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Operations Support

Operations Support

West End | 6 month contract | 5 days per week (some flexibility on hours) | £175 per day

This job could be great for anyone wanting to get back into work 5 days a week but have flexibility if needed, this employer is open to discussion. They are a small firm and believe in a good work life balance.

This position is to support our Operations function working directly with sales and trading professionals as well as finance, compliance and legal to ensure that all trading activity is executed, settled and reported in a timely and accurate fashion.

We are an independent global markets and financial advisory firm founded on the core values of integrity, trust and global expertise.

With a team of approx. 180 professionals across offices in London, Lisbon, Madrid, New York, Hong Kong and Tokyo the firm focuses on sales and trading, structuring and advisory and capital markets activities.

This is a 6 month full time contract role offering support the current Operations Manager (team size 2, including this hire). The ideal candidate will be keen to learn and take on new responsibilities overtime. Whilst the role is 5 days a week hours are very much 9am-5:30pm.

This role offers a great opportunity for anyone looking to return to the city.

Ideal start date: Early Feb

  • Support for all trades in EMEA from booking through to settlement
  • FOBO reconciliations across internal systems and external platforms
  • Clearing across multiple regions including Greece, Portugal, Italy and Spain
  • Collateral / Cash management (inc FX requests)
  • Daily Trade Reporting to the FCA and management of APA queues (new MiFID II requirement)
  • Daily P&L reporting to finance and senior management
  • Client On-boarding / KYC
  • Sales trader commission queries and allocations
  • Monthly client bond valuations
  • Month end reconciliations
  • New Issuance - Working with internal and external counterparts to ensure smooth deal running from structuring through to settlement and deal payments on closure
Person specification:
  • Comfortable working with multiple teams including senior management, sales and trading
  • Methodical approach to problem solving and high levels of attention to detail
  • Good command of Excel
  • Desirable knowledge - Settlement markets (Euroclear and Local)
  • Desirable skills – Bloomberg (not essential)
  • Main Products - Cash Fixed Income (RMBS, ABS, CDO, CLO, GOV, CORP)
Application deadline: Closing date for applications is Monday 29th January 2018

If this job is of interest to you please email your CV to quoting Operations Support 063.

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