Securities Lending Associate in New York, NY at TradeStation

Date Posted: 5/3/2021

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Securities Lending Associate
New York, NY
#WeAreTradeStation

TradeStation is an online brokerage firm seeking to level the playing field for self-directed investors and traders, empowering them to claim their individual financial edge.  We have built a team of amazing people who work together in a high-performance culture to provide our clients with exceptional products and services.  We offer a collaborative and flexible work environment, competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits and an unlimited PTO policy.
POSITION SUMMARY:
To be successful in the Securities Lending team involves many diverse skill sets.  Most importantly, you will need to work with the sales traders to identify opportunities in demand in the securities lending market.  The candidate will take ownership of revenue generation, develop new opportunities, manage execute strategies and manage customer demands.   In addition to the above, you will be assisting more experienced team members in meeting the demands of the business while becoming increasingly involved with building client relationships and helping to maintain revenue targets.  Accomplishing these tasks while ensuring we are regulatorily compliant will be a large part of your day to day role.
As a Securities Lending team member, your journey begins supporting the desk with opportunities to train and grow into the role.   You will be taught the fundamental skills needed to succeed – from acquiring, building and managing client relationships to humanizing financial interactions – and we’ll equip you with everything you need as you move through the stages of development to ultimately speaking with clients and helping the team achieve their financial targets.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
We’ll help you:
  • Get training and one-on-one coaching from experienced sales traders who are interested in your success
  • Earn your FINRA licenses that will allow you to speak with clients
  • Build connections.  Work in the center of the financial universe, tapping into a range of experts, regulators, product and technology professionals
  • Continuously learn and grow with ongoing career development support and opportunities for advancement with TradeStation
  • Gain substantial knowledge of Securities Lending processes and techniques
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Strong strategic, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Self-motivated with ability to handle multiple, complex issues simultaneously and prioritize in demanding situations
  • Excellent communication skills with a customer-focused attitude
  • Results oriented, regulatory compliant, collaborative and able to prioritize tasks and deliverables
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Efficiently manages your time and capacity.
  • Is thorough and will incorporate relevant regulatory due diligence into daily to-do’s
  • Proficient with analytical tools (spreadsheets, Power BI, Google Data)  to enhance data to deliver optimal results
Candidate must possess the following skills and qualifications:
  • Some relevant financial services background
  • Basic knowledge financial instruments, terms & conditions and products
  • Advanced skills in data analysis (spreadsheets, Power BI, Google Data)  to enhance data to deliver optimal results
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATIONS:
  • Must obtain FINRA Series 7 License within 1 year from hire
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • A self-motivated, highly driven and entrepreneurial personality
  • Proficiency with PCs and spreadsheet, database, work processing applications, and financial analysis software tools