Analyst, Derivatives Job Description

Analyst, Derivatives Job Description

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Analyst, derivatives provides collateral management support in regards to OTC and cleared derivative related products through liaising with various investment teams.

Analyst, Derivatives Duties & Responsibilities

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Manage available time to ensure most efficient team output, while ensuring no controls are compromised
Work with GD&H colleagues to support internal Aegon clients and AAM’s Portfolio Risk Management team in the design and implementation of periodic asset and liability reports to improve understanding of hedging performance relative both to agreed upon benchmarks additional metrics relevant for clients
Be proactive in leading initiatives to enhance efficiencies and controls within the team
Work with the head of the team to develop and execute a detailed sales strategy with a focus on promoting the equity derivatives products and solutions within the institutional investors in China
Manage queries received from clients, operations and counterparties in an accurate & timely fashion
Regular interaction with the desk to gain exposure to products and strategies traded by desk
Ensure all lifecycle events / requests to lifecycle events are identified correctly and in while managing this in a relatively manual infrastructure environment
The candidate is required to have an understanding of complex equity derivatives products
The role will also require close contact with various Ops teams, IT and the front office, and clients so good communication skills are essential to this role
Of trade fails and exceptions and identifies

Analyst, Derivatives Qualifications

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Skills for Analyst, Derivatives

Desired skills for analyst, derivatives include:

OTC products
OTC derivative products
MS Office
OTC Settlements best practice
OTC market practices and initiatives
OTC product lifecycles
Team
Capital markets
ETD market
Products and operating conventions

Desired experience for analyst, derivatives includes:

Be part of the Equity derivatives structuring desk
This job is to streamline contributions processes
Support sales in terms of pricing and marketing material
Improve the service the desk provides to its clients
Bachelors or Masters degree, preferably in a quantitative subject
Fluent in business Japanese, both spoken and written

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Analyst, Derivatives Job Description

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Our company is looking to fill the role of analyst, derivatives. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for analyst, derivatives
  • Follow-up of discrepancies of Nostro breaks and FOBO reconciliation originated from Capital Markets Operations
  • Investigate accounting or settlement discrepancy introduced by capital markets operations
  • Handle complex capital markets transactions
  • Make recommendation on ways to improve the day-to-day processing and settlement of various capital markets products
  • Modeling and researching daily valuation breaks for all OTC products
  • Collate prices for non-vanilla OTC products by completing and processing required templates for independent pricing vendors
  • Developing expertise in regulatory requirements and acting as a consultant to translate these regulatory requirements into functional requirements
  • Analyzing regulatory compliance data
  • Day to day clearing of US markets
  • Supporting clearing of proprietary execution
Qualifications for analyst, derivatives
  • Extensive knowledge of all FICC products within remit and the processes in the Confirmations and/or Settlements area
  • Extensive Equity Derivatives product knowledge
  • Ability to coordinate with various teams to action items
  • Derivatives Knowledge Desirable
  • Ability to prioritize workloads & use a proactive approach
  • Quickly grasps new technical, regulatory and business knowledge
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Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of analyst, derivatives. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for analyst, derivatives
  • Performs daily OTC valuation and measure impact of the daily changes in market data inputs to value the OTC contracts
  • Supports with the communication of deal price variances that exceed tolerances to the Investment Managers and obtain confirmation
  • Maintains a strong knowledge base for valuing OTC Interest Rate, Credit, Equity and FX products
  • Reconciliation preparation using firm and vendor reconciliation tools
  • Investigation and resolution of identified breaks
  • Projects relating to new markets/business/technology
  • Reconciling client portfolios on a daily basis for large P/L swings and MV breaks between IM’s and counter-party’s
  • Analyzing ISDA Confirms and term sheets and working with internal and external partners to ensure proper trade capture
  • Working with Internal partners to understand client requirements and building work stream processes for new clients being onboarded
  • Providing to clients explanatory’s on market value breaks or differences in valuation methodologies
Qualifications for analyst, derivatives
  • After the initial training period, the successful individual will expect to work independently and proactively with minimal management supervision
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in the financial services industry preferably with an Operations or Controllers background
  • Familiar with Chinese financial markets regulatory landscape
  • Some experience of change management
  • Preferably has obtained the China Futures Association entitlement license
  • Experience in Commodities market or Physical Delivery of Futures Contract is highly regarded
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Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of analyst, derivatives. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for analyst, derivatives
  • Consent team and Documentation SMEs in solving complex problems, Design reviews etc .Developing document templates, layouts, style sets in Thunderhead Business content studio
  • Develop QA test plans and execute tests with onsite/offshore team
  • Work effectively with global teams to provide exceptional real-time risk management to protect the firm and the firm’s clients
  • Of reconciliation of NT and Client specific valuation reports
  • Resolving any
  • Draft, review, negotiate, and execute ISDA stand-alone confirmations and Master Confirmation Agreements covering all equity derivative transactions in accordance with internal procedures and Standing Orders, regulatory guidelines
  • Ensure variations and exceptions are acknowledged and understood by stakeholders
  • Take on ad hoc cost reduction, efficiency, and automation projects
  • Share information and insight gained with the group and with the larger Operations teams through speaking engagements inside and outside of the group
  • Work with front office / operations / technology and other teams (legal, compliance) to define the requirements and solutions necessary to address industry / regulatory changes / new business demands
Qualifications for analyst, derivatives
  • 3 - 5 years experience in the investment industry with a focus on legal issues and contracts, compliance/risk or investment operations
  • Knowledge of law and investment adviser regulations
  • Four years of experience surrounding derivatives (including swaps, options, futures, currency contracts)
  • Attention to detail and a sense of urgency in escalating and resolving outstanding issues
  • 3-7 years of experience in an IPV / Valuation Control or Product Control role
  • Previous experience in Ops essential – Equities, FI or Derivatives
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Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of analyst, derivatives. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for analyst, derivatives
  • Take on additional tasks helping other team members who may need assistance
  • Work with Product Support Team to assist with various projects, including regulatory and industry initiatives
  • Completing checklists in a timely fashion and performing functions according to procedures
  • Understanding of impact on clients and downstream departments, minimising impact of resolution failures on these groups
  • Only tasks defined in teams SOP will be delegated
  • Provide analysis and support for projects and requests, including negotiation and coordination with other teams and IS vendors regarding issues and the ability to meet delivery targets
  • Provide project management support for smaller projects
  • Coordination with vendors and maintenance of vendor invoices
  • Providing daily, weekly, monthly and ad hoc analysis and reports, predominately around revenue, but can also include balance sheets, costs, headcount and capital
  • Optimising existing reporting processes
Qualifications for analyst, derivatives
  • Derivatives product experience a plus as role includes interaction with product line operations experts Sales/Trading/Legal/Compliance
  • Understanding of or willingness to learn the regulatory landscape governing securities and derivatives products
  • Quote prices & executing trades on Commodity Derivatives products , mainly in a range of energy products
  • Minimum 1 year experience in Derivatives Structuring or Trading experience with Investment Bank based in Japan
  • Commodity Derivatives Sales experience in Global Investment Bank based in Japan
  • Flexibility of travelling to China is necessary
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Our company is hiring for an analyst, derivatives. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for analyst, derivatives
  • Ensure smooth interaction with team members and other desks / divisions, especially Trading, Strategy & Engineering
  • Thunderhead Business Objects creation and validation
  • Automate and update existing regression test suite where possible
  • Identifying areas of improvement for existing QA processes
  • Work closely with developers, business analysts, production support, users to investigate and resolve issues found during UAT and QA
  • Understanding of the SDLC/QA process/methodologies and how they are applied to deliver superior business solutions in a timely manner
  • Ability to resolve issues in a timely manner and promptly escalate issues, assess risk and impact on quality of production release
  • Communicate QA test cases, results, issues and status to project leaders
  • Scope functionalities to be supported by SGWs for any system interfacing with the SGW
  • Make recommendations regarding internal/external evolution requests
Qualifications for analyst, derivatives
  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of two to three years of experience in Korea financial services
  • Experience and knowledge of Korea Listed Derivatives market
  • Minimum of 1.5 years of Documentation experience or Trades processing experience ideally within Physical Commodities
  • Proficiency in Business level Mandarin (spoken and written) to liaise with Mandarin speaking clients/colleagues
  • Knowledge of Calypso a plus
  • At least 1 year of related working experience in the financial industry with similar setup

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