Head of Dealing on Own Account Department

Full time @Emerald Zebra – Cyprus Recruitment in Accounting / Finance
  • Limassol, Cyprus
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Job Detail

  • Job ID 10742
  • Remote Job No
  • Experience 2 Years +

Job Description

Emerald Zebra is looking to hire a Head of Dealing on Own Account Department.

Key duties and responsibilities:

  • Ensure the smooth running of the firm’s trading and execution systems using in-house proprietary software applications and tools
  • Manage business-critical real-time trading systems to identify issues and problem areas
  • Carrying out trade surveillance and monitoring for transactions
  • Constant interaction with development, quant research, and operations technology teams
  • Develop tools/scripts to facilitate daily operations
  • Partner with IT on systems enhancements in terms of automatic monitoring solutions
  • Implement new systems and configuration updates for the purpose of trading operations, risk management, and new markets/product launches
  • Testing of software releases, upgrades, and applications as part of the trading system
  • Assisting in the training of relevant staff to ensure continuing competence in accordance with the CySEC regulation
  • Control the trade processing to the clearing firm accurately and efficiently and liaise with them to resolve any trade discrepancies
  • Assisting with reconciliations, fund, and balance settlements on accounts at the end of the day
  • Troubleshooting a variety of trading issues and liaising with appropriate teams where necessary to ensure their resolution
  • Keeping up to date with changes in market conduct regulations
  • Perform competitor analysis and market research if required



  • Advanced CySEC certificate.
  • At least 4 years of experience in a similar role within the financial industry in a regulated investment firm
  • Extensive knowledge of capital markets
  • Very good knowledge of trading platforms
  • Good knowledge of trading support tools (Bloomberg, Reuters, and others);
  • Experience and advanced knowledge of preparing market research (equities, indices, commodities, and FX).
  • Knowledge of tools or languages such as MATLAB, R, SQL, VBA, Java, C++, and MQL would be an advantage.
  • Knowledge of quantitative financial engineering methods


We offer:

  • Attractive remuneration package
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Participation to the Company’s Medical insurance policy upon joining the Company
  • Modern and luxury workplace with all necessary equipment
  • Free lunch

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