Equity, Options & ETF Trader

Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, 1717 Arch Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America Req #11110
Friday, June 17, 2022
Janney is an award-winning full-service financial services firm committed to understanding our clients' needs and providing advice beyond investments.  We are equally committed to building a diverse workforce and inclusive culture where employees can use their talents to thrive and grow professionally with the firm.

As an Equity, Option & ETF Retail Trader you will be building relationships with Janney Financial Advisors to better service their clients in meeting their financial goals. The Private Client Group Trading team within Janney Montgomery Scott is primarily responsible for providing our Financial Advisors with access to domestic and international markets as well as support for Equity, Option and ETF products. Expectations are that you would have a passion for the equity markets, excellent risk management skills, and be able to make decisions with minimal oversight. Additionally, an attention to detail is a must as your decisions have a direct impact on our clients, while exposing the firm to regulatory, financial and reputational risk. If you have the desire to work in a fast-paced team environment and be a problem solver and subject matter expert, this may be the ideal opportunity for you.


  • Assists and executes orders for Equities, Options and Exchange Traded Funds.
  • Works in a team environment to assist Financial Advisors in the implementation of general and administrative issues.
  • Reviews all activity for accuracy of account information.
  • Ensures correct ticket entry and order routing.
  • Maintains communication with sales desk and assists in resolving any settlement issues.
  • Monitors all daily electronic trading activity and determines where certain trades should be routed for execution.
  • Handles a high volume of inbound trading and service-related calls.
  • Reconciles daily and/or monthly reports, as assigned.
  • Ensures Financial Advisor service satisfaction and proactively seeks ways to improve desk service to the field.
  • Understands current market structure and regulatory environment to mitigate firm risk.
  • Develops and manages effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including vendors and financial. regulatory concerns to minimize risk to clients and Janney.
  • Identify improvements to process and technology to enhance control environment and streamline workflows.


  • High ethical standards and excellent attention to detail
  • Knowledge of internal and external trading systems and related tools, including, but not limited to, Bloomberg, ThomsonOne, BETA, FlexTrade and 3rd party electronic trading platforms
  • Data and Information Analysis
  • Able to work under pressure in a dynamic environment with competing demands for resources
  • Demonstrate an interest/knowledge in financial markets
  • Sound time management skills
  • Collaborative spirit and a team player


  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of experience trading Equities, Options, & ETFs.
  • FINRA Series 7, 57 and 63 (Series 4 & 24 Preferred but not a requirement).

This role will be hybrid, the individual will work approximately three days per week in-office. In order to work on-site in our Philadelphia Corporate Headquarters, individuals will be required to show proof of vaccination.

Janney is dedicated to promoting and supporting diversity within our workplace.  We provide an environment that promotes respect, integrity, teamwork, achievement and acceptance regardless of age, disability, education, gender, gender expression, gender identity, job level, marital status, military status, national origin, parental status, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, or other protected factors. Janney is committed to equal employment opportunities and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities.

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