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TD Securities
 

Fixed Income Sales & Trading Analyst

Overview

TD Securities provides a wide range of capital market products and services to corporate, government and institutional clients. The firm works with clients around the world, focusing selectively and strategically on the key financial centers: Toronto, New York, London and Singapore.

 

TD Securities offers its U.S.-based employees the advantage of working in a highly focused boutique-type operation, while being part of a major global investment dealer. Confidence in our U.S. operations systems stems from the recognition of our in-depth industry knowledge and from our outstanding credit, structuring, research and distribution capabilities. At TD Securities, you will learn the financing business and gain a competitive advantage of your own. You will be exposed to a wide variety of clients, industries, financing structures and products.

 

Position

The Sales & Trading group is comprised of a number of Fixed Income businesses. New analysts participate in a rotational program which will enable them to develop and hone their skill-sets by training on different desks. The desk assignments are based on business need and personal interest. Analysts join their first rotation after the training program and move to a second rotation six months thereafter. The majority of analysts are done with rotations after their second desk placement.

 

In This Capacity You Will

  • Answer calls and listen in on client calls with senior salespeople
  • Assist with client needs
  • Send out research and ideas internally and externally
  • Generate views and ideas about the fixed income market
  • Create and maintain presentation materials
  • Support senior salespeople and liaising between clients and traders
  • Allocate trades and liaise with clients and internal groups to ensure all transactions meet the client’s needs
  • Engage in analytical projects and excel reporting
  • Understand risk and develop an idea of risk-taking strategies
  • Develop an understanding of market indicators, their impact across the yield curve and on different instruments
  • Present research and recommendations to the trading team
  • Work with the trading team on inter-day requirements
  • Work with sales and other groups internally to ensure executed transactions are settled and provide further information where required
  • Certain desks will have analysts work on building models and quantitative analytics, financial engineering, heavy modelling and coding are desirable skill sets for trading analysts

Qualifications

Undergraduate degree in any discipline with strong financial and analytical skills. Successful candidates must have strong communication skills, problem solving and analytical capabilities and be able to work effectively in a team environment.

    December 17, 2017
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