Trade Assistant

Redstone Commodity Search
London, United Kingdom
13 May 2022
12 Jun 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Redstone Commodity Search focus on offering 360° search solutions to the global commodities markets. With a competitive coverage of Trading Houses, Producers, Majors, Utilities, Merchants, Hedge Funds, Investment Banks and Brokerages; Redstone Commodity Search can confidently offer you an edge in today's volatile market.

Redstone Commodity Search are working with an independent derivatives broker covering the energy and agricultural space looking to hire a Trade Assistant to join the commercial team in London.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks
  • Provide Backoffice support for a range of broking desks within the firm, including inputting data into internal systems.
  • Ensure all trades are allocated, cleared and accepted in an efficient period.
  • Liaise closely with the front office team to provide support on deal entry and enquiries from clients. Provide research on the market to report to the desk.
  • Gain experience in order to understand the broking business and other interactions within the firm (finance, risk, compliance etc), candidates who prove themselves in this role will have the opportunity to develop into a broking role.
  • Reports into Desk Head.

Key Qualifications / Experience
  • The ability to work with a strong sense of urgency and detail orientated in a fast-paced environment.
  • A keen interest in financial and commodity markets (agriculture, metals, energy) with a commercial and entrepreneurial mindset.
  • Strong communication, teamwork and relationship building skills.
  • Commercial skills to develop new business and extract maximum value.
  • A willingness to develop yourself and focus on continued learning on the job.
  • Located in London.

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