Job Purpose and Impact
The Derivatives Operations Analyst will perform a range of moderate-to-complex time sensitive daily derivatives activities using comprehensive listed derivatives and over-the-counter (OTC) cleared operations knowledge.
Using independent, critical problem solving skills, this role works within a 24 / 6 global team and collaborates with internal and external business partners on day to day business operations and to drive continuous improvement.
Perform daily derivatives operational activities, including trade matching, reconciliations, position management, and life cycle events.
Manage operational tasks in a timely manner across a follow-the-sun 24 / 6 global team, liaising with traders, functions and external business partners to communicate and address issues.
Monitor and manage system processes, including the end of market and end of day runs for exchanges, report & extract generation, system feeds, reference & static data, and error analysis & remediation action.
Independently solve moderately complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.
Produce metrics and KPI reporting for daily operations and ensure performance targets are met and improve through the continuous improvement of processes.
Ensure documents such as daily check-lists and desk procedures are followed and kept up-to-date and provide feedback on ways to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of end to end processes.
Other adhoc derivatives activities as required from time to time.
Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience.
Good experience in exchange listed futures, options and OTC cleared derivatives and other relevant financial instruments, with an emphasis on commodities.
Proven system and operational knowledge of the end to end trade-flows and trade life cycles of exchange listed futures, options and over-the-counter cleared derivatives from trading to clearing and all post trade activities.
Ability to apply operational expertise in identifying and addressing financial and operational risks with solid decision making and follow through on procedures and controls.
Practical experience and understanding of working in a regulated derivatives environment with compliance and control teams.