Job Opening

Foreign Exchange Trading Assistant

Job Title: Foreign Exchange Trading Assistant

Location: Los Angeles (Downtown LA)

  • Daily review of currency targets, exposures and hedging ratios.
  • Trading staging – structure and process trade requests, booking and post-trade monitoring.  As needed, coordinate with settlements, compliance, regulatory area and operations.
  • Assist in account on-boarding and other related activity for account approvals
  • If trading, trading includes spot, forwards, hedging, overlays, FX swaps, outrights, deliverable and non-deliverable currencies
  • Staying on top of global currency markets and assisting with market write ups and reflection of views internally and externally
  • Ad hoc projects may include data retrieval and processing, assisting in creating or updating presentations etc
  • Strong communication skills necessary, verbal and written
  • Must be strong in Microsoft Excel (and other basic office applications)
  • Not necessary but would be bonus if they are familiar with Bloomberg and/or FX Connect
  • Must be open to enrolling in the CFA program, preferred if already a charter holder or alternatively if a level 2 or 3 candidate
  • Ideal candidate would have 1-3 years experience in finance, currency and/or fixed income preferred