Equity Derivatives Job Description

Equity Derivatives Job Description

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Equity derivatives provides strong development contribution to Service Orientated Architecture initiate, focused on C# services development but with a significant proportion of SQL design and development.

Equity Derivatives Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Helping developing and analyzing Japan focused equity and hybrid derivative trade ideas and themes for clients
Presenting thematic and tactical trade ideas to Japanese internal and external clients
Working with trading to structure and price equity and hybrid derivatives
Working with Sales and Financing Group to market equity related investment and hedging products to clients through meetings, phone calls, follow-up work, and ongoing dialogues
Providing general support to the structuring team
Trade management – timely allocation of a high number of synthetic trades & associated
Investigate process failures
Ensuring the independent completeness of capture and validation of trading positions' valuations
Evaluating valuation impacts of new products and businesses
Providing reliable and meaningful valuation information to interested parties, including Front Office and regulators

Equity Derivatives Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Equity Derivatives

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CFA, CPA, DA, BA, GLAO, CMT, ETF

Education for Equity Derivatives

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Employers hiring for the equity derivatives job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Finance, Mathematics, Physics, Business, Accounting, Economics, Science, Technical

Skills for Equity Derivatives

Desired skills for equity derivatives include:

Application architecture and design
Financial markets
Object modelling and design patterns
EDG products
MS VBA and SQL would be an asset
Application
Data and infrastructure architecture disciplines
One
Several scripting languages
Options

Desired experience for equity derivatives includes:

Ability to work on complex and multi-faceted projects involving several teams
The successful candidate will be an ambitious and dynamic individual with a natural sales ability, will possess excellent communication/interpersonal and technical skills and have a proactive working style
Ability to demonstrate a sound of understanding of a range of Equity Derivative products Cash Securities
Conducting the Independent Price Verification (IPV) process
Calculating valuation adjustments
Working with business controllers in reconciling, substantiating and signing off inventory associated balances in the General Ledger at month end

Equity Derivatives Examples

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Equity Derivatives Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of equity 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 equity derivatives
  • Providing transaction support on new products
  • Supporting valuation aspects of End User Computing (EUC) applications and strategic systems development and implementation
  • Gather requirements from all user groups and using appropriate techniques and agree scope
  • Architect and design solutions which are consistent with the teams strategic technology direction and can be delivered within required time scales
  • Hands-on development of solutions using C# and XAML
  • Determine and execute suitable testing strategy
  • Facilitate UAT by multiple stakeholder areas
  • Plan and coordinate packaging and deployment of applications by appropriate teams
  • Identify issues within projects, processes or procedures and look to provide or influence solutions
  • Taking part in department or bank wide technical forums and/or initiatives
Qualifications for equity derivatives
  • Team player with a high level of drive, commitment and enthusiasm
  • Ability to lead and drive process efficiency projects
  • Mathematical / Financial Engineering / Engineering degree from tier-1 institute with exposure in Finance
  • Proactive communication with local and remote team members in person, over the phone or in VCs
  • 5+ years of experience in C#, Winforms (not VB.NET)
  • 3+ years of XAML
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Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of equity 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 equity derivatives
  • Perform ad hoc projects including system development, CCAR reconciliation improvements, and support of Front office requests
  • Ensure a minimum of manual, stand alone processes are maintained
  • Managing the relationship with external Bank clients, with accountability for the overall post-trade execution experience of clients
  • Managing the service delivery of a specific Bank Product group, with accountability, front to back, for the delivery of services, identifying and developing opportunities to extend the business into new clients and new markets
  • Managing the relationship with internal Bank clients, with accountability for identifying and satisfying current and future requirements through industrialized solutions and price/value optionality
  • Focus on strategic process redesign/improvement, including alignment and integration of upstream processes
  • Develop proposals and supports delivery of initiatives, in collaboration with clients and colleagues, for new implementation projects
  • Represent the 'Voice of the Customer' (VOC) within the Division as it relates to the Products for which they are responsible, conveying the key drivers and issues that impact client groups
  • Support the development of SLAs, KPIs and KRIs, front to back across the business, supporting benchmarking activities and monitoring performance against agreed metrics
  • Manage Client Management performance against agreed financial and non-financial targets for assigned client and/or product groups, including benefits of investment initiatives
Qualifications for equity derivatives
  • Experience with MVVM pattern
  • Multithreading knowledge (UI thread interactions, synchronization constructs, knowledge of Task library)
  • Experience with source control systems (git, P4)
  • 3+ Unix/Linux experience including basic shell scripting
  • 1+ Knowledge of Spring
  • 2+ years Build tools
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Our company is looking to fill the role of equity derivatives. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for equity derivatives
  • Highlight operational, regulatory and other risks to the Client Director/Manager
  • Bachelor degree (or equivalent) from an accredited college or university (or equivalent)
  • Relevant Financial Services qualifications (CA, CIMA, CFA, etc)
  • Product Control related experience, including exotics exposure
  • Strong knowledge of derivative products from the perspective of Risk and P&L understanding and control
  • Proven all round Operational knowledge especially all Front to Back trade flows
  • Good team leader, able to work in virtual, global teams in a matrix organization, transfer knowledge and develop capability of team members
  • Strong communication skills, fluent in English (written and verbal) and local languages if necessary
  • Monitoring the production environment ensuring monitoring system is kept sanitized
  • Regulatory initiatives – assist Regional Management with pre-emptively adapting to changing regulatory requirements
Qualifications for equity derivatives
  • Knowledge of Model driven architecture design
  • Experience with distributed and event driven architectures/systems
  • Able to create clear technical specifications requirements from business requirements
  • A Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related discipline
  • Minimum 2.1 (or equivalent) Bachelor’s degree from a leading University in a numerate/analytical discipline Mathematics, Engineering, Science, Computer Science
  • Relevant in-depth experience in a derivatives (ideally equity derivatives) front-office facing area Front Office IT, Middle Office, Desk Controllers, ideally with proven project experience over a number of years
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of equity 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 equity derivatives
  • Interact with managers throughout the organization
  • The role requires frequent regional and some international travel
  • Lead a team in the daily support and maintenance of transaction confirmations
  • Proactively liaise with Trading, Sales, and Legal as necessary to produce/review/execute confirmations in a timely manner
  • Ensure confirmations are drafted accurately against trade bookings and term sheets and sign confirmations on behalf of the bank
  • Ensure confirmations are drafted/dispatched/executed within internal and regulatory timelines
  • Provide and ensure the accuracy of daily reporting and escalation to Senior Management of material issues and regulatory breaches
  • Generate and monitor outstanding confirmations reports for Senior Management, Front Office, regulatory teams
  • Produce daily, weekly and monthly MI reporting
  • Set objectives and hold team accountable to them
Qualifications for equity derivatives
  • Complete familiarity with MS Office, especially MS Excel, MS Visio is assumed
  • SQL (Sybase, Greenplum)
  • KDB (a very big plus or must be learned on the job)
  • Familiarity with object oriented, functional and procedural languages a big plus
  • Proven track record and extensive experience within the equity derivatives and convertible bond space
  • Ability to explain and translate developments into detailed technical requirements for programmers to execute
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Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an equity derivatives. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for equity derivatives
  • Ensure training is taken and provided to the team for new products and definitions published through ISDA and other organizations as appropriate
  • Monitoring and coaching to improve the team’s skills levels
  • Proactively identify efficiency opportunities and contribute towards
  • Responsibly manage operational risk across the Derivatives business
  • Support Senior Operations Management in achieving business objectives
  • Support the bank’s Diversity programs
  • Manage, allocate and plan team resources to ensure adequate support is available to meet existing and future demands of the business
  • Ensure all day to day support activities have been completed and in a timely fashion
  • Act as primary faceoff point to the relevant Trading desks in Asia Pacific
  • Initiate and drive projects on process enhancements and control improvements to maximize efficiencies and minimize operational risk
Qualifications for equity derivatives
  • Proven knowledge of complex derivative valuation techniques
  • Knowledge of risk management both at desktop and enterprise level
  • Work with traders, sales, operate and other development teams to understand and define requirements
  • Plan, design, develop, document, test, deploy, provide training on and support new features and applications within the suite
  • Ensure that software is delivered to a high standard, meeting user and non-functional requirements and in compliance with internal and regulatory controls
  • Collaborate across development teams and regions on large-scale infrastructural changes through the delivery of the replacement platform

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