Trader Assistant - Hedge Fund - Leading comp package - Front Office progression

Location: London   Sectors   

A market leading, global hedge fund are looking to make a newly created trader assistant hire in to its expanding London office.

The role is available as the current TA is moving in to a trading role (after 18 months of being a TA). Facing off to the investment desk, the remit is to closely support a bank of leading portfolio managers & traders in a role that extends from core TA tasks, to risk management, execution oversight and street facing responsibilities. With 2-3yrs of exceptional individual performance, internal progression in to trading or junior portfolio management roles are possible.

Candidates must have a top tier academic profile and solid experience as a TA/middle office professional in a leading IB or hedge fund. Any advanced tech skills are preferred.

The role is flexible on budget to get the best hire - you can expect an attractive increase on current base. A top performer will also earn a bonus that is a large % of base. Based on the Mondrian Alpha 2020 compensation survey, this role comfortably pays the hire in the upper quartile of what European funds pay trader assistants. The firm also offer a leading benefits package.