Head of Dealing on Own Account Department, Limassol - Limassol

c€4,000 gross monthly + benefits - Finance / FinTech
Ref: 527 Date Posted: Monday 02 Jan 2023
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Head of Dealing on Own Account Department, job opportunity in Limassol, Cyprus. Opportunity to head up the Dealing/Trading department and reporting directly to senior management for this CySEC regulated entity (Cyprus and other jurisdictions).  We are seeking a candidate with previous experience that is looking for a career growth opportunity, one that will see you join a company with worldwide plans and operationally will offer you the opportunity to build the dealing on own account operations in Cyprus.

About the client: 

Our client’s fintech group of companies is one of the most successful globally, well established and well funded. Join this new CySEC regulated company at the HQ in Limassol of their white label Saas investment platform for trading stocks, etf’s, crypto, gold. Dedicated to advancing the world of online investment, our client is actively recruiting talented people who will integrate well into the company’s unique and innovative DNA: 

Head of Dealing on Own Account Department

Key duties and responsibilities

  • Ensure the smooth running of the firm’s trading and execution systems using in-house proprietary software applications and tools
  • Manage business-critical real-time trading systems to identify issues and problem areas
  • Carrying out trade surveillance and monitoring for transactions
  • Constant interaction with development, quant research, and operations technology teams
  • Develop tools/scripts to facilitate daily operations
  • Partner with IT on systems enhancements in terms of automatic monitoring solutions
  • Implement new systems and configuration updates for the purpose of trading operations, risk management, and new markets/product launches
  • Testing of software releases, upgrades, and applications as part of the trading system
  • Assisting in the training of relevant staff to ensure continuing competence in accordance with the CySEC regulation
  • Control the trade processing to the clearing firm accurately and efficiently and liaise with them to resolve any trade discrepancies
  • Assisting with reconciliations, fund, and balance settlements on accounts at the end of the day
  • Troubleshooting a variety of trading issues and liaising with appropriate teams where necessary to ensure their resolution
  • Keeping up to date with changes in market conduct regulations
  • Perform competitor analysis and market research if required

Skills/Experience:

  • Advanced CySEC certificate.
  • At least 4 years of experience in a similar role within the financial industry in a regulated investment firm
  • Extensive knowledge of capital markets
  • Very good knowledge of trading platforms
  • Good knowledge of trading support tools (Bloomberg, Reuters, and others);
  • Experience and advanced knowledge of preparing market research (equities, indices, commodities, and FX).
  • Knowledge of tools or languages such as MATLAB, R, SQL, VBA, Java, C++, and MQL would be an advantage.
  • Knowledge of quantitative financial engineering methods

We offer:

  • Attractive remuneration package
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Participation to the Company’s Medical insurance policy upon joining the Company
  • Modern and luxury workplace with all necessary equipment
  • Free lunch

To apply please forward your CV to Donna Stephenson, email donna.stephenson@emeraldzebra.cy