Senior Dealer, Cyprus - Limassol

Finance / FinTech
Ref: 418 Date Posted: Friday 25 Nov 2022
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Our client is a FinTech company that democratises the financial markets through easy access to free trading of stocks, ETFs, forex and commodities. With one of the most popular trading apps in the world and holding the UK's number 1 trading app position since 2016, our client offered the first zero-commission stock trading service in the UK and Europe that gave access to the stock market to millions of customers and is testament to their success to date.

Join our client, take the next step in your career and secure this amazing job opportunity! Be the Senior Dealer that will be based in Limassol, Cyprus and report to the Head of Dealing in the UK.

Role:

As part of the Cyprus dealing team, you will be responsible for performing dealing duties in adherence to the firm’s risk management policies and procedures during the European and US trading sessions

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor market risk exposures in accordance with the firm’s trading risk policy
  • Place hedges in the underlying market in adherence to risk mandates.
  • Monitor internal and external order executions to ensure smooth trade flows
  • Review and analyze trading activity across all applicable asset classes
  • Ensure accurate pricing of products and system performance
  • Develop and review trading performance metrics.
  • Identify optimizations to system parameters.
  • Perform post-trade surveillance tasks.

Relevant Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a derivatives trading role - 2 of which primarily focused in equities.
  • Extensive knowledge of the CFD and commission-free share dealing space.
  • Comprehensive understanding of market practices and their regulatory requirements.

Personal attributes:

  • Strong numerical and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and be adaptable.
  • High degree of decision-making skills.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work independently.
  • Attention to detail.
  • A professional manner.

Competencies:

  • Initiative - Proactive and self-starting; takes opportunities and acts on them; originates action and actively influences events.
  • Information gathering - Seeks all possible relevant information for problem-solving and decision making; consults widely, probes the facts, and analyses issues from different perspectives.
  • Technical skill and competence - Demonstrates detailed knowledge and expertise in relation to the job; absorbs new job-specific information and keeps up to date in specialist areas.
  • Operational effectiveness - Drives daily tasks and projects along, gets results and ensures that all key objectives are met.
  • Build and maintain relationships - Establishes and maintains relationships with people at all levels.
  • Self-confidence - Independent and self-reliant, conveys confidence in own ability to select an appropriate course of action. Raises any uncertainty with the manager in advance of a problem developing. Remains calm under pressure.
  • Flexibility - Adaptable and receptive to new ideas. Willing and able to adjust to changing demands and circumstances.

Performance Management

  • Performance and Assessment - You should review your own development annually with your line manager and agree on a personalised development plan.
  • Training and Competence - You are required to maintain an appropriate level of competence for this role and for your own professional development. You should devote time to developing and refreshing your knowledge and skills to ensure that you continue to make a positive contribution to the Company.

Conduct

Demonstrate that in your role you will act with:

  • Integrity;
  • Due care, skill and diligence;
  • Be open and cooperative with the FCA, PRA and other regulators;
  • Pay due regard to the interests of customers and treat them fairly; and
  • Observe proper standards of market conduct.

To apply for this Senior Dealer job opportunity in Limassol, Cyprus please email your CV to georgia.michaelides@emeraldzebra.cy