Analyst – Flow Equity Trade Support Specialist

Job Purpose: 

  • The role will encompass the tasks of ensuring efficient and accurate transaction processing across a broad range of products
  • Generally, the products supported are complex instruments that require close alignment with the business
  • A key focus for the organization is establishing strong risk management procedures and controls to ensure the firm and our clients are properly protected
  • The individual will be responsible of monitoring and proactively resolving trade breaks on Trade Date, performing PV checks to ensure all economic details are in line, ensure all positions and P&L match between deal capture systems and settlement systems, resolve all issues raised by Front Office and Back Office, and address any ad-hoc requests
  • The Individual will join a “split team” organization with team members located in both Montreal and New York City, under a functional management located in New York.

Your Responsibilities: 

  • Work with Front Office, P&L, Back Office, Third party vendors, and Application Support to resolve operational and booking issues
  • Monitoring of operational risk by providing proper Front Office Support and ensuring the risk of fraud is set to a minimum
  • Ensure accurate trading positions in FO system, the daily goal is to correct all discrepancies originated by system bugs, input mistakes, information loss
  • Manage real-time trade booking exceptions internally between the trading desk and sales force
  • Assist with project initiatives designed to improve and streamline existing processes
  • Mitigate risk by reconciling discrepancies between the trading desk’s positions and the firm’s books and records
  • Participate/assist in event processing and have a full understanding of the life cycle of a trade
  • Collaborate with technology teams on the implementation of process flow improvements and efficiencies
  • Contribute to quick resolution of trade issues by liaising with various groups including Front Office, Back Office, IT Team, P&L Controllers and Client Services
  • Liaise with other Operation functions and other infrastructure groups to support a “one team” approach
  • Promote an efficient dialog/discussion with our internal and external partners
  • Adhere to deadlines and objectives
  • Where appropriate, ability to maintain and explain own position using logic in the light of differing views.

Skills and Qualifications:  

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant discipline or equivalent experience
  • One year+ experience in a Derivative Middle office environment or prior experience in working with
  • Trading/Sales in a financial institution
  • Attention to detail and accuracy is imperative
  • Strong academic background required
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team in a “split team” organization
  • The successful candidate will need to demonstrate a strong desire to learn the processes and products
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills a must
  • Flexibility to adapt to a new and changing environment
  • Strong sense of risk and critical thinking
  • Rigorous and very organized
  • Maintains high quality of customer service
  • Ability to effectively listen and communicate
  • Display good relationship qualities, team spirit, and ability to work across teams
  • Strong qualification level in equity derivative markets
  • Financial market knowledge of derivatives products including TRS, ETFs, Equity Swaps, Variance products etc
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast paced environment
  • Strong Excel/PC skills with proven ability to work with multiple systems.
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  • Experience 1-3 Years
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  • Specialism Index Providers, Liquidity Providers
  • Address 16, boulevard des Italiens Paris, 75009 France
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