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Trader (VP or Director), Oil, Commodities - Hybrid

Job Req ID 24744415 Location(s) Houston, Texas Job Type Hybrid Job Category Institutional Trading
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The Trader is a senior level position responsible for overseeing a trading book and managing book risk, in coordination with the Trading team. The overall objective of this role is to ensure book trades deliver on budgeted revenues, and to coordinate with key stakeholders to develop the trading franchise.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee a trading book as a Senior trader and generate revenues and manage risk for the respective business
  • Build and maintain a franchise and connect with key clients
  • Coordinate with Sales, Research, CM and other organizations across Markets and Securities Services and the broader business
  • Trade a book and deliver on budgeted revenues and manage book risk
  • Establish and maintain key relationships to deliver trades to the desk
  • Anticipate client demand in each respective product/market and facilitate large client trades
  • Coordinate with desk analysts as needed and with sales to develop the franchise and manage and mentor junior traders as needed
  • Leading strong governance and controls:
  • Work in close partnership with control functions such as Legal, Compliance, Market and Credit Risk, Audit, Finance in order to ensure appropriate governance and control infrastructure
  • Build a culture of responsible finance, good governance and supervision, expense discipline and ethics
  • Appropriately assess risk/reward of transactions when making business decisions; demonstrating proper consideration for the firm’s reputation.
  • Be familiar with and adhere to Citi’s Code of Conduct and the Plan of Supervision for Global Markets and Securities Services
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures as defined by your role which will be communicated to you
  • Obtain and maintain all registrations/licenses which are required for your role, within the appropriate timeframe
  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency.

Qualifications:

  • 15+ years of experience in a related role preferred
  • In-depth knowledge of respective products and clients
  • Proven history of successful trading book management
  • Required licensing and registrations as applicable
  • Advance analytical and numerical competency
  • Consistently demonstrates clear and concise written and verbal communication
  • Effective interpersonal skills to develop and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Physical crude oil experience preferred
  • Ability to analyze and pitch situations and determine suitable counterparties
  • Knowledge of Bloomberg, booking systems, trading protocol, closing technicalities.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree/University degree or equivalent experience
  • Master’s degree preferred

In addition to considering Director level talent and hiring at that level, we are open to considering VP level talent and hiring at that level.

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Job Family Group:

Institutional Trading

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Job Family:

Trading

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Time Type:

Full time

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Primary Location:

Houston Texas United States

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Primary Location Full Time Salary Range:

$200,000.00 - $300,000.00


In addition to salary, Citi’s offerings may also include, for eligible employees, discretionary and formulaic incentive and retention awards. Citi offers competitive employee benefits, including: medical, dental & vision coverage; 401(k); life, accident, and disability insurance; and wellness programs. Citi also offers paid time off packages, including planned time off (vacation), unplanned time off (sick leave), and paid holidays. For additional information regarding Citi employee benefits, please visit citibenefits.com. Available offerings may vary by jurisdiction, job level, and date of hire.

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Anticipated Posting Close Date:

May 27, 2024

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Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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