AKARI TRADING

Trading global financial markets

WHO WE ARE

We deploy partner capital through our proprietary trading strategies which operate across global commodity derivatives markets.

Our founding partners have a proven track record in generating consistent and significant outlier trading returns and achieving scale through identifying and developing world class talent.

We identify smart, ambitious, hardworking individuals who have a sincere interest for their primary role and a synergistic impact on our team’s performance.

Our founding partners have a proven track record in generating consistent and significant outlier trading returns and achieving scale through identifying and developing world class talent.

We identify smart, ambitious, hardworking individuals who have a sincere interest for their primary role and a synergistic impact on our team’s performance.

We are measured by:

OPERATING PRINCIPLES

Integrity and ambition are central to us. We hire and reward based on these values.

Maximising potential is our business. We channel ambition, talent and effort via rigorous talent identification and trader development programs.

Elite performance is our standard. Every member of our team must possess the desire to excel in their role.

Meritocracy drives everything at Akari. We reward excellence with swift progression and compensation.

Integrity and ambition are central to us. We hire and reward based on these values.

Maximising potential is our business. We channel ambition, talent and effort via rigorous talent identification and trader development programs.

Elite performance is our standard. Every member of our team must possess the desire to excel in their role.

Meritocracy drives everything at Akari. We reward excellence with swift progression and compensation.

We adapt and improve. Our team challenges the status quo, fix things before they break, and own this process.

We iterate. We plan, execute, examine the data, learn, and iterate again.

We measure everything. We analyze data to define our baseline and ensure our performance upholds these standards.

We adapt and improve. Our team challenges the status quo, fix things before they break, and own this process.

We iterate. We plan, execute, examine the data, learn, and iterate again.

We measure everything. We analyze data to define our baseline and ensure our performance upholds these standards.

OUR PEOPLE

We provide the same level of attention and care that we give trading markets to the development of our talent.

Akari team members are:

Akari team members are:

WORK AT AKARI

Our growing team consists of smart, ambitious, hardworking individuals with a sincere passion for their role.

JOIN US

Trading Analyst

Our trading team is growing. If you want the opportunity to develop as a professional trader and execute robust trading strategies, this role is for you.

Experienced Derivatives Trader

We welcome proven trading talent. If you seek the ability to manage your own risk and have a demonstrable track record of doing so, reach out here.

GET IN TOUCH

TRADING ANALYST

Location: London

The successful candidate will:

  • Have direct exposure to and participate in live trading, immediately.
  • Have capital and risk allocated rapidly based on merit, not tenure.
  • Contribute from day one, rather than having to navigate the bureaucracy of working at a large organisation.
  • Be continually challenged and pushed outside their comfort zone, including intensive feedback designed to maximise their rate of personal and professional development.
  • Operate with significant autonomy, in line with our trusting, dynamic, and entrepreneurial culture.
  • Be part of a meritocratic, hard-working organisation that believes in delivering to the highest of standards and in continually improving all aspects of the business.

You will:

  • Have a strong quantitative mind and relish an environment that requires you to problem-solve, constantly.
  • Desire an opportunity to take and manage risk.
  • Be an assertive, clear communicator.
  • Demonstrate the ability to distil complex problems into clear, step-by-step solutions under time pressure.
  • Be scrupulous about every element of your work.
  • Commit to a rigorous and intense training program.
  • Assume complete ownership for maximising your rate of personal and professional development.
  • Have direct exposure and involvement in all elements of the trade lifecycle and the technology that drives it.

You have:

  • A minimum of one year of professional experience, preferably within a trading environment.
  • Demonstrable experience with financial markets, preferably with derivatives.
  • An advanced university degree, preferably quantitative.
  • A strong understanding of probability and mental mathematics.
  • Fluency with Microsoft Excel.
  • Demonstrable professional experience and/or fluency with a statistical programming language.

Character, drive, humility and a focus on delivering superior performance are non-negotiable requirements.

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EXPERIENCED DERIVATIVES TRADER

Location: London

The successful candidate will:

  • Have capital and risk allocated rapidly based on merit and a track record, not tenure.
  • Trade from day one, rather than having to navigate the bureaucracy of working at a large organisation.
  • Be continually challenged and pushed outside their comfort zone, including intensive feedback designed to maximise their rate of personal and professional development.
  • Operate with significant autonomy, in line with our trusting, dynamic, and entrepreneurial culture.
  • Be part of a meritocratic, hard-working organisation that believes in delivering to the highest of standards and in continually improving all aspects of the business.

You will:

  • Have a demonstrable track record with all key metrics of a trading strategy you wish to manage within financial derivatives.
  • Subscribe to our risk management and operating principles.
  • Relish an environment that requires you to problem-solve and be challenged, constantly.
  • Be scrupulous about every element of your work.
  • Assume complete ownership for maximising your rate of personal and professional development.

You have:

  • A minimum of three years of professional trading experience with a verifiable track record.

Character, drive, humility and a focus on delivering superior performance are non-negotiable requirements.

File formats accepted: doc, docx, pdf. Max file size 2MB.