Derivatives Operations Specialist

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | Contract

Post Date: 05/25/2017 Job ID: 14668 Industry: ACCOUNTING/FINANCE

Derivatives Operations Specialist
Pittsburgh, PA

We have an opening for a Derivatives Operations Specialist in downtown Pittsburgh, PA.

Qualified candidate will be the primary daily contact for all clients and investment managers trading derivative products.

Essential Functions

  • Provide professional support through timely and accurate processing of derivative cash and trade instructions
  • Perform activities such as exchange-traded and OTC derivatives for futures, currency forwards (foreign exchange), options and swaps.
  • Calculate the daily gain/loss on futures contracts (market- to-market)
  • Analyze when collateral is required for option trades, reconcile currency balances required for net forward settlement
  • Validate instructions and conduct research to obtain all information required to post the transactions to the custody and accounting systems
  • Coordinate with the accounting teams to ensure accurate client financial statements.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Monitoring/posting activity related to derivative collateral holdings, including income collection, P&I and maturities
  • Supporting all daily-valued clients trading futures by performing additional end-of-day processing customized by client
  • Working closely with the accounting teams to complete the daily valuations.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Business related
  • 3 to 5 years of experience; Financial experience required.
  • Great communication skills
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Strong organizational skills 
  • Ability to prioritize and work in fast paced environment

Derivatives Operations Specialist - 14668

Victoria Birchok

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