The primaryresponsibility of our trade support and operations team is to maintain afirst-class operational infrastructure for the FX trading and sales desks tomitigate operations and financial risk to the Global FX / Rates business byproviding a high quality control environment.
Our operating model must remainflexible enough to adapt to innovation and new technology / regulatoryrequirements for the business, yet scalable enough to sustain a rigorouscontrols environment.
As a Trade Support Analyst, your job function will includeperforming end-to-end controls along the trade lifecycle from trade executionand capture including analysis and verification of trade positions andvaluations as well as timely and accurate monitoring of daily processes.
Therole will also include reconciling positions and trade details between variousrisk management systems and upstream execution platforms as well asinvestigating and resolving trade or system issues.
Additional tasksinclude trade booking / verification, P&L explanations, stress testing, MISreporting, query management / resolution and various ad hoc project related taskssuch as new regulatory and compliance mandates.
The environment is fastpaced and has a very high trade turnover so adaptability and the ability tomulti-task are critical.
As this is a middle office role, you will becommunicating with a wide variety of areas critical to supporting the businessincluding Trading, Sales, Business Management, Finance, Operations, Technologyand Market / Credit risk teams.
Maintain trading operations system integrity for our global FX / Raa trading business
Control the risk management environment to ensure accurate P&Land risk measures are available in real-time for our trading desk
Perform numerous control reconciliations to verify tradingpositions are accurate through front office to middle office recs, middleoffice to back office recs including EOD checkouts and P&L signoff
Investigate and provide solutions to various queries fromsettlements and confirmations, collateral and credit disputes
Production of Management Statistics, including but not limited toKey Performance and Key Control Indicators
Complete operations projects and ad hoc requests to satisfy newinitiatives and operations / technology enhancements
Proactive in identifying issues / gaps and opportunities for newprocess improvements, taking appropriate actions to deliver simple andinnovative solutions that improve the way we do business
BAor BS degree is required (Finance or Business degree) Not in progress
Control oriented with a focus on efficiency and processimprovement
Quick learner with a strong sense to question and understand alldetails behind the processes and numbers
Independent / analyticalthinker who can quickly assimilate situations through to the associated risks,business or control issues
Works well under pressure leveraging theirinitiative to fully develop their role
Basic understanding of FX or derivatives products isrequired, even if not a related working experience
Problem solver, proactive and able to workindependently
Strong analytical and quantitative aptitude,very detail oriented
Operations and control mindset, strongability to prioritize and deliver quality work using time management skills
Highlyorganized and self-motivated, enthusiastic attitude
Understands the large financial risks that can be incurred throughoperational errors and control risks
Strong PC Skills required; in particular MS Excel (VBA a plus), MSPowerPoint and Sharepoint