Head of FX Trading

About

Fair, focused, forward

Founded in 2013 and headquartered in Brussels, iBanFirst has offices in Paris, Rotterdam, Antwerp, Munich, Dijon and Tunis, with more than 4,000 customers all over Europe. iBanFirst provides an online platform for multicurrency transactions enabling a payment experience and package of financial services addressing the needs of SMEs and mid-caps in their daily operations.

iBanFirst has raised €46m from Xavier Niel, as well as leading European VC funds Serena, Breega, Elaia and Bpifrance. It received the CFI.co Award for ‘Best Cross-Border Payment Solutions Europe 2020’ and was listed in several industry rankings, including the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA 2019 and the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Belgium for 2018, 2019 and 2020. iBanFirst was also recognised as Belgium’s ‘Fintech Scale-up of the Year’ in 2018.

Why work for us?

Being part of our team is a unique opportunity to develop your skills and progress rapidly in an environment at the cutting edge of innovation.

Job description

What you will do

  • Manage FX risk created by customer transactions,
  • Manage iBanFirst’s global market exposure in real-time on a dynamic basis,
  • Build and operate our Market making desk (internalizing client flows to capture additional margin) based on approved overnight and intraday position limits,
  • Manage our marco hedge policy (pre-approved hedging policy for the creation and management of FX hedge positions),
  • Manage our global liquidity positions on a daily basis. 

Preferred experience

Required Qualities

  • You had prior experience of min. 5 years on an FX trading desk,
  • You have experience managing your own P&L,
  • Experience gained was in a role where trading mainly supported commercial flows.

Required Knowledge

  • Excellent understanding of financial markets in general, and foreign exchange in particular,
  • Excellent technical knowledge of FX-products (spot, forwards, NDF, options),
  • Good communication skills, both verbally and written, in French and English,
  • Knowledge of additional languages is a +,
  • Excellent knowledge of financial intelligence software (Bloomberg, Reuters) and trading and risk management tools,
  • Self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit.

What we offer

  • Competitive package with market-level base salary, and substantial performance-driven upside potential,
  • You will have the freedom to develop and drive the business forward. You will report directly to executive com. level, and will have the end responsibility for the desk,
  • If successful, you will evolve in a “Head of trading” role as the team will expand.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Paris

61 Rue de Courcelles
75008 Paris Directions hello@ibanfirst.com +33 1 76 44 00 47 View page

Workplace & Culture

At iBanFirst, we love people who are motivated, passionate, independent and flexible, with an entrepreneurial spirit. If they’re excited about financial technology (FinTech), that’s a great bonus!

We are successful not only because of our innovative technology and service solution, but also because our team is fun, talented, creative and keen to excel.

iBanFirst it's 9 different nationalities throughout Europe, (Paris, Brussels, Antwerp and Dijon).

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