Trade Support job description guide

Trade Support Salary Guide

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Working under the guidance of a Senior Trader or Investment Manager, a Trade Support role assists with client relations, investment strategy, reporting and risk mitigation. The role has a range of duties and responsibilities and is usually stationed within the finance or accounting department of an organisation. A Trade Support job description asks for candidates who have refined finance knowledge, meticulous attention to detail, and strong communication skills.

Trade Support duties and responsibilities of the job

This role demands candidates that can work across a range of tasks simultaneously, and can work independently with minimal instruction. While hours may vary depending on the markets the organisation operates within, expect to see any of the following duties in a Trade Support job description:

  • Ensure practices abide by internal guidelines and external regulations
  • Develop innovative ways to improve procedure
  • Provide detailed information and advice to clients and customers
  • Deliver accurate and timely reporting on contracts, investments and sales
  • Respond to queries and issues raised by clients
  • Identify risk and implement mitigation strategy
  • Liaise with managers and project leads to ensure effective delivery of service and information
  • Provide basic trouble shooting and identify issues
  • Escalate incidents immediately when required
  • Produce daily, monthly and annual reconciliation reports
  • Provide trainings to users

Trade Support job qualifications and requirements

A Trade Support job description generally ask for candidates to have one or more university qualifications and several years’ experience in a similar position. The most relevant fields of study are below:

  • Finance
  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Business
  • Mathematics
  • Computer Science

In addition to formal training and certification, a Trade Support job description seeks demands a range of interpersonal and soft skills to do the job brilliantly. These are listed below:

  • Excellent attention to details
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks to tight deadlines
  • Awareness of market and industry trends
  • Exceptional client and relationship management ability
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

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