Chinese Trading And Investment Association

 Job Description:

If you HAVE FUTURES AND OPTIONS RISK MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE or commodity futures and options trading experience and you enjoy the markets, this may be the position for you.

Huatai Financial USA Inc, a registered Futures Commission Merchant, is looking for a Risk Manager.  The position is a senior level position which will paticipate in risk management and trading for commodity futures and options transactions.  .  

Huatai Financial USA Inc, with its principle place of business in Chicago, is approved by the Chinese Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) to carry derivative brokerage services in the US.  We are a member of the National Futures Association (NFA) and a registered FCM, with ambitious plans to grow and diversify. Although Huatai Financial USA is a new name to the US financial market, it has strong affiliation with both Huatai Futures and Huatai Securities, prominent brokerage institutions in China. 

Primary Responsibilities:

•Accept and execute futures and options transaction on global markets.

•Monitor risk management for brokerage firm, analyzing position limits, leverage and buying power for customers

•Comply with the risk management program of the Firm, compliant with Commodity Futures Trading Commission regulations, including such areas as Segregation Risk, Operational Risk, and Capital Risk

•Respond to regulatory requests as required, from CFTC, NFA, CME Group and worldwide exchanges as necessary.

•Liaise with additional risk management team in Hong Kong

•Maintain risk settings for all trade entry platforms.

•Conduct stress and liquidation test on client portfolios and credit limits as necessary.

•Participate in third part reviews of vendors and counterparties

•Monitor customer on real time basis including: equity, margin, position, order execution etc.

•Maintain excellent communication skills.

•Communicate with and report to CRO with regards to important issues, for example, trigger of risk alert on a regular basis.

•Work with Technology, Client Service, Sales and Onboarding Teams to seamless integration and to ensure relevant client intraday risks are captured.

•This list of responsibilities is not all-inclusive and can be expanded to include other duties or additional responsibilities as needed.

Technical Skills

•Knowledge of US Capital Markets and various trading technologies

•Knowledge of third party trading and risk analysis software, especially CQG.

•Prefer intermediate to expert Excel skills as well as experience with other Microsoft Office products.


Soft Skills


•High performance and integrity level with proven success in working in a team environment.

•Ability to quickly learn new software.

•Attention to detail and good organizational skills.

•Ability to prioritize, be flexible, respond to changing environments and results oriented.

•Excellent customer service.

•Ability to work independently without a lot of guidance.

•Ability to speak Mandarin a plus 


Job Requirements

•At least 5 years of commodities futures experience is a MUST.

•Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred.

•In depth knowledge of all futures and futures options markets.

•Proficient in options analytics.

Please email resume and salary expectations to with “Risk Manager” in the subject line.  


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