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Interest Rates Specialist - Trade Support

Employer
Morgan McKinley
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Apr 24, 2024

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Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
As a Trade Support Specialist in the Middle Office (MO), your main job is to ensure smooth trading activities for Portfolio Managers and internal teams. You'll work across departments to accurately record and confirm trades, focusing on Interest Rate Derivatives but also gaining exposure to other asset types.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Matching Trades: Collaborate to match trades promptly on electronic platforms for IRS, bonds, and credit trades.
  • Non-Electronic Trades: Manage non-electronic trades to minimize risks.
  • Same Day Tasks: Provide timely support for confirming trades in other departments.
  • Next Day Support: Resolve previous day's issues promptly and inform affected parties.
  • Escalation: Report process failures or potential losses to management.
  • Initiatives and Improvements: Identify and address process weaknesses, plan and execute projects, and report progress and risks.
  • Risk Management: Proactively mitigate risks and keep Operational Risk informed.


  • Skills and Experience:
    • Experience with interest rate derivatives.
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
    • Strong understanding of financial markets and regulations.
    • Balancing autonomy with teamwork and managing tasks effectively.
    • Excellent communication skills, especially for senior stakeholders.
    • Familiarity with systems like MarkitWire, Bloomberg, and Murex is advantageous.

    Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency and references to pay rates are indicative.

    BY APPLYING FOR THIS ROLE YOU ARE AGREEING TO OUR TERMS OF SERVICE WHICH TOGETHER WITH OUR PRIVACY STATEMENT GOVERN YOUR USE OF MORGAN MCKINLEY SERVICES.

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