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Operations Associate - Financial Markets

Full Time
Greater London
10-06-2024 10:00 AM

Key Responsibilities

Work in partnership with other operations teams across the Equities business to ensure that post trade preferences for new clients are configured accurately and in a timely manner to achieve a good client experience.

Assist in the testing and roll out of new equity product lines.

Maintain and update Back Office settings when necessary

Be responsible for FX conversion process

Maintain the stock record and perform reconciliations and investigate and fix and settlement issues or trade breaks

Setup of process flow for new products and markets with a counterparty/custodian and streamline the process

Liaise with clients and internal stakeholders to ensure correct and efficient processing of corporate actions.

Build relationships with multiple teams globally across Operations, Technology, Compliance, Legal and the business, and build a good understanding of front to back trade lifecycle for Equities.

Identify gaps, ensuring controls are implemented to close those gaps, review operational risk and put-up recommendations with timely updating of standard operating procedures

Get involved in the development and implementation of new products

Manage and process transfers in and out of stock

Skills Required:

Cash Equities and preferably Options product experience

Experience of working with the Retail client base

Good understanding of a trade life cycle (Pre and post execution)

Previous experience working in an Equity middle office role

Be deadline driven with the ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment

Self-motivated and proactive team player, who takes ownership and accountability of projects

Strong stakeholder management and communication skills

Ability to manage multiple activities and prioritise tasks.

Confidence to escalate issues to leadership team

It is essential that you have 1 - 2 years in an Operations or trading role

Fergus Hooley


07425 325267