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SES Trader

Job Req ID 22454039 Primary Location London, United Kingdom Job Category Institutional Trading
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The position is a trading role within the Strategic Equity Solutions Trading  team In Global Markets. The role involves pricing and risk managing products across financing, structured buybacks, equity derivatives and delta one solutions for corporate/strategic clients.


Responsibilities:

  • Pricing and hedging of corporate equity derivative transactions

  • Work with the origination team to come up with new trade ideas and transaction structures

  • Oversee operational elements of the book liaising closely with middle and back office to resolve any issues and implement process and platform enhancements

  • Understand and improve existing pricing infrastructure working closely with the Quants and technology teams

  • Liaise closely with support functions (Finance/Risk) on position reporting and analysis

  • 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 behaviour, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency.

Qualifications:

  • Experience within flow equity derivatives trading, exotic derivatives trading, equity derivatives structuring or equity derivative quants

  • A strong understanding of market dynamics and the ability to discuss and present information on derivative markets to investment teams.

  • Confident with technology and the ability to learn how to use multiple platforms and applications.

  • Team player with effective communication skills and demonstrated ability to work with multiple partners and stakeholders.

  • Strong work ethic with high level of self-motivation and eagerness to innovate and evolve the trading team.

  • Experience with programming will be beneficial

  • Required licensing and registrations as applicable

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree/University degree or equivalent experience

  • Master’s degree preferred

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.

Citi is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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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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