Trader (Job ID:COR00602)

Employer Name Cargill   Address 00000
Job Type   Address 2
Experience   City Cordova
Education   State Tennessee
  Zip Code 38088

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Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world\. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience\. We have 160,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work\.


Cargill Cotton originates, trades, and ships raw cotton lint in bale form to spinning mills that in turn produce yarn for the manufacturing of textile products\. Cargill Cotton has a presence in all major producing and consuming markets worldwide and moves its cotton from origin to destination by truck, train and ocean vessels via containers\. Organized as a global business unit, Cargill Cotton operates from its main trading offices in Memphis \(Cordova\), TN and Liverpool, UK in addition to origination offices including Sao Paulo, Brazil and Gurgaon, India\. While mainly a trading\-oriented business, Cargill Cotton also operates cotton warehouses in Memphis, TN and Haslet, TX\. The customer portfolio includes a wide variety of customer profiles from small spinning mills in the Far East to large, vertically integrated customers\.

The Trader I position will work with the Cargill Cotton merchants, customers, and agents on a daily basis to trade and hedge cash positions, including purchases and sales fixations, futures, EFP?s EFS and EFR transactions\. This position will report to the Senior Trader\.

Principal Accountabilities

70% \- Work with all internal cotton merchants, and external customers, and agents on a daily basis to manage and hedge cash trading positions, fixations, and futures for US, foreign, and Brazil markets\.

20% \- Maintain, monitor and update transactions in internal and external systems on daily basis\. Reconcile daily commody statements to verify all transactions clear the accounts correctly\. Research and make necessary corrections when necessary\.

10% \- Work with Finance team to help reconcile daily trading activity and help reconcile daily positions as needed\.


Required Qualifications:

* Bachelor?s degree in business, accounting, economics, or ag business, or High School Degree plus 4 years of relevant experience in accounting/finance or trading risk management

* Strong analytical skills with the ability to execute on strategic game plans

* Strong PC skills using Excel and Word, with administrative abilities to generate accurate Excel reports

* Uses spreadsheets and systems/databases to accumulate and organize data\.

* Ability to interact easily with others, good team player

* Strong oral and written communications skills

* Flexible workhours required

Preferred Qualifications:

* Knowledge of futures, options, basis trading, and positioning

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet\.

**Job** Trading and Merchandising

**Primary Location** US\-TN\-Cordova

**Schedule** Full\-time

**Job Type** Standard

**Shift** Day Job

**Req ID:** COR00602

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