Michael Page Suisse



Trading assistant (m/w) H/F

21 mai Genève, Geneva CDD

Our client is a commodity trading house based in Geneva.

Management of derivatives and physical activitiesEnsure the collaboration between the trading desks and the supporting functions (risk management, treasury, accounting)Ensure that the physical contracts are timely and accurately reflected into the systemSupport the merchants and trading desk head with the contract management activities

Control and reporting of positionsUpdate the information into the trading systemCheck that the contracts match with business confirmationsReview and process information about operations (spot missing information, allocation issues...)Communicate P&L and positions to the trading teamSupport and contribute to different IT projects impacting the trading desk

Environment setupManage and setup user profilesManage the basic data (portfolios, strategies, counterparts, underlying...) in order to facilitate trading desks P&L reporting

You have strong understanding of the physical aspect of commodities

You have strong IT skills

Education in Finance, Economics, supplemented by minimum 2 years of experience in the commodity Trading business
Ability to communicate both internally and externally, and to participate in transverse IT/process projects
Knowledge of financial markets, futures and options
Mandatory knowledge of physical commodity market, valuation and trade life-cycle
Mandatory knowledge of IT tools
Eager to learn, detail oriented, able to multitask and prioritise
Fluent in English, good command of other languages like French or Portuguese is a plus

A temporary full time role in a Commodity Trading house based in Geneva.