Citigroup LM Rates Trader in London, United Kingdom
The Trader is a senior level position responsible for overseeing a trading book and managing book risk, in coordination with the Trading team. The overall objective of this role is to ensure book trades deliver on budgeted revenues, and to coordinate with key stakeholders to develop the trading franchise.
Oversee a trading book as a Senior trader and generate revenues and manage risk for the respective business
Build and maintain a franchise and connect with key clients
Coordinate with Sales, Research, CMand and other organizations across Markets and Securities Services and the broader business
Trade a book and deliver on budgeted revenues and manage book risk
Establish and maintain key relationships to deliver trades to the desk
Anticipate client demand in each respective product/market and facilitate large client trades
Coordinate with desk analysts as needed and with sales to develop the franchise and manage and mentor junior traders as needed
Leading strong governance and controls:
Work in close partnership with control functions such as Legal, Compliance, Market and Credit Risk, Audit, Finance in order to ensure appropriate governance and control infrastructure
Build a culture of responsible finance, good governance and supervision, expense discipline and ethics
Appropriately assess risk/reward of transactions when making business decisions; demonstrating proper consideration for the firm’s reputation.
Be familiar with and adhere to Citi’s Code of Conduct and the Plan of Supervision for Global Markets and Securities Services
Adhere to all policies and procedures as defined by your role which will be communicated to you
Obtain and maintain all registrations/licenses which are required for your role, within the appropriate timeframe
Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency.
15+ years of experience in a related role
In-depth knowledge of respective products and clients
Proven history of successful trading book management
Required licensing and registrations as applicable
Advance analytical and numerical competency
Consistently demonstrates clear and concise written and verbal communication
Effective interpersonal skills to develop and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders
Ability to analyze and pitch situations and determine suitable counterparties
Knowledge of Bloomberg, booking systems, trading protocol, closing technicalities
Bachelor’s degree/University degree or equivalent experience
Master’s degree preferred
Candidates applying for this role must be aware that it is a Certified Role, subject to the Certification Regime. The Certification Regime is one element of the Individual Accountability Regime which has come into effect on 7 March 2016. Under the Certification Regime, certain Citi entities must ensure that employees working in certain roles categorised as specified significant harm functions (Certified Roles) are assessed as fit and proper to carry out their role.
Under the guidance provided by the FCA and PRA, firms should have regard to the following when assessing fitness and propriety:
• Honesty, integrity and reputation
• Financial soundness
• Competence and capability
In order to comply with the requirements of the Certification Regime, certain Citi entities must take reasonable care to ensure that an employee does not perform a Certified Role without first being certified as Fit and Proper. For this reason, you will be assessed for this role against the Fit and Proper requirements, as described above. This assessment will be carried out through extensive interviews, self-disclosures, permitted criminal record checks, reference checks, credit checks and other background checks. If hired for this role, you will also be required to complete an annual declaration regarding your Fitness and Propriety.
By submitting your application, you acknowledge that you have read the information above and that you are applying for a Certified Role. You also agree to Citi carrying out any additional screening required, including permitted criminal record checks, reference checks, credit checks and any other background checks.
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