Global Trade Settlements Analyst

Los Angeles, California
Market Comp
May 17, 2022
Jul 16, 2022
Global Trade Settlements
Job Function
Industry Sector
Asset Management
Employment Type
Full Time

Large investment firm in downtown LA seeks a global trade settlements analyst to join their firm. Individual should have fixed income knowledge and ops background. There are several other roles this firm is in need of so even if you don’t have the trade settlements background but have solid ops experience forward your resume for my review - revi @


Global Settlements Specialist - Complete daily settlementstasks which includes monitoring, settling, updating and maintaining time-sensitive information related to trade life cycle events, such as trade matching, trade release, identify and investigate failed trades, etc. Ideal candidate thrives in a fast-paced environment, is self-motivated, works collaboratively with others and has an appreciation of risk processes.   Success in this role requires strong attention to detail and ability to prioritize effectively.  



• Ensure accurate and timely settlement of foreign securities. This includes confirming trade terms are matched and that instructions are accurate and transmitted appropriately 

• Manage security and cash delivery instructions in databases

• Identify and report any settlement issues, determine if manager escalation is necessary 

• Affirm and release currency trades in trade management systems

• Calculate gains/losses on currency forward rolls and confirm the pair-off amounts with FX brokers, liaise with FX traders as needed 

• Communicate with traders, portfolio architects and other teams internally to resolve settlement inquires and trade discrepancies; externally communicate with custodian banks and broker-dealers

• Validate and resolve outstanding claims from custodians and brokers in a timely manner


Background and Skills:

• Bachelor’s degree, preferably in finance 

• Finance or asset management experience preferred 

• Strong communication skills necessary, verbal and written 

• Effective organizational and analytical skills