UBS Financial Services Institutional Municipal Trader in Weehawken, New Jersey

Your role:

Are you a seasoned trader who is savvy about managing risk? Do you know your market like the back of your hand? We’re looking for someone like that who can:

  • handle daily institutional trade execution and monitoring, refining and following standard operating procedures

  • proactively keep on top of market developments and trading opportunities

  • work closely with institutional sales to increase client activity

  • leverage retail trading for the benefit of all account relationships

  • facilitate trading flow by providing liquidity to institutional and retail customers.

  • follow regulations and internal policies, including quality of execution, pricing, hedging, trading limits and compliance policies

– manage broad range of risks, including but not limited to trading risk, execution risk, operational risk and compliance risk

What we offer:

Together. That’s how we do things. We offer people around the world a supportive, challenging and diverse working environment. We value your passion and commitment, and reward your performance.

Take the next step:

Are you truly collaborative? Succeeding at UBS means respecting, understanding and trusting colleagues and clients. Challenging others and being challenged in return. Being passionate about what you do. Driving yourself forward, always wanting to do things the right way. Does that sound like you? Then you have the right stuff to join us. Apply now.

Disclaimer / Policy Statements:

UBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.

Your team:

You’ll be working in the Municipal Trading team in Weehawken, NJ comprised of institutional trading, underwriting, retail trading and institutional sales. We are looking to grow our overall Municipal Business in connection with the firm's decision to re-enter the Public Finance business.

Your experience and skills:

You Have:

  • a university degree in related field, or MBA or CFA preferred

  • experience working with institutional sales, competitive underwriting and retail traders

  • proven success in risk management and hedging

  • at least 6 to 10 years of experience in trading including municipal trading

  • a strong understanding of financial markets, instruments and strategies

  • a strong sense of responsibility and interpersonal skill

  • active series 7 and 63 licenses

You are:

– a critical thinker who communicates clearly

– a self-starter, able to create new solutions independently

– adaptable, able to work across teams and functions

About us:

Expert advice. Wealth management. Investment banking. Asset management. Retail banking in Switzerland. And all the support functions. That's what we do. And we do it for private and institutional clients as well as corporations around the world.

We are about 60,000 employees in all major financial centers, in almost 900 offices and more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?

Job Reference #: 152178BR

Business Divisions: Wealth Management Americas

Title: Institutional Municipal Trader

City: Weehawken

Job Type: Full Time

Country / State: United States - New Jersey

Function Category: Trading