Equity Derivatives Structured Drafting Associate

JP Morgan

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time


The role will involve daily interaction with Sales, Trading, Clients, Legal, Middle Office & Operations groups globally as well as frequent interaction with technology and project delivery teams with respect to drafting a range of structured equity underlying derivative confirmations.

You will need to have a clear understanding of Equity Derivatives trade flow and lifecycle event management to play a key role in developing new process and opportunities, perform root cause analysis, identify and implement solutions.

Job responsibilities

  • Drafting a range of structured equity underlying derivative confirmations
  • Provide support to assist resolution of documentation queries raised by various global affirmation documentation teams
  • Ability to offer drafting support to in respect of vanilla and mid-structured products to other drafting teams
  • Liaison with Sales, Trading, Legal and the client, as required, to draft structured confirmations with thorough risk terms to be as standard or enhanced terms
  • Liaison with the Exotics Legal Team for template development/changes and escalation of queries
  • Support continuous improvement program of Straight-through Processing and document generation

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Degree Educated
  • Proven experience in a structured equity derivative documentation team
  • Knowledge of various ISDA (International Swaps and Derivatives Association) Definitions publications
  • Knowledge of an array of Over-the-counter structured products
  • Clear communication skills to include ability to convey technical issues in straight forward manner
  • Client focus
  • Ability to demonstrate self-reliance whilst maintaining deliveries

Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Knowledge of derivatives confirmations ISDA (International Swaps and Derivatives Association), Settlement workflow and Profit &Loss process would be advantageous
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