Citi ICG Markets – Forwards / FX Trader in Mexico
Primary Location: Mexico,Distrito Federal,Álvaro Obregón
Education: Bachelor's Degree
Job Function: Trading
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular
Travel Time: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Job ID: 17042349
Senior candidate that will join Mexico’s Trading team based in Mexico City and will be responsible for running the Forwards and FX book and maintaining/increasing Citibanamex’s local and global franchise.
As a senior trader on the desk, the selected candidate will:
Market-make and provide liquidity in Forwards and FX to the Citi’s global clients. Work closely with sales to maximize revenue opportunities and strengthen Citi’s franchise. Deliver consistent and competitive pricing, as well as appropriate content in the form of ideas, axes, runs and market-color.
Conduct prudent risk-management of the portfolio, including identify short-term and longer term-risks, dynamically hedge exposures, and remain within prescribed risk-limits. Work closely with partner functions like market-risk, finance, operations, compliance, technology etc. to ensure proper portfolio management.
Coach and mentor the junior traders on the desk and help to develop their trading competencies.
Operate with the highest ethical standards and practice responsible finance. Adhere to Citi’s Code of Conduct and all business specific policies. Ensure compliance with trading limits and controls as set by the business.
The ideal candidate will have the following experience, skills and qualities:
Over 5 years of relevant market-making, trading or investment decision maker (Portfolio manager or similar) of experience or on a local and/or global Fixed Income or FX book, gained at a leading top-tier bank or financial institution.
International experience on top-tier financial centers, London or NY preferable, on FX or Fixed Income markets would be highly recommended. If the candidate lacks international working experience, then academic international experience will be preferred with a Master’s degree or similar in a top worldwide institution.
An exceptional track record, with a demonstrated ability to generate revenues from smart disciplined taking around core franchise activity.
Highly motivated and result-oriented individual. Ability to operate in an unstructured environment and perform under pressure. Good communicator and strong team player who can function effectively within a global team.
Well-rounded understanding of global markets, in-depth knowledge of global and local Fixed Income products, strong quantitative and analytical abilities.
Education Level: Bachelor's Degree ( Maths, Finance, Engineering), Preferably master's degree
Primary Location: Mexico City