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Foreign Exchange Senior Analyst

Job Description

Wells Fargo, a leading diversified financial services firm with $1.4 trillion in assets, currently has an exciting opportunity available within our Foreign Exchange & Derivatives Department. We are looking to hire an FX Sales and Trading Analyst in our Chicago office. This person will help support a team of experienced foreign exchange professionals. As background, the Corporate Foreign Exchange sales team positions hedging products (spot, forward, NDF, exotic options and cross-currency swap solutions) to primarily middle-market and large corporate clients. The chosen candidate's responsibilities would include and are not limited to: - assisting in new business growth in a proactive manner; - covering basic foreign exchange client transactions in the market and entering correspondence trades in our internal system; - enhancing existing customer relationships utilizing a consultative sales and support approach; - running reports - transaction, P&L, customer reports, etc., - creating (upon request) extensive and detailed client presentations; - ongoing maintenance of databases, mailing lists and call reports, - helping to manage all incoming customer phone lines, - coordinating all details and logistics related to onsite (and offsite) customer workshops, - being the point person between the front-office and back-office on trade and settlement issues, - being proactive in an overall support role to the foreign exchange team. Candidates should enjoy supporting a high performing sales team. They will need polished presentation skills and must be articulate. PC skills are also a must. Finally, candidates must not be daunted by a steep learning curve, and must exhibit a strong work ethic, and consistently positive attitude at all times.

This position is subject to Dodd-Frank Background Screening Requirements, including successful completion and clearing of a background screen. Applicants are subject to a new screen to comply with Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act which states that Associated Persons (AP) cannot be subject to statutory disqualification. Under industry regulations, an AP is defined as a team member who solicits or accepts client orders for swaps. Successful candidates must also meet ongoing regulatory requirements including additional screening and are required to report certain incidents.

Team members support our focus on building strong customer relationships balanced with a strong risk mitigating and compliance-driven culture which firmly establishes those disciplines as critical to the success of our customers and company. They are accountable for execution of all applicable risk programs (Credit, Market, Financial Crimes, Operational, Regulatory Compliance), which includes effectively following, and adhering to all applicable Wells Fargo policies and procedures, appropriately fulfilling risk and compliance obligations, timely and effective escalation and remediation of issues, and making sound risk decisions. There is emphasis on proactive monitoring, governance, risk identification and escalation, as well as making sound risk decisions commensurate with the business unit’s risk appetite and all risk and compliance program requirements.

Required Qualifications

  • 2+ years of foreign exchange sales experience, capital markets experience, or a combination of both

Desired Qualifications

  • Customer service experience
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of investments, finance, or economics


    All offers for employment with Wells Fargo are contingent upon the candidate having successfully completed a criminal background check. Wells Fargo will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state and Federal law, including Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.

    Relevant military experience is considered for veterans and transitioning service men and women.

    Wells Fargo is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.