Trading Assistant Resume

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Michael Archer

5327 N Barranca Ave

San Francisco, CA, 94158



Objective To obtain the position as Trading Assistant to ensure smooth and conflict free functioning of all operations within the organization.

Summary of Skills:

  • Exceptional knowledge of equity derivative products
  • Strong Knowledge of financing activity and funds management
  • Strong computer skills, with a firm working knowledge of Excel, VBA macros
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and organizational skills
  • Excellent motivational and learning skills
  • Good inter-personal, partnering and communication skills

Work Experience:

Trading Assistant, August 2005 to till date

Broker Dealer, San Francisco, CA

  • Worked together with portfolio executives, dealers, steward bank, etc.
  • Processed daily trades, corporate actions, troubleshoot processes.
  • Reconciled share discrepancies, and pricing issues.
  • Monitored and tracked portfolio cash positions.
  • Assisted with foreign exchange trades across international equity portfolios.
  • Ensured to report portfolio performance, market value and return calculations and benchmark comparisons.
  • Managed special projects and determined investment eligibility of a company.

Trading Assistant, May 2000 to July 2005

Schwab, San Francisco, CA

  • Overviewed Total Return Swaps & Market Value Swaps and structured Hedge Fund Derivatives.
  • Assisted traders on critical points such as hedge fund performance, daily and monthly PNL, issue and expiry of products.
  • Ensured timely settlement of funds, smooth daily operations, and accurate records.
  • Chaired meetings and continually drive the improvement of operational processes.
  • Identified areas of improvement for macros and assessed the risks of existing systems and macros.


Associate Degree in Finance, Mt. Hood Community College, Gresham, OR

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