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Metals Trader--Commodities and Global Markets EMEA

Macquarie Group
London, United Kingdom
Closing date
Apr 8, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Join our highly successful and growing Commodities business as an Analyst level Metals Trader, based in our London office.

If you've gained some experience working in a trading or markets environment, possess a Mathematics, Engineering or Finance related degree with a high level of academic achievement, then this opportunity may allow you to take the next step in your career. You will work in our Commodities and Markets Finance Division of our Commodities and Global Markets Group and join a team of highly-skilled traders and market professionals.

To be considered, you will need to demonstrate a stable work history to date and have gained 1-2 years' experience in a trading or markets environment. A proven level of capability in spreadsheeting and programming skills would be highly desirable to help further develop the desk's risk analytics. You'll need to have an understanding of Options, Forwards and Futures.

Your Initial Responsibilities Will Be To
  • assist the members of the trading team in day-to-day procedures and trading administration including but not limited to rolling customer positions, booking deals, coordinating with back office, technology, risk and quant teams and ensuring deal set integrity
  • PnL and position reporting
  • maintain relationships with existing clients as well as seeking new relationships
  • develop the skills required to execute trading strategies for the desk and a wide range of customers and across various products
  • develop risk management, pricing and data analytics tools

With your market experience to date, you will able to sustain high levels of performance when under pressure and often accompanied by short deadlines. The ability to prioritise your day-to-day activities and projects, pay attention to the detail, be capable of building relationships with internal and external stakeholders at all levels will be essential. Your confident interpersonal style, enthusiasm and motivation will play a major part in your success in this role as will sound judgement and problem-solving skills.

About Commodities and Global Markets

In Commodities and Global Markets you will be part of a global business offering capital and financing, risk management, market access, physical execution and logistics solutions to its diverse client base.

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths. An inclusive and equitable workplace enables us to embrace that diversity to deliver more innovative and sustainable solutions for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. At Macquarie, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If you're inspired to deliver on our purpose of 'empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future', we want you on our team. If you need adjustments made to the recruitment process, please reach out to your recruiter.

As an inclusive employer, Macquarie does not discriminate on the grounds of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race (including colour and ethnic or national origins), religion or belief.

Joining Macquarie means you'll be able to work in a way that suits you best. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways. Talk to us about what working arrangements would help you thrive.

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