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Banking Job-Mandarin speaking Trading Manager-Risk-London-wm

  • up to £60k+ bonus
  • Permanent
  • Central London
  • Ref: 22240

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Your New Job Title: Mandarin speaking Trading Manager-Risk, London

The Skills You'll Need: Mandarin fluent, Risk management, Pricing, Product setting, Trading, CFD

Your New Salary: up to £60k+ bonus

Office based


Start: ASAP

To be successful in this role our client has said it is essential that candidates:

  • are fluent in Mandarin Chinese
  • have trading/risk management experience in CFD trading industry
  • have knowledge of pricing and risk modelling

If that means this job isn’t a match for you please view our other vacancies for one that may be a better fit.

What You'll be Doing:

Product setting

  • Based on marketing research, clients’ demographics and LPs pricing, select the right trading instruments for clients.
  • Work with product team to set up the suitable trading rules and parameters in the system.
  • Monitor clients’ trading behaviour and LPs offering, mitigate risk and increase profitability.
  • Improve the trading instruments selection as well as the commercial settings to the clients.
  • Manage the company’s risk exposure and ensure that the company is within the mandated risk limits.

Client management/analysis

  • Analyse clients’ trading behaviour and set the rules to manage the trading books.
  • Conduct various P/L monitoring checks on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.
  • Identify dubious or toxic client activities such as latency trading, counter account trading or high position risk, and act accordingly.
  • Manage company accounts with liquidity providers.
  • Monitor the risk exposure as well as the margin requirements.
  • Monitor the pricing from LPs and change the pricing on daily basis accordingly.
  • Maintain the relationship with LPs, keep monitoring the price of the LPs’ offering and alert the clients in time when there is any change.


  • Work closely with compliance team to provide trading data to the regulatory authorities.
  • Work closely with financial team for the reconciliation of the trading data and trading audit.
  • Help marketing team and support their marketing campaign by giving them feedback from risk management perspective.
  • Work with tech team closely to automate the work and improve the work efficiency as well as accuracy.

The Skills You'll Need to Succeed:

  • 2:1 or better in numerate degrees
  • 3-5 years risk or trading experience in CFD trading industry, understanding of VaR, risk sensitivity, risk limits and derivatives.
  • Knowledge of derivative financial instruments.
  • Good interpersonal skills in both written and verbal communication.
  • Mandarin speakers preferred.
  • Knowledge of pricing and risk modelling would be a bonus.
  • Strong excel skills an advantage.

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We would be grateful if you could send your CV as a Word document. If your application is successful, you will be contacted within 7 days. We regret that due to the high volume of applications we receive we cannot provide feedback on individual CVs. Please note that we can only consider candidates who are eligible to work in the UK and are able to provide relevant supporting documentation.

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