Futures/Exchange Traded Derivatives Analyst

Daffin Kirbyshire Associates Ltd
London, UK
10 Jul 2019
24 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our Client, a very well respected brokerage house based in London are currently looking to grow the futures clearing team with a new hire to help support growing business. They are currently open to suggestions in terms of seniority and would look at candidates with 1 years experience to a senior member of staff.


Senior Operations Analyst

The job holder will provide day to day oversight of Derivative Middle Office Operations. The team covers Exchange Traded Derivatives, US Listed Equity Options, OTC Derivatives, FX products. The team cover all operations for brokers based in London, Paris, New York and Dubai. The team works closely with Front Office departments to ensure we provide the highest level of service to our Front office broking desks and their clients.

The Derivative Middle Office team cover shift patters from 6.45am-10.15pm offering support for all world-wide offices.

All top day and T+ operational processes for:

Exchange Traded Derivatives - Worldwide (Eurex/Euronext/ICE/CME/ASX/ME/CBOE/AMEX/PHLX etc)

§OTC Derivatives (IRS, TRS, Equity Options)

§FX Spot/Forward/Options

Key Responsibilities

·Ensuring efficient, accurate and timely processing of all top day business

·Ensure T+ Breaks are dealt with efficiently ensuring good communication with Front Office

·Develop and implement plans for consistently improving processes and controls

·Work with Head of Operations to ensure New Business Initiatives are considered, discussed and implemented efficiently

·Manage change in operational areas where driven by new/change in business or regulatory requirements

·Implement cross training plan with other areas of operations such as Cash Equity/Cash Bond/Product control)

·Ensure Regulatory reporting information is captured correctly and ensure breaches are dealt with efficiently and accurately

·Develop, train and provide support for junior member of the team

·Build solid relationship with Front office as well as other support teams


·1 to 5+ year experience of ETD

·Knowledge of FX market

·Knowledge of OTC market (Sell side)

·Change management

·Good people skills - will be required to build solid relationship across departments

·Organisational skills / project management

·Strong communication skills (verbal and written)

·Good knowledge of compliance requirements within area

·Development skills (would be well received but not essential)

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