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Exotic Equity Derivatives Trade Support

Req #: 170121300
Location: New York, NY, US
Job Category: Sales/Trading/Research
Job Description:

Associate-level trader assistant role within the Equities Middle Office providing trade support to the Exotic Equity Derivative business in NY – including the Exotic Index, Stocks, Hybrids, and Algo trading desks, as well as the Investible Indices structuring business.

Key responsibilities of the role include: 

  • Day-to-day trade support for the Exotics desks – closely interacting with traders executing & risk managing a broad set of complex derivative products.
  • Investible Indices structuring operations including index calculation & publication controls, onboarding, and reference data maintenance.
  • Trade capture, event processing, and ensuring accurate representation of positions, P&L, and risk exposures in the risk management systems.
  • Designing processes for an effective control infrastructure that mitigates operational risk & allows a perpetually evolving business to operate in a controlled environment.
  • Liaising with global Tech & Ops counterparts on a variety of strategic initiatives – representing NA Exotics to provide expertise across products & systems, testing new technology rollouts, and driving enhancements to existing systems & processes.  
  • Collating & presenting key governance metrics to the business on a regular basis.

Key skillset: 

  • Strong analytical skills to understand a broad set of sophisticated cross-asset products and complex end-to-end workflows
  • Detail-oriented with a control mindset
  • Ability to multi-task & prioritize in a fast-paced environment
  • Effective communication skills to be able to partner with Front Office, Tech, and Operations teams globally
  • Geared towards process improvement, system enhancement, and automation
  • Derivative & equities product knowledge base
  • Advanced Excel skills and VBA coding knowledge is preferred but not required
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