Operations Analyst

Chicago, IL 60606

Posted: 01/30/2019 Category: Business Analyst, Data Job Number: 11361

Operations Analyst:

Responsibilities: 
  • Identify, perform analysis, and resolve trade and settlement breaks.
  • Monitor the intraday and next day trade and cash reconciliation of client accounts.
  • Oversee high level account balances and margin requirements; execute transfers to meet margin requirements.
  • Work directly with counterparties, custodians, banks and other interested parties to ensure all actions on behalf of the client are resolved and reconciled in a timely manner
  • Interact directly with internal teams; traders/ portfolio managers, actuaries, legal/compliance, and technology and external relationships; clients, custodians, counterparties etc.….
  • Participate in the on-boarding process for new accounts.
  • Understand important risk, compliance, finance, and legal topics.
  • Create procedures and document process flows.
  • Additional responsibilities as group continues to expand in business and complexity.

Qualifications: 
  • Basic to Intermediate familiarity with Futures, Options, ETF(s) and Equities, and OTC Products.
  • Basic to Intermediate knowledge of cash management including margin, collateral, FX etc.…
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office with excellent Excel skills a must
  • User familiarity with industry accepted systems and software such as; OMGEO CTM, AcadiaSoft, Tr-Optima/Tri-Resolve, Markitwire Markit, Bloomberg
  • VBA, SQL and/or scripting a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to independently analyze problems and implement solutions  
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize effectively in a high intensity environment
  • Analytical with excellent problem solving and skills; ability to seek information and interpret data from multiple sources in order to resolve problems or implement new processes
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Bachelor’ s degree in finance, economics, or another quantitative field
VBA, OTC Derivatives, Risk

Jordan Zmick

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