CIB – Currencies & Emerging Markets - Asia EM Trading – Trader – Analyst/Associate - London

Location:Greater London
Job Type:Full Time

Our business
The team trades and makes markets in Asian FX spot and forwards.


An opening has arisen for an Analyst or Associate to join the trading business, focussing on Asian Emerging Markets FX trading.

Key responsibilities
  • Provide expertise and service in market-making, execution, advice, risk management, and market color to the firm's clients on currencies, emerging markets, and more specifically Asian currencies in the London time zone;

  • Develop the client franchise servicing the firm’s clients which include hedge funds, real money accounts, insurance and pension funds, government institutions, banks, and corporate clients;

  • Provide in-depth expertise and experience on Asia local market trading characteristics and liquidity as well as regulations;

  • Manage the firm's risk and exposure in the most efficient and optimal way, including working together with colleagues geographically and across job functions;

  • Report, review, and sign-off on risk and P&L and ensure adherence with firm risk limits, corporate policy, and compliance with regulatory requirements;

  • Promote business initiatives which improve scale and distribution including technological and ecommerce related solutions using knowledge of how systems ranging from spreadsheets to more complex front-end systems interact and complement each other.

  • Experience in emerging market Asia FX risk or related experience;

  • At least Bachelor’s degree or equivalent;

  • Must have demonstrated knowledge of global macroeconomics and geopolitics as it pertains to macro financial markets;

  • Must have experience with macro financial markets, instruments, and trading, including managing significant client flow and risk at a sell-side financial institution;

  • Must have demonstrated knowledge of FX trading and derivatives;

  • Must have demonstrated knowledge of Asia local markets and Asia FX market characteristics, including liquidity, fundamentals, and local regulations;

  • Must have experience working with clients focusing on emerging market currencies. Must have the demonstrated ability to manage risk and monetize franchise value;

  • Good to have experience using and leveraging trading technology and applications, including trading aggregators, trading algorithms, third-party trading platforms, front-end trading systems, ecommerce systems, and spreadsheets including macros and functions.

Corporate & Investment Bank
The Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across investment banking, wholesale payments, markets and securities services. The world’s most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. We provide strategic advice, raise capital, manage risk and extend liquidity in markets around the world.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package. JPMorgan Chase & Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of the UK Government’s Disability Confident Scheme.

Closing date: April 24, 2020