Middle Office Rates Analyst

Recruiter
Citi
Location
Belfast
Posted
18 Apr 2019
Closes
26 Apr 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Primary Location: United Kingdom,Northern Ireland,Belfast Education: None Job Function: Operations Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Job Employee Status: Regular Travel Time: No Job ID: 19014171 Description Key Responsibilities: • Join the EMEA Rates Middle Office team with a focus on Control and Regulation support functions for OTC Rates Business • Ensure quality control over the trade details input into the Front Office risk management/trade capture system(s) by addressing discrepancies in the trade booking versus the Front Office execution parameters • Manage and maintain controls over trade life cycle events including novations, unwinds, and amendments • Analyze and comment on daily front-to-back reconciliation and exception reports • Investigate or escalate queries raised by Operations, Legal/Compliance, and Product Control while working towards a final resolution • Review static and market data for accuracy and completeness • Provide ad hoc analysis and reporting to the trading desk and Middle Office management • Participate in special projects including, but not limited to performance analysis, implementation and support for new trading initiatives, and providing specifications and testing for new technologies • Work with regional peers to communicate ideas and solutions to create a simplified scalable technology platform (TPS) with minimal touch points and maximum scalability • Implemenation of new business and regulatory requirements (e.g. MiFID / BREXIT) Qualifications The ideal candidate will possess the following credentials and skills: • Experience working with Interest Rate Derivatives, preferably in a Middle Office, Operations, or Product Control capacity. • Strong Excel skills (VBA a major plus or knowledge of Access DB). • Familiarity with P&L reporting and explanation including Fixed Income risk metrics, e.g. analytic Greeks. • High systems aptitude with experience in system implementation and testing. • Must be creative and open-minded as the Middle Office is looking to find the best possible solution for issues. • Must be able to work in a high-pressure environment and under tight deadlines, as part of a team, and be incredibly self-motivated. • Flexible with working hours as the position will occasionally require late nights and potentially weekend work. • Familiar with Dodd-Frank and EMIR regulatory rules / ISDA definitions / Industry initiatives / Markitwire / DTCC processes Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience. Valuing Diversity: Demonstrates an appreciation of a diverse workforce. Appreciates differences in style or perspective and uses differences to add value to decisions or actions and organisational success. Citi is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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