Saturday, July 16, 2011

FX Trader / Risk Analyst ($60-80K)

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The role is responsible for serving as the senior trader and managing risk in spot FX, CFD’s, and options markets. This will involve working the European trading desk in managing the firms overall risk accounts, counter-party trades and retail / institutional FX flow.

Job Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

To be responsible for FX products across spot markets and managing the firms overall book.
Execution of clients’ orders for currencies, commodities and CFDs.
Monitoring and checking instruments prices on major international financial exchanges.
To be directly responsible for assigned profit goals in align with the firms capital.
Monitor European and New York Markets and hedge client flow out according across multiple liquidity providers
Develop and consistently improve the firms risk model as new client flow is built up.
Maximize Profit and Minimize risk within acceptability through; STP, Market Making, Positioning, and trading within approved limits and policies and procedures.
Run daily P/L reports and market risk reports
Maintain close relationships with other Banks in order to support business in this area
Keep up-to-date with interest rate movements and currency fluctuations internationally through studying country economic indicators, etc.
Maintain skill set by undertaking relevant training throughout year.


Background and Experience:

Individuals having a thorough knowledge of their product area and sectors including, market liquidity, volatility, pricing plus trading/hedging strategies. Provide both technical and product support to senior staff. They will have the ability to handle all types of trading situations and are only confined by risk limitations.

Experience required for the Job:

University degree in finance, business or economics
Minimum of 2 years’ experience in the financial sector
Familiar with Metatrader 4, Currenex, and other online trading platforms
Self-confident and Self-motivated
Work effectively under constant pressure
Strong understanding of the financial markets and different financial instruments
Strong analytical skills
Good communication skills
Team player

Work environment:

10 hours, shift rotation 4 European Sessions.
Reporting to senior dealers
Communication with other departments (back office, accounting, customer service)

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