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Investment Operations Analyst

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Compliance, Cyber Security

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Octavian Donnelly

  • Contact email:

    octavian@rutherfordsearch.com

  • Contact phone:

    020 3778 0874

  • Job ref:

    DOO11296_3

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-11-10

​Our Client

On the behalf of a leading buy-side (multi-strategy) client, we are looking to hire an experienced Investment Operations Analyst to support the Firm's derivatives trading desks. A critical trading operations function at a Global macro quantitative hedge fund, this position is for a technically savvy individual with a good understanding of OTC derivatives.

The Role

  • Day-to-day support for the derivative trading desks - working closely with traders on a variety of OTC derivative products. To ensure Trade capture of all products including but not limited to Equity Swap, Credit, Rate, FX in external trade matching platforms, highlighting any issues to traders and counterparties in a timely manner

  • Responsible for making sure that all trades booked by the Funds' managers are true and accurate

  • Key involvement in improvements made to the Funds' trade booking systems

Main Responsibilities

Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Monitor and clear all unconfirmed Equity Swaps via Traiana

  • Act as a central point of contact for all broker queries Equity Swap

  • Investigate and clear all trade and position breaks in Securities transactions

  • Investigate and clear all cash breaks related to Securities transactions

  • Trade capture, Credit event processing, and reference data maintenance to ensure accurate representation of positions, P&L, and exposures in the risk management systems

  • Liaising with global Tech & Ops counterparts on a variety of strategic initiatives to provide expertise for processes & systems, assist in testing technology rollouts, and driving enhancements to existing systems and processes

  • Collating and presenting key governance metrics to the business on a regular basis

  • Act as a central point of contact for all broker queries

  • Act as a subject matter expert for OTC Derivatives

  • Improve and ensure the integrity of OTC Derivatives data across the Firm

  • Where possible automate the end-to-end processes

  • Ensure all processes meet the minimum Audit and Internal Control framework

  • Maintain awareness of compliance and regulatory data requirements and ensure impacts are managed appropriately

Your Profile

  • Operational knowledge of Equity Swap Credit Default Swaps, Interest Rate Swaps, FX;

  • Familiarity with either Traiana, ICELINK, Markitwire, DTCC, ICE-econfirm, MISYS & MTM desirable

  • At least 3+ years of Operations experience within a Hedge Fund/Asset Manager/Investment Bank

  • Good STEM Degree or direct Industry experience

For more information about this position, please get in touch with Octavian Donnelly.
Email: octavian@rutherfordsearch.com
Phone: 020 3778 0874
Reference Code: 11296

About Rutherford

Rutherford is a boutique search firm located in London and New York. Our consultants are the executive specialists in compliance recruitment, and also in financial crime, legal and cyber security, all within the financial and professional services sectors in the United Kingdom and New York. We use our carefully curated relationships, networks and market knowledge to find the best fit for the clients in hand. We work with a wide range of clients, spanning from advisors, management consultants, corporate and commercial banks, brokers, exchanges, MTFs and financial tech, through to global investment managers, hedge funds, private equity firms, investment banks and technology firms. We began as a compliance recruitment firm in London and expanded to offer new resourcing expertise across legal and cyber recruitment. We have been a leading legal and compliance search agency in London for a decade and are excited about bringing our expanded offering into the technology area.