CIB - Currencies and Emerging Markets (CEM) - Trader - Analyst

Singapore, Singapore
26 Sep 2022
12 Oct 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
This role sits within the front office and will be working in a dynamic and busy trading floor environment. You will be servicing institutional /corporate accounts and make markets in your group's particular range of products. You will play an active role in managing risk, liquidity and exposure and driving all aspects of the trading desk: pre-trade analysis, trade execution and the design of optimal risk management for large trades. Tracking supply and demand, you will constantly evaluate market developments in order to give clients innovative solutions and work with internal groups to deliver new products. You will be placed with desk which primarily deals in fixed income and foreign exchange.

Key tasks will include:
  • Assist the trading desk with trade ideas and market thoughts.
  • Responding to day to day client requests and needs
  • Ability to understand the lifecycle of a trade and being able to work with other team members to ensure smooth function of the desk
  • Understanding market drivers (of those markets in which involved), market moves, and the numbers behind it all, as well as cross-asset implications
  • Ensuring all relevant parties (vertically and horizontally) are kept abreast of key developments in respect of business
  • Cultivating an appreciation of balance between revenue generation and building a client franchise
  • Understanding drivers of relevant markets and establish a high degree of competence with clients around executing trades
  • Understanding firm's approach and policies for managing risks in relevant business and applicable legal and regulatory rules, and follows policies
Your background:
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in a relevant front office role
  • Demonstrable proficiency with market and product lingo. Well versed in the quantitative nature and framework of own product (e.g., pricing, models, etc).
  • Ability to discuss in detail your knowledge of the direct and indirect costs of \"\"doing business\"\" along the transaction lifecycle with complete understanding of impact on factors like balance sheet, liquidity and capital usage;
  • Understands transaction cycle and the steps in the process and is execution oriented.
  • Ability to thrive on the challenge of competitive pressures and remain focused on client needs
  • Ability to communicate concepts and ideas, both verbally and via documentation, and be able to defend their validity and target messages to different audiences.
  • Ability to interact comfortably with business clients and management at senior levels
  • Self-directed, highly motivated, and able to work independently
  • Experience of having managed client relationships directly will be an added advantage
  • Bachelor's Degree Required
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