Are you looking to apply your quantitative skills while deepening your understanding of derivative products while working in a fast paced and collaborative atmosphere? Our Portfolio Reconciliation and Valuations team is seeking a professional who is looking to collaborate with traders, Sales, Controllers, Credit and other Operations teams to mitigate risks associated with collateral disputes and reporting of trade differences across OTC derivative transactions.
Operations is a dynamic, multi-faceted division that partners with all parts of the firm to deliver banking, sales and trading and asset management capabilities to clients around the world. In addition, Operations provides essential risk management and control to preserve and enhance the firm’s assets and its reputation. For every trade agreed, every new product launched or market entered, every transaction completed, it is Operations that develops the processes and controls that makes business flow.
Portfolio Reconciliation within the broader Margin, Collateral, and Valuations team is a fast-paced and dynamic team which supports all areas of the firm dealing with funding, cash movement, collateral and margin management and pricing. The team also interacts with all areas of Operations giving members a unique perspective into the various business lines of the firm while impacting all business streams.
The Portfolio Reconciliation and Valuations Team falls under the broader MCVO (Margin, Collateral and Valuations business unit) within Securities Division Operations.
Portfolio Reconciliation and Valuations is responsible for ensuring the reconciliation of positions is accurate and any discrepancy resolved in a timely manner. The team manages a variety of products (OTC derivatives) and is responsible for ensuring clients and 3rd party reconciliation tools receive their reports on a timely fashion according to their requirements. This is a function in line with Dodd- Frank requirements and is heavily related to the margin rules programme going live in Sept. 2016. The team also provides client valuations to OTC derivative clients and regulatory reporting on a daily basis.
HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE ARE LOOKING FOR
• Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of three years of experience in financial services
• Proven analytical skills, problem solving ability, and a control mentality paired with meticulous attention to detail
• Aptitude for building relationships and ability to communicate complex issues to a wide array of internal clients with differing levels of product experience
• Self-motivated and proactive team player who takes ownership and accountability of projects, has strong organizational skills as well as the ability to effectively manage competing priorities
• Flexible and able to work well under pressure in a team environment
• Knowledge of OTC derivatives and trade flows will be a significant help
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