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Financial Engineer

23 Apr 2021 3:57 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Position Title

Financial Engineer

Location

Chicago, IL

Position Summary

We are looking for a driven, ambitious, and experienced Financial Engineer to work at our client's offices in Chicago, IL. We would like to talk with you if you are a mission driven individual who is interested in helping a financially-focused agency ingest corporate data and analyze it effectively for anomalies in trading data. The position will analyze data to identify potential trading violations and issues; and work with large data extracts that may require transformation and manipulation.

This is an excellent opportunity for anyone who has experience in working with financial data and appreciates the value of the enforcement mission.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Statistics, Math or Computer Science
  • 5+ years of related work experience
  • Prior experience and proven interest in the financial services industry either working for an asset management firm or supporting a capital markets compliance team
  • Familiarity with the different types of securities that the funds trade and how trading is conducted
  • Proficiency with MS Excel and Bloomberg Terminal
  • Ability to use multiple financial toolkits for data analysis
  • Ability to analyze and make sense of complex information
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently multi-task, prioritize, and meet deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • U.S. Citizenship (and willingness to undergo a background investigation)

What makes you stand out from the crowd (desired)

  • Master’s Degree in Financial Engineering or any of the above areas
  • Experience in Securities Operations field
  • Strong understanding of technology, including databases, SQL, API, and Python

How to Apply:

Please apply on our Careers page at

https://www.ascellatech.com/careers/openings#op-429764-financialengineerchicago