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Derivatives and Hedging Trader

FinanceSingapore

Short Description:

The Incumbent is responsible for actively monitoring and assisting the physical trading desk by carrying out a number of responsibilities. If you are driven, determined and want the next step in your career this is a role meant for you. Great career progression opportunities await the right individual in this exciting Derivatives and Hedging Analyst position.

Responsibilities:

Incumbent is responsible for actively monitoring and assisting the physical trade desk by carrying out the following responsibilities:

  • Actively liaising with traders to assess the physical book hedge requirements and quantify directional, spread and volatility exposure
  • Actively monitor the market and focused commodity price trends, commodity S/D to spot the opportunities.
  • Keep abreast on price / economic / fundamental SD developments and actively participate in market discussions facilitating “to price or to hold” decision making process.
  • Assess and monitor the futures and other derivative trades daily and attribute to respective physical desks and transactions.
  • Produce the mark to market valuation on all exchange traded and OTC derivative transactions on weekly basis, explain the P/L variation and in relation with physical book.
  • Run the m2m reports from system and reconcile to arrive at net open positions by identifying open / closed positions.
  • Take active role on researching in the areas of credit risk modelling or OTC option structure pricing models as prioritized by company
  • Be willing to work in shifts covering US market timings if required.

 Required Experience/Background:

  • Have had 4-5 years of experience in relevant field
  • Proven risk management skills and appetite
  • Good understanding and skills of options and commodity derivatives
  • Organizational skills as relates to S/D analysis, logistics, p/l reconciliation, etc.
  • Have a strong analytical background
  • Good computer skills with proficiency in the full domain of Microsoft office functions
  • Relevant education background
  • Be quick to identify problems and develop appropriate solutions by applying know-how/experience.
  • Preference will be given to prior experience in commodity trading environment
  • Need to be a good team player with impressive interpersonal skills.
  • Good computer skills, full domain of Microsoft office