Junior Trader (FX and Funding)

  • Competitive + private healthcare, pension + bonus
  • Weybridge, England, United Kingdom Weybridge England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Cargill
  • 12 Jun 18 2018-06-12

Cargill’s Treasury, Treasury Markets Group based in the UK is responsible for All Funding and FX activities for Cargill in EMEA & North America. The desk will consider FX and Interest Rate volatility, liquidity, market anomaly’s and regulatory constraints, before deciding on the best funding/ FX approach for Cargill.


The position holder will be responsible for independently handling and understanding risks associated with FX products such as Spot, Forwards, Swap FX, FX Options and Non Deliverable Forwards. The Junior Trader will learn to handling funding transactions such as FX Swaps, Money Market Deposits, Borrows and eventually the issuance of Commercial Paper. Crucially the position holder is expected to know the international and local market convention as well as regulatory constraints in each country that Cargill operates. The Junior Trader will also perform a number of other treasury tasks such as but not limited to; liaising with other Cargill stakeholders on trade execution issues, taking a market view, running daily reports, consolidating data from internal and external recipients in relation to Funding and FX.

Main Tasks:

  • Funding Cargill business, short term funding execution through various market products including but not limited to; bank funding, commercial paper issuances, funding via swaps and Repo’s
  • Long term funding planning
  • Executing FX trades for Cargill businesses, Active FX trading and execution globally, including dealing all FX products such as; spot, forwards, swaps and options in G10 currencies and emerging market currencies
  • Providing market analysis to provide FX/ Interest Rate views; financial market analysis including writing commentaries and giving views
  • Adhoc report creation and processing in respect of funding actions and FX actions


  • University degree in a relevant subject area, Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Economics and proven business experience
  • Strong understanding of Treasury/ Financial markets
  • Market awareness relating to money markets and FX
  • Strong execution skills with attention to detail, accuracy and understanding of risk
  • Strong mathematic ability and spreadsheet skills
  • Systems literacy with the ability to work with proprietary systems and market systems (Bloomberg)
  • Proven communication skills in fluent and written English and able to communicate to a variety of stakeholders globally
  •  Able to work in a team environment and apply expertise to overall team objectives but also able to work independently
  • Able to work to tight deadlines and manage multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Flexibility to meet the changing demands of the business – once per week a late trading shift is required, finish time c. 22:00 UK