website. Now it’s up to you! Apply today to start an amazing journey with IMC.

About Us

IMC is a leading global market maker with offices in Europe, the US, and Asia-Pacific. We use algorithmic trading and advanced technology to buy and sell securities across multiple trading venues. Our vital role at the center of the financial markets provides liquidity for buyers and sellers worldwide.

In the late 1980s, IMC quickly identified the importance of technology in the fast-evolving trading environment. Our passion for innovation continues to drive us today. Although our company has grown rapidly over recent decades, we still approach our work with the same entrepreneurial spirit, emphasizing continuous improvement and innovation. We like our people to think for themselves, and we give them the responsibility and support they need to make an impact.

IMC is a leading global market maker, using algorithmic trading and advanced technology to buy and sell securities on multiple trading venues worldwide. We provide liquidity to the financial markets, driving efficiencies for buyers and sellers.
We operate globally from offices in Europe, the US and Asia Pacific. Our employees work closely together in multidisciplinary teams, making our success possible.

Finance & Banking
Amsterdam
Active in 3 countries
700 employees
70% men - 30% women
Average age is 35 years

What employees are saying

Daniel den Brave

Trader

Daniel den Brave

"At IMC you get real freedom to translate your ideas into practice. And we use the latest technology, which is pretty awesome."

Pierre Bashshour

Software Engineer

Pierre Bashshour

"If you write code on a Monday, it's going to be in production all over the world on Tuesday. I enjoy this fast-paced environment in which I contribute to make global markets more efficient."