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Middle Office Senior Associate
Ref No.: 17-03450
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Full Time
Pay Rate : $ 80,000.00 - 95,000.00 /Year
Client is searching for future leaders who can make an immediate impact on our already successful team. We're seeking professionals with three to seven years of experience who are decisive, energetic, and self-starting. The position will expose the candidate to an active Global Macro Fund's trading desk, various counterparties, industry platforms, and a wide array of OTC products. They will be equally responsible for overseeing the work of more junior members of the team and participating in their mentorship.
Role Responsibilities
• Global macro trading desk assistant facilitating trade booking, settlement, confirmation/affirmation, and operational reporting for multi-billion dollar hedge fund
• Support quantitative analysts theoretically pricing OTC derivatives
• Mentor junior staff on product and process knowledge
• Ensure daily cash and position reconciliations are being resolved efficiently working with the desk, internal parties and the street to do so
• Manage esoteric OTC documentation process
• Maintain strong relationships with trading parties
• Institute innovative technological solutions to solve client requests in conjunction with our business development team
Pre-Requisite Knowledge, Skills, and Experience
• 3-7 years of experience in a middle office or trade support role
• Industry platform knowledge: MarkitWire, DerivServ, Markit Trade Manager, TRM, Traiana Harmony, Bloomberg
• Exposure to various financial products: IRS, Swaptions, Basis Swaps, XCCY Swaps, Variance/Volatility Swaps, FX Options (exotics)
• Ability to problem solve and react quickly to trader demands while providing 100% accuracy in deliverables
• Self-motivated team player with a client-service oriented approach
• Strong Excel skills with proven problem solving ability
• Experience with a Global Macro Hedge Fund and/or Exotic FX Options is a big plus