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Fixed Income Trader III, CSG

Company: EDWARD JONES
Location: Warrensburg
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

At Edward Jones, we help clients achieve their serious, long-term financial goals by understanding their needs and implementing tailored solutions. To ensure a personal client experience, we have located our 15,000+ branch offices where our more than 7 million clients live and work.

In a typical branch office, a financial advisor meets with clients and receives branch office support, so they can focus on building deep relationships with clients. Headquarters associates in St. Louis, Tempe and Mississauga provide support and expertise to help U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver an ideal client experience. We continue to grow to meet the needs of long-term individual investors.The Municipal Trading Department within Edward Jones is primarily responsible for providing our Financial Advisors with a broad supply of highly diversified and fairly priced municipal bonds that are used to fulfill the unique needs of every one of our more than 7 million clients. Our goal is to analyze and identify opportunities in the marketplace while always seeking to provide the best execution possible on every trade we handle.
As a Trader III in the Municipal Trading Department, expectations are that you would have a passion for capital markets, excellent risk management skills, and be able to make large capital commitments with minimal oversight. Additionally, an attention to detail is a must as your decisions can negatively impact our clients, while exposing the firm to significant regulatory, financial, and reputational risk. If you have the desire and drive to manage capital, while aligning yourself with the strategic direction of the firm, this may be the ideal opportunity for you.

  • Ensure inventories align with firm research and portfolio guidance, leveraging new issues, bid- wanted, secondary purchases, and external offerings, effectively identifying capital commitment opportunities and managing corresponding positions.
  • Expert application of capital markets analytics, trading strategies, and risk management techniques
  • Enhance and anticipate best execution as well as other firm and industry regulatory requirements
  • Expert application of internal and external trading systems and related tools
  • Deliver client service excellence for all branch-related inquiries, enhancing the branch experience when possible
  • Initiate and own operational excellence initiatives at the department level
  • Develop and coach other traders
  • Enhance the depth and breadth of internal and external networks, including dealer relationships


    • B.A./B.S. degree in business, economics, finance, or quantitative related field--- CFP, MBA, CFA, CPA or related designations preferred --- 6+ years of financial service experience required, capital markets preferred
      • Expert knowledge of capital markets analytics, trading strategies, and risk management techniques
      • Expert knowledge of internal and external trading systems and related tools, including, but not limited to, Bloomberg, DSTS, and 3rd party electronic trading platforms
      • Series 7 and 66 required; additional desk specific licenses may be required within 6 months (based on corresponding testing windows)
        • 2021 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For - By Great Place to Work - and FORTUNE Magazine - Edward Jones was named No. 20 on the list.
          • From FORTUNE -2021 FORTUNE Media IP Limited. All rights reserved. Used under license. FORTUNE and FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For are registered trademarks of Fortune Media IP Limited and are used under license. FORTUNE and Fortune Media IP Limited are not affiliated with, and do not endorse products or services of, Edward Jones Investments.
          • 2021 Corporate Equality Index - Edward Jones joins the ranks of 767 major U.S. businesses that received top marks in the Foundation's 19th annual scorecard on LGBTQ workplace equality.
            • From The Human Rights Campaign. All Rights Reserved
            • 2021 Training Top 100 list - Edward Jones ranked No. 19, up six spots from last year in its 21st consecutive year on this prestigious list.
            • J.D. Power, 2021 - Edward Jones has ranked "highest in Employee Advisor Satisfaction among Financial Investment Firms" in the J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Financial Advisor Satisfaction Study.
              • Edward Jones received the highest score among employee advisors in the J.D. Power 2007,2008, 2010, 2012-2015, 2017-2021 Financial Advisor Satisfaction Studies of employee advisors' satisfaction among those who are employed by an investment services firm. Visit jdpower.com/awards for more information.Edward Jones does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.At Edward Jones, we value and respect our associates and their contributions, and we recognize individual efforts through a rewards program that promotes a long-term career, financial security and well-being. Visit our career site to learn more about our total compensation approach, which in addition to base salary, typically includes benefits, bonuses and profit sharing. The salary range for this role is based on national data and actual pay is based on skills, experience, education, and other relevant factors for a potential new associate:
                Salary: $90628 - $154313
                Category: Headquarters

Keywords: EDWARD JONES, Independence , Fixed Income Trader III, CSG, Accounting, Auditing , Warrensburg, Missouri

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