Public Markets Operations Analyst

Universities Superannuation Scheme Limited
London, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary and benefits
Oct 03, 2020
Nov 01, 2020
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Key responsibilities

  • Responsible for trade affirmation/ confirmation processes, for all products, escalating to brokers or internal PM's as required
  • Assessing funding requirement and the funding of central mandates including requesting FX transactions
  • Moving cash into or from mandates as required
  • Ensuring that enough collateral is available in the long box, liaising with the Treasury team.
  • Complete cash and stock reconciliations daily, investigate timely & escalate issues as appropriate
  • Complete IBOR vs ABOR reconciliation process, investigate timely & escalate issues as appropriate
  • Support operational enhancement testing as prioritized by the team
  • Support delivery on new business initiatives into the team
  • Operate with minimal errors
  • Ensure all teams procedures are accurate & up to date in line with internal policies
  • Perform EMIR & SFTR oversight responsibilities

Stakeholder engagement
  • Provide value by working closely with portfolio managers
  • Liaise with Performance, Risk and Finance as required

  • Create and deliver daily cash projection report & other treasury reporting packs
  • Monitor Bloomberg mandate guidelines daily, escalate mandate breaches to desk & record mandate breaches accordingly
  • Deliver data for Weekly operating Report & team MI pack
  • Perform regulatory reporting duties to internal stakeholders
  • Identify & report risk events in line with business expectations

Third party Relationships
  • Own daily relationship with JPM for custody, accounting, GDS and DCM
  • Own daily relationship with NT for custody and accounting
  • Attendance at third party service reviews as required
  • Own daily relationship with Clearing Brokers, External Managers & Hedge Fund

  • Look for training opportunities to enhance skills
  • Improve personal skill matrix score each year

  • Strong can-do attitude to work effectively as part of the team
  • Willingness to help others in busy periods

Your experience

  • Business/ Finance experience of working within a Middle Office/ product control function within the asset management industry
  • IMC/CFA qualification advantageous
  • A depth of product knowledge across multiple products (OTC derivatives cleared and bilateral, Equity, bonds, FX, ETD and collateral management)
  • Knowledge of regulatory reporting is an advantage
  • Experience of Bloomberg AIM
  • Attention to detail
  • Track record of initiative/project delivery
  • Flexible approach to re-prioritise as needed
  • Good Excel skills - VBA/Macro experience beneficial

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