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Derivatives Analyst

Details

  • Location Greater Boston Area, MA
  • Job Type Contract
  • Pay $25.00 / Hour
  • Category A&F
  • Date Posted Jan 09, 2018

Overview

About The Company: Our client is a successful Asset Management company located in the Greater Boston Area. They are looking for a smart and successful person for the OTC Derivative Analyst Role. The successful candidate will have demonstrated analytical and writing skills, effective communication skills, and a high level of attention to detail. This is an excellent opportunity to work with a well-established Financial Services firm.

Job Description: The OTC Derivatives Analyst is responsible for the life cycle events monitoring & processing (settlements, corporate actions) of OTC Derivatives trades as well as collateral management. Because of the complexity and manual nature of some functions, the OTC Derivatives Analyst will continually look for opportunities to create efficiencies (automated or manual) in the processing, reporting and reconciliation of derivatives.

Qualifications: The successful candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree and two to five years of relevant industry experience, preferably with derivatives. This position requires independent judgment and analysis and strong communication skills to work with the team and management. The individual must be well organized, motivated, and possess strong problem solving skills. The successful candidate will have demonstrated analytical and writing skills, effective communication skills, and a high level of attention to detail. Being a self-starter and independent thinker is a prerequisite. While the OTC Derivatives Analyst will work in a team-oriented environment, many projects will be self-directed, often under intense deadline pressures.

Responsibilities: Specific responsibilities include:

  1. Monitoring settlements, lifecycle events and collateral of OTC Derivatives trades
  2. Facilitating break resolution between administrator & broker dealers
  3. Reconciling transaction and positions on a daily basis
  4. On-going analysis of current procedures and recommendations for process improvements
  5. Participation in ongoing process and system enhancements
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