Old Mission Capital

  • Corporate Actions Specialist

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(8/27/2019 8:45 PM)
    ID
    2019-1089
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Trading
  • Overview

    Old Mission Capital, a global quantitative proprietary trading firm is recruiting a motivated individual to join our growing team in our New York City office. We are currently looking to hire a Corporate Actions Analyst that will research, develop, and will work with other members of the team to improve all aspects of the index reconstitution, rebalance, and calculation processes. The analyst will contribute to the management of indexes, such as undertaking index rebalances, reviewing the accuracy of calculations, and identify profitable trades.

    Responsibilities

    • Have a deep understanding of a wide variety of financial information, including global corporate actions, and company fundamentals.
    • Use expertise and research to identify profitable corporate action trades by understanding the impact of corporate actions - especially M&A, Spinoffs & Offerings, with good understanding of their timelines.
    • Document processes and procedures for interpreting and handling global corporate actions
    • Uncover data enhancement opportunities; present trade ideas to our senior traders

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree, preferably with a focus in finance, economics or quantitative disciplines
    • Extensive experience with equities and knowledge of news sources, exchanges, and corporate actions.
    • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills to dissect a problem in order to provide clear and concise explanations
    • Effective communication skills, including listening, spoken, and written
    • Track record of working successfully both independently and with a team
    • Highly motivated with intellectual curiosity and creativity; comfortable with complexity
    • Well organized and able to complete multiple, time-sensitive projects at once
    • It would be beneficial if you had an understanding of index changes related to M&A and spinoffs; correlation between corporate action timelines and index change announcements.

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