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Trading Assistant
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Garda Capital Partners is hiring a
Trading Assistant

Garda Capital Partners (Garda) is a multi-billion dollar alternative investment firm with over 18 years of experience deploying relative value strategies across fixed income markets for institutional investors. Garda has offices in Wayzata, New York City, West Palm Beach, Geneva, Copenhagen, and Singapore.

Garda has two openings in its Wayzata office for a Trading Assistants, one to start February 2023, and the other to start June 2023. Essential functions will include but not be limited to the following.

Primary responsibilities for the role include:

  • Capture trades timely and accurately into fund’s trade management system
  • Work with counterparties and clearing brokers to ensure that trades are matched and accurately reflected on trade date
  • Liaise with Garda’s Middle Office and external Fund Administrator on trade confirmations, and carry out amendments promptly
  • Work closely with portfolio managers to investigate and resolve P&L issues
  • Monitor swap book and reduce line items via riskless swap collapses with dealers
  • Calculate and hedge the Fund’s currency exposures
  • Assist the repo desk with bond deliveries and failed trades
  • Produce ad-hoc risk reports for internal clients

Desired qualifications

  • University degree in Finance, Economics, or related field
  • Experience with Fixed Income products is a plus, preferably within a Trading Support function
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Bloomberg
  • Detail-oriented nature with strong numerical and verbal skills
  • Ability to multi-task and manage deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Attention to detail, and a strong desire to learn
  • Flexibility to work unconventional hours
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