Career Opportunities

Securities Finance Trader

London, GB Full-Time Capital Markets

About Marex  

Marex is a diversified global financial services platform, providing essential liquidity, market access and infrastructure services to clients in the energy, commodities and financial markets. 

  

The Group provides comprehensive breadth and depth of coverage across four core services: Market Making, Clearing, Hedging and Investment Solutions and Agency and Execution. It has a major franchise in many major metals, energy and agricultural products, executing around 50 million trades and clearing 205 million contracts in 2022. The Group provides access to the world’s major commodity markets, covering a broad range of clients that include some of the largest commodity producers, consumers and traders, banks, hedge funds and asset managers.  

  

Marex was established in 2005 but through its subsidiaries can trace its roots in the commodity markets back almost 100 years. Headquartered in London with 36 offices worldwide, the Group has over 1,800 employees across Europe, Asia and America.  

  

For more information visit www.marex.com  

    

Role Summary 

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Securities Finance business within Marex’s fast paced and growing Capital Markets group.  As part of this newly formed team, you will be a key member of the business helping drive growth and profitability for the EMEA Securities Finance business.

Description of Department 

Marex has unique access across markets with significant share globally both on and off exchange. The depth of knowledge amongst its teams and divisions provides its customers with clear advantage, and its technology-led service provides access to all major exchanges, order-flow management via screen, voice and DMA, plus award-winning data, insights and analytics.

This role covers the Securities Finance within the Capital Markets department.

Skills and Experience 

  • Analytical skills
  • Full suite of Securities Finance products is essential
  • Strong understanding of the end to end trade life cycles
  • Good understanding of balance sheet impacts
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the financial service markets and relevant regulatory requirements
  • Substantial experience working in and knowledge of an Securities Finance product area
  • Experience of the infrastructural support required to efficiently support Securities Finance
  • Experience working in a regulated environment and knowledge of the risk and compliance requirements associated with this


Competencies

  • Excellent verbal written and communication skills
  • A collaborative team player, that is approachable, self-efficient and influences a positive work environment
  • Demonstrates curiosity
  • Ability to take a high level of responsibility
  • Excels at building relationships, networking and influencing others
  • Resilient in a challenging, fast-paced environment
  • Strategic collaborator with insight and agility, able to anticipate future challenges, ensuring operational effectiveness

Overall Responsibilities

  • Working to identify and execute Securities Finance trading opportunities throughout EMEA across equities and fixed income instruments.
  • Provide pricing on Stock Borrowing and Lending and Financing markets to external counterparties and internal businesses.
  • Assist management with managing risks associated with the Securities Finance business.
  • Directly corresponding with clients. Clients include banks, hedge funds, market makers, fund managers
  • Responsible for assisting with the onboarding of any new client relationships and maintaining of existing client relationships, assisting with support processes as required by colleagues, and engaging and updating clients.
  • Working efficiently and supporting with making efficiencies e.g. assisting in the preparation of any new required frameworks.
  • Collaboration with central operations functions which support the trading role including but not limited to Operations and Technology.
  • Strategising to increase P&L, requiring analysis of markets and products.
  • Ensuring compliance with the company’s regulatory requirements under the FCA
  • Adhere to the operational risk framework for your role ensuring that all regulatory or company determined parameters are complied with.
  • Role model for demonstrating highest level standards of integrity and conduct and reflecting Company Values.
  • At all times complying with the FCA’s Code of Conduct
  • Carrying out regulatory activities under the MF trading books
  • Liaising with clients
  • To ensure that you are fully aware of and adhere to internal policies that relate to you, your role or any other activities for which you have any level of responsibility
  • To report any breaches of policy to Compliance and/ or your supervisor as required
  • To escalate risk events immediately
  • To provide input to risk management processes, as required.

The Company may require you to carry out other duties from time to time


Conduct Rules 

You must: 

  • Act with integrity 
  • Act with due skill, care and diligence 
  • Be open and cooperative with the FCA, the PRA and other regulators 
  • Pay due regard to the interests of customers and treat them fairly 
  • Observe proper standard of market conduct 
  • Act to deliver good outcomes for retail customers 

Company Values  

Acting as a role model for the values of the Company: 

Respect – Clients are at the heart of our business, with superior execution and superb client service the foundation of the firm. We respect our clients and always treat them fairly. 

Integrity – Doing business the right way is the only way. We hold ourselves to a high ethical standard in everything we do – our clients expect this and we demand it of ourselves. 

Collaborative – We work in teams – open and direct communication and the willingness to work hard and collaboratively are the basis for effective teamwork. Working well with others is necessary for us to succeed at what we do. 

Developing our People – Our people are the basis of our competitive advantage. We look to “grow our own” and make Marex the place ambitious, hardworking, talented people choose to build their careers. 

Adaptable and Nimble – Our size and flexibility is an advantage. We are big enough to support our client’s various needs, and adaptable and nimble enough to respond quickly to changing conditions or requirements. A non-bureaucratic, but well controlled environment fosters initiative as well as employee satisfaction. 

Marex is fully committed to the elimination of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the differences that a diverse workforce brings to the company. 

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