Department Rotational Graduate Scheme Job Title Graduate Broker - BGC Partners FCA Controlled Function Yes About BGC Partners : BGC Partners is a leading global brokerage company servicing the financial and real estate markets, based in Canary Wharf, London. We are experts in our fields, agile and dynamic in our approach, and built upon the foundation of cutting edge technology and exceptional talent. BGC offers customers access to more than 200 financial products including fixed income securities, interest rate swaps, foreign exchange, equities, equity derivatives, credit derivatives, commercial real estate, commodities, futures, and structured products. It also provides a comprehensive range of services to the financial community, including trade execution, broker-dealer services, clearing, processing, information, and other back-office services. Main purpose of the role: BGC Partners is offering a brilliant opportunity for graduates to start a career as a Junior Broker through our graduate programme. Starting in September, 2019. The 12 Month rotational programme will give you an in depth experience of multiple asset classes, within the company. It will enable you to gain hands on experience of how the desks function, what is required in the role as a Junior Broker and build your knowledge of the market / asset classes. By the end of the programme you will be required to undertake CISI : Capital Market exams. Being Securities, UK Financial Regulation and Derivatives. Core activities: After a comprehensive technical training plan you will join a rotation scheme giving you exposure to multiple asset classes including Credit, Interest Rates, Foreign Exchange, ETFs, Equities and Commodities. As part of the rotation you will be exposed to the culture of not only BGC Partners but also their subsidiary firms including Mint, RP Martin & GFI Group. After successful completion of the rotation scheme you will join a specific desk as a Graduate Broker. As a Graduate Broker you will then continue your training in the desk environment. Assisting the team by calculating prices Recording brokerage Interacting with customers Attending and contributing to team meetings to develop your knowledge of the marketplace relevant to your specific desk. As a valued member of the desk, your exposure will allow you to liaise and build the relationships needed to secure business from both existing and new customers based in London and the rest of the world. You will need to be able to work in a team, think quickly under pressure, be able to build long term relationships both internally and externally and have a head for numbers. As a trusted partner to our customers, the role of a broker is an important one and the insight into the market along with the execution services you provide will enable you to build a successful career in one of the most vibrant and exciting sectors of the global financial markets. For a broker, no two days are ever the same. What we look for: A passion for working in global markets - specifically a fast-paced, dynamic and collaborative trading floor environment A head for numbers - need to perform basic maths quickly and confidently A natural communicator - both written and verbal - building relationships Strong evidence of teamwork and the ability to thrive in a team setting A results-focused approach to work Personal and professional integrity Good attention to detail Proactivity and punctuality Prior experience working in banking or at a financial institution is beneficial, but not essential Applications for this programme are screened on a first-come first served basis so we strongly recommend getting your application in today.