Sample Trader Assistant Resume

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Michael Archer
5327 N Barranca Ave
San Francisco, CA, 94158

Objective To obtain a Trader Assistant position in a growth-oriented company where I can utilize my administrative skills and acquire new abilities.

Summary of Skills:

  • In-depth knowledge of money market instruments and economics
  • Exceptional quantitative, logical reasoning and analytical skills
  • Amazing ability to promptly respond in electronic trading surroundings
  • Ability to work on a competitive team
  • Ability communicate effectively and under pressure and adapt to changing situations with ease
  • Strong technical skills, including knowledge of Windows MS Outlook and Excel
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, especially the ability to build rapport
  • Outstanding ability to maintain confident and professional attitude at work

Work Experience:

Trader Assistant, August 2005 to till date
Robert Half Finance & Accounting, San Francisco, CA

  • Managed all firm’s trading activities, including position tracking.
  • Calculated risk and vital theoretical values.
  • Participated to disseminate information to floor traders and produced reports for risk managers.
  • Ensured to follow daily reports of dividends, earnings and news.
  • Assisted the market maker in maintaining an orderly market by matching trades.
  • Proficiently calculated Profit & Loss; and facilitated information flow between product traders and research teams.

Trader Assistant, May 2000 to July 2005
Susquehanna International Group, San Francisco, CA

  • Monitored cash levels and borrowing positions creating and processing trade tickets.
  • Ensured to enter underlying manager information into proprietary system to calculate liquidity schedules.
  • Coordinated with research team to answer various investor requests.
  • Managed to have regular access to successful Senior Traders and Partners.


Associate Degree in Finance, Raritan Valley Community College, North Branch, NJ

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