Associate Trader at - Nairobi, Kenya - Equity Bank Kenya

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    Full time
    Equity Bank Limited (The "Bank") is incorporated, registered under the Kenyan Companies Act Cap 486 and domiciled in Kenya. The address of the Bank's registered office is 9th Floor, Equity Centre, P.O. Box Nairobi.

    Tasks and Responsibilities

    Assists and executes orders for fixed income and equities.
    Reviews all activity for accuracy of account information.
    Ensures correct ticket entry and order routing.
    Maintains communication with sales desk and assists in resolving any settlement problems.
    Monitors all daily electronic trading activity and determines where certain trades should be routed for execution.
    Reconciles daily and/or monthly reports, as assigned.

    Ensures compliance monitoring is in place, including processes for management of operational risk, in accordance with EIB's regulatory standards.

    Provides daily market information to be disseminated to clients through sales team.
    Ensures client general satisfaction and proactively seeks business with existing accounts.
    Assists in general administrative activity for the trading team.


    Bachelor's degree from a recognized institution
    Minimum two years' experience in a busy Equity/ Bond trading desk
    CISI 11 qualification
    NSE Certification and experience with Bloomberg and Reuters terminals

    Ability to effectively communicate in person, via telephone, and/or by email with customers, co-workers, and various business contacts in a courteous and professional manner.

    Dynamic and self-starting individual, able to work as part of a team or independently, with strong organizational skills.
    Interest in financial markets, competent and reliable staff that is honest and trustworthy.
    Knowledge of local market structure and regulatory landscape.