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BMO Financial Group Vice President, Equity Derivatives Trader in New York, New York

Corporate Derivatives US – Cross Asset Solutions

Job Description:

  • Manage the derivatives positions and risks related to the US Corporate Derivatives business

  • Pricing and execution of equity derivatives structures with Corporate clients, including call spread overlays, accelerated share repurchases (ASRs) , and pre-paid puts

  • Ensure all positions are properly booked and reflected in risk systems

  • Make trading decisions based on a strong understanding of risks; effectively evaluate risk-return trade-offs, and proactively take accountability for risks assumed

  • Frequent maintenance of market data including volatility surfaces, dividends, and repo

  • Offlay risks using a variety of listed and OTC instruments

  • Maintenance of live positions that are affected by corporate actions such as mergers, spin-offs, stock splits, ticker changes, extraordinary dividends, etc

  • Adheres to all internal protocols and limits

  • Liaise with Equity-Linked Capital Markets in servicing our Corporate clients

  • Work with Technology to develop new tools and automate processes

  • Develop strong market knowledge to provide comprehensive service to clients, develop new solutions, and construct compelling recommendations

  • Recommend business priorities, advise on resource requirements, and develop roadmap for strategic execution


  • 5 years of equity options trading experience in a similar role at a financial institution

  • Single stock options trading experience required

  • Knowledge of the US Corporate Derivatives market, in pricing, trading, and hedging

  • Bachelor’s degree (or foreign equivalent) in Economics, Math, Engineering, Finance, Science or related field

  • FINRA registered in Series 7, 57, 63

  • Programming skills strongly preferred


  • New York City

Compensation & Benefits:

Annual base salary: $248,581 - $250,000 USD . The base salary range represents the anticipated low and high end of the BMO Financial Group's salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary and will be based on various factors, such as skill, experience and qualification for the role. This position is also eligible for a bonus plan.

The base salary and potential bonus is one component of BMO Financial Group's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards and benefits include health insurance, tuition reimbursement, accident and life insurance, and retirement savings plans. To view more details of our benefits, please visit: .

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