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Trade Administrative Assistant

Houston, TX 77056

Posted: 11/02/2018 Employment Type: Direct Hire Function: Administrative/Clerical Job Number: 17117 Pay Rate: $40,000-42,000 DOE

A successful trading firm in Houston has an immediate need for a Trade Administrative Assistant to join their team. The ideal candidate is meticulous, driven, and a self-starter. This role is responsible for the drafting and execution of commodity confirmations for all financial and physical transactions, including crude, refined products and natural gas.          

Location: Houston, TX (Galleria)

Pay rate: $40,000-42,000


  • Draft Commodity Financial and Physical trade confirmations 
  • Review incoming confirmations
  • Collaborate closely with Front Office Brokers to ensure proper trade terms are captured on confirmations
  • Identify discrepancies, perform all necessary investigation, and directly negotiate and resolve disputes with Counterparties
  • Communicate regularly with clients to ensure timely execution of confirmations
  • Responsible for reporting daily confirmation metrics


  • Must be advanced with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • 3+ years of administrative support experience
  • Must be detail-oriented and able to work in fast-paced environment
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication

Due to the high volume of applications we typically receive, we regret that we are not able to personally respond to all applications. However, if you are invited to take the next step in the process, you will typically be contacted within 3 weeks of submitting your application.

Elizabeth Orea
Recruiter - Murray Professional

Specializing in matching talent with Human Resources, Administrative, Sales, Marketing, and Customer Service roles.

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