ADR Sales & Trading Associate


Red Bank, NJ

Job Overview:

Cowen is looking for a Sales & Trading Associate to help support its ADR Conversion business.  The candidate will work alongside and support two ADR Traders and two Operations Managers and across a variety of accounts.  Additionally, with proven success, there would be an opportunity to maintain and own account responsibilities. This is an exciting opportunity to work on a premier Equity franchise platform, in a team-oriented environment with high career advancement potential.


  • Provide general support to ADR Trade and Operations Teams.
  • Collaborate effectively to help cross sell various products across the Cowen Equity platform.
  • Work with ADR Depositories and ADR Cross books to confirm conversion books and fees and leverage analytical tools to optimize deal pricing, manage risk and maximize upside potential.
  • Partner with International partners in Asia & Europe along with US Sales Traders to cross reference orders.
  • Respond to client requests via phone and email and as needed provide research and earnings models, as well as corporate access, and catering to conference meeting requests.
  • Seek new opportunities to expand coverage while helping maintain the current client base.
  • Conduct analysis on client and competitive market to help benchmark and communicate findings to leadership team.

Job Requirements / Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 2-4 years in either domestic or international Equities.
  • Experience with depositary receipts and a foundational understanding of Global Markets.
  • Ability to synthesize data rapidly and analyze/communicate findings clearly and articulately.
  • Ability to prioritize and multiple projects and meet critical deadlines with a high level of detail.
  • Self-motivated with strong written and verbal communications skills to ensure prompt and professional approach when working with clients and colleagues.

 Who We Are:

Cowen Inc. (“Cowen” or the “Company”) is a diversified financial services firm offering investment banking services, equity and credit research, sales and trading, prime brokerage, global clearing, commission management services and actively managed alternative investment products. Cowen focuses on delivering value-added capabilities to our clients in order to help them outperform. Founded in 1918, the Company is headquartered in New York and has offices worldwide.

At Cowen, inclusion and diversity are catalysts for success and innovation in everything we do. We pride ourselves on our empathetic and collaborative culture, where the power of diversity is harnessed to transform the status quo. Our focus on inclusion expands our thinking in order to generate better outcomes for clients, while striving to increase fairness and equity for our colleagues. Cowen’s vision of creating a more inclusive and equitable future is supported by our core values and is essential to our ability to outperform.

Our Values:

  • Vision: We consistently deliver differentiated and disruptive insights that help our clients outperform
  • Empathy:  We proactively consider and account for the priorities and concerns of our colleagues and clients
  • Sustainability: We endeavor to produce ideas and solutions that are ethically grounded and aim to pass the test of time
  • Tenacious Teamwork: We elevate collaboration to new levels, empowering our ability to provide the best solutions for our clients.

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