Trading Assistant

Location: Chicago
Job Code / Req #: Trading
# of Openings: 1

Description

The Trading Assistant will work on a trading desk in a Chicago office. While on the desk, the individual will work closely with the traders, to support the ongoing trading activity of the group. The qualified candidate will learn trading concepts from interactions with the team.

Our employees’ health and well-being are critical to our success. Ronin offers a wide array of benefits that are among the most competitive in the industry including an annual discretionary bonus, comprehensive healthcare plan, flexible spending accounts, life and accident insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, financial planning services, tuition reimbursement, health and wellness incentives, and paid holidays and vacations.

Responsibilities:

  • Sourcing information that may affect trading strategies
  • Analyzing potential trading opportunities and assessing potential risks
  • Performing statistical analysis on financial time series as requested
  • Reconciling trade differences
  • Conducting post trade performance analysis
  • Completing repetitive tasks in a multi-task environment with precision

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a focus in Finance, Mathematics, Physics, Economics or related fields are preferred
  • Proficiency with Excel/VBA and system applications strongly preferred
  • Proficiency in programming (C++ /C#) and statistical software a plus
  • Demonstrate a genuine aspiration to learn about the financial markets
  • Meticulous and detail oriented with strong critical thinking skills and the ability to solve complex problems that may occur before, during, and after the trading day




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