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MasterCard Manager FX Trading and Strategy in New York, United States

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Job Title

Manager FX Trading and Strategy

Overview

Transfast is a global cross-border payments network provider with more than 800 employees, serving over 125 countries across Asia, Europe, Africa, Americas and Australia. Our proprietary payment network, consisting of direct integrations with 300+ banks and other financial institutions enables person-to-person, business-to-person and business-to-business payments services to our partners via APIs, SFTP, web and mobile product applications.

Transfast is looking for a Manager, FX Trading & Strategy to join the New York City office and oversee daily FX trading, risk management and support the implementation of new processes and procedures.

Responsibilities

The responsibilities for this role include:

• Develop new foreign exchange capabilities to support business initiatives involving cross-border payments

• Define FX desk workflows, policies, procedures, and implement a high level of automation

• Execute the company’s foreign exchange risk management program and strategies

• Design and program algorithms to quote FX and manage risk

• Monitor FX trade executions and open positions

• Measure FX risk according to company policy and report exposures to senior management

• Analyze approaches to optimize risk management

• Onboard trading partners

• Identify requirements to trade exotic currencies

• Support the testing of FX risk management, quoting, and trading systems

• Communicate relevant news, market events, and FX system behavior to team members

• Analyze market trends (liquidity, spreads, volatility, etc.) for the business

• Evaluate business cases for incremental revenue opportunities related to foreign exchange transactions and support the business with project-based FX analysis

• Contribute to all aspects of the trading desk activities including position reconciliation, risk management tasks and post trade analysis

Experience / All about You:

Ideal candidate will be proficient in or possess the following:

• Experience in developing new business or service offerings

• Experience in and/or willingness to start a new trading operation including defining front, middle and back office responsibilities and workflows

• FX experience in algorithmic and/or traditional trading in spot, forward, and NDFs

• Experience in designing, programming, and/or managing pricing and risk management algorithms or processes is a plus

• Strong understanding of FX markets in G-7 and G-20 currencies; some experience with exotic currencies is a plus

• Strong knowledge of corporate finance and capital markets

• Excellent analytical skills

• Strong MS Excel and PowerPoint skills

• Proven track record of prioritizing work and managing multiple projects, in addition to daily workload

• Ability to work independently and manage ambiguity

• Strong oral and written communication skills

• Excellent leadership qualities, including getting work done through others, being organizationally savvy, thought leadership and influencing skills

• Finance, accounting, economics or similar degree; MBA or CFA a plus

Due to COVID-19, most of our employees are working from home. We’ve implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview candidates by phone or video and are onboarding new hires remotely. We value the safety of each member of our community because we know we’re all in this together.

Mastercard is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disabled or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.​

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Requisition ID: R-117328

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