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OTC Operations Specialist

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Compliance, Cyber Security

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  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Octavian Donnelly

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    020 3778 0874

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:


​Our Client

Our client, a leading buy-side asset manager, is currently seeking an OTC Operations Specialist - OTC Derivatives Trade Support for its London office.

The successful candidate will be providing daily support for the derivative trading desks, working closely with traders on a variety of OTC derivative products. You will ensure accurate trade capture of cross-assets instruments, including but limited to Commodities, Equities, Credit, Rates and FX, all whilst primarily using external trade matching platforms.

Main Duties

Key responsibilities for this position will include, but are not limited to:

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

  • Ensuring accurate legal representation of derivatives trades via management of electronic matching platforms and reviews of paper confirmations

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

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

  • Represent the OTC Derivatives team across the firm

  • Act as a subject matter expert for OTC Derivatives

  • Improve and ensure the integrity of OTC Derivatives data

  • Manage queries from both internal and external clients in an efficient and timely manner

Your Profile

  • 5+ years of Operations experience within a Hedge Fund/Asset Manager/Investment Bank

  • Familiarity with either ICELINK, Markitwire, DTCC, ICE e-confirm, MISYS, MTM, Traiana desirable

  • Operational knowledge of Credit Default Swaps/FX NDFs/FX Options/Commodity Swaps/Equity Swaps will be highly beneficial

  • Strong analytical skills to understand a broad set of prodcuts and ocmplex end-to-end workflows. Detail-oriented with a control mindset, ability to multi-task & prioritise in a fast-paced environment

  • Effective communication skills to be able to partner with Front Office, Tech, and Operations teams globally

For more information about this position, please get in touch with Octavian Donnelly.
Phone: 020 3778 0874
Reference Code: 11371

About Rutherford

Rutherford is a boutique search firm located in London. Our consultants are the executive specialists in compliance recruitment, and also in financial crime, legal and cyber security, all within the 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.