Associate, Business Management

Tower Research Capital   •  

New York, NY

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance

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5 - 7 years

Posted 39 days ago

The Associate will report to Tower’s Managing Director of Business Management (Americas). The role will provide the right candidate with an opportunity to gain experience in a growing industry, to collaborate with the firm’s senior management, and to develop his or her own skills.

Responsibilities

  • Overseeing and managing the business operations of Tower’s equities trading in the US
  • Expanding participation on existing and new trading venues
  • Managing relationships with banks, trading venues and brokers, including overseeing prime brokerage relationships and exchange memberships
  • Establishing strategic priorities for Tower’s equities business; conducting outreach to prospective equities trading counterparties
  • Serving as product manager for equities technology initiatives, including development of business requirements and project management
  • Organizing administrative records necessary to supporttrading

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in business or finance is required
  • At least 5 years of experience in a related field (e.g. bank, broker, trading venue, exchange, or a trading firm)
  • Familiarity with current market structure and regulatory developments; significant prior experience in equities
  • Strong understanding of trading technology and fluency discussing technical concepts
  • Exceptional analytical abilities, strong communication skills, and experience making data-driven strategic decisions; experience negotiating brokerage agreements and deals
  • Knowledge of programming skills; experience with Python, SQL, R or other analytical languages is not required, but a strong plus