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2222 Financial Dealers

ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations
Reference period
2021

Financial Dealers conduct financial market transactions on behalf of clients.

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia:

  • Bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1)

In New Zealand:

  • NZQF Diploma, or at least three years of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks 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 offering advice on financial market matters, market conditions and the history and prospects of corporations
  • executing 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 costs of transactions

Occupations:

  • 222211 Financial Market Dealer
  • 222212 Futures Trader
  • 222213 Stockbroking Dealer
  • 222299 Financial Dealers nec

222211 Financial Market Dealer

Alternative Title:

  • Money Market Dealer

Buys and sells securities within financial markets, and trades and distributes financial securities on behalf of financial institutions. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level:

  • 1 Australia
  • 2 New Zealand

Specialisations:

  • Derivatives Trader
  • Fixed Interest Dealer
  • Foreign Exchange Dealer
  • Securities Dealer

222212 Futures Trader

Buys and sells commodity futures on behalf of clients. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level:

  • 1 Australia
  • 2 New Zealand

222213 Stockbroking Dealer

Alternative Titles:

  • Sharebroker
  • Stockbroker

Buys and sells stocks and bonds on behalf of clients. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level:

  • 1 Australia
  • 2 New Zealand

Specialisation:

  • Trading Floor Operator (Stock Exchange)

222299 Financial Dealers nec

This occupation group covers Financial Dealers not elsewhere classified. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level:

  • 1 Australia
  • 2 New Zealand

Occupations in this group include:

  • Equities Analyst