Graduate Associate, Sales & Trading (1 year contract)

TD Securities
TD Securities
( Sales & BD )  Remote (Asia | APAC Time Zone Permitted)

Job Type : Contract
Experience : 3 to 5 years
Education : Bachelor Degree

Job Detail

TD Bank Group

Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, with approximately 90,000 employees in offices around the world, the Toronto-Dominion Bank and its subsidiaries are collectively known as TD Bank Group (TD). TD offers a full range of financial products and services to over 26 million customers worldwide through three key business lines:

  • Canadian Retail including TD Canada Trust, Business Banking, TD Auto Finance (Canada), TD Wealth (Canada), TD Direct Investing and TD Insurance
  • U.S. Retail including TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank, TD Auto Finance (U.S.), TD Wealth (U.S.) and TD’s investment in Schwab
  • Wholesale Banking including TD Securities

TD had CDN$1.7 trillion in assets on July 31, 2021. TD also ranks among the world’s leading online financial services firms, with more than 15 million active online and mobile customers. The Toronto-Dominion Bank trades on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges under the symbol "TD".

In Singapore, TD operates as The Toronto-Dominion Bank, Singapore Branch and Toronto Dominion (South East Asia) Limited, which are collectively known as “TD Singapore” since 1979. The key business in Singapore is TD Securities which is part of Wholesale Banking


The trading role is spread across the three primary trading businesses of Equity, FX & Fixed Income. The successful candidate will spend time on multiple trading desks, gaining exposure to the trading activity while working on broad based project initiatives. The role will involve working closely with the senior traders, developing a technical understanding of the trading business and eventually executing transactions under supervision. The candidate will be expected to leverage their technical skill set to work on process improvement and streamlining day to day activities. The successful candidate will need to be a quick learner, strong programming and mathematical background and the ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment. At the end or during the program, candidates may be offered opportunities to join a trading desk in a full-time associate capacity.

Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange Sales:

The sales graduate role is spread across the Fixed Income and FX businesses. The successful candidate will gain exposure to a wide variety of Fixed Income and FX markets, products and client types. The candidate will sit within each sales team and assist with daily tasks such as client coverage, trade execution, trade idea formulation and market commentary. Longer term projects will include working with Sales Management on strategy projects to improve client penetration across products and/or efficiency improvements on the sales desk through the analysis of client data. The successful candidate should enjoy working within team environments and being challenged. They should have strong interpersonal, social and communication skills. Candidates with strong back grounds in programming, modelling and data analytics will be preferred. At the end or during the program, candidates may be offered opportunities to join a trading desk in a full-time associate capacity.

Objectives of the program

  • Market data and Client trade data analysis
  • Development of risks & P&L regional summaries
  • Quantitative trading tools to implement risk strategies
  • Complete multiple projects that may relate to market research, product pricing, economic outlooks and client facing businesses
  • Trading execution & risk management

Key attributes required

The ideal candidate should possess the following attributes:

  • Strong programming skills (Highly proficient R / Python, or other programming languages)
  • Final year Bachelors' and Masters' graduates in Mathematical or Statistical disciplines
  • Has a team-oriented attitude
  • Has strong communication skills
  • Demonstrates initiative, flexibility and commitment
  • Ability and willingness to learn tasks quickly
  • Good command of English
  • Ability to commit to this program from 1 Jul 2022 to 30 June 2023.


At TD, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers and communities in which we live and serve, and creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.

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