Operations - Securities Division Operations - FI Securities Operations - Analyst - London

Location(s) UK-London
Job ID
2017-37729
Level
Analyst
Function(s)
Operations
Region
EMEA
Division
Operations
Business Unit
FI Securities Operations
Employment Type
Employee

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

OUR IMPACT

The London Fixed Income Operations team is a high-value risk management team in Operations responsible for supporting bonds and futures transactions executed in EMEA by various trading and sales desks, ensuring accuracy of bookings primarily. The range of products supported includes Bonds (Corporates and Govies), Commercial Paper, Futures, ABS, CLO and a small portion of Equity products.

 

YOUR IMPACT

The London Fixed Income Operations team performs daily a range of control functions designed to ensure booking accuracy and integrity of books and records.

Main functions are:

  • Monitor and resolve match issues between Trading and Sales bookings
  • Trade amendments
  • Broker trades checkout
  • Reconciliations (SecDb versus various factories)
  • Processing of life cycle events such as futures option expiry and asset servicing events
  • Pre-matching and allocations
  • Management of fails and settlement issues

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

 

HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

Products and Markets/Risk Management:

  • Understand the products and business supported by the team
  • Identify and reconcile trade booking errors
  • Liaise with Trading/Sales to ensure timely/accurate booking of new trades and amendments to existing bookings
  • Perform the reconciliations between SecDb and the various factories to ensure accuracy of Books and Records
  • Allocate/pre-match trades in a timely manner

Resolve trade fails Relationship management:

  • Establish strong working relationship with the Business and the Federation
  • Provide assistance to other Operations and Federation teams dealing with trade related queries and acting as an intermediary and liaising with Trading/Sales where necessary
  • Build a strong partnership with our clients in order to improve the pre-matching/allocation process and client service Leadership skills:
  • Identify process inefficiencies and actively contribute to process re-engineering to improve trade flow and
  • Drive change by implementing new initiatives/projects

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 2 year experience in financial services
  • Proven analytical skills, problem solving ability, and a control mentality/attention to details
  • Aptitude for building relationships and ability to communicate on complex issues
  • Self-motivated and pro-active, organized and able to prioritize effectively
  • Accountable for projects
  • Has capacity to adapt to changing market environment and work well under pressure

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.

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