FINANCIAL SERVICES RECRUITMENT

LONDON | NEW YORK

JOB SUMMARY

Synthetics (Equity Derivatives) Middle Office Analyst

Synthetics (Equity Derivatives) Middle Office Analyst My client is a well-known investment bank in London, looking for a strong analyst to join their Synthetics Middle office. The Investment Banking Middle Office team provides new product sign off, pre-trade functions (both control & issuance), lifecycle management, query management and reconciliation support to Equity Derivative Trading and Sales teams; it consists of various equities middle office teams including Synthetics IBMO.

JOB TEXT

Synthetics (Equity Derivatives) Middle Office Analyst


My client is a well-known investment bank in London, looking for a strong analyst to join their Synthetics Middle office.

The Investment Banking Middle Office team provides new product sign off, pre-trade functions (both control & issuance), lifecycle management, query management and reconciliation support to Equity Derivative Trading and Sales teams; it consists of various equities middle office teams including Synthetics IBMO.
The team is responsible for supporting the Equity Swaps, Index/Custom Index Swaps & Portfolio Swaps business. This team offers the opportunity for an individual to develop their Equities product and business service experience within a leading Investment Bank

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
* Collaborate with the business - trading/trade capture teams to resolve issues raised by clients and other Infrastructure teams
* Own end to end resolution of breaks on various reconciliations that are used by business to monitor their PnL
* Identify process improvement opportunities and work with Change / IT/ other Ops teams to implement the changes
* Implement process changes to deliver efficiencies within the broader Equities organisation
* Collaborate with global MO/IT teams to deliver various strategic system enhancements
* Demonstrate a good understanding of various regulatory trade reporting and the lifecycle of trade through UAT testing opportunities
* Manage queries received from clients, operations and counterparties in an accurate & timely fashion
* Regular interaction with the desk to gain exposure to products and strategies traded by desk
* Monitor client trade allocations/ execution, manage and resolve exceptions
* Coordinate escalations with Settlements/Product Control globally and work with the desk / client services team to resolve and mitigate risk exposure
* Work closely with management to streamline processes and re-align to correct operating model within team and broader Ops groups such as Trade Control / Post trade services
* Manage day to day processing involving - Client position & Trade break queries, CFD/PSWAP/ Book Transfer reconciliation, Portfolio Swap Reset process, Manual FX trade bookings & New client account static setup
* Ensure corporate actions & dividends reflected correctly on client accounts

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
* Relevant product knowledge for this role is key - looking for an understanding of Equity CFD, Single Stock Swaps or portfolio swaps
* Comprehensive understanding of Trade lifecycle and front to back workflow knowledge, with exposure to different teams involved globally throughout the trade processing.
* Analytical skills in understanding issues raised, determining action required and implementing solutions, address root cause and improve the Control environment
* Hands on working knowledge of applications such as Delta-1, Synfiny, Memphis, Intellimatch as well as market platforms such as MarkitWire and the Microsoft office suite, particularly Excel

Desirable skills/Preferred Qualifications:
* Team player with a high level of drive, commitment and enthusiasm
* Good Communicator - clarity, brevity and precision
* Ability to work with minimal supervision
* Good time management, prioritising tasks, ability to manage expectations well and able to meet deadlines
* Keen analytical skills and the ability to develop effective solutions

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  • Negotiable
  • Londres, Angleterre, Royaume-Uni
  • CDI, Plein-temps
  • Charles Levick
  • 2018-07-18
Londres, Angleterre, Royaume-Uni Londres Angleterre GB