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Cash Equity Trader, VP (Paris)

Job Req ID 24748774 Location(s) Paris, France Job Type Hybrid Job Category Institutional Trading
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Citi is looking to hire an experienced trader to trade Pan European Cash Equities based in the Paris office. Your role as trader will be to price and trade a variety of cash equity products for the Citi franchise as well as grow the desks revenue through profitable inventory management and market making, whilst looking to expand on Citi’s well-established franchise and distribution footprint.

By joining the trading desk for Equities, you will work closely with both desk analysts and sales to develop the trading franchise and successfully execute the market making flow items.

What you will do will be varied day to day, but the key drivers for the role are:

  • Responsible for successfully trading the Pan European Cash Equities as a Direct Markets trader, including growing the desk in terms of profitability and size.

  • Effectively risk manage the trading book and oversee the risk of other traders within your team as required

  • Liaise with sales to develop the franchise, anticipating client demand in each respective product/market.

  • Use existing (and help develop) trading dashboards to improve risk management and identify opportunities for revenue generation.

  • Work in close partnership with control functions such as Legal, Compliance, Market and Credit Risk, Audit, Finance to ensure appropriate governance and control infrastructure.

  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating 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.

What we will need from you:

  • This is not an entry level role, so the successful candidate will need to be already managing risk and will most likely already be on a desk with significant risk exposure.

  • Will need to have trading experience in Cash Equites, or closely related products, with a strong revenue generating track record.

  • Experience of working closely with Sales, Research, and other organizations across Markets to provide market liquidity and help build the Citi franchise through the monetization of client flows.

  • Clear and concise written and verbal communication and effective interpersonal skills to develop and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

  • A strong understanding of Bloomberg, booking systems, trading protocol, closing technicalities.

  • Excel, SQL/VBA/Python would be advantageous but not required.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to grow a product line within equities, leveraging a strong franchise. You will work closely with many senior stakeholders across the markets platform in a bank that offers a diverse career path with global opportunities.


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Institutional Trading


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Time Type:

Full time


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