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Execution Trading Support

The Optiver Trading Floor is one of the most dynamic and exciting Trading Floors in Europe.

We are looking for someone to carry out support tasks within our Execution Trading team and act as a key link between our Traders and our external counterparties within a highly competitive and fast changing environment. You will be responsible for managing large amounts of data, structuring trading sheets and crossing trades. You will not only support the Traders, but you will also have opportunities to lead small projects to improve our Trading activities. In order to successfully do this, we will give you all the relevant training possibilities.

Optiver is an industry leader across everything we do. We don’t just meet industry standards we aim to set them! With trading teams focusing on a broad range of financial products we are able to provide an unrivaled universe of exciting opportunities for our employees. Through our core function as a market-maker we continuously improve the market by being the source of liquidity for market participants.

If you have work experience in the Financial Sector, excellent communication skills and a passion to prove yourself you could be the ideal person to join the Execution Trading team.

What you'll do

  • Daily reporting and matching trades;
  • Crossing options and futures on various exchanges;
  • Checking volumes traded with the Tradelist Checker;
  • Managing the post-trade cycle;
  • Facilitating the relationship with the Clearers and Exchanges;
  • Optimizing reporting processes through automation;

What you’ll need

  • The ability to work in an accurate, structured way and with a sense of urgency under pressure
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel and experience with VBA is a plus;
  • A degree in Accounting, Finance or equivalent;
  • Ideally at least 2 – 3 years’ experience in The Financial Sector;
  • Fluent English;
  • Numerical and analytical skills;
  • Strong affinity with financial markets;
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills;

What you'll get

The chance to further your career working alongside best-in-class professionals from over 40 different countries.

Our performance based bonus structure is unmatched anywhere in the industry. We combine our profits across desks, teams and offices into a global profit pool fostering a truly collaborative environment to work in.

Alongside this you will get great secondary benefits such as 25 paid vacation days, fully paid first-class commuting expenses, training opportunities, discounts on health insurance, breakfast and lunch facilities, sports and leisure activities, Friday afternoon drinks and even weekly in-house chair massages. Being highly international, we are accustomed to guiding expats through their relocation, offering competitive relocation packages and providing visa sponsorship where necessary.

Are you interested in furthering your career on one of the most dynamic and exciting trading floors in Europe?

Apply directly via the button below for the position of Execution Trading Support. Please provide us with a CV and letter of motivation in English. Applications without a letter of motivation will not be reviewed. When we think there is a potential match, you will hear from us sooner than you expect. If you have any questions feel free to contact the Recruitment team on +31 (0) 20 708 70 00 or [email protected]

Please note, if you are selected from your application to proceed to the next round for the position of Execution Trading Support you will be required to take an online assessment.

Kindly note that we do not require any assistance from third-parties including agencies in the recruitment of this role.

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