Sunday, September 4, 2011

Junior Foreign Currency Trader

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Job Summary:  Junior foreign currency trader on MetLife's Currency Desk to help support hedging of MetLife's currency explosure approx $13bb.  Prior currency experience a plus as well as an understanding of the financial markets.

Principle Responsibilities:
· Provide backup and support for desk traders and strategist
· Manage and execute operational F/X spot trades
· Manage interaction with currency trading platform vendor
· Work with the vendor on system enhancements and the rollout of the platform across MetLife's International footprint of 60+ countries
· Manage trade confirmation process and resolve settlements issues as they arise
· Develop relationships with the currency desks of Wall Street Dealers
· Maintain a regular dialogue with Wall Street dealers thru calls and meetings to learn more about the F/X markets
· Manage daily reporting of positions and exposures to senior traders
 Requirements· BA/BS Required
· 5-years combined experience in F/X Trading, Middle Office or Operations positions a plus
· Ability to work productively in an unstructured environment
· Ability to understand what drives global markets
· Ability to use Excel/Word in unstructured environment
· Working knowledge of Reuters, Bloomberg, Global Link and Murex a plus
· Excellent verbal communication skills
· Ability to communicate effectively with other internal clients and trading desks
· Self starter with strong analytical and quantitative skills

Career Growth
· Potential to advance to senior trade position

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