Employment Opportunities

Updated: March 27, 2014


Cantor Fitzgerald L.P. is a leading financial services provider that offers clients an array of financial products and services in the equity and fixed income capital markets. These products and services include sales and trading, investment banking, market commentary and market data. For more than 50 years, Cantor Fitzgerald, a proven and resilient leader, has been committed to delivering a unique brand of unparalleled trading and distribution services, product expertise, innovative technology and customer service to institutional clients around the world.

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Global Head of Internal Audit 

Location: New York, NY

Top Tier Financial Services Firm is seeking a Global Head of Internal Audit and SOX Compliance.

Roles and Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for successfully planning, executing and completing global audit and SOX plans, recommending internal control improvements, and preparing audit reports. These additionally include SEC, FINRA, Broker Dealer and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements. 
  • Oversee the Company’s SOX compliance program, including coordination with external auditors regarding testing schedules and the overall assessment of test results.
  • Evaluate the control environment, identify control deficiencies, and communicate recommendations for corrective action to senior management and board level participants. 
  • Collaborate with executives from each business as well as staff in analyzing and assessing all business processes, risks and controls.
  • Maintain and facilitate work-paper and reporting standards as well as provide maintenance of the Internal Audit Department’s data/workpaper repository. 
  • Promote the department and develop strong relationships with business units. 
  • Review, analyze and recommend “best practices and help implement process changes and new technologies.
  • Supervise global staff members 

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree, with solid financial management and auditing training. A CPA, certification is required.
  • 10 plus years of audit experience in either Public Accounting or Internal Audit.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in senior level role 
  • Audit experience in either Public Accounting or Internal Audit. Professional audit certifications preferred, CIA is a plus
  • Demonstrated technical abilities in select areas, audit, accounting, regulatory, compliance, etc.
  • Experience with a global corporate treasury function such as liquidity management, balance sheet management, capital management and Basel II along with the related accounting policy and/or financial reporting requirements for a treasury and investment portfolio functions within a large financial services corporation
  • Knowledge of technical accounting; financial instruments/structures; accounting operations; SEC/regulatory reporting; Sarbanes-Oxley; risk management techniques and compliance requirements
  • Financial Service industry experience

Company Description

Cantor Fitzgerald L.P. is a leading financial services provider that offers clients an array of financial products and services in the equity and fixed income capital markets. These products and services include sales and trading, investment banking, market commentary and market data. For more than 50 years, Cantor Fitzgerald, a proven and resilient leader, has been committed to delivering a unique brand of unparalleled trading and distribution services, product expertise, innovative technology and customer service to institutional clients around the world. 

To Apply: email careers@cantor.com, please include required compensation.  

Cantor Fitzgerald is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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  Treasury, Vice President 

Location: New York, NY

The Role: 

Cantor Fitzgerald LP is seeking a Vice President to join our Global Treasury Group. The Vice President will assist the Global Treasurer in daily functionality and strategic initiatives. 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide the Business Units with Network Management support including the negotiation of legal documentation, cash management system implementation, and operational assignments/setup.
  • Establish, Maintain and improve the banking structure for the Firm
  • Administer and control bank account establishment, security access and controls, negotiate and analyze banking fees
  • Maintain open communication channels with both internal Business partners and external Corporate banking partners
  • Support US liquidity management daily borrowing, investments, and transfers
  • Administer, Improve and provide training for the Firm’s Cash Management System
  • Support 15c3 Deposit requirements
  • Manage Partner Loan facilities and funding
  • Manage Covenant calculation and compliance with all credit providers
  • Assist Cash Analysts with daily analysis and review of bank accounts, finalizing prior day activity & determining cash position
  • Act as advisor on banking for the business units and other corporate functional areas
  • Assist in the development of department policies, procedures, and operational controls

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Management is required
  • 10+ years of related experience in Corporate Treasury within Capital Markets space, including managing a staff
  • Advanced analytical and Excel capabilities, project management skills, and ability to multitask. 
  • Critical thinking, attention to detail, communication skills, business writing, and project management skills are critical to this position.
  • Experience with SWIFT, Banking Cash Management Product suites, Broker Dealer Operations

Company Description

Cantor Fitzgerald L.P. is a leading financial services provider that offers clients an array of financial products and services in the equity and fixed income capital markets. These products and services include sales and trading, investment banking, market commentary and market data. For more than 50 years, Cantor Fitzgerald, a proven and resilient leader, has been committed to delivering a unique brand of unparalleled trading and distribution services, product expertise, innovative technology and customer service to institutional clients around the world. 

To Apply: email careers@cantor.com, please include required compensation.  

Cantor Fitzgerald is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Financial Analyst – Financial Planning & Analysis

Location: New York, NY 

The financial analyst position provides exposure to the Senior Managing Director and CFO of the firm, as well as Business Line Heads on a global level. Position will interact with Back office Department Heads, Global Line of Business Managers, and Finance & Accounting.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Participate in planning and execution of various cost saving initiatives throughout the company as appropriated by Senior Management
  • Monitor controllable SG&A costs for back office and Technology departments.   Prepare and review trend reports with business managers to obtain feedback for projection updates 
  • Create and maintain both high level summary and detailed, department specific reports on back office and technology expenses as requested by Senior Management.  Work closely with developers to import Excel based reports into Dodeca reporting tool
  • Assist in the preparation of global budgets, run rates, head count tracking and variance commentaries between actual results and projections
  • Assist in the allocation process of consolidated back office costs, including Real Estate,  to the Front Office
  • Interface with the Global Heads of the Back Office departments (HR, Operations, Legal, Accounting, and more), including Technology
  • Assist with the year-end compensation process by showing how business requirements for the coming year impact the expected spend communicated to senior management 
  • Perform ad hoc analysis and participate in various business building initiatives requested by Senior Management

This position requires the following qualifications: 

  • Bachelors degree required, Accounting major preferred; 
  • Must have strong MS Excel skills; Essbase and Oracle familiarity a strong plus; 
  • A successful candidate must possess strong analytical skills, 
  • Strong communication skills, interpersonal and team-building skills needed ; 
  • Self-starter, results-oriented and problem-solving skills are desired.

Company Description

Cantor Fitzgerald L.P. is a leading financial services provider that offers clients an array of financial products and services in the equity and fixed income capital markets. These products and services include sales and trading, investment banking, market commentary and market data. For more than 50 years, Cantor Fitzgerald, a proven and resilient leader, has been committed to delivering a unique brand of unparalleled trading and distribution services, product expertise, innovative technology and customer service to institutional clients around the world. 

To Apply: email careers@cantor.com, please include required compensation.  

Cantor Fitzgerald is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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  Employment Attorney

Location: New York, NY

Cantor Fitzgerald/BGC Partners is seeking a highly experienced Employment Attorney to provide counsel to internal clients, draft agreements, partner with human resources to resolve grievances, represent the Firm in administrative hearings and arbitrations, draft position statements and pleadings and respond to discovery requests.  

Qualifications:

  • Displays a strong sense of urgency
  • Is attentive to detail
  • Takes initiative and has a strong work ethic 
  • Possesses excellent  written and oral communication skills
  • Able to excel in a fast paced/complex organization
  • Capable of  effectively working  in a team-based environment 
  • Exercises sound business judgment
  • Able to juggle multiple responsibilities and anticipate client needs 
  • Exhibits superior client service skills and  possesses self-confidence

Requirements:

  • Juris Doctor degree from an ABA-accredited law school
  • Admitted to  the New York State Bar and a member in good standing
  • Experience at a Financial Services firm, preferable banking/brokerage 
  • 5+ years of experience at a law firm or in-house experience at a mid to large size firm
  • Broad knowledge of all areas of employment law

Company Description

Cantor Fitzgerald L.P. is a leading financial services provider that offers clients an array of financial products and services in the equity and fixed income capital markets. These products and services include sales and trading, investment banking, market commentary and market data. For more than 50 years, Cantor Fitzgerald, a proven and resilient leader, has been committed to delivering a unique brand of unparalleled trading and distribution services, product expertise, innovative technology and customer service to institutional clients around the world. 

To Apply: email careers@cantor.com, please include required compensation.  

Cantor Fitzgerald is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Cantor Fitzgerald Wealth Partners Surveillance Officer

Location: New York, NY 

Cantor Fitzgerald Wealth Partners, an affiliate of Cantor Fitzgerald & Co., serves the private wealth market. In addition to its partnership structure, Cantor Fitzgerald Wealth Partners provides its advisors with an expansive suite of products and services, as well as access to Cantor Fitzgerald’s services reserved for Cantor‘s large institutional clients. 

With over 65 years of global financial services experience serving the most discerning institutional clients, Cantor Fitzgerald is now redefining the way personal wealth is managed. With a singular focus on helping its clients achieve their financial objectives, Cantor Fitzgerald Wealth Partners (CFWP) embodies the high fiduciary standards and client-centric approach for which Cantor Fitzgerald has always been renowned.

The Surveillance Offers candidate will have surveillance and general compliance expertise from comparable financial institutions covering a broad range of high net worth RIA and brokerage business lines and products / services.  Ideally, the individual will have strong vision and a track record of enhancing controls, developing policies, maximizing system functionality, driving resolution of issues and producing meaningful reports and metrics.

Responsibilities: 

  • Implement and oversee firm’s surveillance program
  • Propose and implement enhancements to surveillance controls, processes and reporting
  • Partner with branch management personnel to resolve regulatory or firm operational issues
  • Assist with other compliance and operational projects, as needed

Requirements: 

  • BS/BA required
  • 5-7 years of general compliance and/or regulatory experience
  • 3-5 years of surveillance experience
  • Proven track record of managing a surveillance function
  • Experience identifying, choosing, negotiating with and managing vendors
  • Experience working with internal IT/Systems personnel to develop, test, implement and maintain applications and surveillance tools 
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills required

Company Description

Cantor Fitzgerald L.P. is a leading financial services provider that offers clients an array of financial products and services in the equity and fixed income capital markets. These products and services include sales and trading, investment banking, market commentary and market data. For more than 50 years, Cantor Fitzgerald, a proven and resilient leader, has been committed to delivering a unique brand of unparalleled trading and distribution services, product expertise, innovative technology and customer service to institutional clients around the world. 

To Apply: email careers@cantor.com, please include required compensation.  

Cantor Fitzgerald is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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  Investment Banking Analyst

Location: New York, NY

Position Summary:

The Investment Banking Division of Cantor Fitzgerald is seeking highly motivated, talented candidates with requisite experience for an Investment Banking Analyst position. The Investment Banking Division provides a full spectrum of advisory services to middle market clients, including capital market financing, buyside and sellside M&A advisory, and restructuring. Given Cantor Fitzgerald’s entrepreneurial environment, the firm expects Analysts to play a meaningful role in transaction execution, client coverage and overall growth of the franchise. Ideal candidates will be highly motivated, with strong analytical experience, and excellent interpersonal and communication skills. 

Responsibilities:

  • Executing client transactions
  • Conducting extensive financial modeling and valuation
  • Assessing industry research and trends 
  • Preparing client presentations and materials
  • Developing internal memorandums
  • Managing data rooms and other required execution processes 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Relevant experience in investment banking, private equity and /or finance
  • Bachelor’s degree from a leading university in finance, accounting or economics with minimum GPA of 3.5
  • Strong financial modeling/valuation and analytical abilities
  • Strong writing proficiency
  • Proven ability to work well both independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment 
  • Exceptional work ethic, and interpersonal and time management skills
  • Highly organized, proactive and detail oriented
  • Outstanding ethics, integrity, and judgment 
  • Series 7 or 79 required 

Cantor Fitzgerald is an equal opportunity employer

Candidates interested in this opportunity at Cantor Fitzgerald should email:  

ib_ analyst_recruiting@cantor.com 

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  Investment Banking Associate

Location: New York, NY and San Francisco, CA

Position Summary

The Investment Banking Division of Cantor Fitzgerald is seeking highly motivated, talented candidates with requisite experience for an Investment Banking Associate position. The Investment Banking Division provides a full spectrum of advisory services to middle market clients, including capital market financing, buyside and sellside M&A advisory, and restructuring. Given Cantor Fitzgerald’s entrepreneurial environment, the firm expects Associates to play a meaningful role in transaction execution, client coverage and overall growth of the franchise. Ideal candidates will be highly motivated, with strong analytical experience, and excellent interpersonal and communication skills. 

Responsibilities:

  • Executing client transactions
  • Conducting extensive financial modeling and valuation
  • Assessing industry research and trends 
  • Preparing client presentations and materials
  • Developing internal memorandums
  • Managing data rooms and other required execution processes 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Relevant experience in investment banking, private equity and /or finance
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from a leading university in finance, accounting or economics with minimum GPA of 3.5
  • Strong financial modeling/valuation and analytical abilities
  • Strong writing proficiency
  • Proven ability to work well both independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment 
  • Exceptional work ethic, and interpersonal and time management skills
  • Highly organized, proactive and detail oriented
  • Outstanding ethics, integrity, and judgment 
  • Series 7 or 79 required 

Cantor Fitzgerald is an equal opportunity employer

Candidates interested in this opportunity at Cantor Fitzgerald should email:  

ib_ associate_recruiting@cantor.com 

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Investment Banking Vice President

Location: New York, NY 

Position Summary

The Investment Banking Division of Cantor Fitzgerald is seeking highly motivated, talented candidates with requisite experience for an Investment Banking Vice President position. The Investment Banking Division provides a full spectrum of advisory services to middle market clients, including capital market financing, buyside and sellside M&A advisory, and restructuring. Given Cantor Fitzgerald’s entrepreneurial environment, the firm expects Vice Presidents to play a meaningful role in transaction execution, client coverage and overall growth of the franchise. Ideal candidates will be highly motivated, with strong analytical experience, and excellent interpersonal and communication skills. 

Responsibilities:

  • Executing client transactions
  • Conducting extensive financial modeling and valuation
  • Assessing industry research and trends 
  • Preparing client presentations and materials
  • Developing internal memorandums
  • Managing data rooms and other required execution processes 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Relevant experience in investment banking, private equity and /or finance
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from a leading university in finance, accounting or economics with minimum GPA of 3.5
  • Strong financial modeling/valuation and analytical abilities
  • Strong writing proficiency
  • Proven ability to work well both independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment 
  • Exceptional work ethic, and interpersonal and time management skills
  • Highly organized, proactive and detail oriented
  • Outstanding ethics, integrity, and judgment 
  • Series 7 or 79 required 

Cantor Fitzgerald is an equal opportunity employer

Candidates interested in this opportunity at Cantor Fitzgerald should email:  

ib_ vp_recruiting@cantor.com 

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Managing Director – Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) Investment Banking

Founded in 1945, Cantor Fitzgerald is a global financial services firm and is the largest remaining private partnership on Wall Street. Together with its affiliates (including BGC Partners), Cantor Fitzgerald operates with over 60 offices in more than 20 countries around the world and has a team of more than 8.500 employees. Cantor Fitzgerald serves more than 5,000 institutional clients and combined with its affiliates, executes over $200 trillion in financial transactions annually.

Cantor Fitzgerald is recognized for its strengths in institutional equity, fixed income sales and trading and for its expanding presence in providing investment banking services, prime brokerage and commercial real estate financing. 

Cantor’s Investment Banking Group focuses on real estate, gaming, consumer, media and telecommunications, financial services and healthcare with expertise in public capital market financing, private financings, M&A advisory and restructuring. 

Job Summary & Responsibilities:

The Investment Banking Division of Cantor Fitzgerald is seeking highly motivated, successful candidates with extensive experience sourcing and executing investment banking transactions within Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) with the focus on Internet and Media. The ideal candidate for this Managing Director role will have extensive relationships with corporates and financial sponsors within these industry sectors and should be capable of leveraging Cantor’s extensive research and distribution capabilities to build close relationships with issuers and sponsors to help them grow and succeed. 

Responsibilities:

  • Lead business development activities to identify, source and introduce potential clients within the TMT sectors with the focus on Internet and Media
  • Lead capital raising initiatives for private and public companies as well as strategic advisory initiatives
  • Partake in the preparation of deal materials, market positioning and financials
  • Further develop the universe of relationships within venture capital, growth equity, family offices, and other capital sources with focuses in and around the technology, internet and media sectors.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of Investment Banking experience within the TMT sector with the focus on internet and media 
  • Bachelor’s Degree or the equivalent with MBA preferred with an outstanding academic record
  • Current or recent experience in senior investment banking role within the TMT sector with the focus on internet and media 
  • Strong entrepreneurial background, desire to succeed
  • Extensive network of contacts within the financial sponsor community, with particular focus in the internet and media sectors
  • Prior and current experience in capital raising mandates and strategic advisory assignments for private growth-oriented companies
  • Contemporary knowledge of the emerging trends within the internet and media 
Company Description

Cantor Fitzgerald L.P. is a leading financial services provider that offers clients an array of financial products and services in the equity and fixed income capital markets. These products and services include sales and trading, investment banking, market commentary and market data. For more than 50 years, Cantor Fitzgerald, a proven and resilient leader, has been committed to delivering a unique brand of unparalleled trading and distribution services, product expertise, innovative technology and customer service to institutional clients around the world. 

To Apply: email careers@cantor.com, please include required compensation.  

Cantor Fitzgerald is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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 US Equity Research Sales 

Location: New York, NY & Boston MA

Equity Research Group:

Cantor’s global equity research team is currently comprised of 30 equity analysts located in the U.S., Canada, U.K., and Hong Kong covering over 350 stocks within the firm’s integrated global research platform. 

Our geographic diversity provides our clients with unique benefits and advantages derived from both “local knowledge” as well as macro views and perspectives garnered from the domain expertise of our seasoned analysts. 

 The continued expansion of Cantor’s equity research coverage, focused on small- to mid-size and selected large capitalization companies, as well as the strategic alignment of our industry coverage globally, will continue to strengthen the firm’s product offering and client service.

Job Description: 

Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. Capital Market’s team is looking for a Senior US Equity Research Salesperson.  Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. has a growing research product which we are looking to expand even further.  A successful candidate will work well in a small, entrepreneurial team environment.  

  • Work closely with ranked equity research team from sales prospective through daily morning sales calls, research distribution and internal analyst meetings. 
  • Work with various internal group, such as Research Analyst  and Sales – Trading  
  • Participate in development of Cantor Fitzgerald’s business prospects from current customers, referrals and networking
  • Coordinate, attend and host client meetings and business gatherings with corporate management teams and Cantor Fitzgerald’s Research Analysts

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an area such as finance, economics or business; Series 7,63
  • Ideal candidate would have 3-5 years of professional experience in equity research sales. 
  • Strong relationships with the institutional buy-side
  • Ability to prospect and foster new relationships
  • Strong understanding of institutional equity research
  • Excellent communication, and organization skills; candidates must be very detail oriented
  • Independent thinker and self-starter with the motivation to learn about and excel in a dynamic industry
  • Must be comfortable working both independently and in a team environment.
  • Must be adaptable to changing and dynamic situations.
 Company Description

Cantor Fitzgerald L.P. is a leading financial services provider that offers clients an array of financial products and services in the equity and fixed income capital markets. These products and services include sales and trading, investment banking, market commentary and market data. For more than 50 years, Cantor Fitzgerald, a proven and resilient leader, has been committed to delivering a unique brand of unparalleled trading and distribution services, product expertise, innovative technology and customer service to institutional clients around the world. 

To Apply: email careers@cantor.com, please include required compensation.  

Cantor Fitzgerald is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Equity Research Analyst - Healthcare

Location: New York, NY

Equity Research Group:

Cantor’s global equity research team is currently comprised of 30 equity analysts located in the U.S., Canada, U.K., and Hong Kong covering over 350 stocks within the firm’s integrated global research platform. 

Our geographic diversity provides our clients with unique benefits and advantages derived from both “local knowledge” as well as macro views and perspectives garnered from the domain expertise of our seasoned analysts. 

The continued expansion of Cantor’s equity research coverage, focused on small- to mid-size and selected large capitalization companies, as well as the strategic alignment of our industry coverage globally, will continue to strengthen the firm’s product offering and client service.

Healthcare/Biotechnology Research Team:

Healthcare/Biotechnology Research team is seeking to hire an individual(s) for a full time position with Cantor Fitzgerald with the equity research team.  The individual will join the healthcare team and work in support of the biotechnology and specialty pharmaceuticals analysts.  The ideal candidate will have minimum 3 to 5 years of work experience in equity research covering healthcare stocks, be able to work quickly and independently, have strong writing skills, and a medical and/or scientific background or commensurate industry experience, and be reliable and dependable.  Responsibilities of this position will include writing initiation reports, conducting research via literature searches, and performing due diligence with experts and company managements.   

Responsibilities:

  • As an analyst  you will work in partnership with senior industry analysts on building and maintaining financial models, performing financial analysis and due diligence, writing investment-driven research reports.  
  • In partnership with the senior analyst you will be responsible for developing and fielding industry surveys, wide array of industry analyses and competitive assessments. 

Qualities and skills desired in this candidate are: 

  • A self-starter with an energetic personality 
  • Highest attention to detail. 
  • Strong written and oral communication skills. 
  • Ability to search for, understand and interpret scientific publications. 
  • General understanding of statistical analysis techniques and survey methodology. 
  • General understanding of the FDA regulatory review process and drug development 
  • An ability to work independently, multi-task and manage tight timelines while producing a high quality product.

Qualifications 

  • 3 – 5 years of relevant work experience in equity research, financial analysis or the relevant healthcare space.
  • Graduate degree (M.S., M.D., Pharm. D, Ph.D., or M.B.A.) 
  • Pharmaceutical/biotechnology or medical industry background is a must 
  • Prior work experience in equity research and regulatory licenses
  • Exceptionally strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong quantitative, financial modeling and Excel skills.
  • A thorough understanding of financial analysis and the investment process.

Company Description

Cantor Fitzgerald L.P. is a leading financial services provider that offers clients an array of financial products and services in the equity and fixed income capital markets. These products and services include sales and trading, investment banking, market commentary and market data. For more than 50 years, Cantor Fitzgerald, a proven and resilient leader, has been committed to delivering a unique brand of unparalleled trading and distribution services, product expertise, innovative technology and customer service to institutional clients around the world. 

To Apply: email careers@cantor.com, please include required compensation.  

Cantor Fitzgerald is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Sales, Trading Technology

Location: New York, NY

About Lucera 

Founded in 2013 by a top high frequency trading team, Lucera was created to fill a glaring gap in the market. Between exploding market data volumes, inconsistent fill rates, ongoing latency issues, rising costs in trading networking and relentless new regulatory demands, we recognized that firms were hamstrung in their search for alpha and often held hostage by their infrastructure. We needed a better system to drive reliable high frequency trading and power a range of trading strategies. So we built it.

The result is a premier, on-demand, secure and scalable infrastructure powered by 17,000 miles of the fastest transcontinental fiber and collocated in datacenters in New York, London and Chicago. We poured decades of experience in financial markets, infrastructure technology and electronic trading into our platform, supported by the most established engineering pedigrees in the industry. As a result, we give our clients unprecedented control and flexibility to speed time-to-market, lower total cost of ownership, reduce operational risk and ensure redundancy. Our unique combination of people, technology and culture allows us to empower businesses to make direct buying decisions and take charge of their infrastructure, while giving them the freedom to connect to any trading destination and provision critical infrastructure components anywhere.

We offer a month-to-month service with no up-front cost or commitment that gives our clients the scale and freedom they require. Our business is guided by three core tenets: to outperform all other trading infrastructure, to serve as the standard for transparency, and to change financial computing forever. Lucera is a privately held, New York based firm launched with initial backing from Cantor Fitzgerald, a leading global financial services firm and active Lucera customer.

Opportunity

Being part of Lucera’s sales organization is a fantastic opportunity for self-motivated sales person who wants to join an early stage technology start-up.  As part of Lucera’s team you will be working with a team where people matter, ideas are heard, opinions count and good work is recognized.  Lucera offers infrastructure as a service (IaaS) for the global financial marketplace.  Lucera’s cutting edge technology is highly scalable, easy to deploy and offered on-demand.  The opportunity calls for a candidate with strong entrepreneurial mentality, affording the right individual(s) the ability to uncover sales opportunities, grow revenue and earn uncapped commissions.

Position Responsibilities

  • Prospect, qualify, and close new business opportunities within assigned territory
  • Build key senior management level relationships throughout assigned territory
  • Present business solutions at the executive level, and heads of trading, operations, technology
  • Manage multiple complex sales cycles simultaneously
  • Owning and executing the sales process from “proof of concept” to deal closure
  • Coordinate introductory calls, demonstrations, and other aspects of the sales process
  • Create proposals and lead negotiations to deal closure
  • Prepare and communicate accurate sales forecasts and sales cycle reporting via Salesforce.com
  • Meet and exceed annual revenue quotas

Position Requirements

  • 4 year undergraduate college degree or minimum 3 years sales experience
  • 3 + years’ of experience in selling of financial software and/or infrastructure as a service
  • Enthusiastic and energetic self starter
  • Excellent organizational, presentation and negotiation skills
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Capital Markets and/or cloud based technology
  • Ability to travel to present to prospects and clients
  • Expertise in new business development and in devising, presenting and closing high level trading solutions

To Apply: email careers@cantor.com, please include required compensation.  

Cantor Fitzgerald is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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System Administrator - Lucera

Location: New York, NY & Secaucus, NJ

About Lucera 

Founded in 2013 by a top high frequency trading team, Lucera was created to fill a glaring gap in the market. Between exploding market data volumes, inconsistent fill rates, ongoing latency issues, rising costs in trading networking and relentless new regulatory demands, we recognized that firms were hamstrung in their search for alpha and often held hostage by their infrastructure. We needed a better system to drive reliable high frequency trading and power a range of trading strategies. So we built it.

The result is a premier, on-demand, secure and scalable infrastructure powered by 17,000 miles of the fastest transcontinental fiber and collocated in datacenters in New York, London and Chicago. We poured decades of experience in financial markets, infrastructure technology and electronic trading into our platform, supported by the most established engineering pedigrees in the industry. As a result, we give our clients unprecedented control and flexibility to speed time-to-market, lower total cost of ownership, reduce operational risk and ensure redundancy. Our unique combination of people, technology and culture allows us to empower businesses to make direct buying decisions and take charge of their infrastructure, while giving them the freedom to connect to any trading destination and provision critical infrastructure components anywhere.

We offer a month-to-month service with no up-front cost or commitment that gives our clients the scale and freedom they require. Our business is guided by three core tenets: to outperform all other trading infrastructure, to serve as the standard for transparency, and to change financial computing forever. Lucera is a privately held, New York based firm launched with initial backing from Cantor Fitzgerald, a leading global financial services firm and active Lucera customer.

As part of Lucera’s HFT team you will be working with a team where people matter, ideas are heard, opinions count and good work is recognized.  We manage an almost FTL cage of servers and we need a crew to help us dream, build, operate and maintain the next generation of market crunchers.  We work with bleeding edge networking equipment, top bin CPUs, trans-infinite arrays of SSDs.  If neutrinos were faster than photons or electrons we would be trying to use them.  So if you love Linux/Unix/Plan9, you have a secret passion for low latency networks and you'd like to work on something awesome from scratch then Lucera will be a right place for you. 

Responsibilities:

  • Self-motivated and good communication skills
  • Proficient in Solaris and *nix programming environment
  • Deep knowledge of TCP/IP and network programming
  • Familiar with network protocols such as IGMP, Ethernet, BGP, OSPF, SNMP, etc.
  • Ability to tune OS level network setting and parameters
  • Ability to correctly setup and tune hardware switches/routers/other equipment
  • Knowledge of fiber optics, cabling, and physical layer in general

Good to have, but not required:

  • Strong system administration in a Unix environment
  • Proficient in Python programming language
  • Familiar with Web technologies and Trading systems
  • Experience with open source projects is a plus 

Requirements:

  • Ability to travel to NYC, and Secaucus, NJ.
  • We do not use Cisco, so we need deep knowledge of networking without being hardware specific.
  • We have 24 hour on call shift rotation 

To Apply: email careers@cantor.com, please include required compensation.  

Cantor Fitzgerald is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Executive Assistant – FP&A 

Location: New York, NY 

The firm is searching for a top notch Executive Assistant to assist Managing Director.  Main responsibilities for Executive Assistant would include managing complex calendars, scheduling, prioritizing meetings, and having an extremely proactive mind set in order to stay steps ahead of what the Executive needs. Candidate must be an effective and detailed oriented communicator.  Incumbent will handle details of a highly confidential and critical nature; collect and prepare information for use in discussions/meetings of executive staff. 

The ideal candidate will have a business/finance background and high proficiency in Excel.  This position will give the candidate exposure to some financial planning analysis and reporting tasks.

Responsibilities 

  • Provide general administrative support, which includes but is not limited to creating, maintaining, and editing documents, spreadsheets, files, and presentations.
  • Heavy calendar management utilizing Microsoft Outlook; must be flexible with last minute schedule changes and urgent meeting requests.
  • Heavy telephone calls for the executive from both internal and external sources. Screen phone calls/solicitors answering, screening and returning calls thoroughly and with diplomacy per supervisor's instructions; handle routine items
  • Assist in special financial planning and analysis assignments as needed. Such items may require research, development and/or interpretation of data and be performed with little supervision or instruction.  
  • Track action items and deliverables for the executive and proactively schedule the time required to address them.
  • Works on special assignments that may be complex in nature where judgment and initiative are required in resolving problems and making recommendations. 
  • Coordinate meetings, including ordering meals, arranging travel, meeting room preparation, invitations, etc. 
  • Monitoring and addressing critical e-mail correspondence and preparing expense reports.
  • Schedule, prepare and attend internal meetings to include preparing agendas and follow up action items for meetings.  
  • Prepare and maintain presentations and reporting materials.
  • Facilitate visits from vendors, customers and key executives
  • Perform special projects as assigned by the Executive 
  • Demonstrate the ability to handle multiple tasks with little or no supervision. 
  • Perform personal assistant duties as required by the Executive 

Requirements 

  • A minimum of 3+ years working as an assistant 
  • Ability to interface well with all levels of employees in a highly professional and friendly manner. 
  • Must have experience in a highly corporate environment in terms of dress and demeanor.
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively and professionally with customers and external contacts to the organization. 
  • Possess a high degree of proficiency with MS Office products including Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Must be able to maintain the highest level of confidentiality. 
  • Ability to handle sensitive material concerning the organization and the executive's role within the organization. 
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Exceptional organizational skills required.
  • Ability to meet designated deadlines and work effectively in a pressurized environment.  
  • Ability to work extended hours 

Location:  NYC- midtown

Travel:  0%

Hours:  55hr work week

Company Description

Cantor Fitzgerald L.P. is a leading financial services provider that offers clients an array of financial products and services in the equity and fixed income capital markets. These products and services include sales and trading, investment banking, market commentary and market data. For more than 50 years, Cantor Fitzgerald, a proven and resilient leader, has been committed to delivering a unique brand of unparalleled trading and distribution services, product expertise, innovative technology and customer service to institutional clients around the world. 

To Apply: email careers@cantor.com, please include required compensation.  

Cantor Fitzgerald is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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EUROPE - SENIOR ASSOCIATE, METALS & MINING

Cantor Fitzgerald is a global leader across financial services and capital markets. Cantor Fitzgerald Europe (CFE) services the EMEA region providing clients with a full-range of integrated financial solutions centred on advisory, origination and capital markets (equity and debt) services. We set new standards in partnering with our clients to connect people, capital and ideas.

CFE’s Metals & Mining Investment Banking team is seeking an experienced Senior Associate for a position in London. Metals & Mining Group in London is one of Cantor Fitzgerald’s dedicated global offices focused on delivering advisory and capital markets services to its metals & mining clients The CFE Metals & Mining team counts among its clients a wide variety of sector participants at every stage of the mineral value chain with a particular emphasis on mid- and small- cap companies and private equity firms with portfolio companies in the sector.

THE POSITION
The Senior Associate will be a key player in the execution of the Metals & Mining Investment Banking business. He/She will leverage upon past investment banking and related industry experience to enhance CFE’s advisory, execution and capital raising capabilities and contribute to building CFE’s franchise and reputation in the marketplace.
The successful applicant will have strong function skills in the major areas of investment banking (especially Equity Capital Markets) and will demonstrate the potential for rapid promotion to adopt a senior officer who is capable of generating and developing Board level relationships as well as originating new mandates. Most importantly, the candidate will be highly enthusiastic about CFE’s vision and be driven and committed to its success.

RESPONSIBILITIES
 

  • Participate in the "full cycle" of transactional execution including preparing marketing pitches, reviewing and formulating financial analysis, preparing and presenting internal committee memoranda and client presentations.
  • Possess a strong knowledge of the industry and CFE’s product and service offerings. This person will be expected to develop expertise in the quantitative and analytical practices used to develop strategic, capital structure and valuation recommendations to clients and will work alongside senior bankers in providing relationship support and executing transactions.
  • Leverage existing relationships within the Metals & Mining industry and the buy-side investment community globally as well as seeking to foster and develop new connections and contacts.
  • Play a leadership role in implementing the execution of transactions and relationship management of retained corporate clients including working with analysts and associates, as well as, assisting more senior bankers.
  • Ensure compliance in accordance with CFE or regulatory standards and policies
  • Perform an important role in the development of the firm, the Metals & Mining Investment Banking team and their capabilities.
  • Participate in building the business over the long term by developing individual expertise in an appropriate industry and contributing to enhancing the CFE franchise and brand.


QUALIFICATIONS

The successful candidate will possess or demonstrate the following personal and professional attributes:
 

  • Bachelors' degree from a leading university
  • Postgraduate professional training and qualifications
  • Minimum of 3 years of Investment Banking experience gained in one or more major financial centres is required
  • Experience in Metals & Mining Coverage is essential having a track record of providing Equity Capital Markets services to quoted Metals & Mining companies on LSE, AIM, TSX, TSX-V
  • Industry experience and buy-side investment relationships across major financial centres is required
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills with specific ability to communicate concepts and ideas concisely and defend their validity
  • Proven understanding of technical (JORC, CIM, SAMREC) and regulatory regimes (Canadian National Instrument 43-101, AIM Rules and UKLA Listing Rules)
  • Very strong financial modelling/valuation techniques and analytical skills applicable to the Metals & Mining sector
  • Ability to comfortably interact with clients in a professional and mature manner
  • Outstanding ethics, integrity and judgment
  • Resourceful, diligent with close attention to detail and strong intellectual curiosity
  • Commitment to strong teamwork environment but also the ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Highly organized, self-motivated, proactive and results-driven
  • Excellent technology skills with superior Excel and PowerPoint skills and ability to quickly learn new software applications
  • Well advanced proficiency with investment banking software packages such as Bloomberg or Factset
  • Strong preference for candidates with fluency in additional languages

To apply, please submit your resume to careers@cantor.co.uk 

Closing date: 28 February 2014

Salary: Competitive

 

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EUROPE - LEGAL ENTITY CONTROLLER

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The role covers the main operating entity, Cantor Fitzgerald Europe (‘CFE’), and also various branches and subsidiaries.  The CFE entity operates many business lines (including institutional equities trading and brokering, corporate finance, debt capital markets, structured finance with a focus on aviation finance, contracts for differences) and results in the individual having to interact with many functional support groups (such as product control, management accounting, operations, tax, treasury), the US group reporting teams and also front office traders and management.  The role also requires the individual to interact with senior management in finance and the front office businesses. This includes direct access to the CFO & Treasurer.

As mentioned above, there are also a number of Cantor entities and branches in other parts of Europe, Asia and South Africa and the candidate will be required to lead the team with respect to controlling these entities and so as to complete the financial statements for these entities within deadlines.

The Cantor front office and finance team require high standards and are demanding in their requirements. This results in the finance team working hard and sometimes long hours to meet deadlines and complete deliverables

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage the monthly US group reporting close process for CFE and other group subsidiaries, incl liaising with front office business staff, regulatory reporting, product control, operations, tax and finance. 
  • Liaise with group external auditors (in London and globally) on the preparation and completion of GAAP compliant financial statements, including CFE and CIL, the FSA authorised UK firms.
  • Produce the completion of the audited financial statements for a number of Cantor Europe, South African and Asian entities.
  • Prepare and review the monthly management reporting packs explaining P&L and balance sheet figures for the Executive Committee and Boards.
  • Develop the control environment so as to improve and strengthen controls over balance sheet accounts and business line P&L.
  • Provide guidance to other functional areas (such as Product Control, Treasury, Operations, Finance) with the monthly Balance Sheet substantiation exercise and prepare reconciliations for accounts owned. 
  • Develop the Mountbatten intern.
  • Understand the process flows from front office systems to subledger into the General Ledger.
  • Assist group financial reporting in NY with quarterly disclosures.

 

SKILLS / EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

Professional Qualifications

The systems architecture and traded financial instruments are complex and so the role will suit an individual who is a qualified Chartered Accountant and preferably from a big 4 firm with approx 2-3 years PQE.  The role will suit an individual from a large investment bank or who wishes to make a move out of an accounting firm.

The candidate should enjoy interrogating systems, has a reasonable technical accounting interest, must be well organised, good at multi-tasking and is interested in broadening their knowledge beyond legal entity controlling by interacting with tax, treasury, operations and the front office staff.

  • Good systems understanding and interest (such as trade system, sub ledger, general ledger).
  • Accounting knowledge in completing financial statements and financial instruments under UK GAAP, IFRS and US GAAP.
  • Interest in developing and strengthening controls and implementing changes to continuously improve the control environment.
  • Confidence to interact with Cantor UK and US Senior Management team on finance matters.
  • Capital Markets / Investment banking background / experience.

 

SYSTEMS USED:

Cantor uses Oracle as the general ledger and also various sub ledger systems.  The candidate does not need specific knowledge of the Cantor systems, but it is imperative the candidate enjoys developing and understanding his/ her knowledge of system infrastructure by interrogating the underlying systems in order to lead the LEC team effectively and fully carry out the roles and responsibilities.

Excel, Essbase, Word, Caseware and Outlook are used as day to day applications.

 

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:

  • Ability to influence and persuade individuals in other teams.
  • Self motivated who excels in a high pressure, hands on environment.
  • Multi tasking.
  • Organised and able to prioritise under tight and conflicting deadlines.
  • Willing to adapt to changing situations and willing to implement improvements to enhance efficiency and the control environment, when identified.
Please send resumes to cjoyce@bgcpartners.com
 
Cantor Fitzgerald is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 
 
SARBANES-OXLEY & INTERNAL CONTROLS MANAGER (EUROPE & ASIA)
 
POSITION OVERVIEW:
 
The Manager role, based in London, will report directly to the Director, Sarbanes-Oxley & Internal Controls based in New York. This position will manage 1 SOX Senior Analyst in London and will be responsible for leading the SOX audit engagement throughout Europe and Asia. This will include, but not limited to, being responsible for creating and updating process narratives, flowcharts, performing walkthroughs, control testing, updating deficiency reports, documenting action plans and assisting processes owners on ways to improve their processes. Liaise with external auditors as required. The role requires the person to be able to build good working relationships with process owners and management, communicate effectively and timely and be able to multi task when required. Ideally, the person will be a qualified accountant with 3 or more years experience within a Financial Services & SOX environment.
 
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
 
  • Assist with the planning of the annual, global SOX audit engagement, involving development of business understanding, risk assessment and audit approach.
  • Lead (and assist) the analysis and review of key internal control procedures, risk and control matrices, and test plans. This includes updating all process related documentation, control testing in Europe and Asia and deficiency analyzes.
  • Responsible for interviewing process owners and communication with senior management.
  • Ensure that key controls identified in the narratives agree with control matrices, test plans and process flows.
  • Coordinate the quarterly certification process within Europe and Asia; follow-up with process owners and escalate any issues to the Director, Sarbanes-Oxley & Internal Controls.
  • Maintain deficiency documentation and follow-up as to timely remediation and outstanding action plans.
  • Knowledge of implementing spreadsheet controls for key Finance Excel spreadsheets
  • Keep up-to-date with SEC, PCAOB and FASB pronouncements through seminars, professional journals, etc.
  • Work on special SOX-related projects as directed by Director, Sarbanes-Oxley & Internal Controls.
  • 10-15% Travel – Europe & Asia.
 
SKILLS:
 
  • Solid understanding of SOX 404 requirements Strong process analysis, risk and control identification, and problem solving skills
  • Organization skills with the ability to coordinate, supervise, and coach junior staff members.
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage and deliver projects within budget, on time and of high quality.
  • Prefers fast-paced environment, displaying flexibility and focus under pressure
  • Team-player and relationship-builder
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, Access, Visio and PowerPoint)
 
EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS:
 
  • BA/BS degree in Finance or Accounting; knowledge of US & UK GAAP
  • Minimum 3+ years of Sarbanes Oxley compliance experience
  • Minimum 3+ plus years of Big four audit experience
  • Minimum of 2+ plus years in broker-dealer environment or finance product knowledge
  • ACCA, ACA, CPA or CIA
Please send resumes to cjoyce@bgcpartners.com
 
Cantor Fitzgerald is an Equal Opportunity Employer
 

 
REVENUE ACCOUNTANT
 
POSITION OVERVIEW:
 
The Revenue Controls team performs a product control and revenue reporting function for entities across the globe.  The team has four members and works mainly with the Front Office, Brokerage Receivables, Operations and other Finance teams to ensure revenue is accurately recorded across the firm’s systems.
 
This role is a core part of that team and a liaising with colleagues across those and other functions.
 
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
  • Daily monitoring and control of global automated P&L’s and revenue reports
  • Liaising with Front Office for prompt resolution of queries relating to P&L discrepancies
  • Review of automatically generated revenue accounting entries
  • Daily and monthly reconciliations of both P&L and balance sheet accounts
  • Provide Finance with detailed analysis of entity and desk P&L variances
  • Daily and Monthly Positions monitoring
  • Daily/Monthly accruals of all fees payable and all revenue not automatically booked
  • Monthly allocations of cost of carry and holding costs to broker
  • Reconciliation of taxes payable on principal trades
  • Provide ad hoc global revenue reports to senior management and other departments
  • Ad hoc project work

SKILLS / COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

The ideal candidate has experience of revenue accounting or product control and should be able to demonstrate:

  • A strong academic background and good career progression to date.
  • Have excellent organisational skills and to ensure the team meets its objectives and deadlines.
  • A control mentality coupled with excellent accounting, analytical and reporting skills.
  • Possess a pro-active attitude with an ability to take responsibility, make decisions and gain respect quickly.
  • Process analysis skills to identify vulnerabilities and control/system weaknesses.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills with the ability to interact with professionals throughout the organisation.
  • Ability to evaluate issues and situations and make decisions with little need for upward reference.
  • Maturity and credibility to deal with brokers, senior management and colleagues at all levels and locations. Professionalism, sensitivity and high energy levels. 
  • Flexibility and a willingness to contribute to an exciting, dynamic and multi-cultural business.

SYSTEMS USED:

  • Oracle Financials
  • Hyperion Essbase
  • Exemplary MS Excel, and proficient with other MS Office
  • Business Objects
  • GMO
  • Finmax
  • Phase III (Sungard)

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:

  • Highly motivated, confident self-starter who is unafraid to ask questions and seek answers
  • Good attention to detail
  • Articulates both written and spoken messages clearly and confidently
  • Willing to take ownership and work without close supervision, while also being a team player.
  • Able to use judgement to suggest changes and improvements to processes.
  • Proactive and adaptable, able to work well under pressure.
  • Some product knowledge an advantage
Please send resumes to cjoyce@bgcpartners.com
 
Cantor Fitzgerald is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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