Macro Strategy Analyst at Flow Traders

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
· 4 weeks ago
Full time
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Flow Traders is looking for experienced Macro Strategy Analyst to join us in our Amsterdam office. This is a unique opportunity to join a leading proprietary trading firm with an entrepreneurial and innovative culture at the heart of its business.  We value quick-witted, creative minds and challenge them to make full use of their capacities.
Within the Trading division, our Analysts work closely with Traders and Quantitative Researchers to generate, (back) test and implement new trading ideas across markets, sectors and asset classes. The  team monitors global news-flows, prepares major market events and continuously informs trading desks based on macro, micro and fundamental considerations.
 What you will do
  • Monitor markets and inform trading desks about the potential impact of the news-flow, geopolitical developments and broader market trends on multiple trading strategies
  • Generate, formulate and test new trading ideas and improve existing trading strategies through a combination of thorough macro, micro, fundamental and quantitative analysis
  • Produce both periodic and ad hoc analyses on special-events, investment themes, trade ideas and markets trends
 What you need to succeed
  • Master’s degree in an Economics/Finance or related field
  • 2-5 years’ experience in analyst role
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Affinity with statistics and experience with applying quantitative methods
  • Keen interest in financial markets, investments and trading
  • Drive to constantly improve our market coverage
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal, written and presentation)
  • Excellent analytical skills with strong attention to detail
  • Intellectual curiosity and drive to acquire new skills and knowledge
  • Ability to adapt to dynamic environment and markets
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Python programming skill
  • Experience in a trading-analyst related role
  • CFA charter holder or candidate
  • Cross-asset class knowledge (i.e. equity and fixed income, commodities)
Flow Traders does not accept unsolicited resumes from any professional staffing or search firms. All resumes, and any other information identifying potential candidates, submitted to any employee at Flow Traders via-email, the Internet or directly without a valid and signed search agreement will be deemed free to contact by Flow Traders without any restrictions and no placement fee of any kind will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Flow Traders.

Flow Traders

Flow Traders, named “ETF Market Marker Europe" by the Annual Global ETF Awards for the last eight consecutive years is an international leading trading house. Founded in 2004 and headquartered in Amsterdam with offices in New York and Singapore, Flow Traders trades equities as well as derivatives, currencies and bonds on exchanges around the world.

Flow Traders is a privately held financial firm that keeps pace with global markets. Our business expands each day by adding new products across an ever-broadening range of markets around the globe.

Flow Traders stays ahead of the competition by focusing on technology and niche competencies in markets where every second counts. This requires access to the best information and the ability to respond instantly. To achieve this, Flow develops its own software in-house. Our team of software developers works in partnership with experienced traders to identify and execute tomorrow's strategies, making Flow a daily pioneer in professional trading.