Foreign Exchange, Assistant Vice President

State Street Corporation
Boston, USA
04 Oct 2022
05 Oct 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 is a part of State Street Global Markets (SSGM). When owners and managers of institutional assets need research, trading, securities lending and innovative portfolio strategies, they turn to SSGM business unit. As our investment research and trading arm, SSGM's number one goal is to enhance and preserve our clients' portfolio values by applying technology, optimizing trading, and linking asset classes and markets across the world.
Join us if making your mark in the capital markets industry from day one is a challenge you are up for.

What you will be responsible for
As Foreign Exchange Assistant Vice P resident, 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

What we value
  • Proven track record of customer service orientation and effective presentation skills
  • The ability to work in a team environment under high pressure
  • Creativity, intellectual curiosity, and the ability to learn continuously
  • Strong numeracy
  • 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
  • Undergraduate degree required, strong preference for MBA or CFA
  • 2-5 years of experience in FX or related markets

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 by location, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans, among other perks. You'll have access to flexible Work Programs 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 perspectives 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 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 programs 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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