Market Data Officer

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Market Data Officer to join our Global Market Data team and support the Market Data Specialist. This is a unique opportunity to join a leading proprietary trading firm with an entrepreneurial and innovative culture at the heart of its business. We value quick-witted, creative minds and challenge them to make full use of their capacities. If you aim high, the sky is the limit!

In this position you will work closely with our trading, risk and technology functions in EMEA, APAC and the US, as well as with various Exchanges. You will coordinate and support the access to market data internally and you will manage the external contracts, the periodic certification of market data access, invoicing, information & audit requests. For Flow Traders, this is a very important role with a Global scope.

What you will do

  • Serve as a single point of external contact for all market data requests for all Flow Traders legal entities
  • Analyze existing market data usage across Flow Traders legal entities and catalog and update them in a database
  • Support with internal customer SLA reporting for regular team meetings and deliverable updates
  • Handle day-to-day administrative inquiries from internal business units, including expense management, invoice reconciliation, monthly exchange declarations
  • Conduct quarterly and ad-hoc business reviews to identify savings opportunities and tracking projects and assigned tasks and providing status to management and key stakeholders
  • Improve efficiency of end to end market data processes from request to new suppliers and payment of the invoices

What you need to succeed

  • At least 3 years of experience in a similar position in the Finance or Procurement area
  • Experience with the contractual requirements of market data suppliers (legal, procurement)
  • Experience with handling market data auditors and data requests
  • Demonstrated analytical skills and great attention to detail
  • Strong communication and stakeholder engagement skills
  • Fluency in English both written and spoken
  • Knowledge of Bloomberg, Reuters or other data vendor systems is considered a benefit

Ambition for 2022 and beyond

We have experienced significant growth in terms of people, geographies, and financial performance since it was formed in 2004. A key part of this has been the diversification of our product offering, which most recently saw us move into digital assets and fixed income. We have also continued to onboard additional counterparties to our fast-growing network, and going forward, will further expand our trading capabilities and infrastructure. In the coming years we will focus on hiring some of the brightest talent in the sector, helping us expand our footprint as a key player in the global financial market ecosystem.  

Company culture

At Flow Traders our entrepreneurial culture puts you in the driving seat of your own career, offering you the opportunity to create your own, unique path in the fast-moving world of global financial markets. And while we give you the freedom and support to develop internally, our team-oriented philosophy means your contributions to the company will be recognized and rewarded.

What we offer

We like to think that talent grows at Flow and stays at Flow. To ensure this, we provide our employees with an extensive onboarding program, access to Flow Academy, the best working environment, the latest technology and continuous support. We go out of our way to retain the small business feeling with which we started and stimulate innovation and collaboration through teamwork and our non-hierarchical approach. We offer a competitive salary, an annual discretionary profit share and other fantastic perks and benefits, such as:

  • Flow Academy for continuous learning and opportunities to attend domain-related conferences
  • Our own company boat
  • In-house gym and sessions with our nutritionist or personal trainer
  • In-house Bar and Lounge with an arcade, table tennis, billiards table and game consoles
  • Daily catered lunch, amazing coffee and a fully stocked kitchen and snack bar
  • Weekly chair massages
  • Annual company trip and a variety of events throughout the year
  • Global rotations between our offices worldwide
  • and more!

Flow Traders does not accept unsolicited resumes from any professional staffing or search firms. All resumes, and any other information identifying potential candidates, submitted to any employee at Flow Traders via-email, the Internet or directly without a valid and signed search agreement will be deemed free to contact by Flow Traders without any restrictions and no placement fee of any kind will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Flow Traders.