Job Posting for February 01, 2017

ICAP Philippines Inc.


Company background:

ICAP offers financial broking services for a wide range of asset classes including rates, FX, commodities, emerging markets, credit and equities. For each of these asset classes, ICAP’s electronic capability gives customers the choice to enter prices and execute trades electronically, directly via one of ICAP’s electronic trading systems, and/or to engage with a broker to identify and help negotiate trades. Customers range from investment banks for our fixed income products to end-user corporates and industrials for commodities and the Philippine office focuses mainly with banks for their clientele.

ICAP Philippines Inc. has been awarded top Inter-Dealer Broker under PDS (Philippine Dealing System) for SPOT FX from 2012-2015. ICAP as a global company has been voted “Overall Interdealer Broker of the Year” in Risk’s 2016 Interdealer Rankings where we were voted Number 1 Broker in 29 categories such as short-term interest rates, interest rate options, and cross-currency swaps, among others, for a total of 29 awards out of 56 overall groups.

VACANCY:

Position Title: Junior Financial Brokers

Job description:

  • Providing complete support to the brokers for the smooth running of the desk
  • Ensuring timely input of trades into trading systems
  • Resolving any trade queries received internally and externally and ensuring any trade discrepancies are resolved in a timely manner
  • Identifying trading opportunities and calculating strategies
  • Keeping trade records up to date
  • Updating real-time manual/electronic whiteboards with market data
  • Providing input on various projects for brokers and traders
  • Providing trade details to brokers and traders on a daily basis
  • Giving live quotes to traders through the messaging systems
  • Liaising with clients both on the telephone and face to face to provide a reliable and efficient broking service
  • Support the Desk Head to manage the existing business effectively to protect and enhance market share.
  • Perform customer relationship management which will involve corporate entertaining.
  • Manage clients and lines on the desk in a proactive manner (i.e. account allocation, dealing with customer issues, etc.)
  • Understand pertinent regulation, assess and implement compliance with the evolving regulatory landscape and internal/external governance in partnership with infrastructure teams
  • Support a risk and compliance aware culture and ensure all staff understands and complies with group policies
  • Exercise independent judgement, integrity, care, skill and diligence to avoid conflicts of interest and escalate issues as appropriate.

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrates drive and energy for growing business and moving it forward
  • Is a skilled communicator, verbal and written
  • Resilient under pressure and does not let setbacks affect performance
  • When negotiating exercises skill, judgement and diligence to avoid any conflicts of interest
  • Able to respond to changing client demands. Able to develop trust and credibility with the desk/ clients
  • Seeks opportunities to master new knowledge and pursues self-development
  • Demonstrates an understanding of new information
  • Able to defend position/viewpoint in the face of opposition or challenge
  • Does not shy away from conflict and the delivery of difficult messages.
  • Understanding of global financial markets
  • Microsoft applications software skills e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook etc. (essential)
  • Fresh Graduates are encouraged to apply.

Contact Details:

Interested applicants may email their applications to jessicabongcawel@icap.ph or contact Jessica Junio at 888 2333 local 516 .

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