Markets Operations Job Description

Markets Operations Job Description

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Markets operations provides IT Support to FX – Local Markets (FXLM) business (Trading, Sales, Research), as well as the support teams (Middle Office, Market Risk).

Markets Operations Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Provides technical and analytical support for product areas (equities, Options, futures)
Complete daily cash reconciliation
Perform other reporting/monitoring tasks related to Commercial Mortgage portfolio and Securitization facilities
Monitor of monthly remittance reports from the Commercial Mortgage Servicers
Monitor and follow up on custodial exception reports
Complete the monthly investor reconciliation for the legacy residential mortgage and portfolio
Monitor the performance of the Commercial Mortgage portfolio and report to the FO any delinquencies, defaults
Prepare various reports related to the Commercial Mortgage portfolio and the Securitization Quarterly Portfolio Report
Range overlaps
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Markets Operations Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Markets Operations

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ITIL, CBAP, CAMS, CFA, APICS, IBF, II, PRINCE, PMP, FMV

Education for Markets Operations

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Employers hiring for the markets operations job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Collage and Associate Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Business Analytics, Economics, Management, Associates, Communication, General Education, Marketing

Skills for Markets Operations

Desired skills for markets operations include:

Bonds
Market infrastructure
Futures and money market
Custodians
Front
Hedge funds
Key Structural Reform Initiatives
Middle
Global Markets Operations core FX systems
MS Office applications

Desired experience for markets operations includes:

Strong knowledge of Global Markets/Banking lines of business
This role requires candidate to have some level of proficiency in specific products and technology associated with Capital Markets
Excellent communications skills are a must since this position interacts with all levels of internal and external clients
High School Diploma plus 8 years of work experience or BS/BA College Degree and 3-5 years of work experience
Must be able to demonstrate technical expertise of Capital Markets Products and Technologies
Minimum of 8 years work experience in industry without College Degree or 3-5 years post college work experience

Markets Operations Examples

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Markets Operations Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a markets operations. 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 markets operations
  • RRPs
  • A minimum of two years in a corporate actions or settlements role with understanding of the end to end corporate actions process
  • Execution of payments
  • Interest calculations
  • Departmental or other SunTrust needs
  • Updating policy/procedure
  • Preparing trades on augmented deals for execution by Agency Services Manager
  • Supervise the daily workflow within Equity Domestic Settlements and escalate to management as required
  • Train new personnel and provide ongoing coaching and performance management
  • Establish and maintain credible, professional relationships with internal business lines, other functional units and external vendors
Qualifications for markets operations
  • Ability to calculate bond interest and familiarity with securities processing is a must
  • Some knowledge of brokerage systems or operations Bloomberg
  • Prior experience in bank or brokerage operations
  • Proven experience of building sustainable client relationships within Capital Markets institutions
  • Experience of interpreting clients strategic, operational and external drivers for change, gaining respect, building trust and inspiring clients by anticipating their needs and exceeding expectations within the capital markets industry
  • Evidence of consistently demonstrating team leadership while managing multiple projects or complex assignments
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Markets Operations Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of markets operations. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for markets operations
  • Monitors daily reporting for settlement/confirmation activity including for regulatory purposes
  • Oversight of physical logistics related to Precious Metal Vault processing activity and client relationships
  • Liaises with the applicable Exchanges to facilitate communication regarding issues and trends in the industry
  • Exercises superior client service through professional phone and email communications with internal/external stakeholders
  • Direct contact with clients and all internal Operational areas including Product Control, Legal, and Compliance
  • Identifies key issues and drives change around those issues
  • Analyzes process and recommends tactical and strategic solutions to achieve improved efficiency and STP
  • Analyzes workflows and ensures sufficient cross training across all functions in Money Markets and Precious Metals
  • Performs staff evaluations and disciplinary actions
  • Participates in various market committees such as ISDA, CME/NYSE Liffe Exchanges and Swift and is familiar with Markets best practices
Qualifications for markets operations
  • Experience with Financial Instruments and reference data
  • Applies Test-Driven Development practices
  • Desire and ability to document code, and write documentation in support of the software
  • Java/Scala programming
  • At least 8 years of professional experience in internal audit, policies and procedures, compliance, internal control, sox functions in Banking, Financial Institutions, consulting/audit firms or internal audit activities related to banking activities preferable whole sale banking (treasury, capital markets, operations, securities, etc)
  • As an ideal candidate, you will have at least 5 years experience in banking operations, preferably Capital Markets operations
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Markets Operations Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of markets operations. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for markets operations
  • Trading portfolios setup and maintenance in Murex, Front Arena and TOMS
  • Holiday calendar maintenance in Murex, Front Arena, FinIQ and MarginMan
  • Currency and Currency Pairs setup and maintenance in Murex and Front Arena
  • Builds a strong relationship with the FO and ensures regular communication with the business to determine current focus and strategic trends
  • Leads any Global standards discussions or reviews linked to the Operations area they manage
  • Identifies potential financial risk to the bank and ensure proper resolution is achieved with the bank’s guidelines
  • Escalates to senior management
  • Participates in client visits and make recommendations on industry practices that would result in a more efficient process improving client satisfaction
  • Sign off and approve any Foreign exchange deals to be booked
  • Process month end journals as required
Qualifications for markets operations
  • Strong PC and Microsoft skills (Excel, Word, Access)
  • BS/BA College Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Ability to function independently as a technical expert
  • 3-5 years experience in assigned product/functional area, and five to ten years of overall experience
  • Knowledge or experience in accounting for syndicated loans or real estate leases and applicable accounting issues
  • Prior experience with creating reports and/or queries for management or financial reporting
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Markets Operations Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of markets operations. 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 markets operations
  • Preparation and/or review of physical and derivative sales and purchase contracts and confirmations related to sales, trading and supply, and infrastructure for both short-term and long-term contracts
  • Liaise with global counterparties (buyers/sellers/owners/brokers/charterers), in some cases with varying time differences
  • Reconciliation of Physical Inventory and Settlement Invoices against internal systems, customer records, supply and transportation records
  • Interact with and obtain cooperation of scheduling, and all support/risk functions (credit, market risk, operations, technology, legal, compliance, finance, ) to ensure trading practices are correct and in line with compliance policies
  • Supervision and Development of a team supporting multiple risk management systems, with individual knowledge of and input to, confirmation, counterparty, monitoring & compliance modules
  • Appropriately handle deviation, exceptions and prudentially escalate any incipient control breakdown or improper accounting to senior management
  • Daily collaboration with offices in Houston, Calgary, London and Singapore to ensure proper handoff of global workload between locations
  • Apply Customer Journey (CJ) and Human Centric Design (HCD) in process improvement to make banking joyful
  • Familiar with the MAS and SGX requirements, rules and regulations governing the equities business
  • Familiar with tax reporting, viz., CRS, FATCA, QI
Qualifications for markets operations
  • BS/BA College Degree and or 7 years of work experience
  • Must be highly motivated and able to work both independently and collaboratively in a team environment
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel – knowledge of formulae a must
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Marketing or related field
  • An MBA, Masters in a related discipline or advanced degree will be an added advantage
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Markets Operations Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of markets operations. 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 markets operations
  • Be a catalyst and change agent to continually review and improve processes and controls to improve service quality and enhance customer satisfaction
  • Reduce manual work and achieve automation to target for “No Ops”
  • Establish a seamless working relationship with the other Equities Ops teams, viz., Payments & Receipts, Internal Customer Service, Static Data Control, Cashbook Control
  • Develop and train talents and key personnel to achieve seamless succession planning
  • Working closely with Operations & Technology partners to identify and scope opportunities for strategic operational and technological improvement, including interviewing stakeholders, understanding and articulating current/future state business process flows, activity based costing
  • Developing business cases to support evaluation and execution of high value initiatives, including financial modelling (including budgeting, ROI), raw data/MIS sourcing and analysis, storyboarding, stakeholder management, and managing visual presentation
  • Developing project timelines and milestones in conjunction with stakeholders and ensuring commitment and accountability
  • Understanding, evaluating and articulating the array of solutions offered in the market by third party technology, FinTech and operations vendors
  • Support internal “buy-in” discussions and strategic discussions with external audiences
  • Developing a view of product-specific industry and competitor landscape
Qualifications for markets operations
  • Store Operations management experience with a large retail/franchise company will be an addeded advantage
  • Sound knowledge of retail operations and mathematics, budget management, inventory and systems control, mechardising, retail buying & sales, and knowledge in real estate and evaluating retail sites
  • Ability to effectively apply sound project management methodologies
  • Highly developed organization skills and high profile communication skills
  • Process and delivery orientation with high sound business analysis and quantitative skills
  • Being a visionary and strategic thinker incumbent will have ability to create, lead and inspire high-performance teams towards common goals through leading by example

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