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Junior Equity Trader, Wealth Management

New York, New York
Wealth Management

Job Description

BNY Mellon Wealth Management is a leading wealth manager. In 2017, it was ranked as a Top 10 U.S. Wealth Manager by Barron’s. It was also awarded Best Private Bank for Customer Service in the U.S. by Financial Times publications Professional Wealth Management and The Banker. The firm has more than two centuries of experience in providing services to clients who today include financially successful individuals and families, their family offices and business enterprises, planned giving programs, and endowments and foundations. It has $238 billion in total client assets, as of December 31, 2017, and an extensive network of offices in the U.S. and internationally. BNY Mellon Wealth Management, which provides investment management, custody, wealth and estate planning and private banking services, conducts business through various operating subsidiaries of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation. For more information go to or follow us on Twitter @BNYMellonWealth.

  The Junior Equity Trader manages the implementation and completion of equity and derivatives trades by utilizing third party broker/dealers.  Responsible for transmitting trade files to the broker/dealer for execution as agent with the market. Oversee equity trading activities.  Negotiate trading structure of large programs with brokers. Assess and analyze transaction costs of various trading strategies. Monitor commissions paid to the various brokers.  Monitor broker executions. Insure proper allocation and booking of trades.  Gather and maintain broker and trading restrictions and limitations for various accounts.  Discuss trading options and strategies with clients when necessary.  Keep abreast of new trading strategies and technologies. Monitor market news and conditions.   


At least three to five years’ experience in an investment management or brokerage firm.  3-5 years of total work experience preferred. Ability to trade equities and equity portfolios.  Ability to analyze trading strategies.  Working knowledge of various trading systems and platforms.  Working knowledge of equity market structure and securities.  Working knowledge of residual risk control.  Working knowledge of crossing networks.  A bachelor's degree is required and a MBA or CFA (or candidate) preferred.

For over 230 years, the people of BNY Mellon have been at the forefront of finance, expanding the financial markets while supporting investors throughout the investment lifecycle. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments & safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world's financial assets. BNY Mellon remains one of the safest, most trusted and admired companies. Every day our employees make their mark by helping clients better manage and service their financial assets around the world. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, clients count on the people of BNY Mellon across time zones and in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. It's the collective ambition, innovative thinking and exceptionally focused client service paired with a commitment to doing what is right that continues to set us apart. Make your mark:

As one of the nation's leading wealth managers, BNY Mellon Wealth Management is dedicated to helping individuals, families, planned giving programs, endowments, foundations and other institutions with all of their wealth and investment planning needs. By providing integrated products, services and solutions, we help them capitalize on opportunity while managing risk. Backed by more than two centuries of experience, we understand our clients' needs and deliver customized strategies to help them reach their goals.

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Minorities/Females/Individuals With Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Primary Location: United States-New York-New York
Internal Jobcode: 08035
Job: Wealth Management
Organization: WM Investments-HR13350
Requisition Number: 1811979