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Citigroup Trader - C13, VP, EM Asia FX Options, Currencies (Resident, NY) in New York, New York

Citi is looking to hire a seasoned Trader to oversee an Asia EM FX Option trading book. This role is based outside the Asia timezone (NY or London) and will work under the senior bookrunner located in Singapore to service our global franchise.

The Trader is a senior level position responsible for overseeing a trading book and managing book risk, in coordination with the Trading team. In addition to the above, 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. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced trader who is looking to take ownership of a book and drive the business forward with the support of their peers across the markets business.


  • Oversee a trading book and generate revenues and manage risk for the respective business

  • Coordinate with Sales, Research, CM 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

  • Coordinate with desk analysts as needed and with sales to develop the franchise

  • 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

  • Work in conjunction with the global trading team to deliver on revenue and franchise goals, and with key stakeholders to grow and develop the FX Options franchise.


  • 6-10 years of experience in a related role

  • Knowledge of respective products and clients

  • 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

  • trading experience in FX Options or closely related products, with a relevant revenue generating track record.

  • Experience of working closely with Sales, Research, and other organizations across Markets to provide market liquidity and help build the Citi franchise through the monetisation of client flows.

  • Clear and concise written and verbal communication and effective interpersonal skills to develop and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Citi’s efforts with compliance with regulatory guidelines require the successful candidate to work full time in the primary office location (Resident).

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Institutional Trading

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Primary Location:

New York New York United States

Primary Location Full Time Salary Range:

$175,000.00 - $250,000.00

In addition to salary, Citi’s offerings may also include, for eligible employees, discretionary and formulaic incentive and retention awards. Citi offers competitive employee benefits, including: medical, dental & vision coverage; 401(k); life, accident, and disability insurance; and wellness programs. Citi also offers paid time off packages, including planned time off (vacation), unplanned time off (sick leave), and paid holidays. For additional information regarding Citi employee benefits, please visit Available offerings may vary by jurisdiction, job level, and date of hire.

Anticipated Posting Close Date:

Jun 25, 2024

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