Fresher FX and MM Trader Careers – Citigroup

Job Title:   FX and MM Trader
Organisation: Citigroup
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
Citigroup is today’s pre-eminent financial services company and was
built to create a highly diversified financial services company that could act
as one to deliver solutions to clients throughout the world. With the most
diverse array of products and the greatest distribution capacity of any
financial firm in the world, our employees manage 200 million customer accounts
across six continents in more than 100 countries. Citi works tirelessly to
provide consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad
range of financial services and products. We strive to create the best outcomes
for our clients and customers with financial ingenuity that leads to solutions
that are simple, creative and responsible.
Job Summary: The FX and MM
Trader will support Citi Bank in the following;
  • Developing and managing a foreign exchange
    trading book restricted to G10 and regional currencies (EA and South
    Africa currencies).
  • Trading domestic money markets and repos
    and other fixed income products as assigned.
  • Managing FX exposures within approved
    market risk and counterparty limits.
  • Providing high quality customer execution
    and service for all treasury products
  • Generating FX trading and Risk Treasury
    Revenues and manage balance sheet where required.
Key Duties and
  • In charge of executing money markets and
    FX products sales – Balance sheet funding, Spot, Swaps and Forwards
  • Actively support product and customer
  • Actively contributing to improvements in
    quality/efficiency of MM and FX products delivery process
  • In charge of managing the bank’s liquidity
    within S2 limits, and interest rate risk within approved S2/MAT / DV01
  • Responsible for managing Central Bank’s
    reserves and balances efficiently, with NIL penalties.
  • In charge of maintaining minimum idle
    balances, zero overdrafts in all FCY accounts through placements/borrowing/
    swaps and MM deals
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant for the FX and MM Trader
    must hold a Bachelor’s degree preferably in economics, accounting,
    engineering, computer science or mathematics.
  • At least one to two years of direct FX and
    Money Market dealing experience
  • Leadership skills
  • Good team player
  • High degree of creativity
  • Initiative and flexibility
  • Good management/supervisory skills
  • Strategic planning skills
  • High degree of integration
  • Management or Execution skills
  • Quick thinker, who can translate rapid
    decisions into immediate action
  • Set day to day trading policy
  • Analysis and preparation of deals
  • Analytical thinking and ability to
  • Ability to handle pressure
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Assisting in new product development
  • Creativity, Initiative and flexibility
  • Ability to prioritize
  • Strong numerical and good computing skills
  • Broad knowledge of end-to-end processes
    for FX and Money Market products
  • Basic dealing knowledge in one or more
    foreign currency
  • Basic Knowledge in Spot and forward
    foreign currency trading
  • Fully Conversant with local Money Market
  • Good knowledge of Country/Regional
    macroeconomics and financial markets
How to Apply:
All applicants who to join Citi Group in the aforementioned capacity
are encouraged to apply online at the web link below.
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