Associate Trader

Location: City of London

Start Date: ASAP

Associate Trader

VCMT is looking for an experienced trader to join our rapidly expanding oil derivatives trading team. As an Associate Trader, you will be executing oil derivatives trades, both electronically and by voice.

Requirements:

· Previous trading experience is essential and the ideal candidate will demonstrate a solid background of market-making and prop trading gained preferably from a buy-side environment

· Strong demonstrable mental maths and quantitative skills

· Market risk knowledge

· The ability to think creatively, outside-the-box for solving complex problems under pressure

· Meticulous attention to detail, diligence and conscientiousness

· Excellent communication skills - the ability to express complex ideas in clear and concise manner both written and verbal

· A bachelor’s degree from a top University

Desired:

· Advanced knowledge of IT systems, Excel, VB and Python/R

· Quick reaction times and demonstration of such e.g. semi-pro/ pro video gamer

· Ability to develop and maintain complex financial models


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