Trading Analyst

GSR is looking for a US-based Trading Analyst to join our global trading team on a full-time basis. GSR is a leading market making and programmatic trading company in the exciting and fast-evolving world of cryptocurrency trading. You will help to ensure best-in-class trading operations and accounting for our global franchise. You will report to the Head of Trading and work during US hours with a willingness to travel if necessary. As part of the team, your responsibilities will be to:

  • Ensure the day-to-day accuracy and reconciliation of trade entries, including investigating and resolution of any discrepancies.
  • Help maintain P&L and risk accounting and update daily market settles, including options and other derivative products.
  • Support the trading desk in daily market discussions, analysis, execution, and general operational procedures.
  • Assist the finance team in movement and monitoring of funds and cryptocurrency to counterparties.
  • Perform monthly reconciliation of key accounts, coordinating with the finance team.
  • Collaborate with the technology team to continuously improve and automate our reporting and accounting systems.
  • Support the trading team on business development projects and initiatives.
  • Perform ad-hoc trading and operational tasks as needed to support the global trading function.

Your profile:

  • At least 1 year experience in a trading operations or trade accounting role at a bank or proprietary trading firm
  • Strong academic background within a relevant subject (e.g. Finance, Accounting) with an excellent understanding of financial products
  • Practical understanding of derivatives and option greeks, credit, and margin concepts
  • Keen interest in the cryptocurrency markets
  • Disciplined self-starter with high attention to detail and ability to work autonomously and/or remotely
  • Experience with SQL, Python, R, Excel/VBA is desirable but not required

About us:

GSR is a fast-growing programmatic trading company in the exciting world of cryptocurrencies. Founded in 2013, we are one of the first established players in a nascent space, and have developed a leading market position serving key exchanges and clients globally. GSR is an international company with staff located in the UK, Switzerland, Spain, and Hong Kong.

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