Futures Execution Specialist

Royal Bank Of Canada New York , NY 10007

Posted 3 months ago

What is the opportunity?

Develop, grow, and maintain futures execution relationships over the European and Asia-Pacific time zone and markets for RBC Capital Markets. Provide expert level electronic trading support for clients and RBC internal traders over the European and Asia-Pacific time zone and markets for RBC Capital Markets.

What will you do?


  • Manage client order flow and communication during European and Asia-Pacific market hours.

  • Execute futures orders on behalf of RBC's clients efficiently and accurately.

  • Develop and maintain futures execution relationships for RBC Capital Markets from external and internal referrals.

  • Provide clients with color and commentary utilizing your expertise of listed futures products.

  • Coordinate seamless around the clock coverage with 24 Hour Desk over U.S. and international holidays

Electronic Trading Support

  • Manage and provide daily front line electronic trading support to traders and clients.

  • Maintain relationships with external vendors and internal IT, compliance and operations as it relates to electronic trading.

  • Integration with Middle-Office and Back-Office from electronic futures execution

  • Remain up to date on developments in the futures business including technology, competitiveness, best practices, and regulations


  • Proactively identify operational risks/ control deficiencies in the business

  • Review and comply with Firm Policies applicable to your business activities

  • Escalate operational risk loss events, control deficiencies and risks that you identify to your line manager and the relevant risk and control functions promptly.

What do you need to succeed?

  • In depth knowledge of futures electronic trading applications and architecture.

  • In depth knowledge of CFTC, SEC and exchange rules and regulations for trade execution including audit trail, order entry rules and sales supervision rules and regulations.

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in futures sales or trading capacity on an execution desk covering global listed futures products.

  • Attention to detail, team oriented approach, and proficiency in risk mitigation.

  • Highly motivated and energetic self-starter that will need to take initiative as we build infrastructure to support the futures business

  • Proficient in entering block trades in accordance with current regulation and time sensitivity

  • Ability to obtain Series 3 registration within 2 months of start date.

  • BA, MA or MS or equivalent.

What's in it for you?

We thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients thrive and communities prosper. We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual.

  • A comprehensive Total Rewards Program including bonuses and flexible benefits, competitive compensation

  • Leaders who support your development through coaching and managing opportunities

  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact

  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team

About RBC

Royal Bank of Canada is Canada's largest bank, and one of the largest banks in the world, based on market capitalization. We are one of North America's leading diversified financial services companies, and provide personal and commercial banking, wealth management, insurance, investor services and capital markets products and services on a global basis. We have over 80,000 full- and part-time employees who serve more than 16 million personal, business, public sector and institutional clients through offices in Canada, the U.S. and 37 other countries. For more information, please visit rbc.com.

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Inclusion and Equal Opportunity Employment

RBC is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status, Aboriginal/Native American status or any other legally-protected factors. Disability-related accommodations during the application process are available upon request.


City: New York

Address: 200 Vesey Street

Work Hours/Week: 40+

Work Environment: Trading Floor

Employment Type: Permanent

Career Level: Experienced Hire/Professional

Pay Type: Salaried

Required Travel (%): 0-25

Exempt/Non-Exempt: Exempt

People Manager: No

Application Deadline: 08/31/2019

Req ID: 190541

Ad Code(s): None

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