trade support clerk

Robert Half
12 Sep 2017
10 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Robert Half financial services are currently recruiting for a Trade operations associate to join a growing brokers in the city of London.

Job purpose

To provide assistance to the Trade Processing team, while working with the Reconciliation and Client Service departments.

General Duties

Ensuring that we are adhering to market regulation concerning Clearing functions.

To provide knowledge, assistance and hands on experience for the following:

Clearing and trade allocation for all markets, including but not limited to LME, CME, ICE, Eurex, EEX and FX.

Liaising with the front office to ensure that trades are accurately cleared in an effective and timely manner.

Executing top day offsets so that position maintenance requirements of the Clearing Houses are met.

Working with the Client Services team to provide a high standard of output to customers.

Working with the Derivatives Reconciliation team to ensure that reconciliations are accurate.

Intraday monitoring of positions in delivery period or approaching expiry and to liaise with the Deliveries team regarding those positions.

Providing top day recaps to customers.

Escalating issues that require management attention.

Follow and understand all internal procedures & comply with general FCA principles of business.

Knowledge and Experience

2 years' experience in operations with good knowledge of Clearing House requirements.

Trade flow knowledge from execution to settlement.

Working knowledge of systems used including but not limited to:

FFastFill Eclipse, FFastFill Seals, LME Smart, LME Select, ICE PTMS, ICE ACT, EEX Clearing, CME Clearing Europe FEC+, Eurex C7

Qualification and Skills

2+ years operations experience

Strong communication skills (written and oral)

Effective planning, organisation and time management skills

Commercial awareness

Salary - This role is paying up to 40k for the right candidate

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply.