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Executive – Commodity and Financing operations


Are you looking for a role where you will gain exposure to a variety of stakeholders and drive the operational process for an industry leading commodities business? This is the role for you.

Our Market Operations Division is looking for a Executive to be part of the Commodity Markets and Financing Operations team in Shanghai. The Commodity Markets and Financing business is a growing sector and this role presents an opportunity to be part of an evolving and growing function.

Reporting to the Senior Manager of Commodity Markets and Financing Operations Shanghai, you will be responsible for providing support on key operational elements on behalf of our Commodities and Global Markets business in China. You will play a role in handling Futures Exchange physical delivery and OTC derivative trading, preparing, issuing and vetting of physical trade contracts, invoices and other documents.  You will also be verifying transactions booked in the internal trading systems and be required in preparing payment requests to payment teams.  You will be assisting with other ad hoc operational tasks where necessary and other products that are alongside with the Commodities and Global Markets business development in China.

To be successful in this role, you will have a keen interest in Commodity and Trade Finance markets and an understanding of risk controls and procedures in the operations area. You will have good communication skills and ability to develop strong customer relationships.  Good organisational and prioritisation skills and a high standard of attention to detail will be important in this role. You should also be able to work in a methodical manner and accept accountability and ownership of tasks.

As the successful candidate, you will have at least 4 years of working experience within Commodity trading support, ideally within the banking sector.  Proficiency in English and excellent PC skills with a good knowledge of Microsoft will be important, and you’ll be required to work as part of a team while understanding the importance of escalation and segregation of duties.

To start this exciting journey please apply now.

About the Corporate Operations Group

The Corporate Operations Group brings together specialist support services in Digital Transformation & Data, Technology, Operations, Human Resources, Business Services, Corporate Strategy & Solutions, and the Macquarie Group Foundation. We deliver service excellence to ensure Macquarie is open for business, deliver on transformational change, invest in our people and have deep relationships with our customers.

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The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths. An inclusive and equitable environment enables us to deliver innovative and sustainable outcomes for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. From day one, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’ is as inspiring to you as it is to us, please apply. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways.

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About Macquarie

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we’re empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Our size and international presence means your work can take you anywhere—across business groups, disciplines, sectors and borders. With 19,200+ employees and offices in 34 markets around the world, we’re a truly global organisation.

You’ll be supported by a diverse team where the unique perspectives, ideas and experiences that all of our people bring are valued. You’ll be empowered to address unmet needs in our communities whilst advising and investing alongside our clients and partners. Working with us, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, specialist advisory, capital raising and principal investment.

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Job no: COG-969647
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Shanghai
Category: Junior, Commodities, Operations
Group: Corporate Operations Group
Division: Operations
Recruiter: Neil Mehaffey
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