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Cambridge Investment Research, Inc. Operations Trader, Level 2 in Fairfield, Iowa

Cambridge Investment Research Inc., one of the nation’s top independent broker-dealers, is actively looking for a person who has a passion for trading, organization, and working one-on-one with financial professionals to join the Operations Department for a full time Trader, Level 2. The Trader L2 works under the direction of Operations Trading leadership and specializes in the daily function and activities in the department.

At Cambridge, our purpose is to make a difference in the lives of our financial professionals, their investing clients, and our associates. Our values of integrity, commitment, flexibility, and kindness continue to guide us in the decisions we make together every day. For 39 years we’ve delivered innovative financial solutions while offering exciting career opportunities with ongoing professional development.

A national leader as a financial solutions firm, Cambridge’s commitment to long-term professional development in a unique small-town community makes this a one-of-a-kind opportunity. Cambridge has been honored 10 times by our associates as a ‘Top Workplace in Iowa’, and 13 times as ‘Broker-dealer of the Year’ by our financial professionals through Investment Advisor magazine. We are recognized among the leading firms in the financial advice industry as we serve over 3,500 independent financial professionals and hundreds of thousands of their investing clients across the country.

  • Execute all types of trades, including but not limited to Fixed Income, Equities, Options, UITs and Mutual Funds

  • Provide customer service related to Trading and supply information as needed at request of management, company associates, and financial professionals and track open issues with consistent follow-up to ensure issues are resolved

  • Monitor trade desk rules engines, error corrections, blotters, wires, and penny stocks

  • Communicate internal policies and procedures, as well as external clearing firm policies and procedures to financial professionals, and inform management of potential violations

Associate’s degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Series 7 license required within six months and Series 63 or 66 required within 12 months. Other licenses or certificates may be required in the future as dictated by the department.

Job ID: 2020-1300

External Company Name: Cambridge Investment Research, Inc.

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