Trade Support, Operations / Settlements Analyst, Futures and Options

N P Associates
11 Jan 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Trade Support. Operations / Settlements Analyst, Futures and Options

My client is seeking candidates with at least 4 / 5 + years’ experience as an Operations / Settlements Analyst with extensive experience of Exchange Traded Futures & Options / Derivatives and ideally with some experience of OTC and Equity Derivative Products.

Daily Duties:

  • Settlements processing of Exchange and OTC Derivatives Trades
  • 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
  • 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.

Other Desirable Skills:

  • Additional clearing systems knowledge preferable (ICE clearing systems/EUREX NTA).
  • A working understanding of OTC / Equity Derivatives and Bonds.
  • Experience with various Trade Booking / Clearing platforms (FFastfill, SEALS in particular).

You will be a motivated and enthusiastic team player and enjoy working in a busy but friendly environment.