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Associate Director, FX Trader

Associate Director, FX Trader

Req ID:  27402
Department:  Local Markets FX Trading US (US9999577)
Division:  Institutional (T45000)
Job Family:  Banking / Core (default)
Location:  New York

About the role

At ANZ our purpose is to shape a world where people and communities thrive. We’re making this happen by improving the sustainability and financial wellbeing of our customers – whether they’re buying a home, building a business or saving for things big or small.


As the Associate Director, FX Trader you will responsible for the risk management of FX flows (both electronic and voice) for FX Spot, Forwards and NDFs.   The role is required to work closing with overall FX team globally especially in Europe & America, and with Global Sales in increasing FX franchise, market make and risk taking.   This role contributes to increasing global eFX franchise flow, monetizing the flows using eFX engines and generating alpha through disciplined risk taking.


  • Work closely with eFICC team in designing, developing, reviewing and implementing models in response to customer needs and also proactively identifying opportunities especially in G10 FX Spot, Forwards and NDF
  • Using data analytics to optimize client configurations, engage sales and principle risk traders to drive consistent competitive pricing in growing both eFX franchise flows and overall FX revenue
  • Work closely with Sales teams and voice traders to ensure consistent, competitive and timely pricing to internal and external customers in G10 and NDF
  • Effectively manage benchmark and algo business. Work with eFICC quants and developers to drive further automation and enhancement to these products.
  • Accountable and decision maker in price skews, clients pricing and hedging strategies in eFX engines.
  • Ensure FX positions are within approved limits and compliance with all internal and external policies, mandates and requirements
  • Manage the eFX spot, Forwards and NDF risks, and optimize our hedging strategies
  • Use an analytical approach to review and optimize components of our eFX system
  • Be across all our eFX systems to be able to troubleshoot issues and work closely with the operations team to quickly resolve.
  • Ensure rollout of e-capabilities and platforms are in compliant with internal governance framework and change management process
  • Improve Risk Awareness & Risk Culture and ensure limit management and compliance with all internal and external requirements.


Role Type: Permanent, Full Time
Role Location: New York, USA

What will you bring?

To grow and be successful in this role, you will ideally bring the following:


  • Extensive FX background, with sound knowledge in eFX offering – inclusive of technologies to enhance capabilities in FX Spot, Forwards, NDF’s
  • Ability to conducting analysis on large amounts of market tick data & client flow for post trade analysis of model performance.
  • Extensive knowledge of FX regulatory framework requirements and Global FX Code of Conduct, with sound technical knowledge and experience
  • Experience in dealing with internal and external clients and negotiating with clients and stakeholders at all seniority levels. Strong customer focus and ability to drive results
  • Demonstrate ANZ Values and Behaviours: Integrity, Collaboration, Accountability, Respect and Excellent


You’re not expected to have 100% of these skills. At ANZ a growth mindset is at the heart of our culture, so if you have most of these things in your toolbox, we’d love to hear from you.

So, why join us?

There’s something special about being part of ANZ.  From the moment you join us, you’re part of a team working towards a common goal: improving the financial wellbeing and sustainability of our millions of customers.


As a Purpose-led bank we’ve committed to delivering commercial and societal outcomes across environmental sustainability, financial wellbeing and housing affordability.  We deliver these sustainability commitments with our customers, in our business and across the communities where we operate.


But it’s not just our customers who will feel your impact. You’ll feel it too. Because at ANZ, you’ll have the resources and community you need to take the next big step in your career, towards even bigger things in the future.


We offer a range of benefits tailored to the countries in which we operate including Health and Wellbeing programs and flexible working arrangements.


You’ll also enjoy working in a diverse and inclusive workplace where the different backgrounds, perspectives and life experiences of our people are celebrated. We encourage you to talk to us about any adjustments you may require to our recruitment process or the role itself. If you are a candidate with a disability, let us know how we can provide you with additional support.


To find out more about working at ANZ or to view other opportunities visit You may apply for this role by visiting ANZ Careers and searching for reference number 27402

Pay Range

USD180,000 – 230,000 Annual

*The final salary offered will be determined by the experience and capability of the successful applicant. 

Job Posting End Date

06/12/2022image, 11.59pm, (Melbourne Australia)

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