Foreign Exchange, AVP

State Street Corporation
Boston, USA
20 Jan 2022
06 Feb 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Who we are looking for
Are you interested to work in a fast paced and highly dynamic sales and trading environment? Join a division that plays an important role in the success of State Street: the State Street Global Markets FX Sales and Trading desk. This position is part of the Real Money FX Sales team and will have primary responsibility to distribute a diverse range of products to highly sophisticated institutional asset managers and owners. Join our team if you are up to the challenge of making your mark and operating in a high pressure and complex environment.

Why this role is important to us
The team you will be joining plays an important role in the overall success of the organization. Across the globe, institutional investors rely on us to help them manage risk, respond to challenges, and drive performance and profitability. To make that happen we need teams like yours to help navigate employees and the organization as a whole. In your role you will strive for cutting-edge solutions, that are straightforward and scalable. You will help us build resilience and execute day to day deliverables at our best.
Join us if making your mark in the financial services industry from day one is a challenge you are up for.

What you will be responsible for
As Foreign Exchange, AVP you will
  • As a sales person you will be responsible to provide timely market information to clients and help pitch products like algorithmic and quantitative trading solutions
  • You will be assigned a portfolio of clients as well as a sales territory, your task will be to expand our wallet share with existing clients and identify and develop new trading relationships in your assigned region. Travel is required.
  • The sales team may accompany relationship managers in order to win new business from existing clients
  • It is imperative you take initiative to execute against a sales plan and achieve your sales performance goals
  • Work closely with market traders to execute spot and forward FX transactions.
  • Collaborate with operations, legal, risk and relationship management to align opportunities with corporate goals.
  • Leverage technology and data to drive effective business growth.
  • Develop and maintain a network of industry personnel, represent State Street at relevant industry events and conferences
  • Undergraduate degree with 3-5 years of relevant work experience required, Master's Degree or CFA preferred
  • Be fully aware of all procedures, best practices, escalation policies, and other codes of conduct relevant to the execution of the role.

Education & Preferred Qualifications
  • BS/BA degree required; Master's degree or CFA preferred
  • 2-5 years of experience in FX or related markets
  • Demonstrate knowledge of FX products and market structure, ideally undergoing additional market courses or education
  • Proven track record of customer service orientation and effective presentation skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • The ability to work in a team environment under high pressure
  • Creativity, intellectual curiosity, and the ability to learn continuously
  • Strong numeracy
  • Proven high ethical standard

About State Street
What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation we're making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we've been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.
Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary in locations, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans among other perks. You'll have access to flexible Work Program to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.
Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees' diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspective are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome the candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift program and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.
State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
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COVID-19 Protocols: Complying with State Street's COVID-19 protocols is a condition of employment. Those requirements may vary depending on circumstances and legal requirements, and may include, without limitation, a requirement to be vaccinated (or have an accommodation), to disclose vaccination status, to provide evidence of vaccination status, etc.

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