• Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Credit Suisse -
  • 19 Feb 19

Analyst/Associate - AES FX Sales Trader / Coverage # 121123

We Offer
The AES trading desk handles electronically traded equities, FX, and futures from Credit Suisse clients. The desk is staffed by registered traders who use their knowledge of dealing and the algorithm suite to assist users and their realtime trades in the global marketplace. Constant communication with clients concerning both active trades and past trades is the norm, and the desk is also the first stop for client inquiries regarding connectivity, commissions, settlements, corporate actions, swaps, give-ups, FX swaps and more.

This is an entry level sales-trading / coverage role with the AES FX team in New York. The individual will provide day to day support for the AES FX sales-trading / coverage team and clients. There is a reasonable level of daily client queries and ad-hoc demands which will require you to respond quickly and expertly. You will have to liaise with various internal departments in order to respond effectively to a wide variety of tasks.

Your day to day responsibilities will include:
  • Receiving and taking care of client queries
  • Liaising with support areas regarding trade bookings and amendments (give-ups, settlement issues, IT configuration, etc.)
  • Cleaning positions on books and resolving any issues
  • Looking after AES FX books handover
  • Taking care of daily live trading queries and monitoring client flows
  • Provide clients with advice/consultation on AES FX topics such as algo selection, trade performance review/analysis, market micro-structure,
  • Can-do engagement with clients on FX market color / conditions, liquidity themes and their applicability to the AES FX offering
  • Liaising with AES FX eSales and FX Voice sales teams on client initiatives and participation on client technical sales meetings
  • Work integrated with the global team handling client flows that target the WM/R, BFIX transactional benchmarks
Special Circumstances:
  • The AES FX desk is a global desk, providing coverage on a 24hr basis. The New York desk's coverage hours span from 7:00am to 6.00pm
  • In certain circumstances, you may be required to work shifts to assist with remote coverage for the EMEA/APAC desks

You Offer
  • Basic understanding of financial services and markets
  • Experience and understanding of the back office process and systems including Settlements
  • Ability to prioritise and handle multiple tasks and queries
  • Good communication and analytical skills
  • Proven record in working effectively as part of a small team
  • Self-motivated
  • Hard worker
  • Works well under pressure
  • Good analytical skills with attention to detail
  • Educated to minimum degree or equivalent level
  • Technical aptitude with strong appreciation of technology and its role in electronic FX trading