Analyst Middle Office Job Description

Analyst Middle Office Job Description

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Analyst middle office provides support service for front and middle office financial applications, such as trading platforms, risk and portfolio management tools.

Analyst Middle Office Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Reviewing and approving month end valuations
Maintaining an understanding of the portfolio of the funds and managed accounts
Ensuring all new trades, amendments and resets are booked correctly in the settlement system
Trade booking and maintenance for the Structured Rates and FX trading desks
Completing cash reconciliations and following up on breaks with the relevant team
Calculating rates for Structured Trades and providing calculations where Barclays is the Calculation Agent
Monitoring and updating option expiries
Responding to queries from all stakeholder groups
Working with the Business Development, Technology and other Middle Office teams to implement new systems, processes and controls
Set up securities and maintain data in the security master

Analyst Middle Office Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Analyst Middle Office

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Education for Analyst Middle Office

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Employers hiring for the analyst middle office job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Finance, Education, Accounting, Business, Management, Economics, Guidance, Trades, Business/Administration, Mathematics

Skills for Analyst Middle Office

Desired skills for analyst middle office include:

Due diligence and risk management requirements
Excel
PowerPoint and Internet technologies
Business desktop applications
Any related Scrum tools
Back office procedures gained within a cross-product operations role would be beneficial
Basic accounting principles and familiarity with financial markets and instruments
Databases and SQL
Desirable
JIRA

Desired experience for analyst middle office includes:

Understanding of Structured products
Preferred degree or equivalent
Self starter/Self motivator with the ability to work independently part of a team
Strong query management skill
Monitor trading activity in order management system (Eze Castle) to ensure trades are captured accurately and completely
Perform fund and strategy level allocations in accordance with the firm’s allocation policy

Analyst Middle Office Examples

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Analyst Middle Office Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of analyst middle office. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for analyst middle office
  • Perform counter-party exposure analysis
  • Resolve settlement issues, resolve trade-related problems, and cash reconciliation
  • Design and code ad hoc and permanent reports and processes in proprietary portfolio management system
  • Checking all instructions and providing accurate and timely notification on trade issues that require amendments/investigation
  • Avoiding failed trades by ensuring adherence to client, custodian and market cut offs
  • Ensuring accurate documentation is maintained for all trade matters
  • Identify, record and resolve issues
  • Adhering to existing controls, implementing new controls and suggest improvements
  • Resolving client, broker and custodian queries
  • Relevant finance related tertiary qualification
Qualifications for analyst middle office
  • Business level Chinese or Japanese (verbal and writing) is required in addition to English as this role with include extensive interaction with Chinese and Japanese speaking clients
  • Chinese or Japanese fluency English
  • Processing of transactions initiated by Private Bank clients, Private Bank Investors, or events initiated by the issuer of financial products
  • Demonstrated success supporting investment management front or middle office implementation projects including investment operations outsourcing, portfolio accounting, order management, data management, reporting and analytics
  • Extensive experience analyzing and documenting current state process and technology models
  • Extensive experience conducting and documenting process and functional gap analysis
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Analyst Middle Office Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of analyst middle office. 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 middle office
  • Oversee the cash management processes
  • Hold conversations with senior Hedge Fund personnel
  • Actively engage in internal development initiatives
  • Reconciling all equities & fixed income trading records timely and accurately
  • Assisting with organizing all internal MI reporting on failed trades, settlement issues & trade blotters for supervisory reviews
  • Working with compliance with KYC on-boarding of all new clients, and monitoring existing clients for periodic account reviews
  • Monitoring the desk's risk on a daily basis
  • Assisting on presentations for senior management
  • Compiling and cleansing data for the development of web based pages for management
  • Reviewing Profit & Loss to ensure its accuracy
Qualifications for analyst middle office
  • Exposure to DSTS, Bloomberg, Impact, Wall Street, Murex, Imagine, Calypso, Endur and/or Consensys applications is an asset
  • Work closely with external clients business partners
  • Organised, proactive and articulate
  • Bright, articulate and entrepreneurial with a demonstrated ability to
  • Strong time-management skills with the ability to effectively prioritise
  • Basic knowledge of dividends, asset servicing and withholding tax would
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Analyst Middle Office Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of analyst middle office. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for analyst middle office
  • Confirmation (Preliminary Confirmation, Legal Confirmation)
  • Generate and maintain legal ledger
  • Rotation with Settlement team
  • Contract Compare – fee, rate and dividend management across all regional trading books
  • Engage in outsourcing middle office functions corporate actions, collateral management to a leading service provider
  • Confirmation of all new trades and reconciliation of positions
  • Research and resolve operational issues with both internal and external customers
  • Prepare client wire payment requests
  • Reconcile margin requirements
  • Manage collateral relationship with custodian
Qualifications for analyst middle office
  • OTC knowledge
  • Participate in UAT (user acceptance testing) on enhancements and changes to Basel systems
  • Providing middle office support for the Japan Equities Business both prime and EFS
  • Perform T0 and T1 reconciliation activities to ensure accurate trade flow and representation in the various systems
  • Handle queries from different internal departments including sales and settlements teams
  • Manage Local regulatory Requirements
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Analyst Middle Office Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for an analyst middle office. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for analyst middle office
  • Perform daily control reconciliations and data integrity checks to ensure the Book population is correct and complete
  • Review and approve requests in BookMap’s processing queue to ensure timely approval and processing of new book requests and book changes
  • Compile various metrics and MIS reporting used to provide summarized statistics to senior management
  • Assist with User Acceptance Testing (UAT) related to the development of the application
  • Generate BookMap documentation for new procedures and update existing documentation to ensure they are current
  • Participate in and lead meetings with various levels of BookMap stakeholders
  • Work closely/coordination of work with the Chester UK based team
  • Participate in ad-hoc projects related to data quality initiatives and system integrations
  • Technical knowledge – MO affords the opportunity to develop a detailed understanding of a wide variety of Interest Rate Products
  • Client relationship skills – regular interaction with Trading, Sales, other internal teams and liaising with Clients and other dealers will afford the opportunity to develop well-honed and professional relationship management skills
Qualifications for analyst middle office
  • Minimum 3 years experience in Financial Markets is essential
  • Preferred knowledge of internal systems, HiPortolio, Matchbox, Everest Reprocessor, Cosmic / Mainframe, TLM, Patan
  • Client Service & Investment Accounting experience an advantage
  • Investment related qualifications
  • Ability to work overtime so as to ensure all Client Deliverables and SLA’s are met
  • Ability to work Public Holidays and weekends where required
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Analyst Middle Office Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of analyst middle office. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for analyst middle office
  • Resolve/ reconcile P&L issues raised by front office personnel in a timely manner
  • Review fund and Portfolio Manager currency and market exposure
  • Develop and test applications and pricing models
  • Review and approve month end valuations
  • Maintain an understanding of the portfolio of the funds and managed accounts
  • Review new positions against authorised trading limits and approved policy
  • Prepare Position Reports to show the status of length and price of cover held
  • Monitor Daily Margin Requirements
  • Extract daily trades from system for regulatory reporting
  • Perform P&L & Mark to Market reporting, review Hedge Effectiveness calculation and postings
Qualifications for analyst middle office
  • A minimum of three years of relevant experience in financial markets, with client service and investment accounting experience
  • Responsible for transaction management of all equity products
  • Manage the allocation and confirmation generation processes for clients
  • Ensure that there are high levels of control and the integrity of data flows from front to back
  • Complete exception handling, pre-settlement matching and reconciliations
  • Support the account management processes, facing off to the clients

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