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Operations is a dynamic, multi-faceted division that partners with all parts of the firm to provide banking, securities, and asset management services to clients around the world. In addition, Operations provides essential risk management and controls to preserve and enhance the firm's assets and its reputation. For every new product launched and every trade executed, it is Operations that develops and manages the processes and controls that enable business flow.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS
We are looking for a professional and dynamic individual, preferably with a background in Commodities. The ideal candidate would be able to excel in a high-profile and fast paced team whose primary responsibilities include (i) partnering with the Commodities sales and trading desks to ensure the integrity and accuracy of the derivative and physical trading risks undertaken by such businesses, as well as (ii) driving and implementing change to ensure we are optimally managing and monitoring risks, in an increasingly demanding and complex regulatory environment.
The Commodities Sales and Trading Services team is responsible for the operational support of the commodities business. Our team works very closely with our sales and trading teams to facilitate all aspects of the operational risk and control framework. In addition to working with sales and trading, the teams interact with other internal teams that include product control, strategists, technology, compliance and legal.
HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL
Manage, monitor and investigate reporting breaks and process failures; synthesize and implement corrective actions
Find and resolve booking discrepancies across complex derivative businesses
Engage with front office and operations technology to help facilitate the resolution of technical production issues
Develop and implement strategic changes to re-engineer processes and reduce risk
Be a key player in projects specific to technology infrastructure changes and regulatory guidelines across multiple jurisdictions
Ensure that processes are continually reviewed and improved, risk is managed, and results are achieved that meet expectations for timeliness, quality and cost effectiveness within the department
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE’RE LOOKING FOR
Bachelor’s degree with competitive GPA
At least 2 years of professional work experience in financial services operations
Proficient with Microsoft applications
Ability to demonstrate strong technical skills and keen attention to detail
Middle Office, Settlements, Documentation, Commodities, Trade Support experience highly recommended
Team player with a collaborative style and strong interpersonal skills
Effectively handle difficult requests, build trusting, long-term relationships with the business and be able to manage expectations
Strong written and verbal communication skills with ability to be clear and concise
Self-starter who thinks ahead, anticipates questions, finds alternative solutions and identifies clear objectives
Able to successfully multi-task, work towards extremely challenging goals and persist in the face of obstacles
Project management experience a plus
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Adapt to new changes and new challenges
Strong analytical skills
Critical thinking, ability to suggest improvements and identify risks
Service orientation, sense of urgency, ability to manage internal clients’ expectations and professionalism
Operational experience a plus
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