Are you an equity trading professional who enjoys working with cutting-edge technology? How about an opportunity to work with a variety of investment strategies within a professional and collaborative team environment? Does the potential to launch new portfolio strategies interest you? If you answered yes to the previous questions, we might have the role for you!
What you’ll do You will be responsible for leading the Internal Equity Trading team by providing oversight of all equity trading activities. You will seek out best execution for domestic and global equities and derivatives and work with Portfolio Managers to manage broker and vendor relationships in a growing and constantly changing industry. You will also work to prepare the department's budget, monitoring expenses, as well as oversee the commission management program. Your work may include providing trading services for external managers, and problem resolution. We can guarantee that no one day will ever be the same as another!
Bachelor’s degree in a related field with an MBA or Master's preferred
At least eight years of trading experience including domestic and global equities, currencies, options, and futures
At least 2 years of direct supervisory experience
Familiarity with OMS, EMS, Alternate Trading venues and platforms, market data systems such as Bloomberg, FX systems/ platforms
Understanding of and familiarity with transaction cost analysis
A process-driven mindset with a clear vision for efficiency and effectiveness
An open mind towards systems, strategies, and resources
Ability to develop solid working relationships with other OPERS departments
The CFA is strongly preferred
The ability to become licensed as a State Retirement System Investment Officer (SRSIO) within six month of hire and to abide by the OPERS Personal Trading Policy is required
Additional Salary Information: Position is eligible to participate in the OPERS Incentive Compensation Program
Internal Number: 2021-055
About Ohio Public Employees Retirement Systems
Since 1935, OPERS has provided security and peace of mind to Ohio’s retired public workers and their families by offering retirement, disability and survivor benefit programs for public employers. Our office is in downtown Columbus, minutes from the historic German Village neighborhood and the bustling Short North District. Columbus is a city that never stops innovating, thriving or shaping tomorrow and those attributes align perfectly with our core values. At OPERS, we never stop working for our members and investing in their futures.
As OPERS associates, we make a difference in our members’ lives from the moment they join the Plan, throughout their careers and well into retirement. When you join the OPERS family, you'll become part of a dynamic, diverse community that shares a passion for serving others. And you’ll become a member too - the work we do as OPERS associates directly impacts our own futures.
Build your career by joining the largest state pension fund in Ohio which proudly serves over 700,000 public employees and retirees. Benefit from a competitive Total Rewards Package that includes access to financial and personal wellness tools and resources. Be part of a dynamic, diverse community that shares a passion for serving others. Apply today!