Trade Operations Analyst

Wellington Management Company, LLP
London, United Kingdom
Feb 02, 2019
Feb 06, 2019
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

Wellington Management offers comprehensive investment management capabilities that span nearly all segments of the global capital markets. Our investment solutions, tailored to the unique return and risk objectives of institutional clients in more than 50 countries, draw on a robust body of proprietary research and a collaborative culture that encourages independent thought and healthy debate. As a private partnership, we believe our ownership structure fosters a long-term view that aligns our perspectives with those of our clients.


The Position

We are seeking a Trade Operations Analyst (TOA) to join our Global Trade Coordination team. The position will be based in London, and will work with several teams across the firm. The primary focus of this position will be to ensure the timely and accurate communication and settlement of trades.  


Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Act as the first point of escalation for trade related inquiries from non-US Wellington offices

• Research and resolve trade and FX discrepancies by interacting with brokers, banks, and internal teams

• Upload and manage trades on the TradeseC platform for a subset of clients

• Manage strategic projects and initiatives as well as prioritising information technology  needs and requirements    

• Mitigate risk and maintain strong global cohesiveness through adherence to proper operational controls

• Enhance, write, and implement procedures and best practices

• Research and evaluate operational requirements of new market/asset types being considered for investment or changes to existing markets

• Assist other areas of the firm to support client needs and respond to general custody and trading inquires

• Participate in firm and industry working groups

• Prepare reports for management and internal committees


The successful candidate for this position is likely to:

•Have an undergraduate degree and relevant professional qualification e.g. IMC or CFA

•Demonstrate an understanding of, and interest in fixed income or equity markets

•Be able to work well under pressure, take direction from multiple sources and prioritise tasks

•Have strong interpersonal skills, in order to interact effectively with various internal teams, banks, brokers and colleagues globally

•Have analytical skills and be detail oriented

•Knowledge of applications such as TradeSec, ALERT, OASYS Connect/CTM ,Omgeo TradeSuite and SWIFT is considered a plus

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As an equal opportunity employer, Wellington Management considers all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, creed, national origin, age, ancestry, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. If you are a candidate with a disability, or are assisting a candidate with a disability, and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please email us at .

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