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Equity Derivatives Trader

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  • Requisition # 35290
  • Job Type Day
  • Location New York, NEW YORK
  • Date Posted 01/12/2021

Your potential. Your opportunity.

Do you want your voice heard and your actions to count?

Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 5th largest financial group in the world (as ranked by S&P Global, April 2020).In the Americas, we’re 13,000 colleagues, striving to make a difference for every client, organization, and community we serve. We stand for our values, developing positive relationships built on integrity and respect. It’s part of our culture to put people first, listen to new and diverse ideas and collaborate toward greater innovation, speed and agility. We’re a team that accepts responsibility for the future by asking the tough questions and owning the solutions. Join MUFG and be empowered to make your voice heard and your actions count. 

Job Summary & Responsibilities:

As part of the International Equities business at MUFG, Equity Derivatives is a key driver of growth for the platform.  The Equity Derivatives team is run internationally from New York and provides Delta One and Volatility product offerings to MUFG clients globally.  Traders execute derivative trades on behalf of our clients along with corresponding hedges and efficiently managing all aspects of risk.  This is an opportunity to join a rapidly growing business at one of the world’s largest banks.  The role will provide significant upside to the successful candidate offering opportunities to drive new business, help build the international derivatives platform and play a key role in the broader Equities business over time.

The Equity Derivatives Trader will be responsible for:

  • Pricing, execution and booking of equity derivative trades along with their corresponding cash hedges across delta one and volatility products. 
  • Participate in and support building the equity derivatives business internationally
  • Build and enhance derivative pricing models and tools
  • Interact with both Instutional and FI clients providing derivatives pricing and commentary
  • Collaborate with other desks internally to facilitate cross selling and increase client facing business

Requirements:

  • A 4 year Bachelor’s degree in Finance or a related business field (advanced degrees and/or CFA designation a plus)
  • A minimum of 2 to 3 years of related work experience as a derivatives trader, preferably within a large global bank
  • Trading experience within both delta one and volatility products
  • Securities licenses including Series 7, 63 and 55
  • Strong institutional client relationships and the ability to interact directly with clients

General Requirements

  • Strong quantitative and interpersonal skills
  • Motivated self-starter ready to hit the ground running
  • Extreme attention to detail and understanding of the gravity of all risks involved

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experience of our workforce to create opportunities for our colleagues and our business.  We do not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of any protected category. 

A conviction is not an absolute bar to employment. Factors such as the age of the offense, evidence of rehabilitation, seriousness of violation, and job relatedness are considered in all employment decisions. Additionally, it’s the bank’s policy to only inquire into a candidate’s criminal history after an offer has been made. Federal law prohibits banks from employing individuals who have been convicted of, or received a pretrial diversion for, certain offenses.

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