Wealth Management Equity Sales Trader

Bank of America New York, NY

About the Job

**Job Description:** **Job Description:** This position sits within Merrill Lynch Global Wealth and Retirement Services and will include daily interaction with financial advisors and asset managers who manage Merrill Lynch wealth management clients. The GWRS equity execution desk, is a team of highly experienced sales traders who handle equity, option, ADR, foreign ordinary and ETF trades for Advisory and Brokerage accounts. The Equity Execution Desk is a GWIM business unit dedicated to helping Financial Advisors achieve better results for clients by offering advice, guidance and execution at no additional cost and does not have a P&L. The Desk provides special handling for block orders to help maximize execution quality by minimizing market impact on a “not held” basis, which is defined as exercising time and price discretion. **Required Skills** + BS/BA required, concentration in finance or related degree preferred + Strong analytical and organizational skills; focus on attention to detail + Highly proficient with Microsoft Office programs, familiarity with market data sources a plus + Clear verbal and written communication skills + Demonstrated success working in a high intensity, results based environment + Demonstrated ability to work independently and on small teams + Leadership skills and ability to think strategically and creatively + Strong work ethic, initiative, and desire to learn + Registrations: Series 7, 63 **Desired Skills** + Minimum 5 years related work experience + Demonstrate ability to focus on details + Ability to use initiative and work efficiently + Facilitate working in a team environment + Demonstrate strategic and creative thinking and distinguished communication skills + Ability to manage several projects at once and work effectively as an individual and as part of a team **Posting Date** : 01/26/2018 **Location** : New York, NY, BANK OF AMERICA TOWER, ONE BRYANT PARK, - United States **Travel** : No **Full / Part-time** : Full time **Hours Per Week** : 40 **Shift** : 1st shift **Assistance for Applicants with Disabilities** Bank of America is committed to ensuring that our online application process provides an equal employment opportunity to all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities. If you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an application, please visit the Applicants with Disabilities page at ankofamerica.com/us/applicants-with-disabilities . **Diversity & Inclusion** At Bank of America, our commitment to diversity and inclusion is helping us to create not only a great place to work, but also an environment where our employees, our customers and our communities around the world can reach their goals and connect with each other. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. **Frequently Asked Questions** Need to know how to apply online, view a list of your submitted job applications or reset your password? Visit our FAQ at ankofamerica.com/us/faq section for answers to these questions and more.