Trading Assistant - Products Trading/Light-ends RATING

Recruiter
Insight Recruitment Solutions
Location
London
Salary
40000.0000
Posted
11 May 2017
Closes
10 Jun 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Trading Assistant - Products Trading/Light-ends RATING
£40,000 - £51,300 p.a.
(including Travel & Lunch bens)
based Victoria SW1

* This should be a VERY EXCITING opportunity for people in the industry *

Looking for someone that has a minimum of 2 years risk analyst experience in a trading organisation, but they will consider strong candidates that have worked in other roles directly supporting Traders. We are looking for an ambitious, self-motivated candidate, but they must also be willing to complete process orientated tasks as part of this role. The candidate should have a very good mathematical ability and strong Excel skills.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

Provides analytical support to assist with understanding market fundamentals, collating MI and market reports, supporting trading strategies as well as monitoring exposure and p/l.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collate market reports and analyse current demand/supply trends in support of the trading desks
  • Knowledge management and storage of data and market information
  • Provides analytical freight analysis to support the business
  • Support implementation of trading strategies by providing quantitative inputs
  • Providing quantitative/valuation support to traders to develop new products and trading strategies including blending strategies and arbitrage
  • Be the principle link with Risk department to secure sign-off of valuation models and methodologies
  • Monitor latest development in valuation theories and methodologies and introduce relevant applications to the trading team to help ensure value creation.
  • Support any Head Office and VP Products request for information
  • Deal entry/execution for Traders
  • Such other tasks as required by the Trading team

EDUCATION

Degree educated in a discipline with strong mathematic contents - mathematics / statistics / physics / computational engineering (advanced level / post BSc preferred)

WORKING EXPERIENCE

Risk Analysis experience in a trading organisation