Dec 14, 2021

Student Assistant, Trading Services

  • Saxo Bank
  • Valdemarsgade 1A, 8000 Aarhus, Denmark
Part time Trading

Job Description

About the Job:



Student Analyst for Trading Services

Do you have an analytical mindset? do you like to take responsibility? do you like to make an impact? And are you up for a challenge?

Here is a unique opportunity to join and be part of a visible, renowned and outgoing international team, interacting and collaborating with colleagues across the globe, while you fast track your personal development and grow your capabilities in a truly international environment.
At Saxo Bank we aspire to be a non-hierarchical, purpose-driven organization where it is not about entitlement, it is about impact, no matter where you are in the organization.
So do you match the Saxo spirit which encourages creative thinking and high level of individual initiative where you will be offered large responsibility, then this job may very well be for you!

Trading Services is looking for a highly motivated and ambitious Student Analyst. As our new Student Analyst, you will engage and work alongside highly experienced Saxo professionals. You will be handling real time market risk as well as the technical risks associated with a state-of-the-art fin-tech company. Real time risk management includes stop out handling, execution and platform related queries, disputes and assessment of technical abnormalities associated with trading and providing assistance for client facing stakeholders.
Therefore, you must enjoy working in a dynamic environment, have a flair for and interest in numbers and how IT systems and our platforms work.

Apart from real time risk management the team covers a variety of roles ranging from business analysis, solution design, process management to project management, hence you are expected to engage in automation and digitalization of core business processes, development and maintenance of risk models, dashboards, platform features and business procedures as we continuously improve and adapt to a fast-paced environment. A part of our work is to prepare for events that have a significant impact on the market. You will also develop and maintain various reports using VBA, SQL, Python and Power BI, which provides the organisation with important information for the daily operation and improves the client experience. The team works closely and alongside stakeholders through-out the entire bank, especially Counterparty Credit Risk Management, IT Business Support, IT Development, Legal/Compliance, Middle Office and our trading- and client facing teams in our branches/subsidiaries around the world.

Among others you will be responsible for:
- Risk reports.
- Trade and stop out execution verification.
- First point of contact for trading related queries from internal stakeholders.
- Maintaining and improving risk dashboards.
- Stakeholder on various IT, compliance and product related project.
- Collaborating with our team in analyses and the development of new reports and performance metrics.

Trading Services operates 24/5.5 from Asia market opening Sunday evening through-out the week until market close Friday 5pm NY. The HQ team covers European and US trading sessions from 8 to 24 CET while the Asia trading session is covered by our team in Singapore. You are required to work in shifts, this includes working evenings Sunday - Friday and on Danish bank holidays.



Your Profile :



You will be part of a dynamic and ambitious environment, where you are given responsibility and expected to perform well under pressure which will give you a solid and valuable experience for your future career. As a person you come across as an excellent communicator with a passion for what you do. You have a strong sense of quality and a will to succeed.


Further we are looking for a candidate with the following qualifications:

  • You are enrolled in & an active student at CBS, KU, ITU or similar university/business school in Copenhagen area and have commenced your BSc or MSc in Finance, Economics or similar
  • You have demonstrated outstanding achievements in academic activities.
  • Strong numerical, analytical skills and a curious and enthusiastic attitude.
  • Interest in and understanding of IT is a must.
  • Self-starter, with an ability to dissect complex problems and take a creative approach to removing impediments and overcoming challenges.


  • Independent, very accurate and reliable work ethics with a detail-oriented approach.
  • Strong team player, empowering and challenging team members to foster collaboration and individual development
  • Dedicated, hard-working, flexible and service minded. 
  • Broad knowledge within MS Excel, VBA, SQL, Python and PowerBI.
  • Work language is English so exceptional communication skills both written and spoken is a must.


Contact person: Head of Trading Services, Lone K. Pærregaard (+45 5159 5265)


Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. 




We offer :

We aspire to be a non-hierarchical, purpose-driven organisation. At Saxo it is not about entitlement, it is about impact, no matter where you sit in the organisation. A good idea is always taken seriously and you can truly make a difference.
When you work here, you become part of the Saxo family. We invest in your personal development and offer you large responsibility from day one. We encourage an open feedback culture and team efforts. If you show a collaborative spirit, drive and passion, your learning curve will be steep and your (international) career opportunities with Saxo immense.
We offer an attractive remuneration and benefits like 28 paid vacation days a year, 10% company contribution on pension, company paid fitness and life assurance and an income protection scheme."




How to apply :

Click Apply to create an account and upload your resume and a short motivation. We look forward to getting to know you better!



End Date:

december 10, 2021