Derivatives Operations Specialist

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | Contract

Post Date: 07/10/2017 Job ID: 14840 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.

Qualifications

  • Associate's or Business Degree (at minimum) required

  • Entry level experience

  • Reconciliation experience a plus

  • Great communication skills

  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills

  • Strong organizational skills 

  • Ability to prioritize and work in fast paced environment

Derivatives Operations Specialist - 14840


 

Victoria Birchok

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