Derivatives Operations Specialist

New York, NY 10286

Posted: 10/08/2019 Employment Type: contract Industry: ACCOUNTING/FINANCE Job Number: 19503

Opening with our client for a Derivatives Operations Specialist.

The position will work directly with Traders, Sales and various Back Office teams to provide daily support for reporting and understanding P&L, risk and trade capture. In addition, he or she will be given various ad-hoc projects to work on due to Derivative’s dynamic environment.

The ideal candidate should have experience working in a derivatives trade support or middle office role with 5-8 years’ work experience. 

Responsibilities 

  • Prepare, provide and understand Greeks P&L (Delta, Gamma, and Vega etc.) reports to Derivatives Traders.
  • Run and understand portfolio analytic reports for risk purposes to provide to Trading.
  • Mark interest rate curves at the EOD and other market data related activities for pricing (interest rate yield curves, volatility surfaces, security static data maintenance).
  • Monitor trading activity on execution platforms and ensure that it STP’s to source system.
  • Perform any OTC or listed trade capture as needed.
  • Participate in any UAT testing, upgrades or conversions for all ecommerce, post-execution platforms, and vendor related technology. 
  • Run through various Quant models to produce risk and P&L for Trading.
  • Perform P&L investigations on trade activity where there are discrepancies in Cash Flows, Trade Capture, and Market Data in which analysis is provided to internal or external clients as needed.

Requirements

  • 5 to 8 years experience in similar role in derivatives trading or middle office operations.
  • Experience using the following systems is a plus: Summit, WSS, Murex, Broadway, Tradeweb, Bloomberg, Reuters, Markitwire, Fix Flyer, CFOX, Excel

 

Derivatives Operations Specialist - 19503

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.
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