Trading Clerk

GSR is looking for a Trading Clerk to join our 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 execution for our global franchise. You will report to the Head of Trading and work during US hours with a willingness to travel or relocate if necessary.

As part of the team, your responsibilities will be to:

  • Perform clerking duties, including order execution, position management, trade confirmation, trade settlement, and reconciliations
  • Assist with routine daily trading operations, including checking and recording position risk, balances and profit-and-loss
  • Analyse and report trading counterparty positions and transactions on a daily basis, trouble-shooting anomalies in a timely manner
  • Actively monitor the market, working with the trading team on developing trading strategies and market insights
  • Collaborate with the technology team to continuously improve and automate our trading and reconciliation systems
  • Assist with trading counterparty on-boarding, documentation, and communication

Your profile:

  • At least 1 year experience in a trading clerk role at a bank or proprietary trading firm
  • Comfortable quoting trading parameters, trading ideas, and market commentary
  • Strong academic background within a quantitative subject (e.g. Finance, Accounting, Computer Science) 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 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 London, Zug, Chicago, New York and Hong Kong.

Send your CV along with a brief description of your interest to recruiting@gsr.io