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Are you one of us?

Pareto Securities is a knowledge company, and our business is all about the people working here. Therefore, we constantly search for new colleagues with the right mindset and talent to join us. We have built our organization over years by giving young talents early responsibility and allowing them to prosper to become dealmakers and key employees of our firm.

Working at Pareto Securites

We look for talents who can be our key employees of tomorrow

Pareto Securities wants to get in touch with young graduates and experienced candidates with solid analytical and communication skills, who are result oriented and triggered by tough competition. You must be a team player and have a strong motivation to contribute to our team. Being a broker, research analyst or an investment banker also involve the highest degree of integrity.

As a young professional at Pareto Securities, you will from day one work closely with senior colleagues and get unique exposure to the senior management of our clients. We believe in giving considerable responsibility at an early stage to our young professionals. Combined with our market leading deal flow, you will find yourself in a working environment that is a perfect platform for fast learning and career development.

Håkon Hafskjær

The best thing about working in Pareto is all the talented colleagues and clients you get to spend time with and learn from. It is a team environment where you can work hard, learn about business and financial markets while having a good time.

Håkon Hafskjær works at the Fixed Income Sales desk and has been with Pareto full-time since 2013. Håkon started as a credit analyst before moving over to Sales & Trading where he covers both domestic and international clients.
Education: M.Sc. in Business and Economics from BI Norwegian Business School with Honors. Exchange semester at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

If you find Pareto to be an interesting employer but want to learn more, please contact Håkon: +47 24 13 21 48 / hakon.hafskjaer[at]paretosec.com

Synne W. Wesmann

At Pareto you work with talented and inspiring people. You are given responsibilities from the very start and encouraged to challenge yourself to further develop both your skills and person.

Synne W. Wesmann has worked both as an intern and part-time before starting fulltime. Synne works as an Equity Analyst at the Energy and Energy Services team.
Education: Double-degree in Finance and MiM (CEMS) from the Norwegian School of Economics and has spent three terms abroad.

If you are interested in learning more about how it is to work in Pareto, feel free to contact Synne: +47 22 87 87 06 / synne.wesmann[at]paretosec.com

Women's Finance Day 2020

Pareto Securities is proud to have been a partner of the 15th annual Women’s Finance Day on September 23, 2020. Women’s Finance Day is a career fair with numerous worldwide financial institutions participating arranged by the Business Committee, a part of the Student Association at Stockholm School of Economics. The aim is to inspire talented and driven young women to pursue a career within the finance industry.

Vacant positions

Intern Investment Banking

As an intern in Pareto Securities you will get unique insights into the day-to-day work of our Investment Banking department. You will be an integrated part of a sector team and actively engage in the ongoing processes.

Location: Frankfurt
Closing date: December 31 2021
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Part-time position for law students in our Compliance department

The Compliance department manages and provides guidance to the organization on compliance, regulatory and reputational risks and ensures adherence to laws, rules and regulations.

Pareto Securities is currently looking for law students for part-time positions in the Compliance department at our Head Office in Oslo.

The tasks will primarily consist of ongoing projects and controls to ensure that the requirements in the applicable Anti-Money Laundering acts with appurtenant regulations and the applicable Securities legislation are complied with. The position will provide unique insight into the securities market and the operation of a large investment firm.

Location: Oslo
Closing date: February 8 2021
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Investment Banking

Do you have solid academic results, analytical skills, strong social and commercial abilities, genuine interest in financial markets and a high ethical standard?

Location: Oslo
Closing date: January 29 2021
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Senior AML/KYC Officer

Pareto Securities is strengthening the team responsible for Anti-Money Laundering and client establishment, and is currently looking for an experienced candidate for a vacant position as Senior AML Officer at our office in Stavanger.

As a Senior AML Officer, you will contribute to ensure that Pareto Securities meets its obligations under the Anti-Money Laundering regulations. Through the position, you will participate in the planning and coordination of ongoing projects, and contribute with knowledge and experience in the establishment and ongoing follow-up of Pareto Securities' clients relationships.

Location: Stavanger
Closing date: February 10 2021
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For students

Part-time position

In some offices, we offer part-time positions alongside studies. One example is at our Online Trading desk in Oslo, where students get unique experience at the trading desk and insights into the world of Equity Sales. Other positions may also be vacant at different locations and departments.


We offer summer internships, as well as ad-hoc internships through the winter or other parts of the year. The duration is typically 2-3 months within our Research or Investment Banking department. You become an integrated part of one of our teams and get unique insights into the day-to-day action. The internship program is traditionally a key recruitment channel for full-time positions.

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Full-time position

For full-time positions, we are looking for talented graduates with relevant university degrees and strong academic results. We offer full-time positions within Investment Banking, Research (equity and credit), Sales (equity and fixed income) and Project Finance.

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Ludwig Skogman

As a young professional working at Pareto, I don’t believe that you will get as much responsibility and direct client exposure from day one at any other employer. Everyone is encouraged to speak their own mind and you will never feel that you are held back from pitching new ideas.

Ludwig Skogman works within the Debt Capital Markets team of Pareto’s Investment Banking division and is based out of Stockholm, Sweden where he primarily works with public bond transactions and debt advisory.
Education: M.Sc. in Advanced Economics and Finance from Copenhagen Business School with exchange semesters at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland and the University of Wisconsin, USA.

If you would like to learn more about the best aspects of Pareto as a workplace, Ludwig will gladly tell you more: +46 8 402 5189 / Ludwig.Skogman[at]paretosec.com

Pavas Mehra

At Pareto you get to work with some of the smartest and most hardworking people in the industry. Despite having a solid position in its core markets Pareto is always looking for new opportunities and entrepreneurial individuals looking to execute on new ideas.

Pavas Mehra works at the Equity Sales desk and oversees the electronic trading in Sweden. His coverage universe includes both domestic and international clients, mixing up traditional equity sales with a more technical angle.
Education: He studied finance at Stockholm Business School.

Would you like to learn more about why Pareto is a great place to work, don’t hesitate to contact Pavas: +46 8 402 5213 / pavas.mehra[at]paretosec.com