Derivatives Operations Specialist

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15258 | contract

Post Date: 01/02/2018 Job ID: 15553 Industry: ACCOUNTING/FINANCE

Derivatives Operations Specialist
Pittsburgh, PA 

Pay Rate:  $16/hr

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


  • 1-3 years experience; Financial services experience a plus
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Problem-solving mindset
  • Self-motivated

Derivatives Operations Specialist - 15553

Oxford Solutions is a professional staffing firm that specializes in the placement of talented professionals into challenging, career-enriching opportunities. We're based in Pittsburgh, PA, but we have openings with major clients located nationwide. We provide multiple avenues of employment to include contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement. Our well-trained staff of recruiters will work with you to help land your first job or your dream job and strive to always affect people's lives in a positive way.

Victoria Birchok

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