Morgan McKinley is recruiting for a Derivatives Analyst
Job Description: The incumbent will act as liaison between the client, investment manager, broker and internal areas on all derivative related business events including new client conversions, investment manager restructures, asset allocation changes, and deconversions. They will be responsible for providing business expertise through all stages of the event, communicating procedures and practices, and ensuring a successful implementation. They will assist in client presentations where needed. The derivatives market is a fast-growing area as more clients/managers use exchange-traded or over the counter derivative products (futures, options, currency forwards, swaps) to offset risk, and requires a keen understanding of the product features and related operational impacts. The incumbent will write and maintain internal operating procedures, tutorials and training curriculums. They will identify training needs for the Section and address them by creating/using job aids, on-line tutorials, classes, or one-on-one training.The incumbent will provide business expertise for contingency planning, including Business Recovery and Inter-Regional Business Recovery. They will assist with the planning and testing of the Section's emergency procedures and practices, and maintain the plan in accordance with management directives and Corporate deadlines.The incumbent will provide business expertise for Risk Management, including identifying new risks or updates to existing risks. They will participate in internal and external audits, and compile audit documentation. They will collect key statistical data to track trends and measure productivity.The incumbent will report to the Derivatives Product Analyst.A Bachelors degree in Business, Finance, or Accounting or equivalent work experience in investments or banking is required. A Derivatives background is preferred.
Strong customer service and communication skills are required. Knowledge and understanding of the derivatives industry, the players, foreign exchange markets, and settlement practices in domestic and foreign markets is required. Ability to work in a team environment, or individually, and deal effectively with all levels of staff is essential.
We are lookign to hear from people with securities experience so this individual can come straight into the role and understand the training / requirements that are asked. Rate may be flexible.
Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency and references to pay rates are indicative.