FXCM – Why Work For Us?

FXCM Inc. (NYSE: FXCM) is a global online provider of foreign exchange (forex) trading and related services to retail and institutional customers world-wide.

At the heart of FXCM's client offering is No Dealing Desk forex trading. Clients benefit from FXCM’s large network of forex liquidity providers enabling FXCM to offer competitive spreads on major currency pairs. Clients have the advantage of mobile trading, one-click order execution and trading from real-time charts. FXCM's U.K. subsidiary, Forex Capital Markets Limited, also offers CFD products with no re-quote trading and allows clients to trade oil, gold, silver and stock indices along with forex on one platform. In addition, FXCM offers educational courses on forex trading and provides free news and market research through DailyFX.com.

Since inception, FXCM Inc. has added over 700 employees in all areas of Operation, including Customer Support, Marketing, Accounting, Dealing, Sales, Human Resources, Administration, Research, Technology, and Trading. We pride ourselves on maintaining a relaxed but dynamic, fast-paced and demanding working environment. Applicants can expect to be both challenged and given freedom in choosing how to meet the goals we provide.

We offer competitive salaries, discretionary bonuses, medical benefits, 401(k) plan, life insurance, long and short-term disability, flex spending accounts and a fast paced working environment.

We pride ourselves on maintaining a relaxed but dynamic, fast-paced and demanding working environment. Applicants can expect to be both challenged and given freedom in choosing how to meet the goals we provide. We offer competitive salaries, discretionary bonuses, medical benefits, 401(k) plan, life insurance, flex spending accounts and a fast paced working environment.

We offer career opportunities in:

  • Operations
  • Customer Service
  • Marketing
  • Accounting
  • Dealing
  • Sales
  • Human Resources
  • Administration
  • Research
  • Technology
  • Trading

Total Rewards at a Glance: Our full-time employees will be offered a competitive benefits program, including:

  • Medical, dental and prescription drug coverage
  • Traditional and Roth 401(k) plans
  • Life and Accident insurance
  • Long-term and Short-term disability
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Paid holidays, vacation, personal, and sick days
  • Discount tickets and consignment programs
  • Wellness program
  • Employee assistance program
  • Discounted gym memberships

FXCM Reviews

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FXCM CEO and Director Drew Niv
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    Great learning opportunity, lacking in compensation

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Operations Specialist  in  Plano, TX
    Current Employee - Operations Specialist in Plano, TX

    I have been working at FXCM full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    -Great management (very knowledgable)
    -Co. is top of industry
    -flat org
    -strong strategic planning
    -great learning opportunity for industry (FX) and specific business field (ops, sales, marketing, compliance, etc)
    -productive workforce
    -diverse workforce
    -international for a relatively small company

    Cons

    -lack of leadership (managers are great at managing but have limited leadership skills)
    -lack of company culture (work environment is like the stereotypical office)
    -lacking in compensation: relatively low pay and ok benefits

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    develop a company culture and invest in your employees (develop internally). Strategically in an external sense, FXCM has done so great.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

FXCM Interviews

Updated Sep 4, 2014
Updated Sep 4, 2014

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    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    interviewed at FXCM in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    They sent email to schedule the phone interview time. The phone interview includes several general questions: 1. why are you interested in this position? 2. How much do you know about this company? 3. How much do you know about the forex market? 4. Do you often read news? 5. Your 5 years career plan.
    And some questions about your work experience in your resume.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

FXCM Awards & Accolades

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Best Sell-Side Analysis Contributor: DailyFX, fxstreet.com, 2013
Leading FX Provider by Market Share, Investment Trends, 2012
Highest Overall Client Satisfaction, Investment Trends, 2012
Best Online Education Materials, Investment Trends, 2012
Best Broker Research Team: DailyFX, fxstreet.com, 2011
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Additional Info

Website www.fxcm.com
Headquarters New York, NY
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 1999
Type Company - Public (FXCM)
Industry Finance
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Competitors OANDA, GAIN Capital, PFGBEST

Money talks in more than a dozen different languages at FXCM. The online brokerage specializes in over-the-counter (OTC) foreign exchange (forex) trading for individual investors, or transactions that are bought in one currency and sold in another. FXCM operates through FXCM Holdings, which processes more than 500,000 trades per day for its 165,000 account holders. The firm's... More

Mission: Our mission is to drive FXCM forward as the preeminent foreign exchange financial services company by leveraging new innovations, valued partnerships, and market... More

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