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Financial Trader

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€30k > 150
Financial trader
Salary Range
(thousands per year)*
€30 - 150
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Last Updated: March, 2017

* The lower figures typically reflect starting salaries. Higher salaries are awarded to those with greater experience and responsibility. Positions in Dublin sometimes command higher salaries.
Occupational Category

Finance & Investment Analysts

Also included in this category:

Financial advisers; financial analysts; financial consultants; mortgage advisers; pensions consultants.

Number Employed:


Part time workers: 4%
Aged over 55: 8%
Male / Female: 56 / 44%
Non-Nationals: 13%
With Third Level: 84%
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Responsible for conducting a Money Market check on a daily basis and contacting customers on movements in the market.

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Organisation: Chartered Accountants Ireland
Address: Chartered Accountants House, 47 - 49 Pearse Street, Dublin 2
Tel: (01) 637 7200
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Organisation: Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Address: 9 Leeson Park, Dublin 6
Tel: (01) 447 5678
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Organisation: Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
Address: 5th Floor, Block E, Iveagh Court, Harcourt Rd., Dublin 2
Tel: (01) 643 0400
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This occupation is popular with people who have the following Career Interests...

...and for people who like working in the following Career Sectors:

Business Management & Human Resources
Banking & Financial Services
Accountancy & Taxation

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