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Trading Operations Analyst

Date: Aug 8, 2019

Location: New York - New York, US, 10022

Company: Heraeus

Trading Operations Analyst
Location New York - New York
Full Time

Imagine a job where you will have the opportunity to do exciting and challenging work, while collaborating with extraordinary colleagues. A company that invests in you and your career, providing the training, mentoring, development and support you need to be successful now and in the future. If you want a career without limits with a market-leading family-owned, global company where you can make an impact, then imagine an opportunity at Heraeus. Every day, our worldwide team of nearly 15,000 employees are bringing forward new ideas and solutions that are impacting and transforming everything from healthcare to renewable energy to e-mobility to high-tech and telecommunications.



As an employer, we offer open space - For Designers. For Forward Thinkers. For Doers. Innovation has been the secret of our sustained business success for 165 years, and you can have the opportunity to apply your knowledge to help us write that next chapter of success.

Here are just a few of the things you will get to do:

  • Ensure the proper processing and execution of precious metals trades. Works with traders in day-to-day operations by executing trades, using SAP.
  • Manages the safe and prompt physical shipments of high-value company inventory. Advises traders on best shipment practices and alerts traders and customers of metal arrival schedules.
  • Communicates with customers regarding shipments, confirmations, and payments; confirms trades.
  • Manages the full operational life cycle of all trades including:
    • Creates pool account transfers.
    • Reconciles pool/lease accounts and confirmations with customers and affiliated companies.
    • Reconciles daily future trades. Matches daily future positions based on broker’s statement and monthly reconciliation of open and closed futures
    • Maintains daily fixing, future, and spot prices in the system.
    • Maintains monthly contracts in system in coordination with traders.
    • Maintains metal specifications, certificates of conformance, etc., and matches same with customer requirements.
  • Assists Supervisor with daily cash requirements.
  • Monitors and approves invoices received from Vendors.
  • Check and validate daily margin requirements with brokers.



We are looking for people who are not just open to new ideas, but want to bring fresh thinking, energy and a creative perspective to their work. Some of the traits and qualifications the ideal candidate would possess include:

  • A Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance, and a minimum of five years of experience trading operations within a precious metals or similar commodity environment. The equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • Must demonstrate attention to detail and organizational skills with the ability to multi-task
  • Must communicate effectively internally and externally, exhibiting high focus on the customer.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office is required - focus on MS Excel.. Experience using SAP is preferred. 

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City