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Trade Assistant / Admin Vacancy

Reference: 4196 CDS
Job Type: Full-time
Job Status: Sourcing
Location: Stellenbosch
Duration: Permanent
Employment Equity: No

Consultant: Carina de Swardt

Job Description:

  • Timely and accurate trade capture in Trading One (position management software) on physical and derivatives
  • In charge of the daily follow up and maintenance of all positions (past and forward, including but not limited to MtM valuation and PNL exposure)
  • Assure proper internal communication between desks throughout (Front Office, Operations, Product Control, Freight and Finance desks)
  • Provide support to traders on a daily basis in the preparation and verification of position reporting (exposure and PNL)
  • Responsible for daily maintenance of open positions (physical trade applications, paper trade allocations, wash out proposals, MtM curve rolling/modifications, market daily prices verification and upload)
  • Concentrate pricing responsibility; daily coordination of pricing to be done (versus cash), validity check of fixing orders, daily broker statement reconciliation and capture of executed orders
  • Daily derivatives reconciliation
  • Meet requests for ad hoc information


  • Minimum of 1+ years’ working experience, but graduates (and female candidates) are welcome
  • Qualification preferred i.e. BComm (Agriculture Economics)
  • Risk Management background is beneficial
  • Fund Administration profile who understands market terminals and trading environment is beneficial
  • Grains background would be beneficial, but not compulsory
  • Strong in numbers and reconciliations
  • Proficiency in Excel or ability to learn fast
  • Excellent communication skills (written, and verbal) in Afrikaans and English
  • Strong attention to detail and highly organized
  • Team player and able to work on his/her own
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced professional office environment with multi tasking skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work in a predominantly male environment

How to Apply:

  • Forward your comprehensive CV to Exceed Human Resource Consultants on
  • If you are already registered – please forward your CV with the relevant reference number to the consultant you are at present registered with in order to avoid duplicity on our system.
  • We reserve the exclusive right to conduct interviews with candidates of choice.
  • Applicants, who have received no feedback within 30 days of the closing date, must please accept their application as unsuccessful


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