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:
- Customer Service
- Human Resources
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
- Comp & Benefits
- Work/Life Balance
- Senior Management
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
I have been working at FXCM full-time (more than 3 years)Pros
-Great management (very knowledgable)
-Co. is top of industry
-strong strategic planning
-great learning opportunity for industry (FX) and specific business field (ops, sales, marketing, compliance, etc)
-international for a relatively small companyCons
-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 benefitsAdvice to ManagementAdvice
develop a company culture and invest in your employees (develop internally). Strategically in an external sense, FXCM has done so great.RecommendsPositive OutlookApproves of CEO
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- Application Details
I applied online. The process took 2 weeks – interviewed at FXCM.Interview Details
Initial communications were with the recruiter and involved general questions about my background, a series of 3 in-person interviews followed. Passion for the FOREX markets is a must for the position. Reading everything on the website, getting a demo account and actively trading yourself is necessary to be a valuable sales associate. The management are friendly and open to being asked questions themselves.Interview Questions
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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...
Mission: Our mission is to drive FXCM forward as the preeminent foreign exchange financial services company by leveraging new innovations, valued partnerships, and market...