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Prime Trader

Job Req ID 22479414 Primary Location London, United Kingdom Job Category Institutional Trading
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Job Description:

The individual will be part of the EMEA Optimisation group whose mandate is to increase revenues and balances across the Prime Finance and DeltaOne businesses by optimising the client book, pricing portfolios and driving client relationships with hedge fund clients in EMEA and globally.


  • Leverage quantitative and analytical skills to generate optimisation ideas for improving the spreads across client books. These would include innovative funding solutions, dynamic market driven pricing, currency or collateral driven needs based inventory etc

  • Collaborate with Sales  towards balance and revenue growth across cash and synthetic prime finance clients by continuously monitoring existing portfolios as well as helping pitch for pipeline clients

  • Drive new product offerings for clients including axes, billing and financing solutions

  • Work closely with the various Trading, Funding and Stockloan desks to generate efficiencies across financing the client book

  • Price new portfolios across cash and synthetic prime finance

  • Generate high value client content (analytics / return reviews)

  • Assist in the strategic build out of the prime finance quantitative toolkit with quantitative analysts/IT

  • Automate / industrialise existing analytics & reporting processes

  • MIS – generate client/book/platform reports and updates for senior management


  • A degree in a numerical (STEM) subject preferred

  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills

  • Programming skills (Python, SQL, VBA) strongly preferred

  • Effective interpersonal skills to develop and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders

  • Ability to analyse and pitch situations and determine suitable counterparties


  • Bachelor’s degree/Master`s degree (STEM)

Candidates applying for this role must be aware that it is a Certified Role, subject to the Certification Regime. The Certification Regime is one element of the Individual Accountability Regime which has come into effect on 7 March 2016. Under the Certification Regime, certain Citi entities must ensure that employees working in certain roles categorised as specified significant harm functions (Certified Roles) are assessed as fit and proper to carry out their role.

Under the guidance provided by the FCA and PRA, firms should have regard to the following when assessing fitness and propriety:

• Honesty, integrity and reputation
• Financial soundness
• Competence and capability

In order to comply with the requirements of the Certification Regime, certain Citi entities must take reasonable care to ensure that an employee does not perform a Certified Role without first being certified as Fit and Proper. For this reason, you will be assessed for this role against the Fit and Proper requirements, as described above. This assessment will be carried out through extensive interviews, self-disclosures, permitted criminal record checks, reference checks, credit checks and other background checks. If hired for this role, you will also be required to complete an annual declaration regarding your Fitness and Propriety.

By submitting your application, you acknowledge that you have read the information above and that you are applying for a Certified Role. You also agree to Citi carrying out any additional screening required, including permitted criminal record checks, reference checks, credit checks and any other background checks.

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Time Type:

Full time


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