Credit Trading Services Analyst

JP Morgan

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time

Posted

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- Reshma Saujani

As a Trading Services Analyst, you'll serve as a vital resource for the front office and client-facing stakeholders. You'll act as the liaison between the business, technology, control partners, and operations. Your role includes the investigation of inquiries, trade capture, trade reconciliations, and the fundamental understanding of our trading platforms and systems. Candidates must be able to provide and communicate solutions (in person, by phone, and by email) in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Timely and accurate capture of all transactions in the Risk Management Systems
  • Complete intraday / end-of-day processes including completeness and reconciliation checks to ensure capture of new trading activity and general book management has been processed accurately
  • Work closely with Operations functions and infrastructure groups to support a ‘one team approach’
  • Ensure all controls are diligently performed, completed, and signed-off on a timely basis
  • Clear and concise communication with all support teams to ensure the timely and efficient resolution of queries
  • Participate and contribute to the various strategic initiatives; keep improving and evolving processes and business architecture
  • Build an in-depth understanding of all trading structures from both a financial and operational perspective

This role requires a wide variety of strengths and capabilities, including:

  • Experience working in a middle office/trading operations role
  • Understanding of derivatives, fixed income and hedging products (Credit Derivative Swaps, Interest Rate Swaps, Basis Swaps, Cross Currency swaps, Total Return Swaps, Foreign Exchange (FX), Zero Coupon and Overnight Index Swaps (OIS), Bonds, Loans and Futures)
  • Understand the key elements of other infrastructure groups (i.e. Finance, Market risk, Credit risk, Operational risk, Legal, Collateral etc.) and recognize the impact of the actions of the Trade Support team on these areas
  • Must have clear communication skills and an ability to use these to work collaboratively, explain and challenge
  • Attention to details and sense of ownership
  • Great team player able to work in a pressurized and changing environment
  • Possess strong analytical and numerical skills
  • Strong technical skills, especially in Excel (VBA is a plus)
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