Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Senior CFD Trader

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Description

FXCM has built a diverse team of financial professionals from a variety of backgrounds. Together they form the trading team behind one of the most successful online retail FX services.

FXCM now seeks to broaden its global reach by building a CFD dealing team, applications are sort globally but the roles will be in its trading facility located in the Wall Street financial district, New York.

The successful candidate will oversee CFD risk, liability and hedging on all markets offered. The candidate will monitor the overall position of the company's CFD product and instigate key programs that will help the business to grow and be competitive.

You will manage a small yet fast growing team and work with the product, marketing, content and operational teams to drive new features and products to increase trade ability. Of equal importance is that you can create and document all team procedures and train other members of staff.

FXCM, an INC 500 company, leads the rapidly expanding field of online currency trading services for retail and institutional traders. The firm operates out of offices in New York, Dallas, San Francisco, London, Sydney, Hong Kong and Tokyo. With substantial operations around the world, FXCM Group currently services over 90,000 live accounts via the FXCM Trading Platform and has serviced well over 100,000 accounts from nearly 200 different countries. FXCM has a proven track record of reliability and success executing on average 4,000,000 trades per month accounting for over $350 billion in notional trading volume. Additional information can be found at www.fxcm.com .

Requirements:

* Ideally the candidate will have project management experience and demonstrated ability to manage the roll out of significant online trading services
* Excellent knowledge of buy side prime brokerage is required and the ability to manage these relationships with various Investment Banks is critical
* A strong knowledge of DMA CFD platforms and how to position is highly regarded

Qualfications:

* A minimum of 5 years experience in a lead trading role within retail CFDs or spread betting with a leading provider
* Self-starter and proven ability with strong analytical skills
* Excellent knowledge of DMA and market maker CFD risk management

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