Sprott Asset Management

Junior Trade Assistant

SAM LP, a division of Sprott Inc., offers investors access to highly differentiated precious metals strategies. As experts in this space, the firm’s offerings include unique physical bullion trusts, mining ETFs, actively managed equity strategies and highly specialized private equity and debt strategies.  SAM LP is able to meet clients’ needs through both public and private investment strategies, institutional LPs, offshore funds and separately managed accounts. Through its other divisions, SAM LP’s parent company, Sprott Inc., also partners with natural resource companies to help meet their capital needs through brokerage and resource lending activities.

Based in Toronto with offices in New York, Connecticut, San Diego and Vancouver, Sprott Inc. today serves over 200,000 global clients and has approximately $17 billion in assets under management. Sprott Inc.’s common shares (“SII”) are listed on the NYSE and TSX.

SAM LP is registered with the Canadian Securities Administrators in nine provinces, including Ontario, where the firm holds registrations in the following categories: Commodity Trading Manager, Investment Fund Manager, Exempt Market Dealer and Portfolio Manager.

Position Description

SAM LP is looking for a highly motivated full-time Junior Trade Assistant to join its team in Toronto.  This position will report to the Head of Trade Execution of Sprott.

The primary duties and responsibilities of this position include:

  • Assist the Trading Department in all day-to-day administrative duties, including monitoring and trading.
  • Execute trade orders for portfolios, under the supervision of the Head of Trade Execution.
  • Work closely with Portfolio Managers, Operations and Compliance Departments.
  • Assist in trade reporting, reconciliation and allocation.
  • Support implementation and testing of new trading software.
  • Create trading notes.
  • Analyze market data, monitor news and information sources to develop consolidated reports.

Position Requirements

  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in relevant field.  A degree in computer sciences or data science would be an asset.
  • 1-2 years’ experience trading equities.  Experience with F/X, commodities (physical metals) and derivatives would be an asset.
  • Completion of Canadian Securities Course.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Attention to detail with demonstrated problem solving ability.
  • Adherence to the highest ethical standards, personally and professionally.
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to multitask in a fast paced environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Previous experience with trading systems and platforms, including Bloomberg.
  • Proficiency with Matlab, Python, C++ and Java.

 

To apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to human resources at hr@sprott.com with the position title (Junior Trade Assistant) in the subject line.  Sprott welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Please let us know if we can provide disability-related accommodations to support your participation in Sprott’s recruitment process.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only qualified candidates as determined by Sprott will be contacted. Sprott does not accept unsolicited agency resumes or phone calls.

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