Senior Trading Associate - Chicago, IL

BMO Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 2 months ago

The Senior Trading Associate is responsible for the control and coordination of BMO Harris Financial Advisor trading on multiple platforms. The Senior Trading Associate will be a team leader, responsible for the supervision of trading and ensuring that the responsibilities of the trading team are consistently met. Along with overall supervisory tasks, the Senior Trading Associate will be responsible for reviewing trends and helping to deliver trade status and KRI reports to the Risk and Operations committees.


  • Execute Trading 45%

  • Accountable for the control and co-ordination of the trade desk operations

  • Maintain ongoing knowledge of the team activities and take ownership of tasks not being completed by the team

  • Develop team "best execution standards" to adhere to third party vendor standards

  • Answer field calls to the team phone line during business hours

  • Trade Supervision and Reporting

  • 45%
  • Supervise Trading as a Series 24 Trade Principal

  • Determine appropriate action on Trade Error/Correction Details and Reporting

  • Depending on Licensing, Supervise Municipal Trading (53) and/or Options Trading (4)

  • Manage ongoing relationship with the external trading vendors (Envestnet, and/or Pershing)

  • Build reports and KRI management for delivery to Operations and Risk Committee

  • Participate as necessary in Operations and Risk Committee Meetings

  • Ensure Trading Team Queue is being managed efficiently and all tasks are completed in appropriate timeframe

  • Help to develop best practices for trading and supervisory practices

  • Make Recommendations for improvements of trading functions

  • Understands the corporate and client investment policies and procedures and adheres to the risk management standards

  • Updates and improves the Policies and Procedures for trading functions as necessary

  • Maintains counterparty contacts and settlement instructions for the trading team

  • Project Management

  • 10%
  • Assist in overall project management of business, product or operational projects that need a trading SME
  • Provide support to ongoing development of processes and procedures around trading and platform management

5 to 10 years of Trading Experience
2 to 5 years of Trade Supervision Experience

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent

Master's Degree or equivalent Preferred

For Securities Products: FINRA Series 7, 65/66, 24

Preferred (Must attain within 90 days) FINRA Series 4

Additional Preferred Licenses: FINRA Series 53

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At BMO Harris Bank we have a shared purpose; we put the customer at the center of everything we do helping people is in our DNA. For 200 years we have thought about the futurethe future of our customers, our communities and our people. We help our customers and our communities by working together, innovating and pushing boundaries to bring them our very best every day. Together we're changing the way people think about a bank.

As a member of the BMO Harris Bank team you are valued, respected and heard, and you have more ways to grow and make an impact. We strive to help you make an impact from day one for yourself and our customers. We'll support you with the tools and resources you need to reach new milestones, as you help our customers reach theirs. From in-depth training and coaching, to manager support and network-building opportunities, we'll help you gain valuable experience, and broaden your skillset.

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