Trade Support, Operations / Settlements Analyst, Futures and Options

N P Associates
London, South East England
13 Jul 2017
12 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Trade Support. Operations / Settlements Analyst, Futures and Options

My client is ideally seeking someone with 1 to 2 years’ experience as an Operations Analyst although they may consider training "The Right Person" with no previous experience but a keen interest in the Financial Markets and a Finance or Accounting related degree.

Daily Duties:

  • Trader Support- assist traders with various daily tasks
  • Liaising directly with customers (internal/external) and liquidity providers
  • Trade matching and settlement- assisting with trade bookings and liaising with clients
  • Trade investigation - matching and problem solving any non-matched trades
  • Management of the daily client margin calls and treasury reports
  • Following up with counterparties regarding payments and payment investigations
  • Updating dealers/clients on daily settlements
  • Daily account reconciliation
  • Sending out daily commentary
  • Other duties as required

Skills Required:

  • Knowledge of Financial Markets / Derivatives including Futures & Options.
  • Strong knowledge of Outlook, Word, Microsoft Excel (ideally to VBA / Macro Level).
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills - Ability to build relationships effectively.
  • A good team player, capable of working in a fast paced pressured environment.
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure, dealing with high volumes to tight deadlines.
  • SWIFT and International payments processing experience a bonus

Other Desirable Skills:

• Additional clearing systems knowledge preferable (ICE clearing systems/EUREX NTA).

• A working understanding of ETFs and Bonds.

• Experience with clearing platforms (FFastfill, SEALS in particular).

You will be a motivated and enthusiastic team player ideally and whilst ideally with previous Operations experience including knowledge of Futures & Options, FX and Equities this is more about someone’s attitude and aptitude and being able to demonstrate a genuine desire to learn and develop a career.

This could present a superb opportunity for someone with no previous experience to break into the Financial Arena.