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Assistant Vice President - Derivative Confirmations Specialist

Employer
City Elite Recruitment Ltd
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
4 Dec 2021

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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City Elite are proud to be working with one of the most prestigious banks in the world, who are seeking an AVP - Derivatives Confirmations SME for their Confirmations team!

Key Responsibilities
  • Operate as product specialist providing subject matter expertise where required.
  • Dispatch and execution of confirmations for OTC derivative transactions.
  • Affirmation, chasing and validation of counterparty confirmations.
  • Investigation, tracking and resolution of client queries and outstanding confirmation issues.
  • Point of contact both internally and externally, providing expertise and guidance concerning all confirmation queries.
  • Pre-trade drafting, negotiation and review of confirmations.
  • To learn applicable ISDA/FBF/DRV Definitions and to continue development of product knowledge.
  • Work closely with Front Office and Legal Department to confirm templates prior to trade execution.
  • Ensure systems accurately reflect the correct confirmation status.
  • Build relationships throughout the bank.
  • Liaise with traders, legal, other members of operations and counterparties when necessary, to resolve outstanding issues thoroughly and efficiently.

Work Experience

Essential:
  • Extensive hands on experience of drafting and/or matching derivative confirmations.
  • Extensive experience of client interaction - chasing, affirmation, negotiation and query resolution.
  • Extensive knowledge of all derivative assets classes, specifically equity, structured rates and FX, with ability to draft bespoke language for non-standard products, in line with the applicable ISDA Definitions.

Skills And Experience

Functional / Technical Competencies:
Essential
  • Wide knowledge base covering Equity, Interest Rate, FX, Inflation and Credit Derivatives, both vanilla and structured products.
  • Excellent understanding and knowledge of the ISDA Definitions for all asset classes.
  • Excellent understanding of Operational Risk and Control.

Education / Qualifications:

Essential
  • Bachelor or Master's Degree in a technical or appropriate field of study (Economics, Mathematics, Finance, Engineering, etc.)

FULL JOB SPEC AVAILABLE ON REQUEST
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