Careers at ATI

Why Join Us

About ATI


Advance Trading, Inc. (ATI) is a forward thinking, non-proprietary commodity brokerage firm providing risk management and market guidance to grain producers, commercial elevators, and end users including energy producers and livestock feeders. ATI's client base spans the entire globe, with businesses throughout North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. Our highly skilled team delivers individualized strategies, sound advice, and solid recommendations based on extensive research and market analysis, giving our clients a competitive edge in today's complex marketplace. Advance Trading, Inc. (ATI) is headquartered in Bloomington, IL.



Work environment


We employ a highly-skilled, team-oriented workforce to provide solutions to our customers. We operate in a fast-paced environment but we take great pride in our attention to detail and our customer-focused attitude. Our employees drive our successes.

ATI is employee-owned and that structure contributes to the sense of ownership and accountability that each employee has in their work product.



Compensation and Benefits


ATI provides a competitive compensation and benefits package. Included are:

Available Positions

Broker Assistant

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About The Job

The Broker Assistant will assist brokers with commodity trading and daily trade verification.  Excellent interpersonal skills are a must because this individual will interact with a large volume of customers via phone calls, email, and IMs to enter customer orders into an electronic order entry system.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Serves as primary contact for assigned customers
  • Accept and enter new orders, changes, and cancellations into electronic order system
  • Reconcile HMS trades to ensure order entry accuracy
  • Verify previous day trades
  • Reconcile accounts and update customer information
  • Create reports for customer and broker use
  • Reconcile monthly broker commissions
  • Plan and organize meetings as needed
  • Other duties as assigned


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to learn quickly, thrive in a fast-paced environment and adapt to changing timelines
  • Attention to detail with a high level of accuracy
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with high call volume
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize assigned tasks
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Ability to remain calm in stressful situations
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team-oriented environment


Required Qualifications

  • 1 – 3 years experience providing outstanding customer service
  • Flexibility with shift hours
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel
  • Demonstrated planning and organizational skills, the ability to handle multiple tasks with frequent interruptions, ability to prioritize work and deal with strict deadlines


Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of futures and option trades
  • Knowledge of commodity markets
  • Agricultural background