Trade Confirmations, Investment Management

Hays Financial Markets
London (Greater)
12 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client, a highly reputable global asset manager in the West End is bringing middle office operations back in house making this opportunity extremely varied and appealing. This is a newly created middle office role which will appeal to both graduates with some middle office financial services experience and experienced hires coming from a middle office role confirming trades.

This role has been created to provide trade support for the EMEA Trading desks and to oversee trade settlements for the global settlement functions. Working in a small EMEA investment management operations team, your responsibilities will be wide and varied working extensively with senior stakeholders and departments across this global firm.

In addition to your BAU responsibilities ensuring time timely trade confirmation and settlement, you will also have the opportunity to contribute significantly to bringing operational functions back in house utilising your strong Excel skills. Supporting the trading desks across EMEA, strong interpersonal and communication skills are required as is a high attention to detail and experience of working to tight deadlines.

Your middle office responsibilities will include accurate allocation of Equity, Fixed Income and Derivative trades, trade resolution working closely with the Trading desks, oversight of custodians to ensure timely trade settlement, responsibility for daily failed trade reporting, cash & position reconciliation, risk analysis, Broker performance KPI and SLA analysis and reporting to name just a few tasks.

To be considered, Middle Office candidates will have exposure to the trade life cycle of multi assets (Fixed Income, Equity, FX and Derivative products) such as trade matching, confirmation or settlement. Candidates will also demonstrate an understanding of back to front trade flows, reconciliations processes and transaction data (MIFID & EMIR reporting for example).

Candidates will be degree educated and will ideally have professional qualifications such as IAQ or IMC or will be willing to study.

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