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Date Posted

May 06, 2015


Cardinal Stone

Job Title

Graduate Fixed Income Trader (Analyst) At Cardinal Stone

Job Type



We are a non-bank financial institution, providing services in Financial Advisory, Capital Raising, Investment Management and Share Registration to a diverse base of investors and business owners with strong interest in Nigeria and the broader West African economic region. We are registered by the Nigerian Securities & Exchange Commission to operate as an Issuing House, Fund Manager, Broker/Dealer and Registrar.

Fixed Income Trader (Analyst)

Job Specification

  • Trading fixed income products
  • Working with the Unit head to effectively manage proprietary and clients' accounts portfolios in the fixed income markets in a consistent and risk-controlled manner.
  • Providing relevant market information to the Unit Head for the firm's Investment Committee
  • Implementing sector allocation and security selection strategies
  • Establishing and maintaining relationships with other traders in the market, clients as well as prospective clients


  • Minimum of Second Class Upper Degree from a reputable university.
  • A Post graduation or professional qualification such as MBA/MSc, CFA, CIS, ACA, ACCA or other relevant professional qualifications will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 0 - 1 year relevant work experience on a Fixed Income Trading Desk of a reputable financial institution.

General Competencies

  • Good experience in trading both bonds and treasury bills
  • Generate profitable trade ideas both for the proprietary book and client portfolios
  • Have a portable institutional client base
  • Highly computer literate, with advanced spreadsheet-based skills
  • Ability to work with great accuracy under pressure
  • Strong communication skills and an effective team player
  • Familiarity with quantitative techniques would be a benefit.
  • A strong drive and entrepreneurial skill
  • Must demonstrate ability to think outside the box

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Entry Level


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