Founded in 1846, Laurentian Bank Financial Group (LBCFG) is a diversified financial services provider whose mission is to help its customers improve their financial health. The Laurentian Bank of Canada and its entities are collectively referred to as Laurentian Bank Financial Group (the "Group" or the "Bank"). With more than 2,900 employees guided by the values of proximity, simplicity and honesty, the Group provides a broad range of advice-based solutions and services to its personal, business and institutional customers. With pan-Canadian activities and a presence in the U.S., the Group is an important player in numerous market segments.This role sits within Laurentian Bank Securities, a subsidiary of Laurentian Bank Financial Group.We are an integrated full-service bank owned investment dealer, with multiple lines of business including fixed income, retail brokerage, foreign exchange, corporate lending and equities. Our institutional equity group, focused on small-mid capitalization companies, provides a full suite of services to our clients including research, trading and investment banking. Our mission is to find new early stage investment ideas that generate higher financial returns for our institutional clients.To support our expanding operations, we are looking for an Equity Trading Assistant in our Montreal or Toronto office to assist our Institutional Equity Trading team..
ºAssist the Equity Trading desk with trade processing;ºEnsure the proper settlement of Equity transactions; ºManage and reconcile internal inventories; ºUpdate the daily trading block list and heat map;ºAmend documentation of existing customer accounts and opens new accounts;ºResolve settlement problems on a daily basis;ºPrepare various trading reports for management;ºAct as contact between Equity group and other departments of LBS;ºManage special projects;
ºUndergraduate or graduate degree in finance and/or Economics;ºSuccessful completion of the Canadian Securities Course (CSC) and the Conduct and Practices Handbook Course (CPH);ºTrader Training Course (TTC) is an asset;ºEnrollment in/or successful completion of CFA would be an asset; ºStrong work ethic and ability to take initiative;ºKeen interest in the financial markets;ºThe ability to set priorities and balance deadlines;ºPrior work experience in the investment industry or trading desk is an asset;ºSelf-starters who learn quickly and excel working with others;ºHigh familiarity with US and CA settlement procedures (DTC/CDS) and with operational software used for settlements (ex: Omego, SSCNet, CTM)ºFluent English (spoken and written) /Bilingualism required for Montreal.
.We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment that reflects the diversity of our customers and our communities. We welcome and encourage applications from individuals from all groups, including Indigenous people, women, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities, regardless of race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family status, genetic characteristics, disability or any other legally-protected ground. Accommodations for persons with disabilities are available upon request for job applicants taking part in all aspects of the recruitment process.