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FX Strategist and Derivative Trader

Job Req ID 21326238 Primary Location New York, New York Job Category Finance
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Job Background:

Citi Treasury Investments (CTI) is the functional unit of Citi’s Treasury that is primarily responsible for managing the Firm’s liquidity pools.  This involves managing the portfolios to meet all necessary regulatory requirements as well as achieving attractive returns.  The team also conducts hedging and positioning activities for the firm at a global level to protect the firm against long term shifts in the macro environment. The group is responsible for raising long term liquidity across four major borrowings programs – issuance, liability management, and governance related to all Local Country borrowings.

The FX & International Markets (FXIM) team within CTI is responsible for:

  • Overseeing FX hedging activities for Citi’s Net Investment, and;

  • Conducting Non-US dollar sovereign bond investments and associated FX and interest rate hedges, and;

  • Managing foreign exchange risk for Citi’s non-US dollar debts, and;

  • Overseeing non-US dollar capital investment in major countries.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform quantitative analysis related to Citi Treasury’s FX exposures and FX derivative transactions. Assist in monitoring and reporting of the hedging activity to Senior Management;

  • Execute FX derivative trades, including forwards, options and cross currency swaps;

  • Assist in analytical projects of FXIM’s foreign sovereign bonds investment program;

  • Conduct macro, fixed income and FX markets analysis for major DM and EM countries, such as central bank policies, fiscal policies, global trade flow, geopolitical events and cross asset class correlation;

  • Help develop and maintain scenario-based risk monitoring framework for all FXIM related limits and triggers;

  • Coordinate projects with controllers, FP&A, Tax and Risk departments;

  • Monitor and evaluate performance of Citi versus Peers and track competitors’ net investment hedge;

  • Support FXIM’s digital transformation initiatives.

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience working in related functions; solid understanding on FX or rates markets;

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in a finance-focused discipline from a top tier university; solid understanding on macro economy and statistics;

  • High energy, self-starter with a desire to show creative ideas and continued progress;

  • Ability to manage multiple projects independently and develop reports and presentations;

  • Strong ability to work collaboratively across different groups in different regions; Strong communication and presentation skills;

  • Strong Power Point and Excel skills;

  • CFA or derivative trading experience would be a plus;

  • Programming and data science skills would be a plus, such as Python, R, SQL and ML/AI.

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Job Family Group:

Finance

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Job Family:

Balance Sheet Management

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Time Type:

Full time

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