Middle Office Associate

Chennai, India
Ref: R-00101212 Contract: Full Time Posted: 25/02/20 Closes: 27/02/2020

Join us as a Middle Office Associate

  • Take on a new role, where you’ll have responsibility for the validation of complex trades booked by our traders
  • You’ll be managing and resolving queries from traders related to their trade bookings and risk positions
  • Hone your analytical skills in a team where we’ll take a real investment in your career development

What you'll do

As a Middle Office Associate, you’ll be reviewing complex trade bookings by analysts and maintaining the preparation of daily control reports. We’ll look to you to establish and maintain good relationships with key stakeholders and trader control teams, as you manage the queries from traders, settlement teams and external parties.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing trading and sales support to the markets business
  • Maintaining accuracy and completeness of all trade bookings, and performing trade integrity checks
  • Validating complex trades booked by the traders
  • Making sure that process documentation is updated
  • Participating in and executing risk and control related activities

The skills you'll need

We’re looking for someone with experience of trade booking and validation. You’ll have product knowledge of interest rate swaps, basis swaps and cross currency swaps. We’ll also expect you to have strong analytical and root cause analysis skills.

You’ll also need:

  • A degree in Finance with good post qualification experience in the financial sector
  • Knowledge of loan, deposit, forward rate agreement, foreign exchange and overnight index swaps
  • A background of working in settlements, middle office or confirmation teams
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office, specifically Excel
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal