Financial vacancies

Are you a couple of years into your career and ready to take an exciting next step together with other finance professionals? Are you an experienced professional looking for an inspiring new environment?

AFS offers challenging career opportunities to courageous and ambitious finance professionals with a common sense view, executing power and the ability to communicate with clients on all levels.

AFS Financial has the following 4 open vacancies at the moment:

 

Manager AFS Execution Services – Amsterdam office

AFS is searching for a manager for the new Execution Services desk

AFS Group

AFS Group is a European financial service provider with over 100 employees, primarily operating as a multi-channel intermediary in the wholesale Financial- and Renewable Energy sector. With offices in Amsterdam, Frankfurt, London and Zürich, AFS offers mediation in a range of fixed income, interest rates, environmental energy, equity and equity derivatives products. AFS also offers a variety of market information, data services and dedicated research. Voice- and hybrid brokering-, voice- and electronic execution, electronic venue exploitation and transaction advice services are provided to financial institutions, small and medium-sized business, corporate clients and (semi) government bodies.

Description department AFS Execution services

As an established broker for many years AFS is active in the execution of different assets such as bonds, equity and equity derivatives. Till recently this execution was carried out on the different departments categorised by asset. Because of the complex infrastructure, the increasing regulatory demand such as MifId II reporting, and the different client focus AFS decided to create a new desk solely dedicated to the execution of the different asset classes.

The Execution Services desk will be responsible for the marketing, acquisition of new clients, account management (of new clients), front office maintenance of the infrastructure, the sale of the ancillary services such a MifId II reporting and the overall coordination of the execution. The specific handling of the execution on the different venues and exchanges will be carried out by the AFS Equity & Derivatives team. The voice execution of bonds will be carried out by the Fixed Income team.

The AFS Equity & Derivatives department out of offices in Amsterdam, London and Zurich with 15 FTE is responsible for all Equity and Equity related instruments and services for professional clients. Services are provided on volatility related products, Delta1 and Exotics on all major US and European exchanges and OTC.

Function

In the function of manager Execution services, you will be responsible for all mentioned specific activities supported by the different relevant AFS departments. Especially acquisition and sales are an important part of the job. As manager you will report to the head of Equity and Derivatives and directly to the CEO of AFS Group.

Required background and knowledge

  • Proven experience in financial markets
  • Proven experience in sales and acquisition
  • Preferably a relevant network in the Benelux and/or the German speaking area and/or the Nordics
  • Minimum bachelor’s degree or similar level
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills combined with a team-player mentality.
  • Entrepreneurial, ambitious and commercial mind-set
  • Fluency in verbal and written English

What we offer
You have the opportunity to join a company which is highly ambitious, growing fast and young at heart. AFS provides a fast paced, professional and international working environment, with a strong focus on personal development. Internal training as well as external courses are part of what we offer you in order to unlock your full potential. In addition to that, we offer competitive remuneration and benefits including profit sharing possibilities. AFS HQ is located in the heart of Amsterdam, on the old trading floor of the stock exchange at Beursplein 5.

If you are interested to join our team of ambitious and talented people, please send your cover letter and resume to Robbin Sewdin (hr@afsgroup.nl).

Medior/Senior Broker Interest Rate Derivatives – Amsterdam office

Organisation

AFS Group is an independent European multi-asset class broker, primarily operating as an intermediary for Financial Institutions, Corporate Clients and (semi) Government bodies. With offices in Amsterdam, London, Zurich and Frankfurt, AFS offers a range of Fixed Income, Interest Rates, Energy / Environmental, Exotics, Equity and Equity derivatives products. AFS also offers a variety of market information, data services and dedicated research. AFS has 100 employees.

The AFS Interest Rates department consists of a highly experienced team of 30 men and women with a unique mix of banking, corporate and government clients all over Europe, Middle East and Asia. AFS Interest is active in the following products:

  • Interest Rate Derivatives (IRS, FRA, OIS, Basis)
  • Public Debt
  • Interbank and Non-banking Deposits
  • Certificates of Deposits (CD) & Commercial Paper (CP)
  • Repurchase Agreements (Repo)
  • Arbitrage
  • Foreign Exchange (mainly FX-Swaps)
  • Treasury Bills
  • Medium Term Notes
  • Private Placements and Structured Loans
  • Corporate Finance

To improve the offering to our client base and expand our business further we are looking for medior/senior brokers at our AFS Interest Rate Derivatives Desk (IRS, FRA, OIS, Basis).

Responsibilities

  • Provide high quality service to existing client base
  • Expand the client base with new clients.
  • Identify clients’ needs and pro-actively act to achieve best-in-market customer satisfaction
  • Actively look for new and cross-selling opportunities within AFS Group departments

Competencies and qualifications

  • Proven track record for at least 2 years in mediation and/or trading of interest rate derivative products such as IRS, OIS, FRA, Basis swaps
  • Minimum Bachelor degree or similar level
  • A pro-active, entrepreneurial spirit that enables you to develop business in new directions
  • A creative team player with excellent social, sales and communication skills
  • Accurate, excellent numerical and analytical skills
  • Fluent in English and master at least one other European language
  • Familiar with setting and reaching team targets, works well under pressure
  • The ambition to grow on a personal level and move up the ladder

What we offer

You have the opportunity to join a company which is highly ambitious, growing fast and young at heart. AFS provides a fast paced, professional and international working environment, with a strong focus on personal development. Internal training as well as external courses are part of what we offer you in order to unlock your full potential. In addition to that, we offer competitive remuneration and benefits including profit sharing possibilities.

AFS is located in the heart of Amsterdam, on the old trading floor of the stock exchange at Beursplein 5.

Interested

If you are interested to join our team of ambitious and talented people, please send your cover letter and resume to Robbin Sewdin (hr@afsgroup.nl).

Senior Corporate Clients

Organisation
AFS Group is an independent European multi-asset class broker, primarily operating as an intermediary for Financial Institutions, Corporate Clients and (semi) Government bodies.

With offices in Amsterdam, London, Zurich and Frankfurt, AFS offers a range of Fixed Income, Interest Rates, Energy / Environmental, Exotics, Equity and Equity derivatives products. AFS also offers a variety of market information and data services. AFS has 100 employees.

The AFS Interest Rate desk consists of a team of highly experienced team of 30 men and women which serves a unique mix of banking, corporate and government clients all over Europe. AFS Interest is one of the bigger departments of AFS group and active in the following products:

  • Interbank and Non-banking Deposits
  • Certificates of Deposits (CD) & Commercial Paper (CP)
  • Repurchase Agreements
  • Arbitrage
  • Foreign Exchange (mainly FX-Forwards)
  • Interest Rate Derivatives (Swaps, FRA’s, Eonia’s)
  • Treasury Bills
  • Medium Term Notes
  • Private Placements and Structured Loans

To improve our offering to our current clientele and expand our business we are currently looking to hire experienced Institutional Sales brokers for our non-banking desk, preferably with an existing network.

Responsibilities

  • Expand the non-banking client base
  • Introduce the existing order flow to new corporate clients and search for new opportunities to increase and improve the order flow
  • Train and support junior broker(s)
  • Actively look for cross-selling opportunities for other AFS desks

Competencies and qualifications

  • A pro-active, entrepreneurial spirit that enables you to develop business in new directions
  • Excellent social, sales and communication skills
  • Team-player, integer, flexible
  • Fluent in English, fluency in a second language is considered as a plus
  • A minimum of 3 years experience in Interest Rate markets

What we offer
AFS offers an interesting, international and professional working environment with a strong focus on personal development. In addition to that, we offer competitive benefits.

If you are interested, please send your resume and a cover letter to Robbin Sewdin (hr@afsgroup.nl).

Senior Institutional Fixed Income Brokers

Organisation

AFS Group is an independent European multi-asset class broker, primarily operating as an intermediary for Financial Institutions, Corporate Clients and (semi) Government bodies. With offices in Amsterdam, London, Zurich and Frankfurt, AFS offers a range of Fixed Income, Interest Rates, Energy / Environmental, Exotics, Equity and Equity derivatives products. AFS also offers a variety of market information and data services. AFS has 90 employees.

The AFS Fixed Income department consists of a team of highly experienced men and women which serves a unique mix of banking, corporate and government clients all over Europe. To improve our offering to our current clientele and expand our business, we are currently looking to hire Senior Institutional Fixed Income Brokers with an existing client portfolio.

Responsibilities

  • Expanding the Fixed Income client base;
  • Introducing the existing order flow to new clients and search for new opportunities to increase and improve the order flow;
  • Training and supporting junior broker(s);
  • Actively looking for cross-selling opportunities for other AFS desks;

Competencies and qualifications

  • An existing client portfolio;
  • A pro-active, entrepreneurial spirit that enables you to develop business in new directions;
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills,
  • Excellent social and communication skills;
  • A team player that is comfortable to work in an international team;
  • Accurate but with the ability to work well under pressure;
  • Flexible and creative;
  • Fluency in Dutch and English. A third language is a preference;

What we offer

You have the opportunity to be part of a growing and ambitious company. AFS is located in a historical building, which used to be the old stock exchange trading floor, in the center of Amsterdam.AFS offers an interesting, international and professional working environment, with a strong focus on personal development. In addition to that, we offer a corporate remuneration and possible equity participation.

If you are interested, please send your resume and a cover letter to Robbin Sewdin (hr@afsgroup.nl).