Margin & Collateral - Analyst

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JP Morgan
Banking, investment & finance
10,001+ employees
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Are you looking to grow your career in Treasury Operations while working with a global team? Then this role is for you.

As a Margin & Collateral - Analyst in the Treasury Operations team within Prime Financial Services (PFS) Margin Operations,you will be responsible for Treasury functions including cash funding, global non-cash collateral settlements, FX trade processing, reconciliation and break resolution, settling margin obligations at Central Counterparties and owning the full life cycle of the underlying securities trades of expired options and futures.

Job responsibilities

  • Manages collateral and optimisation of client collateral holdings
  • Adheres to operational procedures to ensure a controlled environment
  • Reviews processes regularly and implement enhancements
  • Ensures all exchange and client trades are settled within settlement and exchange deadlines
  • Ensures effective and accurate funding of exchange cash accounts
  • Processes client FX transactions
  • Escalates issues, where appropriate, to management
  • Deals with internal queries / issues from Middle Office and Client Services on a timely basis
  • Is responsible for CASS for cash and collateral obligations
  • Manages ad hoc requests and investigation of operational issues

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Must be highly numerate with good keyboard and core system (Outlook, Excel, Word, Teams) skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team, build relationships and be flexible during busy periods (such as end of day and month end)
  • Ability to prioritise workflow, adhere to procedures and work to strict deadlines
  • Dynamic & proactive team player
  • An ability to identify process & procedural inefficiencies and improve capacity, efficiency and control
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal), analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure with a high accuracy rate
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work in a methodical and organised manner
  • Strong Risk and Control Awareness, with the ability to push back on stakeholders when risk/controls could be compromised
  • Participate in the implementation of strategic and ongoing initiatives

Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Knowledge of cash funding, global settlements & reconciliations are desired, but not essential
  • Futures and Options / OTC market knowledge an advantage
  • Working knowledge of OTC Derivative products, Futures & Options or similar background desired, but not essential.
  • External client service experience, or similar experience interacting with senior/demanding internal clients, an advantage
  • Automation skills, such as knowledge of Alteryx, an advantage