Position: Commodities Desk Strategist
Location: White Plains Area of NY
Outstanding Compensation Package - Base + Bonus + Benefits
Local Candidates Only - No

Large, successful, and growing NYC based Global Financial Services Firm -
Great Company - Lots of Upside - Outstanding Compensation Package -Base +
Bonus + Benefits etc. Join a team oriented, collaborative, results focused
environment and become part of an elite organization with great growth

Position Responsibilities - Summary:
Company is seeking Desk Strategists to join their team. The Desk Strategist
adds value to the Firm by providing the trading and sales desk with superior
analytical skills. Desk Strategists will collaborate with the traders on
risk analysis, risk reporting, and value added trading strategies. Desk
Strategists are responsible for the creation of product valuation models,
trading strategy analytics, and risk and valuation tools to be used by
traders and fellow Desk Strategists to better understand risk and to better
identify market opportunities.

Detailed Responsibilities:
1) Determine and create the valuation and risk management models that
will feed the firm’s books and records for positions that are currently on
the books or about to be purchased or bid upon.

2) Creating models and strategies that the desk will use to drive
trading decisions.

3) Monitoring and analyzing the effectiveness of current valuation and
risk models and championing and enacting new developments as needed.

4) Collaborating with traders to analyze and advise on managing the
risk of the positions currently on the books.

5) Collaborating with traders to analyze and identify revenue positive
trading opportunities.

6) Collaborating with the traders and structurers on the design of new

Required Skills and Competencies:
1) PhD in a quantitative field (or MS in a quantitative field with at least
3 years of experience in Financial Service Industry).

2) Strong skills in applied mathematics, statistics, stochastic processes,
basic knowledge of option theory, basic knowledge of financial markets.
Ability to translate abstract mathematical concepts into practical solutions
to every-day problems.

3) Strong hands-on technology skills are a core requirement (C++, Matlab).

4) Knowledge of Energy Markets is a plus.

5) Strong communication & collaboration skills are necessary.

Outstanding Compensation Package - Base + Bonus + Benefits
No Sponsorship Available - Local Candidates Only

Contact Information:
Gary Wright - President - Wright Associates
Phone - (508) 761-6354
Email - replywrightassociates AT verizon DOT net
Website - www.wrightassociates.org