Financial Market Dealer

Buy and sell securities within financial markets and trade and distribute financial securities on behalf of financial institutions.

Financial Market Dealer

Financial Market Dealer

Roles and responsibilities

As a financial market dealer, your tasks will include:

  • obtaining information on securities, market conditions, government regulations and financial circumstances of clients
  • Interpreting data from securities reports, financial periodicals and stock-quotation viewer screens
  • analysing financial markets and financial market products
  • providing information and advice on financial market matters, market conditions and the history and prospects of corporations
  • execution of buy and sell orders in the market place on behalf of clients
  • relaying trade information to clients such as the number of contracts bought and sold and the price
  • monitoring futures prices and market changes and bidding for commodity futures contracts
  • recording and transmitting buy and sell orders
  • calculating and recording transaction costs

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics

As a financial market dealer, your tasks will include:

  • obtaining information on securities, market conditions, government regulations and financial circumstances of clients
  • Interpreting data from securities reports, financial periodicals and stock-quotation viewer screens
  • analysing financial markets and financial market products
  • providing information and advice on financial market matters, market conditions and the history and prospects of corporations
  • execution of buy and sell orders in the market place on behalf of clients
  • relaying trade information to clients such as the number of contracts bought and sold and the price
  • monitoring futures prices and market changes and bidding for commodity futures contracts
  • recording and transmitting buy and sell orders
  • calculating and recording transaction costs

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics

Undergraduate Courses To Become

Financial Market Dealer

Postgraduate Courses To Become

Financial Market Dealer

Postgraduate qualifications are usually required to become fully qualified as a financial dealer and broker.

Courses are run through Financial Services Institute of Australasia (Finsia) and the Financial Planning Association.

Depending on the specific role, you may be required to be licensed or registered in order to work in this field. Details can be found on the Australian Securities and Investments Commission website. You may also be required to hold a certain level of membership with a particular professional association.

Contact the Financial Planning Association or Finsia for further information.